WHEN NATURAL DECOMPOSITION AND LIMESTONE “PAINT” CERAMICS AS EXTRAORDINARY MASTERPIECES OF CONTEMPORARY ART / THE PHOTOGALLERY

A few weeks ago in Vietri, the Amalfi Coast town (Italy) famous for its wonderful ceramics, my eyes have been attracted by an unusual and spectacular corrosion. The surface of a fountain, not far from the beach, showed an exceptional cracking. The blue ceramic, of which the structure was made, had undergone a process of deterioration caused by weather, moisture, salt and limestone. So, for my “Lacer/actions” project I produced several shots at the decomposed parts of the ceramic fountain that now, even through its alteration of colors and materials, does not hide colors and designs of great impact . And this video shows them… Pure random abstract from reality. Warning: THEY ‘RE NOT PAINTINGS OR DIGITALLY MADE WORKS!!!

WATCH THE CLIP:

https://youtu.be/RKMUPpy34AY

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Qualche settimana fa a Vietri, località della Costiera amalfitana famosa per le sue ceramiche,lo sguardo è caduto su una inusuale e spettacolare corrosione. La superficie di una fontana poco distante dalla spiaggia presentava delle eccezionali screpolature decomposte. La ceramica azzurra, di cui la struttura era fatta, aveva subito un processo di deterioramento causato dal tempo, dall’umidità, dalla salsedine e dal calcare.

Ho prodotto diversi scatti, presso le parti decomposte della fontana in ceramica che ora, pur attraverso la sua alterazione di colori e materiali, non nasconde tinte e disegni di grande impatto. E questo video lo dimostra… Pure immagini astratte.  Attenzione!!! NON SONO DIPINTI O COMPOSIZIONI DIGITALI!!! 

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PICTURES FROM MY EXHIBITION @ THE ROMANESQUE MONUMENT IN LENNO ON LAKE COMO (ITALY)

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ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI @ COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE SHOW – ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI, COLORI DI UN’APOCALISSE 2015

My solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015 / The Decomposed Publicity Posters″ – is running at the Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy (July 3-4-5)  in the beautiful and medieval Lenno (but its origins are from Roman times!). The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure are giving strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which is displaying 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork is introduced by a phrase  from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings. These some pictures from the opening day (yesterday)

 

  • Opening Hours / Friday July 5: h.4-10 pm; Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: 10am-12am; 2,30 pm-10 pm. Venue: St. John Baptistery, Piazza XI Febbraio, Lenno (Comune Tremezzina), Lake Como
  • Aperture mostra: venerdi 5 Luglio 2015, ore 16-22. Nelle giornate di sabato 4 e domenica 5 luglio: 10-12, 14,30 – 22,00. Il Battistero di San Giovanni si trova in Piazza XI Febbraio.

THE APOCALYPSE ACCORDING TO THE COLORS: WELCOME TO MY EXHIBIT @ THE ROMANESQUE BAPTISTERY IN LENNO, LAKE COMO (ITALY)

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BROWSE THE FREE CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION:

  • Opening Hours / Friday July 5: h.4-10 pm; Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: 10am-12am; 2,30 pm-10 pm. Venue: St. John Baptistery, Piazza XI Febbraio, Lenno (Comune Tremezzina), Lake Como
  • Aperture mostra: venerdi 5 Luglio 2015, ore 16-22. Nelle giornate di sabato 4 e domenica 5 luglio: 10-12, 14,30 – 22,00. Il Battistero di San Giovanni si trova in Piazza XI Febbraio.

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LENNO, LAKE COMO (ITALY): THE ENCHANTING MEDIEVAL PLACE WHERE  MY EXHIBITION OPENS ON FRIDAY JULY 3…

 

 

 

© Photos by Roberto Alborghetti – Lenno, Lake Como, 2015

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My upcoming solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015″ – will take place in the amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy, on July 3-4-5,  in the beautiful and medieval Lenno (its origins are from Roman times).

The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure will give strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which will show 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork will be introduced by a phrase  from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings.

