Liquid art system , Stand n° AM532

Archetipo - Gianfranco Meggiato

Gianfranco Meggiato Archetipo
bronze, 2015
165 x 30 x 30 cm
65 x 11,8 x 11,8 inches

Shining #0051 - Antonio Sannino

Antonio Sannino Shining #0051

Door release - Fabio Viale

Fabio Viale Door release

Exhibiting Artists

  • Elisa Anfuso  (+)

    Biography : Elisa Anfuso was born in 1982 in Catania, where she lives and works. She holds a degree in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania and a specialization in Art Education. In 2010 he was among the winners of the International "Arte Laguna" prize, finalist of the "Combat" prize, she received an honorable mention at the "Premio Celeste" prize and won the competition "Subway Editions". In 2011 she was among the finalists of the"Arte Mondadori" prize. In these years she was selected and participated in important exhibitions and fairs of contemporary art. His works are in important private collections.She collaborates with Liquid Art System since 2013. A careful reflection underlies the work of Elisa Anfuso. As a game, the artist seems to paint; as a game, she seems to portray the reality, although her painting is so refined and so precise in characterizing every single detail on the canvas. The communication that Elisa Anfuso creates between the figurative level and the “imaginative” level – that she portrays on the background with the lines of a child drawing – underlines the integration between the actual actions made by her characters and their will to carry them out, which often comes from wishes, experiments, memories, encounters, and so on, arising from childhood. We are aware of a few wishes, a few dreams, during the childhood, and they go along with us for all of our life. Many of our actions, of our behaviours, just support those urges which arise from our childhood experiments... as a game, indeed. Disguising, imaginary conversations with objects and animals, unusual connections between visual elements which belong to different sensorial spheres or to different contexts seem to be built on Elisa Anfuso's canvases to show the hidden side of our conscience, which nevertheless is always real and go along with us for all of our life.

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  • Agostino Arrivabene  (+)

    Biography : Agostino Arrivabene was born at Rivolta d’Adda, near Cremona, Italy on June 11, 1967. After graduating in 1991 at the Brera Art Academy in 1991, he focused on painting, drawing and etching. His first solo exhibition " titled “Exploration“, was held at the Church of Santa Maria at Source, in his native Rivolta d’Adda, immediately after graduating in 1992. From the Nineties onward he began an intense period of activity, with included many group exhibitions as well as being represented at contemporary art fairs in Italy. “Exploration” was also the first of a consistent line of solo exhibitions, held almost every year until the most recent “L’ospite parassita”, at MAC " Contemporary Art Museum, Lissone (MB) Italy. As a winner of the International Amateur d’Estampes Leonardo Sciascia, Agostino Arrivabene became widely known for his drawings and his etchings. This lead to numerous exhibitions, such as that held in 1995 at the Biblioteca Comunale Sormani Palace in Milan. Through contact with famous Italian Art reviewer Vittorio Sgarbi, Agostino participated in many important exhibitions patronized by Sgarbi himself as, for example, the Italian Pavilion of 54° Biennale of Venice (2011). On 29 June 2013, the Panorama Museum in Bad Frankenhausen, Germany, exhibited his first retrospective exhibition. His Works are exhibited in permanence in Public or Private Collections, such as: VAF Foundation, Frankfurt am Mein (DE); Chateau du Gruyère Collection, Gruyère (CH); Achille Bertarelli Collection, Sforza Castle, Milan (I); Michetti Foundation, Franca Villa al Mare (I); Cappuccine Museum, Bagnacavallo (I); Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia (I).

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  • Roberto Ferri

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  • Gianfranco Meggiato  (+)

