28 June 2021
2021 Attracchi 150x180cm olio su tela

Monday 28th June 2021 – Moorings

My relationship with the canvas is always very dynamic: sometimes I feel that the rhythm while I’m painting is a bit bland and that’s where I feel the urge to get to a point. In these large-format Moorings (150x180cm), the first rope at the bottom right, with the help of the squeegee that I often use to trace the ropes and wires, came out as a point of light, which surprised me and dictated the rhythm of the other strings. […]
14 June 2021
2021 Attracchi 143x90cm olio su tela

Monday 14th June 2021 – Moorings

A few weeks ago I held a workshop in a primary school on this theme of moorings. The idea of ​​the art teacher was to leave a positive message to the two fifth classes (53 children in all) for the end of the school year. It was a really intense and fascinating moment! During the first part of the morning I painted a picture in front of them and I told how these recent works on the moorings were born. […]
24 May 2021
2021 Attracchi 100x180cm olio su tela

Monday 24th May 2021 – Moorings

In this series of four moorings there is an almost brutal beauty, given by the yellow water a color that is not real, but it is sophisticated and lived-in. Then these poles, so unique that they spires each one as it is, vertical, dense with matter. There is a detail that I would like to point out to you and it is the second pole starting from the left, the element of the rope as it rests on the knot, […]
26 April 2021
2021 Attracchi 20x20cm olio su tela

Monday 26th April 2021 – Moorings

A few days ago I had a dialogue with some students in Bologna, with whom I am preparing a very nice project in the Sant’Orsola hospital. A girl, starting from my works in the Moorings series, made this reflection that I wanted to share: “What is a bond? Everything that makes us better, everything that keeps us attached to life, but also what makes us die, which makes us desire the Beyond, which calls us to realize what we are, […]