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List of notable or famous art directors from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top art directors born in Italy and even some popular art directors who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art director from Italy is included when available.

List features people like Alfeo Bocchicchio and Piero Gherardi.

This historic art directors from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian art directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous art directors from Italy?" These prominent art directors of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian art directors.

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Alfeo Bocchicchio

Alfeo Bocchicchio was an art director. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1915-1987)

Andrea Crisanti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Directors from Italy
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Andrea Crisanti was an Italian production designer and art director. Crisanti studied Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. He began his film career as assistant set designer to Mario Garbuglia by working on the set of The Great War with Mario Monicelli. Then he worked with other set designers. He debuted in Maciste in Hell by Riccardo Freda, working both in cinema and theatre. The crucial meeting to his career came in 1970 with Francesco Rosi. He worked on Cinema Paradiso and A Pure Formality by Giuseppe Tornatore, which won a David di Donatello Award. Sicily is one of his favourite places, and he recalled the pomp of seventeenth century Bourbon period for the set of The Council of Egypt ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 76 (1936-2012)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

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Carmelo Bene is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Directors from Italy
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Carmelo Bene was an Italian actor, poet, film director and screenwriter. He was an important exponent of the Italian avant-garde theatre and cinema. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1937-2002)

Birthplace: Campi Salentina, Italy

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Danilo Donati is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Directors from Italy
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Danilo Donati was an Italian costume designer and production designer. He won the Academy Award for Costume Design twice: the first time for his work in Romeo and Juliet, the second time for his work in Fellini's Casanova. In addition, he received numerous David di Donatello and Nastro d'Argento awards for his costume and production designs in various films. Among the film directors with whom Donati had worked were Federico Fellini and Pier Paolo Pasolini. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 75 (1926-2001)

Birthplace: Suzzara, Italy

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