    Biography : Gianfranco Meggiato was born on August 26, 1963 in Venice, where he studied stone, bronze, wood and ceramics sculpture at the Istituto Statale d’Arte. At the age of 16 and then 21, he was selected by the Municipality of Venice to exhibit his works at the Galleria Comunale Bevilacqua La Masa in San Marco Square, where he presented three sculptures in Vicenza stone and semi-refractory clay. In his work, Meggiato gets inspiration from great masters of the 20th century: Brancusi for his pursuit of the essential, Moore for the inside-outside relationship in his sculptures about maternity, Calder for the sense of space. Space, in fact, is a real element in Meggiato's work and empty parts become just as important as full parts. The artist shapes his sculptures inspired by biomorphic tissue and the labyrinth, symbolizing the tortuous path of humanity looking for its essence, and revealing his precious soul. Meggiato thus invents the concept of “introsculpture” in which the observer point of view is drawn towards the inner part in the artwork, not only restricting on the surface. «On a formal level, space and light don't define the work, sliding over it as if it were in-the-round; they indeed penetrate inside it, wrapping its lattices and tangles, reaching the central sphere point as as a quintessential point of arrival» Starting from 1998, Meggiato has taken part in many exhibitions and art fairs all over the world, including USA, Canada, Great Britain, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Holland, France, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Principality of Monaco, Ukraine, Russia, India, China, Arab Emirates, Kuwait, South Korea, Singapore, Taipei, Australia. In 2007 he exhibited monumental sculptures at OPEN 10 International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, in Venice; between 2007 and 2009 he was active with many personal exhibitions as in the National Museum of Musical Instruments in Rome; Palazzo Senato in Milan; Museo Correr (Marciana Library) in Venice. In

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    • Gianfranco Meggiato - Archetipo Archetipo

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  • Paolo Quaresima  (+)

    Biography : Paolo Quaresima, was born in 1962 in Merano (Bolzano), where he still lives and works. He graduated in 1988 at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice and from then on he devoted himself entirely to painting. At the heart of pictorial research of Quaresima there is the Man: women and men portrayed in environments absolutely essential for to focus the figure,the character, the strength. Then, from a few year, Quaresima paint also objects. Object and Objects, rather than still lifes, because with these paintings, our gaze widens to the usual tools of life, at the tools of every days. Again and always the Man, told by his things, as if he is there, just a step to the side, out of the picture. He collaborates with the White Room since 2012.

    Detailed Description : The work by Paolo Quaresima is based on an almost archival research about the many cultural “resistances” coming from folk and mass realities, which characterize modern society but that seem to be neglected by the “official” culture. His work originates from a collection of objects that he collects in his studio and that – arranged on a small set – become the basic subject of his paintings; other larger objects and architectural contexts, that he observes during his trips and that he records on his camera, are added: shapes and colours which chase each other and repeat in different places, but which cannot find a place in a broader communication. His paintings can be defined neither landscapes nor still lives, but they are visions from the inside or outside which shed an unexpected light on these cultural resistances.

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  • Fabio Viale  (+)

    Biography : Fabio Viale is a sculptor who has managed to make his name on the international art scene with works made of marble that are so engaging as to become events. In 2002 he constructed Ahgalla, a boat sculpted out of marble that cannot only float but also carry people, with the help of an outboard motor. It has been launched in Carrara, Turin, Rome, Milan, Venice, Saint Petersburg and in 2011 in Moscow. This and other performances have always been reported on the principal TV channels and in the leading newspapers and magazines. The numerous shows in Italy and abroad, curated by eminent art critics, have singled him out as an artist of great interest for numerous important collections, both public and private. In 2008 a graduation thesis at the University of Turin was devoted to him under the title “Fabio Viale, a contemporary sculptor”. His works have been displayed at the most important contemporary art fairs, including those of New York, Basel, Miami, and London. In 2009 the Loft Project Etagi in St Petersburg organised a major solo show of his work which attracted over 30,000 visitors. On this occasion, Aghalla 2 was launched on the waters of the Neva in the presence of the main Russian TV news channels. In 2010 he made Cavour, a monument to Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour for the Quirinale in Rome, and in 2011 he had a solo show at the Moscow “Garage” centre for contemporary art. In the following year, the Museo del Novecento in Milan displayed his most representative works at a solo show, purchasing a sculpture for its permanent collection. 2013 marked his debut at the Sperone Westwater in New York: an extensive project complete with catalogue. In 2014 he won the prestigious contemporary art prize, the Premio Cairo. In 2015 he began his collaboration with the Poggiali gallery of Florence which, among other events, led in 2016 to the display for the first time in history of two contemporary art sculptures in one of the most famous churches in the world: the

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    • Fabio Viale - Door release Door release

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Other Represented Artists

  • Michelangelo Bastiani  (+)

    Biography : Michelangelo Bastiani, a florentine artist, he was born in Bibbiena (AR). He graduated from the Academy of Fine of Arts of Florence, in the department of Painting and Photography with Master Gustavo Giulietti. His activity is mainly focused on video art. He lived for a period in California and New York, actually he lives in Tuscany and since 2006 he is collaborating with a New York Art Foundation.

