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Last day of the Art Sale – Sold Out

Last day of the Art Sale – Sold Out

Today is the final chance to pick up an art bargain from Casa Cordati as the exhibition SOLD OUT goes into its final day.  Specially printed leaflets were distributed in Barga this weekend featuring some of the art on sale in the gallery. The leaflets resembled quite closely the advertising leaflets which local supermarkets deliver […]

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Sold Out exhibition of paintings

Sold Out exhibition of paintings

The two artists featured this month at Barga’s Casa Cordati couldn’t be more different, apart from a peculiar common element in their work: faces. Or more properly, facelessness. The point is inescapable in the men and women who populate Fabrizio Da Prato’s canvases. They are presented head-on, yet for the most part entirely bleached of […]

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One painting, 3 pairs of hands

One painting, 3 pairs of hands

Last night saw the closing  of the exhibition run by the collective Artefact at the  l’iNStallazione di Venti d’Arte in via provinciale, Fornaci.  Instead of just taking down the paintings and switching off the lights,  the three  artists, Keane, Sergio Fini and Nicola Salotti,  decided on a more positive action. They produced a large canvas,  […]

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Artefact exhibition in Fornaci

Artefact exhibition in Fornaci

ARTEFACT vuole essere la prima manifestazione artistica, sotto forma di mostra collettiva, che il laboratorio- contenitore l’iNStallazione di Venti d’arte intende proporre al pubblico. In un ambiente che vuole lavorare con l’emozionalità, alla riscoperta di vecchi e nuovi codici, che crede necessario praticare la curiosità come approccio alle situazioni interne ed esterne, si vuole dare […]

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La collettiva Artefact per inaugurare l’iNStallazione di Venti d’Arte

La collettiva Artefact per inaugurare l’iNStallazione di Venti d’Arte

Si lavora alle ultime rifiniture all’iNStallazione di Venti d’Arte, la galleria di arte contemporanea e laboratorio artistico che sarà inaugurato in via Provinciale a Fornaci il 10 gennaio prossimo alle 18.00. 

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The Nuns of Barga paintings go public

The Nuns of Barga paintings go public

There is considerable interest in Barga this week when it became known that there will be the first public exhibition of paintings “The Nuns of Barga”  by the artist Keane.   The paintings  will be on show as part of the opening exhibition of a new contemporary art gallery opening at 6 pm in Fornaci di […]

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The Nuns of Barga – update

The Nuns of Barga – update

The artist Keane has been working on the same theme for the past two years. The work is based around a small group of people who have been living and working in Barga for generations, but now as a group are close to extinction – the nuns of Barga. Their numbers can be counted on […]

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Keane – latest CV

1983-1984 Toured Europe with own street theatre “Lord Lucan’s Travelling Box” Since 1985 Living and working in Italy as a painter 1991 Elected member of Fine Art Society, Florence, Italy 1992 With Fabrizio Da Prato and Tiziana Fontana formed “Artists at Work” 1996 started the first on line news site in Tuscany, Italy – barganews.com […]

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Nun to be seen

Nun to be seen

Three weeks ago during the night, a couple of painted nuns appeared on a wall on a disused building in Barga Vecchia. Although nobody ever took responsibility for the paintings it was no secret that the artist Keane has been working for the last two years* on a series of paintings based around the Nuns […]

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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 […]

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The Nuns of Barga paintings – update

The Nuns of Barga paintings – update

There have been quite a few emails and Skype calls to the barganews office today enquiring about the condition of the work in the the painter Keane’s studio which was inundated with water earlier this week.  As we have already published in an earlier article some older paintings and works on paper were damaged by […]

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keane – complete list of works since 1985

keane – complete list of works since 1985

2008 Margini – stone installations at 1600 metres 2007 The Nuns of Barga – drawings/oil paintings 2006 The mutande of Barga – oil paintings 2005 Generated collision images – digital 2004 Tulse Luper Suitcases– images for Peter Greenaway 2004 Images created by text 2004 Leaning Tower of Pisa – taking back that which is ours […]