Artist and Author,, Christine Palamidessi’s work is inspired by Mediterranean history and geography. Her preferred material is paper, which she folds, paints and molds. Hardening agents are applied to the sculptures. It is a technique, called cartapesta, that she learned and continues to study in Lecce, Italy.
Sculpture: 'Painter (Salute to Britto Painted nude Naked life size Girl`s Torso art)' by Christine Palamidessi
Mixed Media Colourful Painted Fun Nude Sensual Girl`s Torso Wall hanging statue sculpture Wall decoration Indoors inside Interior by the Successful American Sculptress Christine Palamidessi Who Writes... "Painter" wall sculpture is made using a traditional cartapesta technique that artist learned in Lecce, Southern, Italy. The image is a riff on Romero Britto`s self-portrait (“Myself”) ; artist punched out and interpreted his painting in this 3-D salute.
If only I could make as much money by painting as Romero Britto does! He is a Hero to me, not just because of his success but also because I admire his persistent, challenging and colorful work; work that makes everybody happy. You can’t help but smile when you look at his paintings. Romero, who lives in Miami, is a neo-pop artist who incorporates graffiti, cubism and pop. You might remember seeing his now-famous Absolute Vodka bottles? Or his paintings for BMW? Disney? Coca-Cola?
1 ft 4 in x 1 ft 1 in x 4 1/2 in (height x width x depth)
approx: 40.6 x 33 x 11.4 cm It is a lifesize sculpture
"All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death. " Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973
The sculptures arrived in the meantime and on weekend I brought them home to my private house/garden. They arrived in a perfect condition and when I have opened them I was speechless – Shaun, they look great. I got the picture from you where I could see them before but in reality they look much more better !!! JJJ I am really happy – thank you so much that you made them for me. They will get a perfect place in my garden – I will send you pictures than ! Once again m... [Read more]
Andrea D, St Ruprecht, Austria.