The art of recycling in the works of Enrica Borghi

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Enrica Borghi, Architettura di Luce (dettaglio), 2004, bottiglie di plastica sezionate, sacchetti in polietilene. Photo Courtesy dell_artista

THE ART OF RECYCLING IN THE WORKS OF ENRICA BORGHI

In Elena Borghi’s works, recycling becomes art thanks to the mosaic technique.
Her artistic research, in fact, is based on a virtuous use of materials that are actually fragments and waste elements.

The works of Enrica Borghi

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Raphael’s portrait of Pope Julius II: analysis and curiosities

Raffaello Sanzio | Ritratto di papa Giulio

Raffaello Sanzio: Ritratto di papa Giulio II, 1511-1512, Tavola, cm 108×80,7. Londra, National Gallery

THE PORTRAIT OF POPE JULIUS II BY RAFFAELLO: ANALYSIS AND CURIOSITIES

There are two versions of Raphael’s portrait of Julius II.
The first is currently in London and was painted in 1511, while the second is in Italy, dated around 1512 and is kept in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

In this post, I describe the work that is in London.

Raphael’s portrait of Pope Julius II: analysis and trivia

 

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ELISABETTA SIRANI. Painter in seventeenth-century Bologna

Elisabetta Sirani | Maddalena penitente

Elisabetta Sirani (1638 – 1665), Maddalena penitente. Olio su tela. 105 x 80 cm (firmata e datata 1658). Dettaglio

ELISABETTA SIRANI. PAINTER IN 17TH CENTURY BOLOGNA

The career of Elisabetta Sirani as a painter is encompassed within a decade.
Born on 8 January 1638, she made her debut at the age of seventeen, in 1655, when she began to record the paintings she was commissioned to paint.

Having succeeded her father in the family workshop, Elisabeth is one of those women artists of whom we have known nothing for too long.
Her workshop is an all-female one, and now an exhibition sheds light on her life and works.

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The multifaceted works of Ruggero Rosfer

Backstage della realizzazione del progetto Renaissance di Ruggero Rosfer, Cooperativa scultori di Carrara, 2022. Ph. Davide Pedace #3

Backstage della realizzazione del progetto Renaissance di Ruggero Rosfer, Cooperativa scultori di Carrara, 2022. Ph. Davide Pedace #3

THE MULTIFACETED WORKS OF RUGGERO ROSFER

Ruggero Rosfer’s works are an expression of the multifaceted attitude of an artist who can range from film to music, from photography to commercials.

Ruggero Rosfer sculpts and moulds matter until it is able to tell a story, thanks to the combination of different languages and the use of different dimensions.
From drawing to sculpture, from photography to two- and three-dimensional works, Ruggero Rosfer’s works offer new points of view and allow you to go beyond.

The works of Ruggero Rosfer

 

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The works of Andrea Bowers between aesthetics and feminism

Andrea Bowers | opere

THE WORKS OF ANDREA BOWERS BETWEEN AESTHETICS AND FEMINISM

Gender equality, women’s rights, immigration and the environment are the themes of the works of Andrea Bowers, who has been dealing with uncomfortable issues for years.
His style embraces a great deal of expressive means to describe a complexity that needs to be discussed.

The works of Andrea Bowers

 

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