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Gian Berto Vanni Art

GIAN BERTO VANNI (ITALY)

Gian Berto Vanni was born in Rome. He studied with Vordemberge-Gildewart in Holland and color theory with Joseph Albers at Yale University in New Haven. Vanni has been actively involved in the Italian Art scene of the 60s, moving to New York City at the end of the 70s. He has been teaching color theory at the prestigious Cooper Union School of Art in NYC for 30 years. Vanni’s work has been shown in galleries in the United States, Europe and Japan.

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Watercolor in Grey - Abstract Watercolor with Mauve and Blue Colors
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G.B. Vanni's Watercolor in Grey is a 14 x 20 inches watercolor on paper. The image is abstract and surrealistic at the same time. Shades of blue and move fade into each other like cl...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Untitled - Abstract Landscape Watercolor with Orange and Mauve Colors
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This G.B. Vanni's artwork is a 14 x 20 inches watercolor on paper. The image is abstract and surrealistic at the same time. Shades of orange and mauve colors fade into each other, as...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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India Ink, Paper, Watercolor

Eclypse after the Storm - Abstract Landscape Oil Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Eclypse after the Storm is a 34 x 24-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main color is yellow ochre. The imagery is surrealist, with a very tumultu...
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1980s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Full Moon - Abstract Oil Painting in Red and Brown
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Full Moon" is a 14 x 11-inch abstract oil painting on canvas. The main colors are brown and red. A web-like shape stands out against a deep red background and a w...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

From Moon to Moon - Abstract Geometric Painting with Silver Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "From Moon to Moon" is a 60 x 36-inch abstract geometric oil painting on canvas. The main colors are blue and silver, with an accent of bright yellow. The spacial ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Geometric Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Eclipse over the Red Valley - Surrealist Landscape Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Eclipse over the Red Valley" is an 18x 36-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are blue and red. The imagery is surrealist, with a moon o...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Oil, Cotton Canvas

Before the Storm - Abstract Painting with Gold Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Before the Storm" is a 16 x 28-inch abstract painting on canvas. The main color is beige, with a gold leaf horizontal field on the lower part of the painting. Color...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Sunset over the Big Wave - Surrealist Landscape Painting in Yellow
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Sunset over the Big Wave" is a 31 x 40-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are brown and yellow. The imagery is surrealist, with an imag...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Hidden Lives of a Summer Night - Abstract Painting with Silver and Gold Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Hidden Lives of a Summer Night" is a 48 x 48-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are blue and red. The organic development of the back...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Kytherean Summer - Surrealist Oil Landscape Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Kytherean Summer is a 23 x 49-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are purple, blue, and red. The imagery is surrealist, with a sun into...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Spelea II - Tridimensional Mixed Media Red Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G. B. Vanni's Spelea II is an 18 x 25 inch mixed media tridimensional painting. The main color is red. This work has been created by using epoxy resin, fiberglass, and gold leaf. The...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Trash in Baroque Style - Mixed Media Tridimensional Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G. B. Vanni's Trash in Baroque Style is a 41 x 27 inch mixed media tridimensional painting. The main colors are pink and blue. This bright and colorful work has been created by using...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Caribbean Nights - Surrealist Landscape Oil Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Caribbean Nights" is an 18 x 36-inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are brown, blue, and black. The imagery is surrealist, with an imagi...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Enigma in Red and Yellow - Abstract Surrealist Landscape Painting in Red
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Enigma in Red and Yellow" is a 54 x 78 inch abstract surrealism landscape oil painting on canvas. Curvilinear color fields of red and yellow dominate the foregrou...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Fragmented Moon Dream - Abstract Blue and Red Oil Painting with Paper Collage
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Fragmented Moon Dream is a 20 x 28-inch abstract oil painting, with paper glued to the canvas. This artwork belongs to a series of small paintings of the same size...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Paper, Oil