    Exhibition : 2015 Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair Aria Art Gallery Video Installazioni Istanbul, Turkey 2015 The Others Art Fair Alviani Art Space Video Installazione Torino, Italy 2015 Capri The Island of Art Liquid Art System Video Installazione Capri, Italia 2015 Capri Tiberio Palace – Liquid Art System Video Installazione Capri, Italia 2015 Barbara Paci Galleria d’Arte De Rerum Natura “infra terram” Video Installazioni Pietrasanta, Italia 2015 White Room Art System Video Installazioni Capri, Italia 2015 Aria Art Gallery Video installation Florence, Italy 2014 Grand Hotel et de Milan Video installations Milan, Italy 2014 Barbara Paci Gallery “It’s time to move” Video installations Pietrasanta (Lucca), Italy 2014 Il Bottaccio London “Visibilia ex Invisibilibus” Video installations London, UK 2014 Aria Art Gallery “Digital Marmore Wall II” Video Installation Florence, Italy 2013 Istanbul Art Fair “Digital Marmore Wall” Video Installation Istanbul, Turkey 2013 Aria Art Gallery “Digital Marmore Wall” Video Installation Florence, Italy 2013 Mana Contemporary Museum “Geyser” Video Installation Jersey City, NJ, USA 2013 Arezzo Biennale “Water Galaxy” Video Installation Arezzo, Italy 2013 Aria Art Gallery “Geyser” Video Installation Florence, Italy 2012 Art Kyiv Contemporary – Aria Art Gallery Video Installations Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine 2012 Galleria in Paradiso “Street” Video Installation Giardini della Biennale, Venice, Italy 2012 Houston Art Fair Video Installations Houston, USA 2011 Dream Factory Gallery Video Installation Milan, Italy 2011 Aria Art Gallery Video Installation Florence, Italy 20

    Detailed Description : Michelangelo Bastiani's artworks are video installations on led screen or interactive video projections, the main theme is water. His art research is based on the interaction between the observer and the artwork.

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  • Umberto Ciceri

  • Peter Demetz  (+)

    Biography : After completing his studies at the Ortisei Art Institute, Peter Demetz began an apprenticeship under Maestro Heinrich Demetz and earned his Master's Degree in sculpture. In the years since, he has participated in a number of exhibitions in Italy and abroad, including Austria, Germany, the United States, Belgium, and Turkey. From 1999 to 2001, Demetz studied education, teaching, and the psychology of learning and development, and has been teaching courses and seminars on wood carving since 2001. From 2002 to 2006, he was Head Teacher for the Art Sculpture Course at Germany's Lignea University of Zwickau, as well as the Schneeberg's Faculty of Applied Arts and the Daetz-Centrum in Lichtenstein. Between 2007 to 2010, Demetz won major awards in art shows including "III Trienale Ladina", the "Arciere Award", and the "XVIII Sulmona Prize ". Considered on of the most interesting contemporary sculptors, Demetz has been actively supported by organizations including the Swarovski Design Center, Wattens, the LKJ-Sachsen Leipzig, and Daetz-Centrum in Lichtenstein. Demetz' installations push beyond the framework of daily life, capturing the simple gestures and unique poses of his subject, who are often large, balding, and overtly masculine men. His female subjects are represented down to the smallest detail, bringing out the inherent femininity of their accessories, hair, and clothing. Both his male and female subjects are carefully wrought to underline their average status, and specific characteristics indicating their age or social class are underplayed to allow the observer to focus on their essential being, or soul. Subjects are often rendered from behind, as the author tries to preserve a sense of privacy while at the same time "stealing" a snapshot of his subject. There is never eye contact between the subject and the observer, giving the impression that these figures are trapped in their own world: they are aware of being observed, yet leave an empty space between th

