Cromy Anna

"When I draw, I sculpture, and when I sculpture, I draw movements"
Anna Chromy


She started her artistic education in Vienna and continued her studies at the Académie des Beaux Arts, the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and the Sorbonne in Paris, where she moved in 1970, and also studied with Salvador Dalì. 

Among her main solo exhibitions, of note are: Österreichisches Generalkonsulat, Munich 1977; Salones Berkowitsch, Madrid 1980; Galeria Syra, Barcelona 1980; Galerie Schèmes, Lille 1981, 1983; Foxworth Gallery, Bratislava 1989; Dielo Gallery, Prague 1989; Michailiwska Trapezna Museum, Kiev 1990; Galerie Ars Phantastica, Munich 1991; Galerie Kutscha, Salzburg 1991; Galerie Corso, Vienna 1991; Galerie Medicis, Zurich 1991; Karolina University, Prague 1991; Vasarely Foundation, Aix-en-Provence 1991; Galeria Haurie, Seville 1992; Museum of Modern Art, Prague 1992; Opéra, Principality of Monaco 1996, 1997; Opéra Comique, Paris 1996; SI Center, Stuttgart 1996; Oberhausen (997; Castle Park, Hellbrunn, Salzburg 1998; Galerie Leadouze, Paris and Cannes 1999; Palazzo Allegria, Beaulieu 1999; Ovocny Trh/Stávovské Divadló, Prague 2000; Porto Rotondo 2001; Staatsbrücke, Salzburg 2001; Grimaldi Forum, Montecarlo 2002; MusArc, Ferrara 2003; Place Vendôme, Paris 2005; Musée Carnoles, Mentone 2006; National Archaeological Museum, Athens 2007.

She has taken part in a large number of group exhibitions, including: "Salon du Printemps" 1975, Grand Palais, Paris; Galerie Schèmes, Le Touquet, Houston and Boston 1981-1982; Musée Szépmurészeti, Budapest 1991; Karlova, Prague 1992; Le Zitelle, Venice 1994; Fondazione Martani, Bologna 1995; San Giovanni in Persiceto, Bologna 1996, 1997, 1998; "L'Art et la Nature", Honorary Guest, Parc Floral Phoenix, Nice 1997; Centre du Parc, Martigny, Schweiz 1998; Salon International d'Art Pictural, Honorary Guest, Roquebrune Cap Martin 1999; Palais Carnoles, Mentone 1999; Honorary Guest, "International Artsfair", Guangzhou, China 2005; Art Fair, Shanghai, China 2006. She has received important public commissions, including: official painting, "Universal Exposition of Seville" 1992 1987; "trophy" for "Equus", Munich 1993; City of Roquebrune-Cap Martin 1995; Grimaldi Castle and Opera, Principality of Monaco 1996; Salzburg Cathedral 1999; Prince Ranier of Monaco 1999; City of Luxembourg 2000; Stávovské Divadló, Prague 2000; Ulm and Karajan Center, Vienna 2000; Salzburg and Anif 2001; Archbishop’s Palace, Salzburg 2001; Sénovazné Námestí, Prague 2002; Vatican City 2002; Pontedera-Pisa 2002; Zurich 2002; start of "The Coat of Peace" (250 t. of marble) for the Sacro Convento di S.Francesco di Assisi 2006.

She has been present in Pietrasanta since 1988, where she has her own studio and works at the Del Chiaro, Versiliese and Mariani foundries and at the Giancarlo Buratti and Massimo Galleni laboratories. In the Apuan-Versilia area – where her sculptures "Controvento" and "Quattro Costellazioni" have been placed in Piazza Navari-Pontile, Forte dei Marmi 2001 and "Il Danzatore" in Piazza dello Statuto, Pietrasanta 2003 – she has presented her works in many shows, including solo exhibitions in Pietrasanta: Chiesa di S.Agostino 1999; La Versiliana 1997; Sala delle Grasce 1999; "DonnaScultura", I ed., Chiostro di S.Agostino 2003; Chiesa di S. Agostino and Piazza del Duomo 2004-2005.

The pictures published in the TimeLine were taken from the Artist’s website


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