BEAUTIFUL INSTALLATION AT PITROSE BEAUTY CONCEPT STORE (MILAN AREA, ITALY) SHOWING MY ARTISTIC SILK SCARVES CREATED WITH IMAGES OF TORN POSTERS…

Pitrose Beauty Concept Store ‘s owners had a beautiful idea. They created an installation showing my three silk scarves series now available in a very special limited edition. Pitrose Beauty Concept Store dedicated them an whole shop-window in the historical centre of Urgnano, Italy (Milan area). Silk fluxes are mashing up with outside autumn colors… Pietro and Rosy at Pitrose are very glad to welcome visitors with the gift of a booklet (Lacer/actions – Pictures of Torn (publi)City) and giving informations about artistic silk pieces displayed in the installation. They said that in the first days of the exhibition, people were really impressed about the show.       

The silk scarves design reproduces details of images concerning torn posters and urban “signs” I captured around the world. So, I had the way to turn “trash pictures” into an art subject (abstract scenes are also trasnferred on canvases, lithographic prints and other materials). The three silk scarves were produced with the assistance and collaboration of the internationally known textile designer Bruno Boggia, who works for the most famous international fashion stylists.

Blogger Marina Chetner (USA) wrote: “Roberto’s torn poster art inspired silk scarves are going to be the next big fashion trend… Personally, I think Roberto should set up a pop up shop for his works in Soho NYC, or even have them distributed in the Met Museum Shop”.

Artist and blogger Meredith Deerheart (USA) posted this article: “I received the scarf last night and took it outside to see all the hues and texture woven in gossamer.  I twirled around with it and felt like I had rainbow wings.  The transparency makes it look multi-dimensional… like floating colored glass.  I am rich, rich, rich! in color and texture today. I have a black cashmere dinner dress (long), and I pulled it out to make a long silhouette, then went outside and let the breeze blow the scarf lightly around the still blackness of my form.  The outfit looks so elegant, now, I will wear it to Chicago to celebrate by birthday.  I truly feel like the most beautiful woman in the world…  The pictures of the did not captures the extraordinary,  sheer luminosity of the silk, so in the the scarf is more stunning than I even imagined.  I think it is is a wonderful, extra surprise. I love it!  I love it! On my birthday, though, I will feel like the most elegant, beautiful woman in the theater wearing my scarf, and letting it flutter in the breeze as I walk. These are such beautiful, dimension scarves no camera can do justice to the gossamer effect of the silk refracted by translucent color… and when I dance with it and explore its movement through space, the scarf looks like fluid, translucent stained glass.
Honestly, if you want to impress a woman who’s wild about original fashion pieces, this a perfect gift… and a bargain. There’s a lot of crap on the market that all looks the same, and is more expensive. I love this scarf, and so does everyone who see me wear it. Beauty grows.  Never stop discovering, Roberto.  You have greatness pouring from every part of you”.

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Silk scarf. # 1: “Shared Moods”

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Silk Scarf # 2: “Nine Eleven, New York 2001”

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Silk Scarf # 3: “Wind of May (is  ruffling my thoughts)”

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  • Pure Silk Scarves / Limited  edition – Crêpe de Chine – A Three Images Series.

  • Created by Roberto Alborghetti for “Lacer/actions” Project (Images of torn posters and urban “signs”) in collaboration with Bruno Boggia Disegni (Como, Italy)

  • Sizes: width 63 cms, height 170 cms.

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NEW FABRICS AND LATEST TEXTILE CREATIONS AT “INDIGO SALON” IN PARIS

 © Photos: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

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A real wind of colors is blowing through Indigo Salon in Paris (17-18-19 September 2013) which also features Bruno Boggia Design Studio (Como, Italy). The popular Parisian event  welcomes merging operators in textile design and fashion from around the world. Indigo Salon (Parc d’Expositions, Paris-Nord Villepinte) also this year is bringing new creations and fabrics. Studio Boggia is proposing in Paris patterns which anticipate   fashion trends. In fact, Indigo Salon is a special preview (Première Vision) of what will happen in the world-fashion. Textile designs by Boggia are focusing on a various range of colors and shapes combining tradition and innovation, as we admire in this photo-gallery…

 

 

BLACK AND WHITE STONE STRIPES ON A RARE MEDIEVAL MONUMENT ON LAKE COMO SHORES (GRAVEDONA, ITALY)

 

© Photos: ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

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Gravedona is a nice town on Lake Como (Italy). A really stunning medieval monument rises along the banks, a few meters from lake waters. It’s a rare church, Santa Maria del Tiglio, Saint Mary of the Lime-tree (in fact, behind the monument, close to the lake shore, you may see some of these beautiful trees).

Its architectural design was created by the famous “Maestri Comacini” (Comacini Masters). It is an example of the romanesque period in Como dated around the second half of XII Century. It is built over a former baptistry (V Century) dedicated to St. John the Baptist.

