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Toronto

Published by Odon Wagner Gallery, this catalogue accompanied the exhibition, Toronto, from April 4 - 26 2008. Introduction "Toronto" by Jonathan Goodman. Published March 2008. 40 pages. Size: 10 x 9 inches. 18 full color illustrations. Printed in Canada.

Palazzo Ducale

This catalogue was published to accompany the retrospective exhibition (1968-2002) of Marco Sassone's work at the Palazzo Ducale Museum in Massa, Italy, from March 23 to April 28, 2002. Over eighty oil paintings, watercolors, pastels and drawings are featured in this publication. Text by curator Massimo Bertozzi. Essays by Peter Selz, Tommaso Paloscia and Peter Clothier. Italian and English texts. Published March 2002. 134 pages. Size: 11 x 8 inches. 101 illustrations, 62 full color plates. Printed in Italy.

IL MAESTRO E L'ALLIEVO: Oskar Kokoschka, Silvio Loffredo, Marco Sassone
Master & Pupil

The exhibition Master & Pupil explores the student-teacher relationship between Marco Sassone and Silvio Loffredo, his professor of art at the Accademia in Florence, and between Loffredo and his teacher, the Austrian expressionist Oskar Kokoschka.

Exhibition catalogue Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco. Foreword by museum curator Valentina Fogher. Text by Peter Selz. English and Italian texts. Published April 2001. 64 pages. Size: 11 ½ x 10 ¼ inches. 39 illustrations, 29 full color plates. Printed in Italy.

Odon Wagner Gallery

This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition of Marco Sassone at Ogon Wagner Gallery in Toronto, Canada from April 7 to May 6, 2000. Exhibition Catalogue, Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, Canada. Introduction "A Way Back Home" by Peter Clothier. Published March 2000. 40 pages. Size: 9 x 10 inches. 15 full color illustrations. Printed in Canada.

Galleria D'Arte Mentana

The works illustrated in this catalogue include paintings, watercolors and drawings dating from 1987 to 1997. Author Tommaso Paloscia traces the roots of Marco Sassone from his early days in Florence to present, where the influence of his teacher Silvio Loffredo (a student of Oskar Kokoschka) is still playing an important role in his work. Exhibition Catalogue, Galleria D' Arte Mentana, Florence, Italy. Introduction by Tommaso Paloscia. Italian and English texts. Published April 1997. 76 pages. Size 10 x 9 inches. 38 illustrations, 30 full color plates. Printed in Italy.

Home on the Streets

The exhibition "Home on the Streets", held at the Museo ItaloAmericano from March 30 to June 10, 1994, received considerable critical and public attention. Over a period of two years, Sassone dressed as a homeless person and spent time on the streets, listening to the stories, learning how many different routes there can be to the life of the dispossessed. Exhibition Catalogue, Museo Italo-Americano, San Francisco. Foreword by Tom Bradley and curator Robert Whyte. Text by Peter Clothier. English and Italian texts. Published March 1994. 64 pages. Size: 11 x 10 inches. 35 illustrations, 12 in full color. Printed in USA.

Watercolors

"Sassone uses watercolor in much the same way he uses oil. The instinct for knowing when to stop allows him to build his surfaces in a painterly way, without overworking them, and we are rewarded by a richness and resonant color not often found in this medium." - Mariah Marvin. Exhibition Catalogue, Pasquale Iannetti Art Gallery, San Francisco. Introduction "Body of Water" by Mariah Marvin. Published March 1993. 48 pages. Size: 11 x 8 inches. 18 full color illustrations. Printed in USA.

Italian Cultural Institute

"The real excitement is in watching this extraordinarily gifted painter come to new terms with his medium, freeing hand and mind to explore it's possibilities in ways more adventurous and challenging than he has ever tried before."     - Peter Clothier. Exhibition Catalogue, Italian Cultural Institute, San Francisco. Introduction "Close to the Bone" by Peter Clothier. Published March 1991. 24 pages. Size: 11 x 8 inches. 7 full color illustrations. Printed in USA.

Buschlen Mowatt Gallery

Included in this catalogue are a collection of oil paintings and watercolors dating from 1974 to 1989. At the request of the Buschlen Mowatt Gallery the introduction was written by the artist's father. Exhibition Catalogue, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Introduction by Nicola Sassone. French and English texts. Published July 1990. 36 pages. Size: 11 x 9 inches. 20 full color illustrations. Printed in USA.

Diane Nelson Gallery

The works illustrated in this catalogue are from the Houseboat Series painted in Sausalito, California. Exhibition Catalogue, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach, California. Introduction by Thomas Gladysz. Published March 1989. 24 pages. Size: 8 x 11 inches. 7 full color illustrations. Printed in USA.

Bernheim-Jeune

This catalogue was published to accompany the Premiere Exhibition of Marco Sassone's work at Bernheim-Jeune, Paris from April 13 to May 4, 1988. “These works are rich in coloration and filled with radiant, vibratory light. He is a gestural painter, an artist who becomes totally absorbed in the act of painting. The result is work powerfully expressive, evocative, and sometime haunting in its beauty.” - Janet B. Dominik. Exhibition Catalogue, Bernhiem-Jeune, Paris. Text by Janet B. Dominik. French, English and Italian text. Published May 1988. 108 pages. Size: 10 x 10 inches. 27 full color illustrations. Printed in Italy.

Catalogue Raisonne
(1975- 1984)

Art historian, Phyllis Settecase Barton, perceptively blends an analysis of the silkscreens of Marco Sassone with a crisp historical review that chronicles the emergence and growth of serigraphy as a vital art form. Text by Phyllis S. Barton. Published October 1984. 92 pages. Size 12 x 9 inches. 28 color illustrations. Printed in Italy.

Monograph

"If Sassone's Italian paintings seem most often to have the quality of worn and faded renaissance brocade, his California subjects can be compared to cut and polished gems shot through with sunlight..." So writes art historian Donelson Hoopes in the volume titled Sassone. Well over a hundred of Sassone's oil paintings and watercolors are featured in this book. Introduction by Dean Charles Speroni, U.C.L.A. Text by Donelson F. Hoopes. Published Spring 1980. Arti Grafiche. Il Torchio, Florence. 304 pages. Size: 12 x 11 inches. 190 Illustrations, 130 in full color. Hard cover bound in linen and printed in Italy.

California

Numbered Limited edition of 1000. Catalogue published on occasion of his exhibition at Galleriea D' Arte Internazionale, Florence, Italy. Text by Phyllis Barton. Published 1973. 112 Pages. Size: 11 x 10 inches. 39 Illustrations, 19 in color. Hard cover bound in linen and Printed in Italy



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