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Things to do in Milan? Silver, gold and Meccas is an art exhibition that will exhibit till 29th February at Via Meravigli. A different way to spend your weekends surrounded with art. Angela Fiori inaugurates 2016 presenting an unprecedented Quadrolibro andbPortraits Contemporaries who, along with his collection Argenti Ori Meccas and will set up the exhibition in Milan from 1 to 29 February.
Silver and gold Meccas is a reference to the style and technique used by the artist who combines Eastern and Western perspective to give depth to the forms of composition due to its closed lines. Silver gold and Mecca are the colors that make up the collection Quadrolibro and of Contemporary Portraits . Mecca, ancient recipe, is a paint made from natural resins that are used and are still using to get the gold plating by silver leaf for a decorative effect to gold imitation.
The Quadrolibro arises from the need felt by the artist, to transport Art. Opens like a carpet and hangs like a painting: a work of art folding. Composed of individual modules of paper joined together with cloth, the paintings reproduce with special gold and silver flashes of the city of Milan: La Scala, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the Central Station and the unusual: Night of the Highline Gallery , recently opened the footbridge above the living room of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele.
He never fails in his works, the tribute to his hometown, Venice, with the representation of the Horses of San Marco
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The Contemporary Portraits for the first time on display in the collection are characterized by the interpretative originality and the techniques used. The individual’s portrait image, the whole or in part, is represented by means of shadows and color lines. The subject is seen from above technical perspective with “geographical”: his experiences and his life are wrapped in sinuous shapes.
The process used is that of gilding through the use of metal foil, gold and silver, turns into “mecca” for a clever play of light and dark to form a new, modern portrait style.