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I have imagined this photographic series as a journey with no space-time boundaries , a bridge that links the Flemish painters such as Vermeer , Jan van Eyck, Robert Campin and even Tiziano, Antonello da Messina with the digital photography; An amalgamation of the classical aesthetic with a modern medium. I wanted to create portraits without explicit time references, chronologically uncertain. Therefore I asked from the subjects of the photographs to imprison their emotion while at the same time to be mysterious. Subjects whose identity is revealed by peering at 3 emotion filters: the expression of the subject, the emotional reaction of the artist that addresses his vision and the reflection of the observer who tries to identify what part of the subject he wants to grasp. In those images, warm and cold colors coexist which are diffused and distributed through the subjects – in a similar manner as in the pictorial portraits – creating sculptures, motionless subjects, smooth and stiff like marble. The Latin name ‘ad vivum’ is taken from the engravings that some painters inserted under their paintings in order to specify that the painting was painted live. Ad Vivum - The Flemish Girl, Alba - Edition of 3 / Archival C-Print with Certificate of Authenticity.
Photography:C-type on Paper
Artist Produced Limited Edition of:3
Size:39.4 W x 59.8 H x 0 D in
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Born in Italy in 1986, Lo Schiavo currently lives and works in London. He studied Architecture at La Sapienza University in Rome with a specialization in visual design. The artistic research of Lo Schiavo finds form, as a starting point, in photography and then contaminates other media such as installations and videos. His passion in the field of evolutionism and biology is fundamental in his most recent artistic production where he analyzes the inseparable bond between man and nature. Lo Schiavo’s photography moves away from the documentary vision of reality to arrive at a careful staging of his personal vision. Lo Schiavo uses high-resolution digital photographic cameras, photorealistic 3D visualization, and slow-motion video technology to extend the biological capabilities of the human vision giving us new perspectives and possibilities. This creative journey is filled with classical aesthetic references intended as the archaeological and anthropological traces of human which are then presented with a strong contemporary vision. Past-future, reality-fiction, natural-artificial are some of the elements that distinguish a large part of Lo Schiavo’s works. Lo Schiavo’s works have been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world, including: Saatchi Gallery in London, Aperture Foundation in New York, Mixer Gallery in Istanbul, Museo Marca di Catanzaro, LACDA in Los Angeles, Abay Opera House in Kazakhstan and other personal and collective exhibitions in Luxembourg, London, Tokyo. Some of his works have been published on BBC, Inside Art, Exibart, O Estado de S. Paulo Newspaper, La Stampa, Wall Street International, Vice, The Advocate, Art Tribune, Fahrenheit magazine, Fubiz, Istanbul Art News, De Standaard, TG1 , Radio Télévision Suisse 3. Some of the most important awards Lo Schiavo has won are the following: Life Framer, 2 Gold Medals at the Tokyo Photography TIFA 2016 Awards, European Photography Award 2013, selected for Exposure award 2013, Young at Art 2012, Google + Saatchi GIF 2014, Portrait Salon 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giuseppe_Lo_Schiavo
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