I am proud to be part of the Andare Oltre Si Puo Art Exhibition, helping Downs Syndrome children and their families. The magnificent setting is the Palazzo Ducale, Lucca and the show is sponsored by the City of Lucca, Region of Tuscany, Comune of Capannori, Viareggio and Lucca Centre of Contemporary Art amongst others. Everyone is united in raising awareness of the challenges these wonderful children, and their families face. The art exhibition lasts from December 16th – January 7th 2018
Latest in the series where syringes are the means of artistic expression. The female form is rendered more beautiful and ethereal with the butterfly intravenous syringes but they also serve to remind us that their widespread use in medicine has saved millions of lives.
Only one month to go before The Venice Art Biennale ends.
Hurry along to The Personal Structures Group Show which will also be ending on November 26th.
EXHIBITION TITLE PERSONAL STRUCTURES – open borders
VENUES Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and Giardini Marinaressa
LOCATION Venice, Italy
PROMOTER GAA Foundation
HOST European Cultural Centre
Open daily from 10:00 to 18:00, except Tuesdays.
When the last person leaves the gallery and closes the door, I wonder if these two would hit it off. She looks just like the kind of person he needs in his life.
Anthony Moman and Giovanni Maranghi’s work will be on permanent view in De Freo Gallery, Florence
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I have not been entirely idle during the long, hot summer instead I have been sketching out images that would work as sculptures. I have finally realized my dream to create a sculpture of a childhood icon – Mickey Mouse, but using non traditional material. He is still cheeky and lovable, but the title and symbolism of the material hint at a slightly darker side.
Last week I was back in Venice at Palazzo Mora to meet a collector and film an interview on what makes Anthony Moman tick.
I had a stimulating and frank discussion with a group of extremely bright, future art professionals and was definitely out of my comfort zone.
There were some sharp and challenging questions about my technique and thought processes and at the end I felt drained but some somehow exhilarated at the same time.
I was delighted to welcome artist Hemi Bawa who flew in from India to see my sculptures in Personal Structures,hosted by the European Cultural Centre during the Venice Biennale.
We had a great time visiting the many exhibits in Palazzo Mora and discovered a recurring theme with my syringe sculptures, acupuncture needles and staples from Dolk. Curators take note.
Later on we visited Glasstress and saw some ethereal glass work and then we went on to the Arsenale.
At this stage I was probably suffering from art fatigue, if that is possible for an artist.
I enjoyed the Argentina Pavilion with The Horse Problem – surely one of the most reposted images from the Biennale.
I appreciated the symbolism of folk masks but the masks continued on and on and on and I was relieved to see something quite different in the striking imagery of Food for Thought by Maha Malluh from Saudi Arabia made from audio tapes in bread baking trays.
The Italian pavilion left me feeling a sense of dread and not the Magic World I had hoped for. I left the Arsenale without going to the Giardini as I empathised with Lani Maestro’s neon words No Pain Like This Body.
I had seen a lot of art and yes, call me biased but I still thought that the best exhibition in town during the Venice Biennale is Personal Structures.
Personal Structures Group Exhibition is on until November 27th and is free entry, open every day except Tuesdays from 10 am – 6pm
Moving on from contours ( see Divine Object which is currently on show in Personal Structures at Palazzo Mora for the Venice Biennale ) I am creating waves.