Aldo Paparella, was a fantastic painter, drawer and sculpture maker who was born in Minturno- Latina, Italy in 1920. His first approach to a formal artistic education was in Rome under the guidance of the famous painter Antonucci. Among his first known works we were surprised to find some decorative -yet unknown- skills as well as some interesting work in Churches restoration. The 30s were difficult years for all Italians, and more specifically to brilliant developing ones as Aldo. He had to serve to his nation in Northern Africa for a couple of years, but he was soon captured by the French and made prisoner. He spent three long and torturing years in a French prisoner camp; this experience would leave deep and irremovable marks that would latter be found on his works .............. For more information: Email: Bob Frassinetti. Press here to go back to web blog:Daily Updates on Art, Antiques, Collectibles as well as travel information for Buenos Aires, Argentina.