Mario Merz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 1, 1925

Death Date

Nov 9, 2003

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 9, 2003



The painter Mario Merz died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Italian sculptor and painter associated with the Arte Povera movement. His first one-man exhibition occurred in 1954 at Turin’s Galleria La Bussola.

He met his artist wife Marisa while he was studying in Turin during the 1950s.

Mario Merz, an Italian artist whose installations exemplified the Arte Povera movement and its use of humble, often organic materials, died on Sunday at his home in Milan. He was 78. He died in his sleep, and no cause of death was announced.