Back to Mycenae - Abstract Oil Painting with Silver Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's "Back to Mycenae" is a 36 x 48-inch abstract oil painting on canvas. Archaeological themes are often the reference for many of G.B. Vanni's works. His extensive tr...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Citherean Venus
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This painting, titled Citherean Venus, is part of a long series of works where G. B. Vanni explores mythological themes from all over the world. This is the artist visual interpretat...
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2010s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Uncertain Balance of Two Pretentious Birds - Surrealist Oil Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Uncertain Balance of Two Pretentious Birds" is a 30 x 40-inch abstract oil painting. The work of Paul Klee has had an influence throughout Gian Berto Vanni’s long c...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Oil, Canvas

Sophisticated Lady on a Walk - Figurative Surrealist Geometric Painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Sophisticated Lady on a Walk" is a 40 x 30-inch figurative surrealism oil painting on canvas. The painting is very playful. A human female figure is shaped by juxta...
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2010s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

"Spaces in Space" - Blue and green geometric abstraction oil painting
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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2010s Abstract Geometric Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

In-Out, Out-In
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Imaginary magic landscapes and spatial ambiguity are often the focus of Gian Berto Vanni's paintings. The multiple references to zoology, mythology, geological and cellular forms cre...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Erosions of the Square in Red - Abstract Painting on Japanese silk Paper
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Erosions of the Square in Red is a 19 x 25-inch abstract painting on Japanese silk paper. This precious small work takes advantage of the contrast between the vibr...
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2010s Contemporary Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Erosions of the Square III - Abstract Small Painting on Japanese Silk Paper
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Erosions of the Square III is a 19 x 25-inch abstract painting on Japanese silk paper. The composition of this precious small work on paper takes advantage of the ...
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2010s Contemporary Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Erosions of the Square in Blue I
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
The composition of this precious small work on paper takes advantage of the contrast between the vibrant colors of raw pigments and the delicacy of the Japanese silk paper on which t...
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2010s Contemporary Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

The Tree of Life - Large Figurative Surrealist Painting with Dancing Figures
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "The Tree of Life" is a 50 x 68 inch figurative surrealism oil painting on canvas. The image explores the myth of the the tree of life, a myth that is present in sev...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Dance of the Woman-Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Ever since his teenage hood, Vanni has always been interested in myths around the world. His paintings often have references to mythological figures that Vanni has encountered during...
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2010s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Eclipse
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This painting, titled Eclipse, is part of a long series of works where G. B. Vanni explores mythological themes from all over the world. The artist took his inspiration from the Gree...
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2010s Modern Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Contrasts of Love and Memory
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G. B. Vanni extensive traveling through India, Indonesia and Egypt often influenced the imagery of his paintings exploring mythological themes from all over the world. This powerful ...
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1990s Modern Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Water Goddess
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Ever since his teenage hood, Vanni has always been interested in myths around the world. His paintings often have references to mythological figures that Vanni has encountered during...
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2010s Modern Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Under the Skin - Large Figurative Surrealism Painting with Nude Female Figures
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Under the Skin" is a large 52 x 64 inch figurative surrealism oil painting on canvas. The main colors are earth tones, with accents of red and blue. The bodies of f...
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1990s Modern Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Episodes on Wood I
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This bright and colorful painting has been created by using several different techniques and juxtaposing a range of media. Vanni used oil paint on a wood panel and inserted fragments...
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1990s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Epoxy Resin, Mosaic

Nymphs, Shadows and Trees
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His visual vocabulary is the result of a compr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Phantasmagoria
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This Abstract artwork subtly threads between a figurative reference and an abstract space. As many by Gian Berto Vanni, it is characterized by the use of diverse formal components, e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Silver Leaf

