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SEMYAZZA Sculpture

Francesca Dalla Benetta

Mexico

Sculpture, Bronze on Bronze

Size: 5.5 W x 19.7 H x 5.9 D in

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Semyazza is a female bronze sculpture. Semyazza, supreme leader of the Grigori who promoted disobedience against God and convinced his host that they should have progeny with humans. We can also highlight Azazel, who taught men what war and witchcraft were; Gadreel, who turned into a serpent and tricked Eve into expelling them from Eden; or Remiel, who before his fall had been in charge of guiding the deceased in their ascent to Heaven. The interpretation of Francesca dalla Benetta is a sculptural figure with large wings and unruly hair that in her movements, as if she were on fire, seems to draw the shape of demonic horns. Her demeanor is reflective, perhaps contrite, with a low, inward gaze. The beauty of her is decadent, yet the strength of her wings. the elegance of gold in her hair and convey power and a message of freedom: to be able to choose our future and escape from a pre-designed destiny. The patina is an experimental one, made with drained and burnt copper nitrate, with golden polished spots,

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Sculpture:Bronze on Bronze

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:5.5 W x 19.7 H x 5.9 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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