(1939 – 2010)
Pino is noted for his exceptional ability to capture the movements and expressions of his subjects – a talent which has brought his artwork a worldwide following and private commissions to do portraits. Pino has been invited to make several appearances on major TV networks and has been interviewed in national and international journals.
Pino Daeni, born Guiseppe Dangelico, in Italy, on November 8th 1939, trained at the Art Institute of Bari, and later at Milan’s Academy of Brera. Pino perfected his skills painting nudes and figure studies heavily influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and Macchiaioli.
After establishing himself as a successful artist in his native land, Pino decided to immigrate to the United States, where he felt he would have more artistic freedom and opportunity. He was soon discovered by the distinguished Borghi Gallery, which gave several prestigious exhibitions for him in New York and Boston.