30 October 2017

Monday 30th October 2017 – San Francisco

There are places that over time become familiar, because they remind me that I am walking, and that the road is still long and difficult. In this painting about San Francisco, only black and white with few touches of color, the floor of the road in the foreground is all slippery, and becomes defined only towards the end of the hill. The buildings have some color inserts, made through the oil pastel, which blends the vertical movements of the buildings […]
4 September 2017

Monday 4th September 2017 – Restart

In September everything starts again and for this new beginning I thought abaut a view of a San Francisco’s street. Few traits and few elements, because starting a new day, not everything appears to my eyes clear and defined on the horizon; I like to start with a few things, with all the tension being thrown from a point up, towards the orange. My work on SFO roads began with some of Wayne Thiebaud’s works, an artist that I’ve seen […]
5 June 2017

Monday 5th June 2017 -Sunrise

The lines of the road in the foreground invite looking further, at the bottom of the descent and then back up to the most beautiful point, at the end of the road, where the sun is rising. In this particular view of San Francisco, the exact moment of the day is revealed by the sky, with light yellow strokes lighting up the horizon in a gentle and serene way. And so in the middle of a dawn in San Francisco, I […]
15 May 2017

Monday 15th May 2017 – My journey

As I get up in the morning, thinking about all the daily, I feel myself as in front of an uphill ride. The streets in San Francisco are just that, very long, with steep climbs and as many descents. The yellow taxi in the road is me, just got up, which I still have to put in the right lane before the rise. I wanted to give more clarity and brightness to the uphill road because that is where the […]