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Giuliana Rosso's 'Only now, lost, they become real to me' curated by Treti Galaxie at on view at VEDA
Giuliana Rosso, Only now, lost, they become real to me, 2019, Installation view, Courtesy of the artist, Treti Galaxie and VEDA. Photo: Flavio Pescatori.


FLORENCE.- Treti Galaxie, hosted by VEDA, is presenting the solo show of Giuliana Rosso “Only now, lost, they become real to me”.

Through a painting style made with fragile materials such as spolvero paper, chalks, charcoal and papier-mâché, Giuliana Rosso creates a composite installation that celebrates the fragility of the individual through a contemporary reinterpretation of universal themes related to art history and popular culture.

In the show, a painted and flipped over vault takes the place of the gallery floor, collapsed during the 1966 flood of the Arno. The intervention looks like the image of an ideal frescoed ceiling reflected on the surface of the water that once flooded the space. The overturning also affects the subject of the painting, which concerns a particular interpretation of the Assumption where Mary Magdalene takes the place of the Virgin Mary.

The installation is made of four painted rib vaults, each one depicting a scene that contributes to narration whose interpretation the artist totally entrusts to the observer.

The Magdalene painted by Rosso in the frontal rib vault draws inspiration from the wooden sculpture “Penitent Magdalene” by Donatello, studied by the artist in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence, and the angels that should be carrying her to heaven are bored Putti whit drones instead of wings.

On the right vault the attachment to earthly goods is depicted through the figure of a lady who falls embracing her beloved cat and that of a boy, whose only concern at the moment is taking a selfie. They fall along with a cascade of rubbish, among which we find food scraps, a snake and a used pad. The only divine intervention that appears in the installation is in the left rib vault, where a lightning strikes a winged man in pajamas and then bursts on a parrot, making it explode under the indifferent gaze of a drone-winged Putto.

In the fourth vault we find a girl with a moon mask, floating in outer space and wearing an alien T-Shirt.

The vault, instead of being closed by a proper keystone, bearing all the weight and locking the structure into position, is closed by an unstable beach umbrella. The entire installation is observed by a papier-mache parrot with an absent gaze, trapped in a bottle, leaning in the area of the gallery closest to the observer.

*The exhibition is entirely made of biodegradable materials and can be 100% recycled.






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