Artists

Rossella Biscotti
Carola Bonfili
Alice Cattaneo
Alex Cecchetti
Paolo Chiasera
Danilo Correale
Andrea Dojmi
Michael Fliri
Giulio Frigo
Christian Frosi
Anna Galtarossa
Nicola Gobbetto
Francesca Grilli
Simone Ialongo
Marzia Migliora
Valerio Rocco Orlando
Nicola Pecoraro
Alessandro Piangiamore
Farid Rahimi
Maria Domenica Rapicavoli
Davide Rivalta
Marinella Senatore
Luca Trevisani
Nico Vascellari
Enrico Vezzi

 

 
 
 
Palazzo Strozzi
23 January 2009 – 29 March 2009
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Rainbow’s Gravity, 2006
positive plaster cast of an upside-down puddle of water, water, photo
Courtesy Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Roma
Photo: Valentina Muscedra
 
The work of art consists of an inside-out plaster cast of a puddle of water, and a small photo of an upside-down rainbow, testifying to a form of reality reworked in the artist's imagination. If the heaviness of rainwater forms a puddle, Alessandro Piangiamore tries to imagine the phenomenon of gravity applied to a rainbow, which is an event caused by the refraction of light on drops of water suspended in the sky. In addressing gravity, the artist does not refer solely to the physical phenomenon of the attraction of a body towards a given centre. He identifies a broader concept, a kind of attraction that is both emotional and intellectual, like the attraction that a person might feel for something unknown or intriguing. His works are a way of altering the laws of physics that regulate our common world. Art can offer a new truth of its own, triggering considerations on unexpected visual possibilities and interpretations.
 
Rainbow’s Gravity, 2006
positive plaster cast of an upside-down puddle of water, water, photo
Courtesy Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Roma
Photo: Valentina Muscedra
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