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Si, death by Federico Cortese

Drawing, Pencil/Colored Pencil on Paper
15.7 inch (40.0 cm) x 11.8 inch (30.0 cm)

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About This Work

From the series “Zi hua”, pencil on paper, 30 x 40 cm, 2016. I wanted to learn to write Chinese characters, but I've lost control! I have always been fascinated by the art of the ideograms, and when I was in China I spent hours and hours, enchanted to observe people trying to dip the brushes into water, and to draw on the ground ephemeral signs intended to evaporate, with controlled and sensual movements. But my nature is baroque! The gesture that I started cannot be stopped, the hand begins to draw on the paper some convolutions, scrolls and doodles, at first timid, but soon prevailing over the same character and its meaning! And the gesture that remains, even if free and decorative, is extremely rewarding for me!

FEDERICO CORTESE

torino, torino Italy

I was born in 1971 in Turin, Italy, where I live and work as an independent artist and as an architect. My main artistic technique is the use of classic oil colours, associated with other media and materials, such as graphite, coloured pencils, charc... More

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Artwork Details

Type: Drawing
Medium: Pencil/Colored Pencil
Support Type: Paper
Artwork Height: 15.7 inch (40.0 cm)
Artwork Width: 11.8 inch (30.0 cm)
Depth: 0.0 inch (0.1 cm)
Weight: 0.1 kg (0.2 lbs)

Ready to Hang: No
Framed: No
Year Created: 2016
Signed: Yes
Signature Location: on the front bottom center

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