NATURAL CRACKS AND SCRATCHES IN LONDON… STREETS LIKE A CONTEMPORAY ART GALLERY

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions These abstract photos, I took walking along the streets of London, are part of “LaceR/Actions”, a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks, crevices, scratches and urban and industrial signs and tokens. Transferred on canvases, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles, re-built… Read More NATURAL CRACKS AND SCRATCHES IN LONDON… STREETS LIKE A CONTEMPORAY ART GALLERY

WALKING MAN AND STANDING MAN: THE  IMPRESSIVE SCENE IN LONDON CREATED BY SCULPTOR SEAN HENRY

  © Roberto Alborghetti Walking along the Canal path, at Point Complex at Paddington Basin, not so far from Little Venice area, in London, I had the great surprise to admire two statues. Or better: a scene “depicted” by two statues… They are sculptures representing two men: one is walking and the other is standing.… Read More WALKING MAN AND STANDING MAN: THE  IMPRESSIVE SCENE IN LONDON CREATED BY SCULPTOR SEAN HENRY

COLORS OF HOLIDAYS: “RED LONDON CRACKS” (THE WINTER WONDERLAND VIDEOCLIP)

* Random images of red cracks and scratches I took in London, along Victoria Embankment, on October 8, 2014, for my  “Lacer/Actions” Project and Research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural crevices, industrial tokens and urban “signs”. So, experience the colors of holidays (red and white) through this videoclip … And welcome to Winter… Read More COLORS OF HOLIDAYS: “RED LONDON CRACKS” (THE WINTER WONDERLAND VIDEOCLIP)

“STATIONS OF THE CROSS”: ARTISTS REPRESENTATIONS OF THE PASSION OF CHRIST ON BILLBOARD SPACE THROUGHOUT THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

*** In this photo-gallery: 1 ANTONY MICALLEF, ‘Kill Your Idol’, 2014, Oil on Linen 2 NANCY FOUTS, ‘Ecce Homo’, 2014, Oil on canvas, twine 3 JOHAN ANDERSSON, ‘STATION 1’, 2014, Oil on Canvas 4 PAUL FRYER, ‘Black Pieta’ 2009, Wax, glass eyes, human hair, oil paint, wood, steel, epoxy resin, fibreglass, thorns, silk fabric, dye 5… Read More “STATIONS OF THE CROSS”: ARTISTS REPRESENTATIONS OF THE PASSION OF CHRIST ON BILLBOARD SPACE THROUGHOUT THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

PARALLAX ART FAIR RETURNS IN FEBRUARY TO CHELSEA TOWN HALL IN LONDON. AN IMPRESSIVE VARIETY WITH 225 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

Parallax International Art Fair 2014 will return to Chelsea Town Hall in February for its ninth event, its organisers have announced. The fair, most recently held in October 2013, will open with a private viewing on Thursday 20th February, and then opens its doors to the public from 1-8pm on Friday 21st and 11-5pm on Saturday… Read More PARALLAX ART FAIR RETURNS IN FEBRUARY TO CHELSEA TOWN HALL IN LONDON. AN IMPRESSIVE VARIETY WITH 225 INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

MAGIC OF LONDON… THE THAMES, THE WHEEL AND A RANDOM SOUNDTRACK BY A STREET MUSICIAN…

*** I was in London. One evening I took a walk along the Golden Jubilee Bridge… The city was there, showing all its lights and shadows. I took mobile in my hands and I began to record the beautiful scene… I didn’t realize that an anonymous street musician – not so distant from me – was playing his guitar (I… Read More MAGIC OF LONDON… THE THAMES, THE WHEEL AND A RANDOM SOUNDTRACK BY A STREET MUSICIAN…

LACER/ACTIONS OF LONDON – TORN POSTERS AND STREET (DE)SIGNS

*   London is really an “open air” art museum that you may visit every day, without paying an entrance ticket. It’s enough to walk along the streets, open your eyes wide an let your perceptions flow. You may see torn and decomposed outdoor ads and capturing “signs”… I chose nine images and put them in this videoclip.  Soundtrack: “Wake… Read More LACER/ACTIONS OF LONDON – TORN POSTERS AND STREET (DE)SIGNS

