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Enrico Garff - Artist

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Biography Enrico Garff was born in Rome, Italy in 1939 as a true figlio d'arte.   His father, Emilio Boffi, was an opera singer whose career, however, was impaired by his nervous disposition.His mother, Gertrud Garff, the daughter of a Swedish pharmacist, had arrived in Rome to study lyrical singing.[2] She had already managed to perform with the 'King of Baritones', Mattia Battistini but her career too ended in tragedy as she lost her fine operatic voice virtually overnight.   Enrico Garff, an autodidact, started drawing at the age of six.   From the very beginning he always regarded himself as...more
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Enrico Garff Interviewed By SoCultures Magazine From Page 73

Helsinki, Fi - November 14th, 2018

Extract from the Interview. In order to read the complete interview on page 73 please click on more information: "My first play-ground mate was a tree. I grew up in a rather lonely childhood surrounded by nature in my mother's private garden secluded from the mayhem of the world. My deep connection with nature, combined with the loneliness stimulated my fantasy to build up an imaginary world. The vacuum of a human relationship filled by my growing creativity triggered to fulfil the emptiness with colours, stories, imaginary beings and fantasy shapes. An arid soil was my foundation for a fertile imagination where I developed my artistic perception like a "third eye" shedding light into the darkness.I started early just after overcoming the age of a toddler drawing horses, pirates, Zorro and other marvels. I grew up mainly surrounded by female figures: by the record my mother, my cousin...