There are some evening lights that will always remain in my eyes, as in this painting of the sky above the Milan Cathedral. The blue of the summer twilight exalts the lights of the white marble of the façade that stands out in the sky, and that touch of yellow of the Madonnina surprises me every time for its smallness that shines on everything else. It is a painting lived, in which every part of the first floor is crossed […]
I finished this painting last week, and I portrayed the Milan Cathedral in its evening dress. In this period I really need to stop and look, my batteries are running out and I need a recharge plan. For sure the next visit to Art Basel and the next travel in Ireland will help me to refresh my mind and to start off as in those slender wires towards the sky. Happy monday and good week everyone!
I paint the most attractive, relaxing and brightening things that I see. “Painting is a long effort of imitation of what is loved”, in these words by Renato Guttuso, a great artist of the 20th century, I find a summary of the message that I would like to share on this Monday. Imitating is to look calm, to be struck by nature, and then to enter into me what I have seen. For this reason, painting is a long-lasting effort […]
There are lights, moments and times of the day that remain forever in ones mind. Early evening, is the title of this masterpiece, oil on canvas with the wet dock and the masts passed by an orange light. Painting these lights might take a moment where sometimes you manage to catch them with a sensible touch of a brush or spatula, and other times it happens that you cannot turn them into a work of art. Beyond being able to […]