Hermann Josef Runggalder: Suspended Time
Solo Exhibition: iSculpture Art Gallery San Gimignano | July 21-August 18 , 2018
Opening: July, 21th 2018, 6 p.m.
iSculpture Art Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition “Suspended Time” by Hermann Josef Runggaldier, which will be held in our venue in San Gimignano.
“The artist tries to grasp moments and situations in which both those observed, the future subjects of his sculptures, and he himself are waiting, at the airport for instance. He studies them meticulously, observing the attitudes, postures and facial expressions of these oblivious, anonymous actors. These are ordinary, everyday scenes, in which the characters are simply living their day-to-day lives, without posing in any way. The artist isn’t even noticed and never crosses the boundaries of the personal sphere.”
The exhibition catalogue will be available for the opening on Saturday July 21 at 6 p.m. Exhibition’s catalogue is available: Browse it online!
We will be glad to welcome You,
Patrick and Francesca
iSculpture Art Gallery, San Gimignano & Casole d’Elsa
Alessandro Cardinale: NuShu
Solo Exhibition: iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano | June 2-30 , 2018
Opening: June the second 2018, 6 p.m.
iSculpture Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition “Nu shu” by Alessandro Cardinale, which will be held in our venue in San Gimignano.
“This series of works bears the name of a secret female code which dates back to Imperial China, borrowing its spirit, poetics and yearning for freedom. The Nu Shu, invented by women with no formal education, aimed to strengthen the sense of sisterhood between those subjected to abuse and unbearable subordination.”
The exhibition catalogue will be available for the opening on Saturday June, the second at 6 p.m..
Exhibition’s catalogue is available – Browse it online
iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano is glad to present its special project of this year: the solo exhibition “Bertellotti at iSculpture Gallery San Gimignano” by Nicola Bertellotti. The italian photographer of abandoned places will be hosted in our venue in San Gimignano, thanks to the collaboration with Sensi Arte Gallery.
We could ask ourselves what induces a gallery which deals exclusively with sculptures to present works that are apparently so far-removed from its usual proposal. The glimpse into the past, the frozen in time, the joy of capturing symbols of a lost time in Nicola’s works bring the same roots of our constant research between tradition and modernity in Contemporary Italian sculpture.
Nicola Bertellotti was born in 1976 in Pietrasanta (Lucca). From his early age his love for travelling led him to approach photography, that became for him a way through which retain the memory of his own experience. After reading “L’usage du monde” by Nicolas Bouvier rises his inner desire to describe to the others everything he meets like a fresco, emphasizing the stark reality of the palces he explores and remaining sometimes hit and undressed by them. He studied History at the University of Pisa, where approached Jonh Ruskin’s philosophy and where the sense of the transience of everything is deeply rooted in his vision of the world. His research is directed towards the aesthetics of decay, bringing him to develop a poetry markerd by the beauty of abandonment, to a “Phenomenology of the end” of forgotten places, brought to light through the photographic lens. This representation of truth springs from a polished look on modern ruins, symbol of a lost time that you aspire to find.
iScultpture Gallery is pleased to announce that an imprtant selection of works by Herman Josef Runggaldier and Giorgio Conta will be at the exhibition Legno | Lën | Holz, which will be held at MART.
With centuries of history behind it and growing interest from critics and art lovers, wooden sculpture is an independent and original form of contemporary art. Particularly distinguished among its practitioners are the artists in Val Gardena, in the heart of the Dolomites. They represent a school unrivalled in Europe for the number and quality of its artist-sculptors. Their genius and capacity for innovation has brought unexpected development to a rich, longstanding tradition, introducing contemporary idioms of artistic expression as they set out on new paths of aesthetic and formal exploration.
An itinerary of works relating to the theme of the human body, the exhibition titled Legno | Lën | Holz includes a selection of over forty works by Livio Conta, Giorgio Conta, Fabiano de Martin Topranin, Aron Demetz, Gerard Demetz, Peter Demetz, Arnold Holzknecht, Walter Moroder, Herman Josef Runggaldier, Andreas Senoner, Peter Senoner, Matthias Sieff, Adolf Vallazza, Willy Verginer and Bruno Walpoth.
02 June 2017 / 17 September 2017
Following his first exhibition in 2014, iSculpture Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition “Soul” by Gerald Moroder, which will be held at Museum of Chiusa (Capuchin monastery): Nine new works – small and large sculptures and sculptural panels – realized between 2016 and 2017.
The title Soul highlights the theme that runs through his work, so that the layout of the exhibition is crossed by a vital tension and an innate yearning turned to a spiritual dimension. His human figures, emaciated and essential in form, are stretched outward looking, looking for a way, a revelation. They are images of human essence, timeless figures, devoid of characteristics that connect to a space and an era, are archaic contemporaries. He comes from Val Gardena and yet he is not tied to the wood carving tradition of his valley; in fact, he works with a mixture of sand, iron and porphyry stone – materials that, in themselves, maintain history. Even the material has embarked on its own exploration: It consists of particles, becomes stratified and oxidizes thus abandoning part of itself in order to welcome the new.
Text by Anna Lisa Ghirardi
Opening| March the 31, 2017,6 p.m.
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