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CRONOS Sculpture

Francesca Dalla Benetta

Mexico

Sculpture, Bronze on Bronze

Size: 5.5 W x 19.7 H x 4.3 D in

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Cronos is a bronze sculpture of a woman with flower hair and a winged backpack. This piece is part of the Icarus serie because represents people a new Icaro, with a big desire to fly. The artist love Icaro’s story and metaphor of a man willing to take risks and to fly away from his unsatisfy current situation. He is a person who wants big changes and it is key for having a great life. This piece is part of the collection Disfraces e Identidad (Customs and Identities), where Francesca explores different aspect of the person identity, and how people wear roles and personalities according to the situation. In this serie, the artist wonders what is the true self, and what is a lie we tell other and the society. this is a unique piece and there is no other like it The sculpture dimensions include the base size.

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Sculpture:Bronze on Bronze

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:5.5 W x 19.7 H x 4.3 D in

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I'm available for commissions. If you like some artwork that was sold, please let me know: I can make something special for you! STATEMENT: Francesca Dalla Benetta's work is characterized by mixed anatomies and forms. Human faces and bodies are combined with different textures, skins and elements, giving rise to hybrid beings. Through her aesthetics, in balance between the classic and the surreal, the artist studies the themes of transformation, sense of belonging and self-perception, the ability to adapt, stereotypes and categorization. She searches for the fine line that separates personal identity from social conventions, sanity from madness, studying the differences between perception and reality. Francesca's figures are a look inward and out of control, they are a way of containing the uncontainable. The stories of each character, isolated in an intimate and unreal dimension, are reflections on the identity of misfits and the many facets of being. As an artist, her most important task is to communicate and stimulate a different way of feeling and thinking. She mainly resorts to sculpture because it is a lasting solidity in contrast to the volatility of though BIOGRAPHY I was born in Florence, Italy, in a hot summer day. My childhood was filled with a grandmother that takes me around all the museums of the city and tells me all the wonderful stories of the life of great Renaissance artists. And when I’m not with grandma, I spent long afternoons drawing, painting or making small sculptures. I was told that at the age of 4 years I made a series of portraits so impressively resembling to my entire family, that everybody pictured me as a future great famous artist. Years later, when choosing high school, art school seems the most natural thing. Unfortunately mom and dad do not agree. What kind of a job is to be an artist? You don’t want to starve doing portraits in the church square! Then, having no choice, I attended five years of Science High School, followed by the University, the Faculty of Physics. I’ve got the best grades but I’m not happy at all. Unexpectedly in the mid of my studies and against the wishes of the parents, I decide out of the blue to leave the university to try to enter the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, the secular Brera. The summer of 1999 begins my biggest and most challenging dream: studying art. So excited! After four years, I graduated.

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