9 Things You May Not Know about Lucio Fontana

9. He worked with the leading architects of his era

Lucio Fontana was always interested in the relationship between space, work, and visitor, which is why he kept up close ties to the world of architecture throughout his career. He collaborated with some of the most important Italian architects and studios of the time, including Gio Ponti, Piero Portaluppi, Carlo Scarpa, BBPR, Figini & Pollini, Marco Zanuso, Luciano Baldessari, Nanda Vigo, Vittorio Gregotti, and GPA Monti.

Lucio Fontana, Ambiente spaziale nella XXXIII Biennale di Venezia, 1966. Photo: Ugo Mulas © Eredi Ugo Mulas. All rights reserved. Courtesy Archivio Ugo Mulas, Milan - Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan/Naples. © Fondazione Lucio Fontana