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  • Marica Fasoli

    Biography : Marica Fasoli was born in Bussolengo (Verona) in 1977. After obtaining the diploma of Master of Art at the Verona State Art School in 1995, sect. Accademia, in 1997 specializes in Conservation and Maintenance of artistic artifacts on wood and canvas with honors at the Santa Paola institutes of Mantua. In 2006 he specialized in Artistic Anatomy at the "Cignaroli" Academy in Verona where, from the 2016/2017 academic year, he was a lecturer in the free course of hyper-realistic painting. In the first few years after graduation, he matured a considerable experience in the restoration of ancient paintings, leading her to further refine her painting technique: among the main paintings of the school of Titian, paintings by Jacopo Bassano and Cignaroli, as well as school frescoes Giottesca damaged by the earthquake in the Basilica of Santa Chiara in Assisi. Since 2002 he gradually abandoned the activity of restorer, devoting himself more and more to the main passion, painting, and measuring himself above all with reproductions of the masterpieces of the past, also obtaining numerous certificates of esteem and recognition in the local press. Since 2006 he has embarked on an autonomous path that leads him to concentrate his expressiveness and artistic research in the hyper-realistic figurative context. Since 2016, his inexperienced experimentation has led her to detach herself from a figurative and didactic representation of reality to focus her research on a process of creation / destruction focused on the manual construction, in many cases decidedly complex and laborious, of origami, they which, after being made, are "deconstructed". The original and elaborate architecture, made up of a complex and laborious manual construction of folds, which characterizes origami is deconstructed by Marica Fasoli: the artist, after having made them, unfolds the paper on a two-dimensional surface, underlining with touches of painting the intricate lattice of lines and angles, the morpholo

  • Marco Grassi GRAMA  (+)

    Biography : He was born in Milan in 1966 and he lives and works in Mariano Comense. For the past ten years Marco Grassi has been working with a sense of responsibility in his works, always being faithful to the figurative style of his works, never has he allowed this to become an object of fashion or only satisfying a momentary taste. His language and his subjects have always remained constant and declaringly connected to his sense of vision and to the taste of his complex sensitivity, whenever such choices – the fashionable female figure, certain colour combinations, use of lacquering, the repletion with minimum variations of the subjectshave labelled him, unjustly so, a Pop artist. He collaborates with the White Room Art System since 2010.

    Exhibition : Solo Exhibitions 2014 "Those Colours Remind Me of Something", curated by Marco Izzolino, Liquid art system | White Room, Capri "ROYALTY!", At MODI' DESIGN, Mendrisio, CH 2013 “IconKids" – Stella Mccartney Space – Milano/New York "Icons" - Gallery Vavilon - Samara, Russia "Presenze" Loft Gallery - Corigliano Calabro - Italy 2012 “Color in retrospect" – Niche Gallery – Los Angeles "Our Lady" - Franco Senesi Art Gallery, Positano 2011 “younguys”, 3401 gallery – Miami “Thirteen” a cura di Igor Zanti – LEO’S Gallery Lugano “Thirteen” a cura di Igor Zanti – LEO’S Gallery Monza “SuperHeroes”, Jamel International – Perth Australia “Why don't you take another little piece of my heart?” – MA11, Atlanta “Why don't you take another little piece of my heart?” – WFCUSA, Phoenix 2010 “MarcoGrassi”, Kings Road Gallery, – Londra “BeMyPrincessAgain”, Gallery White Provision, Atlanta “BeMyPrincess”, a cura di Matteo Galbiati, LEO’S Gallery, Monza 2009 “Glamourgrama”, T35, Milano “Glamourgrama”, MA09, Atlanta “Glamourgrama”, WFCUSA, Phoenix 2008 “Girls Save the Pink” – Galleria Nuovospazio, Piacenza “Girls Save the Pink”, a cura di Stefano Castelli – Villa Sartirana, Giussano, Milano “Pink 4 1 Night” – Stefano Civati Art Consultant, Milano 2007 “Pink Velvet”, a cura di Maurizio Sciaccaluga – Novato Arte Contemporanea, Fano “Kissing the pink”, a cura di Matteo Galbiati – Spazio Contemporaneamente, Milano “La vie en rose” – Galleria Bortone, Parigi 2006 “I LOVE Roma” – Galleria Laura Rossi International, Roma “SMALL”, a cura di Marta Casati – Galleria Magrorocca, Milano 2005 “LOVE me tender”, a cura di Paola Noè – Ex chiesa di S. Pietro in Atrio, Como 2003 “Self-service”, a cura di Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Galleria Magrorocca, Milano 2002 “New paintin

    Detailed Description : It is true that the privileged subjects of Grassi are delicate and attractive, but also energetic and resolute, female figures shown in fashionable, bright colours, but this should not be sufficient to frame the artist in a genre which is his only in the form but certainly not in the contents of his art. Marco Grassi renounces an element which up until now was a decisive element and part of the architecture of every part of his work. In his most recent works we witness a complete absence of design: the sure and confident stroke with which he traced outer anatomic lines, showing stability in the whole of the figure, compared to a choice of bold colours which transforms and breaks down under the effect of spatula and drippings, is less obvious. The figure loses the factor of certainty and sureness, a base which permitted it to integrate itself completely in the complex weave of colour, now depicted in a more decisive background and efficiently connected to the expression of faces and the intensity of their silence and complice with those who observe.

