THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #2

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© Roberto Alborghetti

© 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 is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. 

Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing some of the 120.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. 

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Ogni stagione ha i suoi colori. Ma che colori ha l’inverno? Facile rispondere, basta del resto guardarsi attorno… Anche i manifesti strappati della pubblicità hanno colori invernali. Ho quindi provato ad immaginare una tavolozza di colori… Sì, scie di neve e di ghiaccio…

TEMPO DI NATALE AGLI UFFIZI DI FIRENZE: UN REGALO AD ARTE

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L’arte sarà il regalo di Natale che le Gallerie degli Uffizi metteranno sotto l’albero per turisti e fiorentini. La Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze, gli Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti e il Giardino di Boboli  resteranno visitabili in via del tutto straordinaria anche con aperture prolungate serali.

Gli Uffizi e la Galleria dell’Accademia, infatti, saranno entrambe straordinariamente apertelunedì 30 dicembre e lunedì 6 gennaio dalle 8,15 alle 18,50 (ultimo ingresso, non prenotabile, ore 17,45).

Gli Uffizi e Palazzo Pitti saranno aperti anche per la vigilia di Natale e per l’ultimo dell’anno con chiusura anticipata alle ore 18 (ultimo ingresso alle ore 16,45, inizio delle operazioni di chiusura alle ore 17,35).

Nelle giornate del 28 dicembre e del 2 e 4 gennaio, gli Uffizi offriranno anche un prolungamento dell’orario di apertura dalle 19 alle 21 (ultimo ingresso alle ore 19,45 e inizio delle operazioni di chiusura alle 20,35). Infine, il

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STONES AND LIGHT: THE AMAZING “CHRISTMAS MOSAIC” BY RUPNIK (LENNO, LAKE COMO)

They are mixed and fused in a fascinating tale that brings together two distinct stories – Moses saved from the waters and the Birth of Jesus – in an unique and impressive performance. Marko Rupnik mosaic is not only an incredible artwork, but also and above all an expression of the mystery, whose basic theological idea is this: as the matter changes if it is illuminated by natural light, so human heart may do wonders if it is opened to the Light.

The work was completed in five days during June 2007. Marko Rupnik lead a 11 persons team from different nationalities, formed and supported by competent people who deal with theological, symbolic, historical, iconographic and artistic point of view about the images to create. The harmony we admire in the mosaic is also the result of the fraternity that artists lived together, respecting single diversity and identity. While each artist composed his mosaic’s part, silence prevailed. Each artist has to dialogue with the stones. And the stones answer, obey and communicate with heart’s artist.

Roberto Alborghetti

THE FOUR SEASONS IN LACER/ACTIONS: WINTER #1

© Roberto Alborghetti

Each season has its colors. But what colors does winter have? Easy to answer, just look around … The torn advertising posters 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 is a multidisciplinary project about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed posters and urban/street signs. Transferred on canvas, reproduced on lithographic prints or textiles (as pure silk), re-built on collages or scanned in videoclips, the images of torn and decomposed posters give new life to paper lacerations and matter decomposition, as you may see in this gallery showing some of the 120.000 pics captured around the world. Remember, these are not paintings… They are macro photos of the real word around us. 

For information and acquisition of unique and original copies of the artworks: funtasyeditrice@gmail.com

Ogni stagione ha i suoi colori. Ma che colori ha l’inverno? Facile rispondere, basta del resto guardarsi attorno… Anche i manifesti strappati della pubblicità hanno colori invernali. Ho quindi provato ad immaginare una tavolozza di colori… Sì, scie di neve e di ghiaccio…

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

 

 

LAMIAGENDA 2020 2021

The cover of the 2020-2021 edition of Lami Agenda © Roberto Alborghetti

 

THE THIRD EYE (DETAIL)

The detail of “The Third Eye” collage which forms the cover (front and back) of Lami Agenda 2020-2021. © Roberto Alborghetti

 

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The “The Third Eye” collage in its full size (74 x 44 cms, on wood).© Roberto Alborghetti

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 the fourth consecutive year that “LamiAgenda” offers my artwork on the cover.

 

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Questa è la copertina dell’edizione 2020/2021 di “Lami Agenda”, il diario scolastico disponibile a partire dall’estate 2020, pubblicato in Italia da I Quindici. Presenta un dettaglio del collage “Il Terzo Occhio”, creato con la carta straccia recuperata da manifesti pubblicitari sfigurati. L’ho creato per il mio progetto “Lacer / actions”. È il quarto anno consecutivo che “LamiAgenda” propone un mio artwork in copertina.

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 for Happy Holidays!

Picture from the video ( 2009) by Roberto Alborghetti

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Ecco un altro video creato 10 anni fa. Esattamente nel dicembre 2009. L’intento e l’obiettivo erano quelli di esprimere gli auguri con il mio progetto “Lacer/actions”. Dunque, volevo assemblare immagini di manifesti pubblicitari strappati con la caratteristica di avere stelle. Stelle di Natale… Quindi, ecco Stelle & Strappi. Con tanti auguri di Buone Feste!

 

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