10 April 2017

Monday 10th April – Wet Dock

The port, the dock, the masts of the boats and the sunset light through them: every time I need to paint them, even though they disappear soon. In this painting, on oil on canvas of 160×120 cm, I focussed on two things: first, the intense orange of the sky, which then fades at the top with green and gray tones. A powerful energy of the sky that gradually disappears. The other element is the reflection of the white and yellow light that […]
24 April 2017

Monday 24th April 2017 – Every moment

Every moment of the day is unique, and can be an occasion to rejoice in life. This oil on canvas, 100x120cm, depicts the colors of the sunset on the wet dock in the harbor. The backlit parts are deliberately painted in that way, I have conceived them to shine the light coming from the sky. There is a song by Jovanotti “The astronaut” who speaks about willing to live every moment: “Let the time go back / Let me see […]
8 May 2017

Monday 8th May 2017 – Morning

Last Saturday I went to the Artistic High School Carlo Dell’Acqua, in Legnano, to tell about my work and to make a live performance. I told students that painting is hunger and thirst for beauty, and need to shout something to the world. It is a journey and becomes a job you can live if you are willing to work hard and bet on what you do. The students made me a lot of questions, including technical ones, and an interesting dialogue […]
29 May 2017

Monday 29th May – Light

This Monday you can find the port of Rimini at sunset. This moment of the day always strikes me, especially the white light shining in orange and violet: there is a freshness that captures me as a surprise. The water of the sea has also “captured” this light, in the white spot in the middle of the harbor. Now I’m going to Florence, in order to do a lesson in a primary school. I will tell the childern that my painting […]