Thursday 14 May 2015, from 6.00 pm
14 May – 6 June 2015
Monday – Friday: 11.00 am – 1.00 pm / 3.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Saturday: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm (free entrance)
Museo Venanzo Crocetti
Via Cassia 492, 00189 Roma
José D’Apice was born in Saint Paul, Brazil.
He arrives in Rome at the end of the 1970s with a Brazilian government’s scholarship for the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome.
Italian citizen since 1982.
During the years 1984/86 he realizes more than 20 covers for famous singers, including Mina, Louis Armstrong, The Eagles, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Chicago, Bob Marley, for labels like CBS, Ricordi, WEA, Globo Records, RCA, etc. He creates the set design for the musical program “CLIP-CLIP” on line every day during the whole year 1985 on TMC, the well-known Italian TV channel. In 1992 he is invited by the Comando Generale dell’Arma dei Carabinieri to realize their collection calendar. The next year he is asked to do it once again because of the previous success. At the beginning of 2001, invited by the well-known national daily newspaper “Il Messaggero”, D’Apice starts a collaboration for the creation of the designs that accompany the section dedicated to culture and theater. José D’Apice’s works have been presented in many prestigious private collections in Europe, Arabia, Brazil, United States, included the Jalane & Richard Davidson Collection (Chicago), The Art Institute (Chicago), Malvina Menegaz Foundation (Italy), Caran d’Ache Collection (Geneva).
Among his latest exhibitions, “Humans Among Aliens”, organized in Singapore by 29 Arts in Progress.
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