Francesco Clemente was born in 1952 in Naples, into a family with aristocratic roots. After writing poetry and painting as a child, he went to Rome to study architecture at the Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, in 1970. Leaving school before completing the program, he focused instead on art.
The Whitechapel Gallery is a touchstone for contemporary art internationally, plays a central role in London’s cultural landscape and is pivotal to the continued growth of the world’s most vibrant contemporary art quarter.
THE BERNINI COLLECTION