GRAZIA VARISCO Italian, b. 1937
A fellow student, colleague and friend of Giovanni Anceschi, Davide Boriani, Gianni Colombo and Gabriele De Vecchi, whom she got to know in 1960, she became part of Gruppo T and participated in exhibitions such as Arte Programmata in 1962, Milan, Nouvelle Tendances, 1963, Zagreb. It was for Miriorama 6, held at the Galleria Pater, that she exhibited for the first time two magnetic boards similar to this Tavola magnetica, where elementary geometric forms can be freely shifted and applied by the viewer.
Her career in the 1960s included many shows as well as collaboration as a graphics consultant for Rinascente and
L'Abitare. At the end of the 1960s she travelled to the United States where for a year she experienced the American art world. Her works are to be seen at MoMA, New York, the Ritter Museum, Waldenbuck and at the Museum of Modern Art in Toyama, Japan.