Antonio Dal Muto
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About his activity as painter that’s rather long: he partecipated in a lot of collective art shows, and solo exbitions as well;
Theatral background maker: He made the scenes during the ’90 years for the yearly contest of  Romagna songs (the song lyrics are in different local slangs), kept till 2005 year in Cesena town..
Comix designer: He made  a 5 book-story entitled: “The history of Cesena, Rimini, Ravenna and Forlì towns by comix. From the origins till the struggles for the Unification of Italy” he spent 7 years to make it, This work is made of  more than 1500 drawned paper sheets. The Nobel awarded for Italian Literature Mr. Dario Fo spoke of him in his work “The History of Ravenna”
Then He drawn ” The History of Ancient Ariccia. From the VII century B.C. till the V century A.C. by comix” ( Ariccia is little town near Rome and got an important role before the ancient  roman republic);
Caricaturist: Antonio Dal Muto worked as caricaturist in the italian television, RAI, in Bologna town seat, in 986. At present, as caricaturist works in a local television, as well collaborates with a weekly newspaper.  .
Art Critic: he took care of a column in the daily newspaper “Il CORRIERE di Romagna” the name of this column is “The colours, the forms and… the words” as he writes about Painting sculpture, architecture an about novels and books; about artists and writers who work in the local territory, till  march 2007. At present, he writes for another daily city newspaper “La VOCE di Romagna”
Portrait maker: he made “The Gallery of famous personages who worked in the Cesena municipality administration from 1830 till the last Lord Mayor in charge” belonging to the Cesena municipality itself;
“The Gallery of leader monks of Saint Benedict Monastery of Santa Maria del Monte in Cesena. From 1888 till the last leader monk in charge” belonging to the Monastery itself;
“The Gallery of priests who leaded Sant’Egidio Churh in Cesena. From 1954 till the last priest in charge” belonging to the Church itself.
Portrait of Mr Giovanni Agnelli, belonging to the Agnelli’s themselves
Portrait of Nobel awarded Italian scientist Mrs Rita Levi di Montalcini, belonging her herself;
Portrait of Ferrari race management personages as Mr Ferrari, Mr Giovanni Agnelli, Mr Montezemolo, Mr Shuchmacher and Mr Barrichello, belonging to Ferrari management itself.
Portrait of Marco Pantani. World champion in sport bike races, belonging to the Marco Pantani’s Museum in Cesenatico;
Portrait of  Mrs Marina Berlusconi and her family, belonging to her herself. I remember you, Mrs Marina Berlusconi is the Italian Premier Mr Silvio Berlusconi’s daughter. 
In October 2007 He started  to teach how to draw comix by historic point of view.

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critic remarks about Antonio Dal Muto’s painting
The painting: research is the engine which is in the artist’mind, as he says: “Without research the art is going to die under a banal repetition of concepts, forms and contents” especially nowdays, as not the pure interest in art moves the system, generally speaking, but market interests’re working around the Art. So Antonio Dal Muto’s painting is, constantly, in evolution, but where artist’s language always is remarkable. Lanscape is his preferable “field of battle”; he says: “Many gallerists priorly refused to analyze works showing Lanscapes, as, they say, not interesting!! How wrong it is! The problem is not the showed subject in modern art, but what and how it is “told”; which language is used.
My language is formed on using Varnish and oil colours, on canvas or on thin sheet plastic material  as “grammatic structure”. But the most important aspect of his painting is the CROMATISM, a personal cultural concept by which the use of colours is much more important than the subjets: so the trees in his works could be of light blue or orange colours.
Figure :  In this field of creative expression, Antonio Dal Muto constantly tries to re-obtain expression near the “Verism”, according to the classic lesson, but with a touch of modernism, wich can be identified in the monochromatic colours used next to the pencil-coal. This inversion of tendence, he thinks, is due to the fact that the art of drawing is nearby to be lost, as the contemporary tendencies don’t take care of  basic lessons of the classical painting, forgetting what Michelangiolo Buonarroti said to a pupil of him: “ Do you wish to be a good painter? Well, draw, draw and draw Antonio!”

T present he is working about things which are not yet victims of globalization, I mean, he is working using the trash (that one you throw, not selected,  in a basket). This theme was chosen for two reasons 1) many panting works are defined as Artistic works, when they, at least, could be see as simple trash for their banality. So why not to carry the real trash in the studio and get it as Art? So he did.

One of the most significative experiencies in art shows was the constitution of a group of painters so called “ The Group of Anthropologis” by which he, with the other 4 painters, wished to face important themes in Painting, the last significative Art-shows made according to this point of wiev, were about the SHOAH. “. Exhibitions were done about this theme, which will be re.proposed on 27 january of every year as, you know, this day is, in Europe, known as the “Holocaust Memorial day”.  Other themes are under construction following the anthropologist point of view.