  • Silvio Porzionato

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  • Antonio Sannino  (+)

    Biography : Antonio Sannino was born in Naples in 1959; he lives and works between Naples and Rome. He inherited from his father his passion for art. This passion led him to deepen his studies by following the traces of great traditional Italian masters of landscape. In fact, it was the combination of his ambition to gain knowledge and the passion for travelling that made him visit various museums and artist studios throughout Europe. This was followed by a ten years residence in London.
 He collaborates with the Square Gallery, the Fine Art department of Liquid Art System, since 2007.

    Exhibition : 2016 Solo Show at Royal Palace of Caserta 2015 Context Art Miami 2015 (USA) 2015 "CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL" (Turkey) 2015 Art Miami New York 2014 "Inner Outside. Octagon Project", hot-spot at "CONTEX Art Miami" (USA) 2014 "CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL" (Turkey) 2013 "MACRO-WET", curated by Marco Izzolino, Liquid art system | White Room, Capri (Italy) 2013 "UNDRESSED", Yi Gallery, M 50 curated by ITALIAN GENERAL CONSULATE 2012 “UNDRESSED”, COMPLESSO VITTORIANO, Roma (Italy) 2011 "BIENNIAL OF VENICE 54 °. STATE OF THE ART. ALL ITALIAN REGIONS"
, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, Antico Tabacchificio, Pontecagnano, Salerno (Italy) 2011 ART EXPO, New York, (USA) 2010 "Naturae Res", MASCHIO ANGIOINO, Napoli (Italy) 2008 "Metaforein", curated by Angelo Calabrese, MASCHIO ANGIOINO, Napoli (Italy) 2007 GALLERIES ENATSU, Tokyo (Japan)
 2006 "I paesaggi dell'anima", curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, MASCHIO ANGIOINO, Napoli (Italy) 
2006 GALLERIES ENATSU. Yamagata (Japan) 
2005 GALLERY POMPEII, Fiuggi (Italy)
 2004 GALLERY MINERVA, Pavia (Italy)

    Detailed Description : It takes much courage to decide to devout oneself to this kind of painting in the town where Sannino is artistically born and grown up, that is Naples. It takes much courage because – perhaps not everybody knows – the landscape painting was invented in this town, and in Naples there is the most ancient tradition of research and market: the production of this genre was linked to the Grand Tour, the journey that – since the 17th century – aristocrats, intellectuals, artists and rich bourgeois used to make to Italy in their years of formation. Sannino had the courage to create new iconographies of the Campania landscape, to search for new cuts for frames (thanks to the support of photographic and cinematographic tools), to enhance its colours also in different seasons, but – most of all – he has been able to transfer into this pictorial genre something that no other painter had been able to do when portraying these places: he pictorially reproduced the “matter” of the landscape. Sannino was able to absorb this ancient tradition of the Campania landscape: he has been assimilating, studying and testing it for many years, so that he was able to find elements of renewal; and starting from this heritage, from a technique which was mature and effective, he started to look farther, towards other landscapes, other places, where nature keeps colliding with artificial elements, in the large urban metropolises. Here, the polluted atmosphere, the wind full of artificial smog become new matter to be portrayed and reproduced for the touch, as well as the large flat surfaces covered with bitumen in order to allow the transit of cars.

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    • Antonio Sannino - Shining #0051 Shining #0051

  • Willy Verginer  (+)

    Biography : Born in Brixen BZ in 1957. Lives and works in Ortisei BZ. He attended the Academy of Monaco environments. From June to September 2011 he was invited to the 54th International Art Exhibition - Venice Biennale in 2011 to represent the Region of Trentino Alto Adige. In October 2011 the solo show at the gallery Arte Boccanera Contemporanea of Trento-Italy. "Capturing the essence of its territory, the memory of places, without denying its roots Verginer has built a road of his own, original and figurative. If his poetry is part of a trend that considers her co-stars and artists like Stephan Balkenhol Aron Demetz, yet the consistency of his work is shrouded by a higher vision." (L. Beatrice).

