Federica Galli was a prominent figure in the art of engraving in Italy. She passed away on the 6th February 2009 and entrusted her artistic legacy to a Foundation bearing her name. This Foundation was set up on the 17th July 2010 in Milan and it pursues the objective of safeguarding the name and work of this artist who has left her mark on the Italian art history of the last fifty years. The Board is chaired by Lorenza Salamon (old and contemporay master prints expert), who operates alongside Flavio Arensi (critic and art director), Ivana Iotta (past curator of the Civic Museum of Cremona), Franco Grechi and Alberto Galli.
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