Chronus: Time devouring his children Painting by Agostino Bergo

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Art Description

Painting: Oil on Canvas.

Theme: Planned obsolescence.
Stylistic and compositional system: the Greek god is represented frontally with his elbows resting on a plane, in the plastic nervousness of frustration for not being able to concretely fulfill his destiny, thus completing the narration of the Myth. Portrait with the bruised complexion, in the fan of shades of oil green, the god has before him the ultimate result of technological progress: a tin can, with captivating graphics, in which the industry has already proceeded to pack its children , ready to be eaten. However, this act of infanticide cannibalism, although already technically accomplished, can not be functionally consumed by the final user, as technology has put a barrier between the subject and the act, making the god as obsolete as the anthropomorphic conformation. Without a can opener Chrono is powerless. Without technology, however basic, sublimation, though divine, of man can do nothing.




Chronus: Time devouring his children

Agostino Bergo



Size: 19.7 W x 19.7 H x 1.4 in

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