vanessa longo

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Artwork
Title: Si muore più di cancro che d’invidia, dimensions: Cm 57x48, technique: acrylic painting, copper foil, pencil and nails
Title: Stavo solo dormendo, dimensions: Cm 45x35, technique: acrylic painting, copper foil, pencil and nails on wood, date: 2013
: Ibrid II, dimensions: Cm 40x30, technique: acrylic painting, copper foil, pencil and nails on wood, date: 2012
Title: Marnie, dimensions: Cm 80x55, technique: acrylic painting, copper foil, pencil and nails on wood, date: 2011
Title: Furyo vs FURYO, dimensions: Cm 50x43, technique: acrylic painting, copper foil, pencil and nails on wood, date: 2013
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Artist's Statement

Performing as both artist and craftsman, I combine a method of quick-painting on copper plate with nailing on rescued wood tables to create female figures like goddesses of war.
My materials are all recycled. My sketches are born spontaneously and are then shaped. I work in two distinct phases – painting embodies the spontaneous, and I live this creative
moment with great intensity. But the finished works are the realization of a complete project, and the preparation of the tables follows the outline of the original design. My inspiration
comes from animals and monsters of the fantastic realm, often from medieval bestiaries. I began my research in Italy, where one finds many links with the Middle Ages.

My compositions are emotionally dynamic: inside they breathe a medieval style; mythological and religious figures are paganized through beasts of Medieval imaginary realm: dragons, gargoyles.

Bio/Resume

2013 - Takes part at I bienal de pintura mural da Argentina “Bienal Internacional Miramar”, April 2013, Miramar, Argentina
2012 - Takes part at X bienal de pintura mural “inter-noS”, 5th-27th January 2012, Santiago de Cuba.
2011 - Takes part at the Art Festival in Hebden Bridge from 25th of June to 7th of July.
2011 - Takes part at Art exhibition in Pavia Santa Maria Gualtieri,
Vittoria’s Square.
2010 - Takes part at art exhibition “ad Maiora!” at Palazzo Ferdinando di
/2011 Savoia, via Castro Pretorio 5, Roma.
2010 - Takes part at art exhibition “Il Nudo” at art gallery“11 Dreams” , via Rinarolo 11c,
15057, Tortona (AL). Cured by Sofia Sicula.
2010 - Takes part at “ suoni e luci del Piemonte in Egitto”, in Damanhour, Egipt. Cured
by International Ass