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Keane : images from the upcoming PENNATI exhibition

Keane : images from the upcoming PENNATI exhibition

di Vagli son, a Vagli son nato, meglio morir che lascià il Pennato

The work is based around graffiti, carvings and engravings of pennati in the rocks of the Apuan Alps – the mountain range between Barga and the sea. The Pennati – Latin falx arboraria is the typical instrument still used by woodcutters in this area, characterised by a short handle, a wide blade 30/40 cm long […]

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The Pennati – work in progress

The Pennati – work in progress

di Vagli son, a Vagli son nato, meglio morir che lascià il Pennato

There have been many visitors to Keane’s studio in Barga Vecchia over the past six months (some of them can be seen here) – they have been arriving to see for themselves how the latest work based on rock engravings and the pennati  – the bill hooks, are progressing. A whole series of  new canvases […]