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Giovanni Greco
Catania - Italy
Oil Painting - Other/Misc.

My artistic side while the examples of surrealism as a breaking of the daily thought and represent a revolt against the commonplace of existence permanently, to disengage me from it and de Chirico as a way to be able to enter into a personal space and time where it is possible the resolution of two layers, apparently contradictory, the dream and the objective reality in a kind of absolute reality; further dedicated, therefore, entirely to the metaphysical painting not so much for the stylistic choices that led to the interest expressed a solidity of composition, objects, figures and the same space given by the mighty masses that become dark and mellow color volumes in a context where time seems suspended between those arrested and the influence of metaphysical references and the works derived from neoclassical emptied of the past time, in an unknown world.
It is not a rethinking of metaphysics and surrealism in a critical and even a tribute to them, but rather a total detachment from them,...
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but rather a total detachment from them, it is not poetic object of interest but that of individual memory and collective memory that is a reflection of the contradictions human.
Everything is known to our eyes and our memory, but everything appears again through a gap skews the thought that always refers to something else, something that lies beyond.
The elements represented do not lose their original meaning, but in becoming adults we feel that way, that the answer to our research because it is beyond what we see and look at that. And this is beyond I aims at coordinating our eyes, beyond representation and time, beyond the obviousness of transient events in a present that becomes the "eternal", the border and place of answer as to why everything happens and everything can happen.
As a mirror image reminds us that we know and which therefore becomes non-existent.

La pietra miliare - oil painting - cm 70x50 - $1,000.00

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