THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #3

© Roberto Alborghetti Cities reveal themselves also through random images of ripped and decomposed publicity posters and natural decompositions we may see along the streets. In this series I gathered some macro photos I took in Monterotondo,which is located at the gates of Rome. Rust, papers, glue, dust, spray colors residuals and other materials mixed with… Read More THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #3

THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #2

© Roberto Alborghetti Cities reveal themselves also through random images of ripped and decomposed publicity posters and natural decompositions we may see along the streets. In this series I gathered some macro photos I took in Monterotondo,which is located at the gates of Rome. Rust, papers, glue, dust, spray colors residuals and other materials mixed with… Read More THE MAGIC OF RUST ON THE ADVERTISING BOARDS AT THE GATES OF ROME #2

“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)

“IT COMES AND GOES IN WAVES AND CARRIES US AWAY…” (DEAN LEWIS)

“It comes and goes in waves and carries us away…” is a quote from “Waves” song recorded by Dean Lewis on his album “A place we know”. Lewis is an Australian singer-songwriter and is best known for his 2016 single “Waves“, which was certified 7× Platinum in Australia in 2020; see the track list at: … Read More “IT COMES AND GOES IN WAVES AND CARRIES US AWAY…” (DEAN LEWIS)

“MEMORIES THAT COME AT NIGHT TAKE ME TO ANOTHER TIME…” (JIM CROCE)

“Memories that come at night take me to another time…” is a quote from  “Photographs and Memories” song recorded by American folk and rock singer-songwriter Jim Croce (1943 – 1973) on his album  You Don’t Mess Around with Jim (1972). The phrase seems to be the perfect comment for my artwork “Memory Layers“. The piece is… Read More “MEMORIES THAT COME AT NIGHT TAKE ME TO ANOTHER TIME…” (JIM CROCE)

“IS WHAT I’M SEEING REAL OR IS IT JUST A SIGN?…” (LADY GAGA)

“IS WHAT I’M SEEING REAL OR IS IT JUST A SIGN?…” is a quote from a  phrase of the “Enigma” song by Lady Gaga on his latest album “Chromatica”. It seemed like the perfect comment for my artwork “The Third Eye”. The piece is a collage and its sizes are 74 x 44 cms. As… Read More “IS WHAT I’M SEEING REAL OR IS IT JUST A SIGN?…” (LADY GAGA)

“THE BLOOD MOON SHINES ACROSS THE VALE…” (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN)

“THE BLOOD MOON SHINES ACROSS THE VALE…” is a quote from the opening phrase of the song “House of a thousand guitars” written by Bruce Springsteen and recorded by the great American artist on his latest album “Letter to you”. It seemed like the perfect comment for my artwork “Blood Moon” (the Red Moon). The… Read More “THE BLOOD MOON SHINES ACROSS THE VALE…” (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN)

VORTICISM: LOCKDOWN / HERE IS THE PHOTOGALLERY OF THE 4 WORKS

The days of the pandemic that the world is experiencing are like a vortex that has dragged us into the abyss of the unknown, darkness and pain. We are all in the vortex. This is the image that many people – even myself – have experienced mentally, but also physically. The emergence of a terrible and unknown virus… Read More VORTICISM: LOCKDOWN / HERE IS THE PHOTOGALLERY OF THE 4 WORKS

CRACKS AS FRACTALS / CODES AND SIGNS FROM THE ENTANGLED MYSTERY OF REALITY

*** Cracks is part of my Lacer/actions Project, about  the decomposition of torn publicity posters on outside advertisings (my realistic and not manipulated images are transferred on canvases, lithographic prints or textiles). I’ve been also researching on metal and plastic surfaces, or metal and plastic platings. This is the wonderful world of Cracks…and Fractals, incredible… Read More CRACKS AS FRACTALS / CODES AND SIGNS FROM THE ENTANGLED MYSTERY OF REALITY

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

YELLOW WANDERING ELEMENTS IN ROME… (BUT IT’S A DETAIL OF DECOMPOSED OUTDOOR ADS)

* LaceR/Actions work by Roberto Alborghetti * Realistic and not manipulated image from torn and decomposed publicity posters Rome, August 27, 2013 * * Roberto Alborghetti ‘s LaceR/Actions is a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvases, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles… Read More YELLOW WANDERING ELEMENTS IN ROME… (BUT IT’S A DETAIL OF DECOMPOSED OUTDOOR ADS)