Francesco Irnem

Untitled

2018

Oil on flax | Framed.

40 x 55 cm

£ 2.700,00 (+ VAT)

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THE ARTWORK

The three "Untitled" paintings belong to a series of works that reflect on the idea of perceptual alteration of the landscape. The images are put out of focus to create a total fusion and sublimation of the outlines and perspective lines that by convention refer to the idea of landscape. The loss of contours and spatial coordinates creates a series of chromatic scales that recall the pure perception of the landscape through color and the most remote sensation of perception.


THE ARTIST

Francesco Irnem (Rome, 1981) lives and works in Rome and New York. His work is developed starting from an investigation on sculpture and painting, focusing on the relationship between natural and artificial space. His artistic production begins with painting interpreted in a traditional way, and defining himself as fascinated by Renaissance and medieval art. The first works are characterized by a strong realism, maintaining at the same time a very conceptual cut, becoming a painting based on the "demagnetization" of the same. Through a process of making videos and distortion of the images with the use of a magnet, the output obtained is a general fragmentation of them, a work that focused on the processes of alteration of information content and digital. Subsequently, his interest shifted on the need of man to adapt to the environment that surrounds him using materials that come from the shipbuilding engineering (cement, resins, and concrete) often represented as invasive structures with respect to space and natural landscape.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SELECTED SOLO/GROUP SHOWS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Frammentazioni, Villa Blanc, LUISS, Collettivo Curatoriale LUISS Master of ART, Rome (2018); Crossbuilding, Galleria Cinquegrana, curated by Francesca Franco, Milan (2017); Forever never comes,  Museo Archeologico, curated by Lapo Simeoni, Grosseto (2016); Canal 05, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Bruxelles (2016); Questa è solo una promessa di felicità, Anna Marra Contemporanea, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Rome (2015); Centro-Periferia Venice Edition, Premio Federculture, Venice (2015); Cosmogonie, Palazzo Collicola Arte Visiva, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Spoleto (2015); Centro, periferie, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (2014); Palazzo Montecitorio, Rome (2014); Epipedon, Co2 Gallery, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Rome (2013); Floating architecture, Galleria Valentina Moncada, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Rome (2012); Un certo sguardo, Galleria Altri lavori in corso, curated by Francesca Franco, Rome (2012); Centro periferia, Uffici Federculture, curated by Massimo Scaringella, Rome (2012); Deleted Corner, Galleria Altri Lavori in Corso, curated by Francesca FrancoValentina Moncada, Rome (2010); The main collective shows include: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle; National Portrait Gallery, London; Fondazione Aristide Merloni, Rome; Grenzen Borders, Deutsches Kulturhaus.


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Francesco Irnem

Untitled

£ 2.700,00 (+ VAT)

Francesco Irnem

Untitled

£ 2.700,00 (+ VAT)



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