“THIS MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY IS REAL POP ART AVANT-GARDE”: IN MEMORY OF LINO LAZZARI, ART CRITICIAN

An article written 10 years ago, in the summer of 2011. My macro photography artworks in the review signed by an authoritative art critician: Lino Lazzari, professional journalist, writer, priest in love with art and life, dean in Italy of communication on art, a long editorial militancy for the newspaper “L’Eco di Bergamo”, author of… Read More “THIS MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY IS REAL POP ART AVANT-GARDE”: IN MEMORY OF LINO LAZZARI, ART CRITICIAN

NEW YORK, NINE ELEVEN 2001-2021: REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY THROUGH ART

* * * Artworks by Roberto Alborghetti. In memory of 2.977 Victims&Martyrs. In the 20th Anniversary of WTC massacre. * Title of the work: Nine Eleven 2001, New York Macrophotography on Canvas + Mixed media, 2011, 46,5 x 70 cm Silk scarf created in collaboration with Bruno Boggia Studio, Como, Italy * NINE ELEVEN:  REMEMBERING… Read More NEW YORK, NINE ELEVEN 2001-2021: REMEMBERING A TRAGEDY THROUGH ART

THE YELLOW YEAR / SCRATCHES ON “CENTRAL WASTE” IN BEESTON, NOTTINGHAM, UK

Pantone announced its colors of the year for 2021: PANTONE Ultimate Gray and PANTONE Illuminating. Selecting two colors for only the second time in 22 years, Pantone described the chosen yellow and gray as independent but complementary, representing a theme of unity and mutual support. Whereas PANTONE Illuminating is bright and vivacious, Ultimate Gray is… Read More THE YELLOW YEAR / SCRATCHES ON “CENTRAL WASTE” IN BEESTON, NOTTINGHAM, UK

MACRO PHOTOGRAPH ON ALUMINUM PLATE: THE TREE OF LIFE

“The Tree Of Life” is a macro photo on aluminum, made for my “Lacer/actions” project-research  about realistic and not manipulated images of torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and urban “signs”. The image is a magnification of cracks on a waste-container placed in Amsterdam near the Royal Palace (2012). Thanks to a sophisticated technological… Read More MACRO PHOTOGRAPH ON ALUMINUM PLATE: THE TREE OF LIFE

MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY ON SILK SCARVES (LIMITED EDITION SERIES)

Renato Aquino – from Portugal (Ourem) – is a successful Senior Operations Manager, Catering Manager and skilled hospitality professional. Through LinkedIn profiles he had the way to see my artistic silk scarves. He was really struck by the unusual design and he acquired the all series of three doing some special gifts.  Renato sent me… Read More MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY ON SILK SCARVES (LIMITED EDITION SERIES)

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2020: AN EXPERIENCE OF COLORS AND EMOTIONS

* This videoclip presents a series of pictures about “a journey through special painterly colors and materials” and the wonderful experience involving children with disabilities and carriers of the Syndrome of Autism Spectrum. It’s nice to remember it, when we celebrate the World Autism Awereness Day 2020 (April 2).  Patrizia Sapri led with passion and… Read More WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2020: AN EXPERIENCE OF COLORS AND EMOTIONS

MACRO PHOTOS FOR “THE WORLD WATER DAY” (MARCH 22): THE SHAPES OF SEA WATER

A video to celebrate the World Water Day 2020, on 22 March.  The pictures of the video are not paintings or digitally made compositions, but abstract and macro photos that I took for my project-research “Lacer/actions” around an old boat – and its hull – in Torre a  Mare, beautiful seaside place in Apulia, Italy.… Read More MACRO PHOTOS FOR “THE WORLD WATER DAY” (MARCH 22): THE SHAPES OF SEA WATER

THE AMAZING IMPERFECTION OF THE WORLD AROUND US: 12 ABSTRACT PHOTOS FROM ROME

  © Roberto Alborghetti    These pictures aren’t paintings (oils, acrylics, watercolors or digital works), but just natural, random and not manipulated images of the amazing imperfection of the real world we see around us. They are photos: I took them in Rome on walls, advertising billboards, gates, wastebins… Free abstract and informal art along the… Read More THE AMAZING IMPERFECTION OF THE WORLD AROUND US: 12 ABSTRACT PHOTOS FROM ROME

LIKE A GARDEN IN WINTER…: FLUTE NINJA (笛忍者) + 21 MACRO PHOTOS

The relaxing and mysterious music created by Flute Ninja (笛忍者) – composer, artist and musician – meets my “Lacer/Actions” works in a videoclip titled “Falling Snow”. The clip presents an original Flute Ninja (笛忍者) composition accompanied by an image series from my photo collection of torn and decomposed publicity posters. The 21 works have white… Read More LIKE A GARDEN IN WINTER…: FLUTE NINJA (笛忍者) + 21 MACRO PHOTOS

RETROSPECTIVE #3: ADVERTISING POSTERS, FIRES AND FLAMES (VIDEO, 2009)

“Fuochi / Fires” was also made exactly 10 years ago: in November, 2009. I created it through the Animoto platform, accepting the challenge of producing a video clip of thirty seconds of maximum duration. I took some of the macro photographic images of torn advertising posters and mixed them with a track : “Heartbeat” by Justin Raisen. … Read More RETROSPECTIVE #3: ADVERTISING POSTERS, FIRES AND FLAMES (VIDEO, 2009)

RETROSPECTIVE #1 / MY FIRST VIDEOCLIP, TEN YEARS AGO…

This is “Signs” (Segni).  It’s my first video clip made with Animoto, 10 years ago, in 2009. A few seconds, not even 30, to present some of the macro images I had taken around the billboards of advertising posters. There is obviously a bit of nostalgia in seeing this first video again, for my “Lacer/actions”… Read More RETROSPECTIVE #1 / MY FIRST VIDEOCLIP, TEN YEARS AGO…