by Marco Rossi
Over a thousand students from various regions of Italy have recently visited “Colors of an Apocalypse / The Decomposed Publicity Posters”, the Roberto Alborghetti exhibition going on at the impressive Aldobrandesca Fortress in Piancastagnaio, Tuscany (Italy). This extraordinary young people flow coincided with the final events of the XIV edition of “Penne e Video Sconosciuti” (Unknown Pens and Videos) a national Festival promoted by Osa Onlus and the City of Piancastagnaio (Siena). Several school delegations, from primary to high school, had the pleasure of being accompanied on a visit personally by Roberto Alborghetti, who illustrated and described aspects, contexts and realities of his artistic research.
It was a truly amazing experience which brought students into the language of a particular artistic expression. As someone pointed out, it really was a revolutionary choice to see an artist dialoguing and opening his world to the new generations. Was it also an attempt to break rules and taboos which sometimes condemn art in the usual circle of insiders? Yes, Roberto Alborghetti swam against the current, with incredible results: how many other italian art shows recorded in a few days such a high influx of young people?
Over a thousand students entered through the halls of the impressive XIII Century Tuscany castle, touching with hand – in the true sense of the term – canvases, colors and materials. This is also an unusual way to know and living the language of art, without filters, barriers and conditionings.
“Colors of an Apocalypse / The Decomposed Publicity Posters” exhib presents forty artworks (paintings, lithographs, collages and three special limited-edition silk scarves) created by Roberto Alborghetti with the intriguing and fascinating language of his “Lacer/actions Project”. It’s an astonishing research which explores the surprising world of natural signs, shapes and colors left on the walls along the streets. Students who went up to Aldobrandesca Fortress, in Tuscany, are really left open-mouthed in front of the novelty of this research, in which completely random colors, signs and forms are the key to experience emotions and feelings.
“Colors of an Apocalypse
The Decomposed Publicity Posters”
Roberto Alborghetti Show
Piancastagnaio, Siena, Tuscany
Opening Time: 10 to 12.30 am/ 17 to 19.30 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and all public holidays.
For information and visits by appointment:
Tel +39 0577/784134
- The Clip (hd) From the Castle: Colors of an Apocalypse Show / Roberto Alborghetti at Aldobrandesca Fortress (tuscany) (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- First Photo-gallery From “Colors of an Apocalypse” : Roberto Alborghetti Show at Aldobrandesca Fortress (xiii Century) in Tuscany (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- Art and Media #1 / Promoting My “Colors of an Apocalypse” Show With a Videoclip (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- Special Preview: “Colors of an Apocalypse” Show / the Decomposed Publicity Posters” – “The Sun Became Black…” (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- “Fragments of an Angel’s Wing”…but It’s Only a Detail of a Decomposed Publicity Poster – Lacer/actions Postcards # 15 (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- New Clip: “Colors Machine” / Jonteknik Music + Roberto Alborghetti Art (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- Art and Media #4 / Promoting My “Colors of an Apocalypse” Show: the Official Catalogue (web Version, Free Download) (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- The Snow & the Wind / Artpiece Dedicated to Roberto Fabbrini Who Lived Together With Als – Lacer/actions Postcards # 17 (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)
- Art and Media #5 / Free Download of “Mount Amiata in Tuscany” (pdf), the Enchanting Location of My Show (robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com)