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Keane – Tarot cards in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane – Tarot cards in Palazzo Pancrazi

The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga - an exhibition by Keane in Barga Vecchia - article by Frank Viviano

Setting, subject and artist are the three interlocked components of a compelling art exhibition. It would be difficult to find a more perfect example than the trio of Barga, Tarot and Keane. This is the chemistry that animates “The Barga  Tarot Paintings,” at the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. Keane has painted magnified portraits of the […]

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The Barga Pop Tarot paintings

The Barga Pop Tarot paintings

The Barga Pop Tarot paintings by Keane based on the Tarot cards of Marseille restored by Philippe Camoin and Alexandre Jodorowsky which were installed in the Locanda di Mezzo during 2016

The installation of work by Keane opened in June of 2016 at the Locanda di Mezzo in Barga Vecchia (article here) and since then there has been steady stream of visitors to view the room and the large oil paintings on the walls but what has always been asked for is more information on the […]

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Keane: Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

Keane: Pop Tarot in Palazzo Pancrazi

The mysteries of Tarot explored in mysterious Barga - an exhibition by Keane in Barga Vecchia

Setting, subject and artist are the three interlocked components of a compelling art exhibition. It would be difficult to find a more perfect example than the trio of Barga, Tarot and Keane. This is the chemistry that animates “The Barga Pop Tarot Paintings,” now open for viewing at the Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. The “Pop” […]

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The Tarot card paintings

The Tarot card paintings

Work in progress by Keane based on the The Tarot of Marseille restored by Philippe Camoin and Alexandre Jodorowsky

Over the past thirty years Keane has been making images based on culture and events here in Barga  – The Biroldo paintings, The Duomo of Barga paintings, The Nuns of Barga and  The walls of Barga were just five of those local based projects. Four times during those thirty years he also started to make images and work about […]

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The Jodorowsky Tarot drawings

The Jodorowsky Tarot drawings

Work in progress by Keane based on The Tarot of Marseille restored by Philippe Camoin and Alexandre Jodorowsky

The Tarot Cards The tarot first known as trionfi and later as tarocchi is a pack of playing cards (most commonly numbering 78), used from the mid-15th century in various parts of Europe to play a group of card games such as Italian tarocchini and French tarot. From the late 18th century until the present […]