“RAINBOWS” VIDEO: A JOURNEY OF WONDER WITH THE VOICE OF JEANIE BARTON

“Rainbows” video is the third collaboration with jazz singer and composer Jeanie Barton. Her  wonderful voice goes with my abstract photos: colors of decomposed papers of torn publicity posters and natural cracks and scratches. “Rainbows” song is from the new album released by Jeanie: “Moments of Clarity”. I’m so proud about this clip which mixes and matches… Read More “RAINBOWS” VIDEO: A JOURNEY OF WONDER WITH THE VOICE OF JEANIE BARTON

RUGS, DUST, GLUE AND PAPER: MYSTERIOUS CODES ON THE CITY WALLS

© 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 gallery I gathered some macro photos I took in Amsterdam, the so called “Venice of Northern Europe”. Rugs, papers, glue, dust, spray colors residuals and other materials mixed… Read More RUGS, DUST, GLUE AND PAPER: MYSTERIOUS CODES ON THE CITY WALLS

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

THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #4

© Roberto Alborghetti Each season has its colors. But what colors does winter have? Easy to answer, just look around … The torn advertising posters on billboards also have winter colors. So, through my macro photos  I tried to imagine a color palette … Yes, trails of snow and ice, in exclusive for my LaceR/Actions research, which… Read More THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #4

A DETAIL OF “THE THIRD EYE” COLLAGE IS THE COVER OF “LAMIAGENDA 2020/2021”

        This is the cover of the 2020/2021 edition of “LamiAgenda”, the school diary available from Summer 2020, published in Italy by I Quindici. It presents a detail of “The Third Eye” collage I created using waste paper recovered from disfigured advertising posters. I made it for my “Lacer/actions” project. It is… Read More A DETAIL OF “THE THIRD EYE” COLLAGE IS THE COVER OF “LAMIAGENDA 2020/2021”

RETROSPECTIVE / SEASON’S GREETINGS: STARS FROM 2009 (VIDEO)

Here is another video created 10 years ago. Exactly in December 2009. The intent and goal was to express good wishes with my “Lacer / actions” project. So, I wanted to assemble torn up advertising posters with the characteristic of having stars. Yes, Xmas Stars!  So here is Stars & Tears video. With best wishes… Read More RETROSPECTIVE / SEASON’S GREETINGS: STARS FROM 2009 (VIDEO)

RETROSPECTIVE #2: MIXED COLORS OF BEETHOVEN (VIDEO, 2009)

“Mixed colors of Beethoven” was also created exactly 10 years ago: in September 13, 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 an unmistakable music:… Read More RETROSPECTIVE #2: MIXED COLORS OF BEETHOVEN (VIDEO, 2009)

WAVES OF COLORS, WAVES ON (TORN) PAPERS (VIDEO)

Video created for Lacer/actions project and research about torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, industrial and urban decompositions. They’re not paintings, but…simple macro photos of the reality around us: colors and shapes, glue and dust on the lacerated papers of torn publicity posters. Interested in these images for exclusive and original copies?… Read More WAVES OF COLORS, WAVES ON (TORN) PAPERS (VIDEO)

1969-2019, CELEBRATING THE MOON (PHOTO OF TORN PUBLICITY POSTER ON A BILLBOARD)

In my close-up photographs of decompositions and disfigurement of the urban environment, we often recognize figurative elements. As in the case of this image, captured on an advertisement board. It is not a painting. It is not an acrylic. It is not an oil. And not even a collage. It is a simple photographic image.… Read More 1969-2019, CELEBRATING THE MOON (PHOTO OF TORN PUBLICITY POSTER ON A BILLBOARD)

THE STREET IS A FREE ART GALLERY: TORN PUBLICITY POSTERS, SLIDESHOW #3

Are these modern art paintings? Are these pop art works? Are these acrylic pictorial paintings? No, they are just photos of details of big torn publicity posters on an outdoor advertisings billboard. For me, the street is a real free art gallery, where we can perceive wonderful pieces of art. The pictures above are part… Read More THE STREET IS A FREE ART GALLERY: TORN PUBLICITY POSTERS, SLIDESHOW #3

THREE IMAGES FOUND IN THE ARCHIVE: THEY HAVE BEEN TAKEN TEN YEARS AGO

Here are three images from my “Lacer/actions” project-research. They were taken exactly 10 years ago, but I think they retain all their amazing energy. Obviously, these images are not paintings, but photographs. They refer to billboards, which I saw by chance along the roads. Yes, these are not collages built and created deliberately with my hands,… Read More THREE IMAGES FOUND IN THE ARCHIVE: THEY HAVE BEEN TAKEN TEN YEARS AGO