    Exhibition : Personal exhibitions 2015 Théâtre de l’absurde, curator Valérie Formery , Museum Ianchelevici La louviére(B) 2014 Nature Humaine, Gallery LeRoyer, Montreal (CAN) BaumHaus, curator Alberto Zanchetta, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lissone (MI) Solo show, Leo Galleries, Monza 2013 Human Nature, Gallery Majke Hüsstege, s’Hertogenbosch ( NL) 2012 Alle porte del silenzio (with Robert Bosisio), curator: Elio Vanzo, Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Cavalese (TN) – IT Solo show (with George de Decker), Galerie Van Campen & Rochtus, Antwerp – BE 2011 In Hoc Signo, Arte Boccanera Gallery, Trento - IT 2009 Disequilibri - Arte Gallery Il Castello – Trento – texts of the catalogue by Alberto Zanchetta and Arnold Tribus 2008 Gallery Andrea Arte Contemporanea 2007 I conquistatori dell’inutile - Gallery Il Castello Milano curator Luca Beatrice eben in eden - with Florenzia Martinez Gallery Tazl Graz (A) 2006 Art Gallery Il Castello Trento curator Danilo Eccher Flëures tla flaura - Istitut Ladin Micurà de Rü San Martin de Tor (Val Badia) 2005 Prisma Gallery Bolzano texts of the catalogue by Letizia Ragaglia 2004 Scatules - Des Alpes Selva in Val Gardena 2003 Galleria Spatia - Bolzano 1993 Artistic Circle in Ortisei 1993 Spatia Gallery in Bolzano texts of the catalogue by Danilo Eccher 1991 Municipal gallery of Bressanone Selection of collective exhibitions since 2004 2015 Mater, Symbolic paths on maternity, Governors Palace, Parma 2014 Il disegno degli scultori, curator Camilla Martinelli, Kunsthalle Eurocenter Lana Biennale Gherdëina, curator Luca Beatrice, Ortisei (Bolzano) Chiamata a raccolta, private collections in exhibition, curator Roberto Festi, Galleria Civica, Trento 2013 Three by Tree - Gallery Van Campen & Rochtus - Antwerp (B) Eco-Logica - Galleries, Monza Naturales Quaestines - Arengario, Monza Un’ idea di scultura, Gallery Eventinove, Borgomanero ( Novara) Un’ idea di scultura Gallery Marcorossi, Verona 2012 l' uomo selvatico o dell' eleganza

    Detailed Description : Wooden sculptures in full relief and worked in the round; they rise up with all their mass and volume, with all the weight of their material in the space they are placed in. Forms that in many cases seem concerned only with themselves and their own internal system of formal relationships and meanings, fully in the ancient and modern statuary tradition. But the sharp and embattled handling with which Willy Verginer (Bressanone, 1957) provokes and caresses wood, does not result in anything archaic or hieratic: he does not make statues, totems or menhirs but images in action; they clearly show the work of the gouge, the plane, and the rasp: “all tools with short, hard names that, to those with a good eye, still seem to be in action” (G. Bachelard).

  • Seo Young Deok


Liquid art system (L.a.s.) is a commercial contemporary art organisation with galleries currently open in Capri (Italy), Positano (Italy), London (UK) and Istanbul (Turkey). Together, all galleries form a system that proposes a “glocal”* approach to the promotion of contemporary art. The target of L.a.s. is to create an international system of art galleries in different locations around the world that operate for a common purpose, but adaptive to the local economy and culture. L.a.s. responds to the evolution of the international “art system”, derived from enormous changes in the international economy and from the expansion of computer technology and the internet. The cultural affirmation of developing countries has challenged the traditional concept of art galleries, relating to the alleged superiority of the economy and culture of the West. It is necessary to devise a new concept for galleries that is suitable to this new global market, but that also has the ability to pay close attention to local instances which deserve to be highlighted. * The word "glocal" is derived from “glocalization” (Roland Robertson, sociologist), meaning ‘think global, act local’. A combination of the words "global" and "local" used to describe a product or service that is developed and distributed globally, but is also fashioned to accommodate the user or consumer in a local market.