PREVIEW: THE GREATEST BRITISH DISHES REIVENTED BY HESTON BLUMENTHAL. WATCH THE INCREDIBLE TRAILER WITH ANIMATED ARTWORK BY DAVE MCKEAN

    *** Bloomsbury Publishing releases an animated book trailer that brings to life the marvel of Heston Blumenthal’s new book Historic Heston which will be published 10th October 2013 (£125). The Trailer will be released via Bloomsbury’s UK, Australia and US offices simultaneously. http://youtu.be/sIzQ-cjep5I As the Big Fat Duck Cookbook brought together Heston’s unique… Read More PREVIEW: THE GREATEST BRITISH DISHES REIVENTED BY HESTON BLUMENTHAL. WATCH THE INCREDIBLE TRAILER WITH ANIMATED ARTWORK BY DAVE MCKEAN

NINE BLUE RANDOM IMAGES FROM LONDON STREETS…

© ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS * Nine blue (random and not manipulated) images from London for my Lacer/actions Project about decomposed publicity posters and urban tokens… They were located in a central area, near Spitafields, along Bishopgates and Shoreditch High Street. They were white paper tracks on blue coloured billboards and walls. Nice effects: they seemed… Read More NINE BLUE RANDOM IMAGES FROM LONDON STREETS…

S.WILLIAMS ART GALLERY NOMINATED ME FOR…”ONE LOVELY BLOG AWARD”

Fellow Blogger Samuel Williams nominated me for the “One Lovely Blog Award”. Visiting his blogsite S.WILLIAMS ART GALLERYyou have the way to discover and appreciate evocative and brilliant paintings which tell us emotions, stories and feelings. I thank Samuel  Williams forhis friendship and kind appreciation of my Blog. RULES FOR THIS AWARD 1 –  Accept… Read More S.WILLIAMS ART GALLERY NOMINATED ME FOR…”ONE LOVELY BLOG AWARD”

OPEN CALL FOR “LANDSCAPE EXPANDED”: ONE MONTH RESIDENCY PROGRAMME FOR ARTISTS IN KUWAIT

  Landscapes Expanded will support artists to explore contemporary issues intrinsically related to site, space, and place in their field of work. The residency will begin with a three-day workshop that will support artists to develop concepts for their research in the weeks that follow. Throughout the programme participants will benefit from group and individual… Read More OPEN CALL FOR “LANDSCAPE EXPANDED”: ONE MONTH RESIDENCY PROGRAMME FOR ARTISTS IN KUWAIT

IT’S RAINING OLYMPIC COLORS! DID SOMEONE SHATTER THE 5 CIRCLES? DON’T BOTHER ABOUT IT: IT’S JUST AN ARTPIECE FROM TORN POSTERS…

Blue, Black, Red, Yellow and Green: five colors representing our Continents. Five colors we find in the five circles of the historic Olympiad logo. The 2012 London Olympic Games suggested me to toy with my “Lacer/actions” artpieces, realistic and not manipulated images of torn and decomposed posters. In my collection  – more than 40.000 images… Read More IT’S RAINING OLYMPIC COLORS! DID SOMEONE SHATTER THE 5 CIRCLES? DON’T BOTHER ABOUT IT: IT’S JUST AN ARTPIECE FROM TORN POSTERS…

HEC PARIS EXTENDS ITS DEVELOPMENT AND OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ACADEMIC BUILDING / AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN

On June 2012 alumni, journalists, faculty, staff and students participated in an inauguration ceremony celebrating the opening of a new academic building on the campus in Jouy-en-Josas. The ceremony was chaired by Pierre-Antoine Gailly – President of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Henri Proglio – President of the HEC Paris Board, Chairman and… Read More HEC PARIS EXTENDS ITS DEVELOPMENT AND OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ACADEMIC BUILDING / AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN