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Forma Group

The fight against artistic torpor taken up in Rome by the artists of Forma had a decisive influence in those years immediately after the war. The fact that a common manifesto united artists whose work was so divergent, if not diametrically opposed, was an indication that the said group of artists believed that in order to develop, Italian art had to conquer certain essentially formal values while at the same time pushing the individual values of each artist to their extreme.