DRIPPING TECHNIQUES? THEY ARE JUST MY “LACER/ACTIONS”…

 

 

Hundreds of drops, black-white-grey colors, an absolutely random image, as the other 35.000 I took during my research about what I like to call “The Torn (publi)City” (ripped posters and urban signs). This is one of my last 2011 artworks. I had the luck to catch it in Milan. It’s one of a series of 5. You never imagine where I took it from! Someone could define it as an expression of dripping techniques. Someone (again) could tell me that it is so similar to some Jackson Pollock paintings…

I only say that the image is absolutely natural and spontaneous, a realistic shot, caught in Milan by my eyes and camera… One day we should explain how reality – I mean: what we have under our eyes – has affected and ispired contemporary art. Meanwhile, this is just another of my “lacer/actions”. And I love people when they play to recognize in what I do some great artist’s hand…

 

  •  “Escape from a definable space” / Roberto Alborghetti’s Lacer/actions – Medium: Canvas/Mixed media, 80×50, Image location: Milan, 2011.
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LaceR/Actions”is a multidisciplinary project and research about urban signs and landscapes, especially concerning the apparent chaos of ripped papers from billboards and advertisings diplays. I have so far collected more than 35.000 images. Impressed by photocamera and transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographs or textiles (as pure silk), or scanned in a video clip, the details of torn posters give new life to paper lacerations. I think that in the lacerated advertisings is recognizable the “unwrapped” city, self-destroying in the messages, self-regenerating and self-reproducing in new visual elements, often contradictory, dissonant, discordant, but still surprisingly vital.

Some “Lacer/Actions” artworks were published in a booklet-portfolio: Pics of torn (publi)city”. In July 2010, thirty thousand people visited my show “The Four Elements of LaceR/Actions” during the three days exhibition at Oriocenter (Milano Bergamo Orio Airport, Italy).Myartworks are also taking part of experiences about sensorial and emotional perceptions (sinestesys) concerning kinesiologic tests. In October 2010 I participated to “Parallax AF” in London (La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade).

 LACER/ACTIONS on web

www.artslant.com/ew/artists/show/134694-roberto-alborghetti

www.youtube.com/user/lacerazioni

https://twitter.com/#!/RobAlborg

www.facebook.com/roberto.alborghettilacerazioni

http://lacer-azioni.blip.tv/

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/

http://it.linkedin.com/in/robertoalborghettilacerazioni

www.myspace.com/lacer-azioni

 SONO SOLO… LACER/AZIONI

Ecco una delle mie ultime Lacer/azioni del 2011. E’ una immagine che- come le altre 35.000 che ho realizzato nel corso di anni di ricerca – è assolutamente realistica, casuale, spontanea, non manipolata. Qualcuno si divertirà a riconoscere, ad esempio, la tecnica “dripping” usata da grandi artisti quali Jackson Pollock… Dico solo che la mia immagin è catturata dalla realtà, da ciò che abbiamo sotto gli occhi. E penso che la realtà abbia influenzato e ispirato grandemente l’arte contemporanea.

  •  “Fuga da un definibile spazio”, Roberto Alborghetti Lacer/azioni, tela/mixed media, 80×50, 2011, Localizzazione immagine: Milano

 

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3 responses to “DRIPPING TECHNIQUES? THEY ARE JUST MY “LACER/ACTIONS”…

  1. I’ve received this kind comment from Elizabeth Cygan, author and psycologist:

    “Hi Roberto,
    I have really enjoyed all of the email information about all of the current
    trends in Italy and other places. I am very interested in art and have
    visited many of the beautiful art museums in Italy. We are very near to
    the Museum of fine Arts in Boston and The Metropolitan Museum of fine Arts
    in NY. Museums, small and large are always on our itenerary. Scandinavia
    has some wonderful museums not only of art but also of history. A very
    unique series of museums is in the American South West. Georgia O’Keefe
    painted many of her masterpieces in the desert.
    I’m so happy that I could be on your blog. Like I said you are a man of
    many talents who enjoys sharing them. I have learned so much from your
    educational emails. It’s like getting an international class in art and
    art history.”

    Thank you so much Elizabeth for your kind appreciations!

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