Barbara Rosengarth - Pli on Artsy

Opus in Artem presents for the first time an online solo show by German artist Barbara Rosengarth on Artsy.

"The paintings and installations of Barbara Rosengarth, an artist from Bremen (Germany), encourage the beholder to actively view her work and simultaneously reflect upon this process.

Areas covered with colourful patterns suggest perfect compositions through a steady repetition of geometrical shapes and distinctly defined colour areas. These patterns seem to be easily detectable and warrant no further close examination. However, the more the view wanders away from and returns to the repetitive patterns and colours, the more it will get irritated in the process.
The title of her continuously numbered work series „Pli“ reveals what is behind these visual disturbances: the pleat. Mostly related to textiles and caused by overlay, stacking or compression of fabric, the crease can be an intended element of shape or an unpleasant consequence. In her paintings, Barbara Rosengarth reduces the crease to a line. This results in a break of the periodical rappaport, which in turn, gives the two-dimensional surface through glazed paint application and minimal ductus the impression of three-dimensionality. The early concept of the artist to copy selected fabric cut-outs and patterns realistically reflected a more specific reference to textiles. Subsequently, she moved towards a concept in which the parts of the rappaport were connected into abstract compositions. The reference to textile materials moves into the background whereas the interaction between pattern and crease become more evident, challenging the viewer…"
(Julika Wagner, MA)


Antonio Guccione - Vanitas on Artsy

Opus in Artem is pleased to announce a new collaboration with renowned photographer Antonio Guccione.

From Carla Bruni to Elle McPherson, from Francesca Neri to Andie MacDowell, Antonio Guccione has photographed the most beautiful women in the world. The protagonists of his portraits are the icons of culture and show biz: Alberto Moravia and Arnaldo Pomodoro; Federico Fellini, Giorgio Armani and Richard Gere.

During his career Antonio Guccione has worked with the most prestigious fashion magazines, creating important advertising campaigns for Gucci, Prada, Versace, Officine Panerai and many others.

His works are exhibited in the world's greatest museums and art galleries.

His photographic series SKULLS is a journey and a profound reflection on the transience of life through VANITAS; he stages skulls inspired by the greats of the past and personalised with what has made them famous and immortal through the years or centuries.

From 18 December 2022 to 3 February 2023 Opus in Artem dedicates an online solo show to the VANITAS series, which is a review of his 2013 solo exhibition at the Galleria Bianca Maria Rizzi & Matthias Ritter in Miano.

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Opus in Artem è lieto di comunicare una nuova collaborazione con il noto fotografo Antonio Guccione.

Da Carla Bruni a Elle McPherson, da Francesca Neri ad Andie MacDowell, Antonio Guccione ha fotografato le donne più belle del mondo. Protagonisti dei suoi ritratti sono le icone della cultura e dello show biz: Alberto Moravia e Arnaldo Pomodoro; Federico Fellini, Giorgio Armani e Richard Gere.

Durante la sua carriera Antonio Guccione ha lavorato con le più prestigiose riviste di moda, creando importanti campagne pubblicitarie per Gucci, Prada, Versace, Officine Panerai e molti altri.

Le sue opere sono esposte nei più grandi musei e gallerie d’arte del mondo.

La sua serie fotografica SKULLS è un viaggio e una profonda riflessione sulla caducità della vita attraverso la VANITAS; mette on stage teschi ispirati ai grandi del passato e personalizzati con ciò che li ha resi celebri e immortali attraverso gli anni o i secoli.

Dal 18 dicembre 2022 al 3 febbraio 2023 Opus in Artem dedica una online solo show alla serie VANITAS che rappresenta una review alla sua mostra personale del 2013 presso la Galleria Bianca Maria Rizzi & Matthias Ritter di Miano.
https://www.artsy.net/show/opus-in-artem-antonio-guccione-the-bonfire-of-vanitases?sort=partner_show_position