Unique in its kind, it was built with black and white stones on which raised symbols can be read. Pilasters, vaulted arches, arrow slits, embrasures, profiles and string courses on the windows, columns, arcades, apses and oculi express “Maestri Comacini” inspiration and creativity. Inside the church – where you breath an enchanting atmosphere – some of the grey stones bring frescos (made between XIV and XV Century) as “St. John the Baptist”, “The Wise Men”, “The Holy Trinity”, “The Adoption of the Wise Men”, and an episode from the “Life of St. Julian”. Also of great iconographic interest is the fresco “The Day of Judgement”, with Giottesque traces to be seen. Beside the church, you have to visit the beautiful crypt, with an extraordinary serie of columns, dated from XII century and built on a pre-existing Palaeo-Christian basilica.

THE MAGICAL WOOD SCULPTURES CREATED BY PIERO MARCHESINI… SCENES AND CHARACTERS FROM MITHOLOGY, NATURE AND FAIRY TALES

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Photos: Roberto Alborghetti    

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In recent weeks I had the pleasure of visiting an exhibition at the medieval Baptistery in Lenno on Lake Como. Piero Marchesini – a distinguished gentleman and artist – exhibited his beautiful art pieces. Marchesini carves wood, carrying out really lovely works. He lives in Lipomo, Como City, and sculpture is his passion. He has already showed his creations around the world raising lot of attention. Marchesini loves to work on subjects recalling mythology, nature, characters from fairy tales and legends and biblical scenes.

He carves wood – walnut, lime, ash, hornbeam, boxwood, maple, olive, cherry-wood and so on – with great mastery and skill and he is able to create works of singular fascination and charm. More than words, count the pictures, just from the exhibition of Lenno. His next show is planned in Menaggio, on Lake Como, from 30 July to 5 August, 2013 at the Art Gallery (Garibaldi square) overlooking the lake. It’s another opportunity to see its stunning creations.

SILK SCARVES DESIGN FROM TORN AND DECOMPOSED PUBLICITY POSTERS: FLIP THROUGH THE PAGES OF THE CATALOGUE…

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Catalogue – Pdf format – free download:

LACER-ACTIONS Silk Scarves Sciarpe di Seta album

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From torn and decomposed publicity posters to silk scarves design… After to be transferred on canvases and  lithographic prints, Roberto Alborghetti artworks were transformed in silk textile design thanks to the collaboration of Bruno Boggia Studio (Como, Italy) who has been working with the most famous designers and fashion brands in the world (Capucci,  Lacroix, Valentino, Lancetti, Mila Schon, Chanel, Celine,  Dior, Y.S.L., Etro, Escada, Donna Karan, Paul Smith, Rolando Santana…). Images about ripped and dirty advertisings, left to decompose on the walls or billboards, are now soft silk scarves, in a very special limited-edition, as you may see in the catalogue.

LACER-ACTIONS Silk Scarves Sciarpe di Seta album

FLORAL TEXTILE DESIGNS AS WATERCOLORS… NEW FASHION FABRICS FOR 2014 / SPECIAL PREVIEW

© BRUNO BOGGIA DISEGNI, ITALY

© Photos by ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI

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Floral textures are always one of the dominant fashion trends. Bruno Boggia Disegni Studio in Como (Italy) – where they have also created the 3 silk scarves series based on my “Laceractions” images – has seized on all floral suggestions in order to create a kind of coloristic great fresco for his textile design patterns. Next seasons trends (2014-2014) will give preference to colors and shapes drawn by following flowers and leaves shapes. This photogallery is a special preview of the new fabrics designs which will be shown the forthcoming  fairs.   

“WIND OF MAY”: TORN POSTERS ART INSPIRED SILK SCARF / NEW ABSTRACT TEXTILES DESIGN

“Wind of May  (is ruffling my thoughts)”

Pure Silk Scarf / Limited  edition – Crêpe de Chine

Created by Roberto Alborghetti for “Lacer/actions” Project (Images of torn posters and urban “signs”) in collaboration with Bruno Boggia Disegni (Como, Italy).

Sizes: width 63 cms, height 170 cms.

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 This photogallery is dedicated to a silk scarf (“Wind of May”) created by Roberto Alborghetti. It reproduces details of torn posters images captured around the world by Roberto Alborghetti who says: “I accepted the challenge that italian textiles designer Bruno Boggia offered me. Bruno, with the invaluable assistance of his daughter Lucia and his staff, helped me selecting artworks to be converted into silk scarves designs.”

Bruno Boggia Studio works with the most famous designers and fashion brands in the world (Capucci, Lacroix, Valentino, Lancetti, Mila Schon, Chanel, Celine, Dior, Y.S.L., Etro, Escada, Donna Karan, Paul Smith, Rolando Santana…)

The images of dirty and ripped papers – left to decompose on  city walls or billboards – after being transformed in canvases, lithographs and videoclip, are now artistic and original silk scarves (100 % Crepe de Chine). For informations:  andrea@velar.it; ro.alb@alice.it

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