Sergio Sarri (Italian, b.1938) Grupo Alterra, 1962, oil on canvas, signed lower left, inscribed verso, framed. Gallery labels verso. 20 x 27 in. canvas size, 28 x 36.5 in. as framed Condition: Surface grime, paint lifting, loss in upper left black dot, varnish uneven, drying cracks. crease in canvas lower left corner.Sergio Sarri was born in Turin in 1938, and lives and works in Calice LigureAt the end of the 1950s he traveled to Europe following some painting courses in Bern and Paris. After traveling to the United States in 1965, research on the man-machine relationship began, which will be the theme that will characterize all his work. He also devoted himself to experimental research cinema with films entitled, "The Stories of Varazze", "The Adventures of Nobody" and "Vostock". In 1969 he began working with the Vinciana gallery in Milan which lasted for several decades. Passionate about comics, at the end of the 80s he began to publish comic stories in the magazines "Corto Maltese" and in international magazines such as "Heavy Metal" and "Comic Art", signing himself as SeSar. From 1994 to 1997 he was professor of artistic anatomy at the Brera Academy in Milan.