Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Artist Known for Many Styles Once Designed Movie Sets in Italy.(Final)(Obituary)

Byline: Wesley Pulkka For the Journal

Oskar D'Amico was a world traveler, consummate artist, motion picture set designer, accomplished musician and creative adventurer. He died Saturday in Albuquerque at age 80.

"Oskar was completely generous with other artists. If he saw that they needed something he would give it to them," said his wife and fellow artist Simone D'Amico. "He welcomed criticism because he felt it made him stronger. He loved working with other artists because he learned things from them and was able to share his own experience."

He was born in Castelfrentano, Italy, in 1923 and studied philosophy and architecture before pursuing set designing and mural painting. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.