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The Prize

"Untitled" by Riccardo Licata. 

  • Colored serigraph
  • Dimensions: 70x50 cm
  • Year: 1994
  • Print number: 5/60 
  • Dry stamp Grassetti,Venezia
  • Artist's signature bottom right 

Licata took part with a large mosaic in the Venice Biennale of 1952. In 1953 he displayed at the Triennale in Milan and won the First Prize for Engraving at the Biennale dei Giovani in Gorizia. The following year, in 1954, he exhibited again at the Biennale in Venice.
In 1955 he was invited to the Biennale in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and won the First Prize for Painting at the Biennale dei Giovani in Gorizia.

In 1956 he exhibited at the Quadriennale in Rome, presented a gallery of his own for his engravings at the Biennale in Venice, and also won the First Prize from the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa. 

He settled in Paris in 1957 (while making frequent and regular work trips to Venice, where he has always maintained a home-studio) and started frequenting the studios of Stanley Hayter, Johnny Friedlaender and Henri Goetz, as well as artists and critics such as Matta, Brauner, Huntertwasser, Lebel, Jouffroy and the Italians Tancredi and Mondino.

He has made large public mosaics in cities in France and Italy including Genoa (Palazzo dei Lavori Pubblici), Bourgoin Jailleu, Sault les Rethel, Lille (University), Perpignan, Monza, Dozza (Fresco), and Reggio Emilia (Camera del Lavoro).

His works can be found in the museums of modern art in Venice, Milan, Mulhouse, Alessandria, Rome, Turin, Warsaw, Sao Paulo, Vienna, New York, Stockholm, Florence, Stuttgart, and elsewhere.

The Cause

The mission at the heart of Theodora is to contribute to the wellbeing of children in hospitals, hospices and specialist care centers by providing visits from professional performers who have been trained to work in a medical environment.

At the Theodora Children’s Charity, we believe that laughter is the best medicine. Our Giggle Doctors visit children in hospitals, hospices and specialist care centers across England. By combining music, play, magic and storytelling these professional performers bring magical moments to brave children in challenging times. We believe that EVERY sick or disabled child should get the giggles that only a Giggle Doctor can bring.

Our Giggle Doctors are professional performers, highly trained to work both in the medical environment and with children with disabilities. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring with them a variety of skills (among our team are actors, entertainers, magicians, musicians and singers). The training consists of a rigorous schedule of artistic and medical workshops, which cover topics such as child development, infection control, child bereavement and the impact of illness and bereavement on families.

Additional Details

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  • In condition as donated.
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