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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Brera Academy and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Brera Academy, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Brera Academy include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Brera Academy alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Brera Academy are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Brera Academy.

Items here include everything from Dario Fo to Parviz Tanavoli.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Brera Academy?” and “Which celebrities are Brera Academy alumni?”

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Dario Fo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Dario Fo Theatre Director, Songwriter, Comedian Dario Fo is an Italian actor-playwright, comedian, singer, theatre director, stage designer, songwriter, painter and political campaigner, and recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. ...more

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Piero Manzoni is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Piero Manzoni Artist Piero Manzoni was an Italian artist best known for his ironic approach to avant-garde art. Often compared to the work of Yves Klein, his own work anticipated, and directly influenced, the work ...more

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Joe Cesare Colombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Joe Cesare Colombo Industrial designer Joe Colombo, born Cesare Colombo was an Italian industrial designer.

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Carlo Carrà is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Carlo Carrà Carlo Carrà was an Italian painter, a leading figure of the Futurist movement that flourished in Italy during the beginning of the 20th century. In addition to his many paintings, he ...more

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Guido Boggiani is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Guido Boggiani Photographer Guido Boggiani was an Italian painter, draftsman, photographer, and ethnologist who in 1887 traveled through the interior of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay to document the lives of Indians in the ...more

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Ettore Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Ettore Bugatti Automobile designer Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti was an Italian-born French automobile designer and manufacturer. He is remembered as the founder and proprietor of the automobile manufacturing company Automobiles E. ...more

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Parviz Tanavoli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Parviz Tanavoli Artist Parviz Tanavoli is an Iranian sculptor, painter, scholar and art collector. He has lived in Vancouver, Canada since 1989. Tanavoli's work has been auctioned around the world leading to overall ...more

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Vanessa Beecroft is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Vanessa Beecroft Film Art Director, Production Designer, Artist Vanessa Beecroft is an Italian contemporary artist living in Los Angeles.

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Lucio Fontana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth. He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.

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Fornasetti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Fornasetti Piero Fornasetti was an Italian painter, sculptor, interior decorator and engraver. He lived most of life in Milan, attending the Brera Art Academy from 1930-32 when he was expelled for ...more

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Giuseppe Sommaruga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Giuseppe Sommaruga Architect Giuseppe Sommaruga was an Italian architect of the Art nouveau movement. He was the pupil of Camillo Boito and Luca Beltrami to the Brera Academy in Milan. His monumental architecture exerted ...more

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Stefano Cagol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Stefano Cagol Stefano Cagol is an Italian contemporary artist living in Italy, Brussels and New York City. He works with video, photography and installation.

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Medardo Rosso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Medardo Rosso Medardo Rosso was an Italian sculptor. He is considered, like Auguste Rodin, a Post Impressionism artist.

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Trento Longaretti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Trento Longaretti Trento Longaretti is an Italian painter from Treviglio, in the Province of Bergamo in Lombardy. He studied at the Brera Academy in the 1930s, where he was taught by renowned artists including ...more

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Aldo Carpi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Aldo Carpi Aldo Carpi was an Italian artist, painter and writer, author of a collection of memoirs concerning his imprisonment in the infamous Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.

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Carlo Bugatti is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Carlo Bugatti Carlo Bugatti was a notable decorator, designer and manufacturer of Art Nouveau furniture, models of jewelry, musical instruments. Bugatti was born 2 February 1856 in Milan, in what would remain ...more

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Guido Daniele is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Guido Daniele Guido Daniele is an artist who lives and works in Milan, Italy.

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Gerolamo Induno is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Gerolamo Induno Gerolamo Induno was an Italian painter known mostly for his genre works and military scenes.

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Ennio Capasa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Ennio Capasa Designer Ennio Capasa is an Italian fashion designer. He is the creator of CoSTUME NATIONAL, the Italian fashion house he founded in 1986 and now an internationally renowned designer label famous for its ...more

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Mosè Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Mosè Bianchi Mosè Bianchi was an Italian painter and printmaker.

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Bettina Werner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Bettina Werner Bettina Werner, born in Milan, Italy in 1965, is an Italian artist based in New York City. She has created artwork with her colorized salt technique since the early 1980s. Werner became an ...more

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Ernesto Bazzaro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Ernesto Bazzaro Ernesto Bazzaro was an Italian sculptor.

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Aroldo Bonzagni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Aroldo Bonzagni Aroldo Bonzagni was a painter, draftsman and illustrator born in Cento, Italy. He moved to Milan to attend the Accademia di Brera on a scholarship, joining the ranks of avant-garde artists and ...more

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Leonardo Bazzaro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Brera Academy Alumni
Leonardo Bazzaro Leonardo Bazzaro was an Italian painter mainly of landscapes and interior vedute.