 

  • Opening Hours / Friday July 5: h.4-10 pm; Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: 10am-12am; 2,30 pm-10 pm. Venue: St. John Baptistery, Piazza XI Febbraio, Lenno (Comune Tremezzina), Lake Como
  • Aperture mostra: venerdi 5 Luglio 2015, ore 16-22. Nelle giornate di sabato 4 e domenica 5 luglio: 10-12, 14,30 – 22,00. Il Battistero di San Giovanni si trova in Piazza XI Febbraio.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenno

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https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenno

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http://www.tripadvisor.it/Tourism-g1076867-Lenno_Lake_Como_Lombardy-Vacations.html

 

“THE SUN BECAME BLACK…”: SPECIAL PREVIEW # 5 OF MY “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE” EXHIBIT

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The sun became black as sackcloth made of hair,

and the whole moon became as blood.

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Il sole diventò scuro, come panno di lutto,

e la luna diventò color sangue.

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This is not a painting or a digitally made picture, but an abstract photo  of a decomposed and torn publicity poster (seen in Amsterdam City center)    

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My upcoming solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015″ – will take place in the amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy, on July 3-4-5,  in the beautiful Lenno town.

The Baptistery stands 50 meters from the lake shore and it’s considered one of the most stunning examples of Romanesque art in Northen Italy.  Dedicated to St. John (The Baptist) it was built in the 11th Century. Its octagonal structure looks incredibly simple and essential: we see a squared bell tower and an apse pointed to north. The vault, the portal with three archs, fragments of medieval frescos and a baroque pictorial cycle are other interesting elements of the temple.

The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure will give strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which will show 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork will be introduced by a phrase  from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings.

 

  • Opening Hours / Friday July 5: h.4-10 pm; Saturday 4 and Sunday 5: 10am-12am; 2,30 pm-10 pm. Venue: St. John Baptistery, Piazza XI Febbraio, Lenno (Comune Tremezzina), Lake  Como
  • Aperture mostra: venerdi 5 Luglio 2015, ore 16-22. Nelle giornate di sabato 4 e domenica 5 luglio: 10-12, 14,30 – 22,00. Il Battistero di San Giovanni si trova in Piazza XI Febbraio.

“INTO THE PLACE CALLED ‘MEGIDDO’ ” / SPECIAL PREVIEW # 3 OF MY “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE” EXHIBIT

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ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI – LACER/ACTIONS

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“He gathered them together into the place which is called in Hebrew, Megiddo”.
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“Radunarono I re della terra in un luogo che in ebraico si chiama ‘Armaghedòn’ ”.
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This is not a painting or a digitally made picture, but an abstract photo of a decomposed and torn publicity poster (seen in Amsterdam City center)
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My upcoming solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015″ – will take place in the amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy, on July 3-4-5, in the beautiful Lenno town.
The Baptistery stands 50 meters from the lake shore and it’s considered one of the most stunning examples of Romanesque art in Northen Italy. Dedicated to St. John (The Baptist) it was built in the 11th Century. Its octagonal structure looks incredibly simple and essential: we see a squared bell tower and an apse pointed to north. The vault, the portal with three archs, fragments of medieval frescos and a baroque pictorial cycle are other interesting elements of the temple.
The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure will give strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which will show 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork will be introduced by a phrase from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings.

“A FLAME OF FIRE” / SPECIAL PREVIEW # 2 FROM MY UPCOMING “COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE” EXHIBIT

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His eyes were like a flame of fire. Aveva gli occhi ardenti come fuoco. * 2010, Tela / Canvas/ Mixed media 62×42

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This is not a painting or a digitally made picture,

but an abstract photo of a torn and decomposed publicity poster  

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My upcoming solo exhibition – “Colors Of An Apocalypse 2015″ – will take place in the amazing Romanesque Baptistery on Lake Como, Italy. My show is scheduled for 3 days, on July 3-4-5,  in the beautiful Lenno town, in the historical center –  50 meters from the lake shore! – where we admire one of the most stunning examples of Romanesque art in Northen Italy.   COLORI DI UN'APOCALISSE - COLORS OF AN APOCALYPSE SHOW, 2015 The Baptistery is dedicated to St. John (The Baptist) and built in the 11th Century. Its octagonal structure looks incredibly simple and essential: we see a squared bell tower and an apse pointed to north. The vault, the portal with three archs, fragments of medieval frescos and a baroque pictorial cycle are other interesting elements of the temple. The octagonal Baptistery and its enchanting structure will give strenght and evocative power to my exhibition which will show 25 works from my “Lacer/actions” project. Each artwork will be introduced by a phrase  from “The Apocalypse of John”. Images and words to suggest a trip through hopes and tragedies of human life and beings.