1975 – Tommaso Paloscia

“…I have seen the latest paintings. I have admired the sketches for the Colonia frescoes, and the sensation I felt the very first time I found myself before a ‘Groviglio’ fresco leaps to mind. And I still ask myself if it can be true (as it seems to me to be) that Pardini, from a technique built up over centuries, has managed, little by little, to discern even deeper secrets…”


The journalist and art critic Tommaso Paloscia was born in Rome in 1918 but, from 1945, he lived in Florence, where he was on the staff for over forty years of the newspaper «La Nazione», where he held important positions as a correspondent, chief sub-editor and chief of the cultural and artistic pages. He organized painting and sculptor exhibitions and published books on art history, essays on contemporary artists, journalistic reportages from the most important archeological areas in the world. He held conferences abroad on art from the 19th and 20th centuries. He died in Florence on 28 March, 2005.

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