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The #loveproject opens to the public

The #loveproject opens to the public

finally the doors were open on the church at Isola Santa and people could actually see first hand just what the project was all about

Il 13 e 14 giugno 2015, Love Project sarà presentato a Isola Santa (Careggine, Lucca), un antico borgo lambito dal piccolo omonimo lago e incastonato in una valle mozzafiato del Parco delle Alpi Apuane. Qui, nella sconsacrata chiesa medievale di S. Jacopo (XIII sec.), due grandi strutture lignee incorniceranno le 50 opere realizzate da ciascun […]

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#loveproject – wooden structures rise

#loveproject  – wooden structures rise

The plan is to place two paintings from each of us in five of the most important piazzas of Tuscany’s five most important cities: Florence, Siena, Livorno, Pisa and Lucca. Anyone who wants them can take them away, at no cost. Absolutely free. - Keane and Fabrizio Da Prato

With less than two weeks to go to the presentation of the #loveproject in the 13th century church in the long-deserted (and now slowly gentrifying) village of Isola Santa, things are starting to take shape. Today work started on building the large wooden structures which will be need to house the 100 paintings by Fabrizio […]

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#loveproject paintings finished and documented

#loveproject paintings finished and documented

More or less for the whole of the winter Keane has been working in the studio on a series of paintings for a project which runs under the name of the #loveproject. That series of fifty paintings based upon biroldo is now officially finished and this weekend the biroldo panels were taken out of the studio in Barga Vecchia and […]

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The Love Project

Fabrizio Da Prato e Keane, due pittori Toscani con 100 quadri dipinti x essere "installati" in alcune città Toscane. Il Luogo, medium di incontro, porta di accesso, o canale comunicativo, è la PIAZZA.

Vendere o Donare un’opera? Quando si vende un’opera? Invece quando si dona un’opera? Cambia l’opera se cambia la sua destinazione? L’opera a chi è destinata? Quando si definisce un’opera Compiuta? Da cosa si percepisce il valore di un’opera ? Condividere un valore attraverso l’opera Donare come atto di Provocazione Donare x Provocare, Provocare una Percezione […]

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Villa Libano: The Cube

Villa Libano: The Cube

performance, installation and live music event at Villa Libano

The cube was first presented to the public in Barga four years ago in Piazza Angelio. Then it was a 3 m cube which filled a good part of the piazza and on which the two artists painting the cube have to work double-time to cover the  large surface (article here) This time, the cube2 was a slightly smaller version […]

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Artcambarga – Paola Marchi – work in progress

Artcambarga – Paola Marchi – work in progress

A new project is just about to be released to the public in Barga Vecchia. The name; ARTCAMBARGA  practically sums up in one word the aims of the project, that of making public some of the art produced here in Barga. During the summer months there will be 6 large monitors positioned in strategic places […]

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The Aristo three minute sketches

The Aristo three minute sketches

A new product on the market has been going thorough some testing this week at Aristo’s bar in Barga Vecchia. It’s called the Wacom Inkling and with an exquisite design and 1024 levels of pressure, it looks like the perfect device for anyone who sketches anything, from illustrators to architects. The Aristo three minute sketches […]

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Art Cafe opens and closes in the same week

The Art Cafe in Piazza Angelio which opened up to the public just a couple of days ago has had to close down due to “bureaucratic difficulties”. What was a corner of the piazza open to the public to sit and talk about art and enjoy the company of others with a coffee or a […]

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Final video for Art project Margini released

The missing video for the Margini project has just been released and can be seen after the break. The last participating artist in this project for 2008 was Keane who was up on the mountain during September. It has taken another 6 weeks for Fabrizio Da Prato to edit his video with original soundtrack music […]