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, […]
25 January 2021
2020 Attracchi 100x50cm olio su tela

Monday 25th January 2021 – Moorings

The port is my favourite place: walking far and wide and seeing the reflections of the ropes in the water is a sensation that always arouses so much tranquility. In this painting the boats are stationary, everything is mirrored because the water is very clear and my eyes always fall there, in those physical strings that come towards me. Their line breaks that apparent calm and creates a feeling of expectation, of something that is about to happen in that […]
28 December 2020
Opere 2020 Francesco Zavatta

Monday 28th December 2020 – Paintings of the year

We are about to say goodbye to this year 2020, a year so intense and dramatic, which has literally changed our lives. I was happy to have lived it, to have been there, to have fought with spatula and brushes, to have given myself in the many moments of sharing, such as the social live during the first lock down, the Backup exhibition and the many encounters born in the most surprising forms. I give you this image which is […]
21 December 2020
2020 Attracchi 20x20cm olio su tela

Monday 21st December 2020 – Moorings

My Christmas wishes come through this little painting about the moorings. It really takes something concrete to hope. For me this hope passes through fragile elements such as ropes: they are my attempt to cling to life, which – I realize – is actually a great gift. The love I have for the nature of water manifests itself inside that white lump near the reflection of the pole. For me the beauty of the things is always something physical and […]