Leonardo da Vinci and the contemporaries

Pisacane Arte | Tiziano Vanetti | Ghibli 3

Tiziana Vanetti, Ghibli 3, acrilico su tela.


Leonardo da Vinci is probably the most famous artist in the world, and his works are an integral part of the collective consciousness, and sometimes are more famous than the artist himself.
For a contemporary artist is almost inevitable measuring himself against Leonardo da Vinci, and the results could be surprising. 

An exhibition organized at the Pisacane Arte gallery in Milan will feature 11 artists who will reinterpret Leonardo’s works and the heritage of the Renaissance genius through an interactive exhibition set-up.

Pisacane Arte | Cannaò | Enigma Centro

Cannaò, Enigma Centro, polimaterico e olio su tela.

It’s not easy to compete against the genius of Leonardo without displeasing someone, if you don’t exhibit his masterpieces the way we are used to knowing them.
Going beyond the Mona Lisa, the main attraction for the visitors of the Louvre Museum is not taken for granted, but is possible.
11 contemporary artists on exhibition at the Pisacane Arte gallery in Milan up to October 30th 2016 will try to do that.

On this occasion each artist will present a contemporary reinterpretation of Leonardo da Vinci, using his own artistic language.
An original journey among paintings on canvas, sculptures and real reproductions of Leonardo’s machines that all visitors will see with their own eyes.
It will be a unique chance to rediscover the genius of Leonardo and to feel new emotions in the city that lived off his splendour.

The artists: Franco Anselmi, Marino Benigna, Luca Bonfanti, Cannaò, Renato Natale Chiesa, Domenico Gabbia, Milo, Enzo Rizzo, Filippo Scimeca, Togo, Tiziana Vanetti.

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Pisacane Arte | Luca Bonfanti | Omaggio alle acque

Luca Bonfanti, Omaggio alle acque, tecnica mista acrilico su tela.

Pisacane 36, 20129, Milan
From 6th to 30th october 2016

More info – Pisacane Arte di Milano

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  1. Il legame più sorprendente, che collega la Sindone di Torino con le opere pittoriche di Leonardo da Vinci, è nella somiglianza del volto contenuto nell’immagine della ferita al costato della Sindone, con il volto urlante del guerriero centrale della Battaglia di Anghiari di Leonardo realizzata a Firenze a Palazzo Vecchio nel Salone dei Cinquecento. L’immagine della ferita al costato è la “prova” specchiata della presenza attuale della Battaglia di Anghiari, dietro gli affreschi del Vasari nel salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio. Cfr. ebook/kindle. La Sindone di Torino e le opere di Leonardo da Vinci: analisi iconografica comparata.

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