Mario Merz bio

Birth Name: Mario Merz

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Italy

Date Of Birth: January 1, 1925

Date Of Death: November 1, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Italian

Mario Merz was born on the 1st of January, 1925. He was popular for being a Painter. Italian sculptor and painter associated with the Arte Povera movement. His first one-man exhibition occurred in 1954 at Turin’s Galleria La Bussola.

Mario Merz was born in Italy. He was imprisoned during World War II for his involvement with the anti-Fascist group Giustizia e Libertà. It was at this point that he started drawing to pass the time and experimenting with the continuous graphic stroke. He was the subject of a 2002 film directed by British artist, Tacita Dean.

Mario Merz was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Mario Merz was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Mario Merz is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Mario Merz’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mario Merz’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mario Merz kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mario Merz was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mario Merz
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Mario Merz was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mario Merz was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Mario Merz had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Mario Merz’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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