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"the new copper age (star woman)" Sculpture

Michele Rizzi

Italy

Sculpture, Metal on Steel

Size: 17.7 W x 83.5 H x 17.7 D in

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It is a sculpture from the "condensation dispersion of matter" sculpture cycle and depicts one of my favorite characters, Star Woman. The sculpture is created by assembling a multitude of metal elements (mostly round) and in this case I tried not to go too far in the definition of the figure and the parts of the body, trying to remain minimal and giving more breathing space than usual to the voids ("Less is more" as Mies van der Rohe would say). First and for now my only sculpture with this copper color. This is where the name of the sculpture came from. As always, Imagining these sculptures of mine as an archaeological find from the future. With a double aesthetic value "Archaic and futuristic". When struck by light on a darker background it truly becomes a precious object (see attached photos). To see more details watch the video on my instagram: michelerizziartist

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Sculpture:Metal on Steel

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:17.7 W x 83.5 H x 17.7 D in

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Michael Rizzi is an Italian artist born in Turin in 1971 (he currently lives near Turin Italy) best known for sculptures "Condensation and dispersion of matter." Sculptures made with steel, wire and iron mesh, which enhance the feeling of discontinuity of matter (solids and voids). If the sculpture of the past was essentially remove excess material, this kind of sculpture is to score the material at the points established and well-measured quantity. Regarding the forms, are prevalent human figures, organic and vegetal figures (real, abstract or fantasy). who suffer from the most different influences ranging from the ancient Minoan art and African (athletic and Thin figures) to the sculptures of the last century by A. Giacometti to the latest figures pseudo alien or humanity of the future, up to the recent "Manga "Japanese. The incompleteness and deficiencies are the added value of these jobs from which flows the perpetual fascination of the ruins and archaeological remains. The artist likes to think of the sculptures as in archaeological findings received from the distant futureand therefore at the same time have a double aesthetic value: archaic and futuristic . The heroism and courage of facing life or just living is a recurring theme in these works as well as the simple contemplation, inordinate and disproportionate individual (humanity) in the presence of the universe, time and space. He recently started a cycle of sculptures with the main material being transparent resin and vegetables and materials present in nature. Painting by Michele Rizzi follows a seemingly distinct from the sculptures but for neighboring intent and in some cases coinciding with the work in three dimensions. His painting came to degrees from a figurative painting (fantastic landscapes future) to a more abstract representation, up to an abstraction that is influenced by the painting of Gerhard Richter (physical and mechanical work on the color pulled with wooden frames) from which it deviates by rarefaction and for the insertion of figures that give more or less distinct size, depth and meaning abstraction transforming it into abstract landscape. Both (sculpture and painting by Michele Rizzi) pursue the future in the knowledge that the future is essential from the past. A sort of hole in space-time (black hole) that enables the past and the future to come in contact generating overlapping and hybridization and an infinity of shades and consequent emotions. www.facebook.

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