“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

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

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

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

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 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

12 PICS (FOR 12 MONTHS) SELECTED FROM THE 12.000 MACRO PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2019

  What better way to remember a year, 2019, with twelve images, one for each month? Here are twelve images for twelve months, selected from the approximately 12,000 that I captured in 2019. From January to December, traveling through colors and emotions,  through macro photographs that tell the reality that surrounds us … As is… Read More 12 PICS (FOR 12 MONTHS) SELECTED FROM THE 12.000 MACRO PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2019

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)