THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF ICE: JOURNEY INTO THE COLDEST MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY #1

Already a decade ago, alongside the photographs of corroded and defaced advertising posters, cracks, scratches, lacerations and urban decompositions, I started taking close-up photos of an element that represents the maximum expression of material mutation. That is: the ice. I think the world of ice is fascinating. Its transformation process – from water to a… Read More THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF ICE: JOURNEY INTO THE COLDEST MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY #1

DALL’ARTE AI PIATTI DEGLI CHEF: I CAPOLAVORI DEGLI UFFIZI DIVENTANO ‘DA MANGIARE’

Originally posted on OKAY!:
Nuovo format di video su Facebook per le Gallerie: dal 17 gennaio, ogni settimana, un noto personaggio del mondo enogastronomico interpreterà un dipinto delle collezioni attraverso le sue ricette Con la magia dei grandi chef i capolavori della storia dell’arte escono dai dipinti e diventano piatti appetitosi da gustare a tavola.…

CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #4

Someone wrote that my “Lacer/actions” artworks – macro photos of torn posters and urban materials – are a sort of evolutional forms by which some unidentified and indefinite entities try to communicate with us… At first I smiled hearing  this comment. Now – after having “captured” strange and unusual images in thousands – I’m not… Read More CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #4

CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #3

Someone wrote that my “Lacer/actions” artworks – macro photos of torn posters and urban materials – are a sort of evolutional forms by which some unidentified and indefinite entities try to communicate with us… At first I smiled hearing this comment. Now – after having “captured” strange and unusual images in thousands – I’m not… Read More CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #3

CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #2

Someone wrote that my “Lacer/actions” artworks – macro photos of torn posters and urban materials – are a sort of evolutional forms by which some unidentified and indefinite entities try to communicate with us… At first I smiled hearing this comment. Now – after having “captured” strange and unusual images in thousands – I’m not… Read More CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #2

UFFIZI / DANTE IN RETE: LA DIVINA COMMEDIA NELLE 88 TAVOLE DI ZUCCARI, PITTORE DEL ‘500

Originally posted on OKAY!:
Nel Settecentenario dalla morte di Dante Alighieri, la Divina Commedia “rivive” sul web. A partire dal 1° gennaio 2021 sono infatti per la prima volta visibili online, sul sito degli Uffizi, tutti i disegni che illustrano il Poema, realizzati alla fine del Cinquecento dal pittore Federico Zuccari, famoso per aver affrescato…

CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #1

Someone wrote that my “Lacer/actions” artworks – macro photos of torn posters and urban materials – are a sort of evolutional forms by which some unidentified and indefinite entities try to communicate with us… At first I smiled hearing this comment. Now – after having “captured” strange and unusual images in thousands – I’m not… Read More CITIES,WALLS AND SIGNS: STREET MACRO PHOTOS #1

TOP VIDEO 2020 AT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL: “FOR ITALY, PER L’ITALIA”

 Sixty seconds to remember the Italian Day of Liberation (April 25) from nazi-fascism and as tribute of hope to Italy in the days of covid-19 . My abstract and visual works – they’re macro photos of ripped and decomposed publicity posters on outdoor billboards – for a chromo and musical experience remembering April 25, 1945…… Read More TOP VIDEO 2020 AT MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL: “FOR ITALY, PER L’ITALIA”

MY MOST CLICKED POST IN 2020 / “LET’S KO COVID-19!”: DRAWINGS FROM ITALIAN SCHOOLS

Funtasy, an Italian publishing company, is proposing to the Italian kids and schools a story in episodes, entitled “The day when Cattivirus was knocked out” (Cattivirus means “bad virus“). The aim is to involve teachers, families and children in an activity during the national coronavirus emergency days. The story that I wrote – illustrated by… Read More MY MOST CLICKED POST IN 2020 / “LET’S KO COVID-19!”: DRAWINGS FROM ITALIAN SCHOOLS

VYNILS / HISTORICAL ALBUMS OF 1970: FROM DEEP PURPLE TO CAT STEVENS

New appointment with rare vinyls (records, 33 rpm albums or the so-called “singles”, 45 rpm records): real cult objects, as well as the covers design, to hold in your hands and caress , as today unfortunately cannot be done with digitally downloaded music. We have previously dealt with the first 33-rpm triple albums in record… Read More VYNILS / HISTORICAL ALBUMS OF 1970: FROM DEEP PURPLE TO CAT STEVENS

VIVALDI’S WINTER AND 31 STREET MACRO PHOTOGRAPHS

I made this video for my “Lacer/actions” project and research. It is part of a project concerning the Four Seasons “, seen and told through my street macro photographs of the torn and decomposed advertising posters. The first video is dedicated to Winter. The soundtrack by Antonio Vivaldi is inevitable: the track is the famous… Read More VIVALDI’S WINTER AND 31 STREET MACRO PHOTOGRAPHS

“UNA VITA DA BURATTINAIO”: TRENT’ANNI FA LA SCOMPARSA DI BENEDETTO RAVASIO

Originally posted on OKAY!:
Trent’anni fa, proprio in questi giorni di fine anno, se ne andava uno dei più grandi burattinai italiani, un vero artista del teatro di figura: Benedetto Ravasio. Vogliamo ricordare questo straordinario personaggio attraverso alcune immagini del volume che ne racconta la biografia – “Una vita da burattinaio”, scritto da Roberto Alborghetti,…

“LITTLE BRIGHT STAR, YOU’RE THERE TO SHOW US THE WAY” (DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES)

For the “Music and Images” series, here is a work that is placed in the context of the Christmas atmosphere of these days. It is introduced by the sentence: “Little bright star, you’re there to show us the way” which is a quote from “Little Bright Star” song recorded by Diana Ross and the Supremes. … Read More “LITTLE BRIGHT STAR, YOU’RE THERE TO SHOW US THE WAY” (DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES)