“ytalia,” cimabue, and contemporary italian art

                    Many years ago, one of my first casting projects in silver was inspired by Cimabue’s frescoes in the Basilica of Assisi—the colors, forms, and his stylistic story telling. I was particularly drawn to the architectural depiction of an Italian city in the Upper Basilica, a… Read More “ytalia,” cimabue, and contemporary italian art

“calamita cosmica,” an enormous skeleton by gino de dominicis

Gino De Dominicis (1947-1998) created this giant skeleton sculpture in 1989, nine years before his own death. The Calamita Cosmica, or Cosmic Magnet, was first exhibited in 1990 and subsequently traveled around Europe for many years before making its final resting place in the former church of the Santissima Trinità in Annunziata in Foligno. The… Read More “calamita cosmica,” an enormous skeleton by gino de dominicis