born in Milan
in 1942. He arrived at the world of art in late sixties through studies and
experience. He attended Artistic
Circle "La Ripa", the most interesting
and happening place in Milan
for the emerging artists in the field of figurative arts. Later he participated
in numerous group exhibitions organized by the club in various cities and
important exhibitions in private galleries and at Civic Museums.
assumed a particular importance in the formation of pictorial language from the
trips he made to Southern Italy and Mediterranean counties: France, Spain,
Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Tunisia, Morocco,
Turkey, Jordan and Egypt. In the suspense of critical
clarification and simulating experience comes through visits he made to Central
Europe and Scandinavian countries, most recently to Russia,
USA and Far
East for the opportunities for contact with creative world where
emotions are inspired by visual artists. In the course of intense artistic
activity, particular critical attention had shown in march 1979 at the
Arengario Civic Museum, Monza and later in September to October 1991, exhibition
"from the fact that inexhaustible magic of imagination "ordered by
the culture and patronage of the Municipality of Pordenone in the halls of
Plazzo Gregoris. In 1980, he was entrusted with the preparations of the
promotional poster of Expo 80' Energy Saving Exhibition held in the halls of
the Fiera Di Milano.
1982, on the occasion of the Centenary of Garibaldi, he was invited by town of Marsala and Ente for the
exhibition commemorating Garibaldi and the thousands of youngsters for the
Unification of Italy. The work presented to enrich the prestigious MunicipalArtGallery,
located in the eighteenth century Palazzo Fici, include over three hundred works
of the most famous Italian artists of the twentieth century. In 1983, he
participated in the national painting exhibition "City of Udine"
held on the occasion of the millennium celebration at the City Hall of Udine.
Most recently he attended national and international art exhibitions more
frequently. Documents and publications of the activity of Da Col is present at
the Fondazione Pagani Museum of Modern Art of Legnano at Castellanza, the
Kunsthistorisches Institute of Florenz(archive for twentieth century Italian art), the Los Angeles County
Museum of Art in California and the Agency ID-3co-Ltd, Tokyo, Japan.
original interpretation of the real painting of Walter Da Col, a clear
transfiguration of the world is revealed by the subtle art of the arts. His art is always the balance between the visible
and invisible, which implies the precious language of pure intuition, mediated
through the expression of intense color and their autonomous shaping of cardinal
points around which rotates the iconic-symbol footprint. The work of DaCol
leaves the observer a feeling of acute aesthetic landscapes and architectures.
on the surface of the canvas, indecipherable geometric style architecture, fragments
of wander nomadic culture, halfway between history and myth, reality and
fiction. Rediscovery of ancient civilizations are true by a mysterious and complex
archaeology that emerge from the silent sea of the unconscious.