Franco Brunatto is the art name of Franco Zanetti (Brunatto is the mother’s name). Born in Torino, he started to paint at the age of 12. Self learner, he has formed his culture travelling around the earth and meeting artists and gallerists all around Europe.

He made few exhibits, but in galleries of good quality (Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, France). He started as figurative painter, then geometric abstract (Swedish and German period) then informal.

His hobbies are sailing,diving, archaeology.

Brunatto lived long time in different European countries and in Middle East, mostly Syria, Lebanon, Iraq. Now he lives in Bussana Vecchia.

His paintings are inspired mostly by pieces of classical music and classical or modern poems.