Equilibrium - Large Horizontal Abstract Landscape Painting on Canvas
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Equilibrium" is a 39 x 75 inch abstract landscape oil painting on canvas. The main colors are brown and earth tones with an accent of blue. The upper half of the pa...
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1990s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Path of Fire and Deep Night
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His visual vocabulary is the result of a compr...
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1990s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Mademoiselle Laguerre
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His visual vocabulary is the result of a compr...
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2010s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Abduction of Europa - Abstract Surrealist Oil Painting in Yellow and Ochre Color
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Abduction of Europa is a 39 x 60-inch abstract surrealist oil painting on canvas. The painting comes with a simple gallery display frame in natural wood with a bla...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Three Stories that Want to be Told
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Reborn from the Ashes (Phoenix)
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Ever since his teenage hood, Vanni has always been interested in myths around the world and his paintings often have references to mythological figures. For this particular painting,...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Dance Under the Moon - Red and Blue Figurative Painting with Dancing Figures
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni's Dance Under the Moon is a 39" x 68" inches figurative painting representing dancing figures. The main colors are red, blue, and white. The dancing figures are draw...
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2010s Fauvist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

City of the Brass Wall: South
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Archaeological themes are often the reference for many of G.B. Vanni's works. His extensive traveling around the world, led him to see archeological sites from different cultures. Fr...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Brass

Briareus - Large Mythological Figurative Surrealism Painting with Gold Leaf
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Briareus" is a 50 x 40 inch figurative surrealism mythological oil painting on canvas. The main colors are earth tones and gold with accents of blue. The gold is ma...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Gold Leaf

Zeus - Figurative Surrealism Mythological Painting with Red and Earth Colors
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni "Zeus" is a 38 x 60 inch figurative surrealism mythological oil painting on canvas. The main colors are earth tones and red. It is an interpretation of Zeus, the sky...
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1990s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Under the Spell of the Sun - Surrealist Landscape Oil Painting in Orange
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G.B. Vanni's Under the Spell of the Sun is a 40 x 32 inches abstract oil painting. The imagery is quite minimalistic in its display of shapes and colors, yet very poetic and elegant ...
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Early 2000s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Embrace
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Embrace is a majestic artwork composed by 3 panels, each panel measuring 78" x 97". It is part of a long series of works where G. B. Vanni explores mythological themes from all over ...
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1980s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

A Journey in Time
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His visual vocabulary is the result of a compr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Storm at Dawn
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G.B. Vanni's Storm at Dawn is a 14 x 20 inches watercolor on paper. The image is abstract and surrealistic at the same time. Mountains, lakes, oceans and clouds are often the referen...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Paper, Watercolor

Storm at Sunset - Abstract Landscape Watercolor with Red and Blue Colors
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
G.B. Vanni's Storm at Sunset is a 14 x 20 inches watercolor on paper. The image is abstract and surrealistic at the same time. Shades of blue and reds fade into each other like cloud...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Paper, Watercolor, Gouache

The Improbable Growth of a Lonely Flower
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. This explosive orange, yellow and blue work br...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Villages in the Void Space
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. This artwork titled Villages in the Void Space...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Oil, Cotton Canvas

They Go and Go...
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
One of the recurrent themes in Gian Berto Vanni's work is the coexistence of geometry and organic. For this orange and red painting titled "They Go and Go...", the defined triangula...
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1990s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Cotton Canvas, Oil

Kites
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Cardinal Points II
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. This painting is part of his abstract geometr...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Oil, Wood Panel

Cardinal Points I
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. This painting is part of his abstract geometr...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Wood Panel, Oil

Fermentation
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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2010s Surrealist Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

The Other Side of the Mirror
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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Early 2000s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

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Canvas, Oil

Silting - Moments of a Dream
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
Gian Berto Vanni is best known for his vibrant and intellectual paintings where often abstraction fades into figurative and vice versa. His syntax is the result of a comprehensive va...
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2010s Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Cotton Canvas, Oil

Tale of All Tales (Symbolic History of the Number Twelves)
By Gian Berto Vanni
Located in New York, NY
This impressive work by Gian Berto Vanni is a lifetime achievement as a visual artist. It is composed by 12 individual panels. Each panel measures 6.5' x 4' feet. It is a very adapta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Gian Berto Vanni Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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