Pierluigi Rolando Sculpture Mixed Technique Contemporary

Citadel 2001

Code :  ARARCO0114351

575.00

Pierluigi Rolando Sculpture Mixed Technique Contemporary

Citadel 2001

Code :  ARARCO0114351

575.00
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Citadel 2001

Artist:  Pierluigi Rolando (1935-2017)

Work title:  Citadel

Time:  Contemporary

Subject:  City views / glimpses

Artistic technique:  Scultura-volume

Technical specification:  Mixed technique

Description:
Mixed technique sculpture: iron, wood and photographs. Pierluigi Rolando, an internationally renowned designer, graduated in textile engineering and established himself primarily in the cashmere textile industry in the family business, he creates garments that he himself defines as “cashmere sculptures modelled on the human body”. At the beginning of the 1970s, he switched to design with collections for active sports and he contributed to the birth of Fila. In his free time, he alternates his sculptural interests with pictorial interests; he makes up figures in expanded polystyrene and collages in wood, cardboard and various materials. However, sculpture has always been his great passion: for forty years, art has been "lived hysterically in the spare time", but since 1993, Rolando has chosen to devote himself entirely to it. Using different materials such as terracotta, recycled iron, wood, he proposes various subjects, with grotesque faces with tense and suffering expressions, strong and caricatured hands, symbols of ancient and heroic deeds from a distant era, with characters of religions and mythology. His visionary universe is populated by warriors, leaders and emperors, horse-totems and imaginary creatures; his art is suggestive, fairy-tale, enchanted. The citadel presented here, which well expresses this passion for mixing very different materials, was created after the tragic collapse of the Twin Towers in New York, in September 2001: the two towers, a symbol of modernity, still stand intact inside a twisted metal plate of decline and decay, created through a twisted metal plate. The sculpture is presented in a plexiglass case.

Product Condition:
Very good condition. Wear consistent with age and use. It may have been restored by an expert. Any damage or loss is displayed as completely as possible in the pictures. Product with a Certificate of Authenticity and Lawful Origin.

frame Size (cm):
Height: 57
Width: 67
Depth: 51

work dimensions (cm):
Height: 50
Width: 67
Depth: 50

With authentic artist on photo

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