Thinking at Twilight

Regarding the technique, the artist’s goal was to raise the “street art” of the nineties and two thousand, from which he had anyway been inspired being contemporary, and make it more expressive and deep by adding elements taken from his studies, such as, for example, the dancers by Edgar Degas and George Orwell’s awareness with a sense of unease (“The Big Brother (1984)”). Precisely this quote to Orwell wants to be the predominant element of the picture and the core meaning. In fact, the artist wants to make the user reflect on the issue of security and privacy; the truth that emerged with the Snowden case has brought to light all the darkest fears about the subject of privacy. Now through our smartphones we are monitored both by microphones and by video cameras. The implicit question posed by the artist is: “Where does the privacy of the individual end and the safety of the community begin?”.

  • Size: H: 50 cm W: 65 cm D: 3 cm
  • Subject: Landscape
  • Style: Abstract
  • Medium: Other

$ 3,000.00

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About the artist:

Bio: Alberto Curtolo was born in Treviso (Italy) on 10 May 1993. Despite his scientific maturity and his current studies in Business Administration, he has always shown great sensitivity for the art world. He received the first applause at the Biennale Milano presented by Vittorio Sgarbi. Subsequently, at the Biennale di Venezia - Spoleto Pavilion, "Miami meets Milan - International Art Exhibition" held in Ocean Drive, preceded by a press conference at the "Camera dei Deputati" with Vittorio Sgarbi, Salvo Nugnes, Prof. D'Atanasio from the Modigliani Museum and Josè Dalì, son of Salvador Dalì. The artist has participated in "Arte a Palazzo - in Mostra con i Grandi Maestri" in Bologna at the Galleria Farini Concept; "Carnevale d'Arte" in Venice at the Scuola Grande di San Teodoro; "Festival Dell'Arte" in Sanremo and "New York International Art Expo" in Times Square. He also exhibited at the "Pro Biennale" in Venice and was awarded the "Mondiali dell'Arte" Prize. He later participated with the exhibition of some of his works at the exhibitions "From Bologna to London" at ARTHILL Gallery London, at the aforementioned exhibition "World Art" held in St. Petersburg at The Official Hermitage Hotel, and in Moscow. Finally, he will attend the "Spoleto Arte" exhibition at Palazzo Leti Sansi in Spoleto, preceded by a press conference at the press room of Senato della Repubblica, Rome. On this occasion, he won the “Giovani Talenti” Award. In addition to the experts mentioned above, he also received praise from Philippe Daverio, Paolo Levi, Veronica Ferretti of the Michelangelo Buonarroti Museum, Roberto Dudine, Angela Vettese and Marco Rebuzzi, with the publication on the special issue "Effetto Arte". He was recently awarded the “Premio Internazionale Arte Palermo Capitale della Cultura 2018”. His works are present in the catalogs of the aforementioned exhibitions, published by Mondadori. Several articles have been dedicated to him by TrevisoToday and Il Gazzettino. He will be present in the Atlas of Contemporary Art De Agostini.