Solo show by Luca Barberini - Roma

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Sacripante Art Gallery Presents
Via Panisperna
Solo Show by Luca Barberini
Curated by Rossana Calbi & Giulia Piccioni

5 February 2016 is the opening day of Via Panisperna exhibition by Luca Barberini, a Sacripante Gallery gift to its street and its neighbourhood.

On the 5th of February at 6 pm Sacripante Gallery open its doors to Luca Barberini first Solo Show in Rome, curated by Rossana Calbi & Giulia Piccioni.
For about two months, Sacripante Gallery will host an entire flat inside the gallery and from every window will be possible to spy on the ordinary life of Via Panisperna street, situated in the very heart of Rome. Ravenna ancient art of mosaic enters inside Sacripante Gallery for the first time to tell daily life stories chopped and recontructed by Luca Barberini.

Our life scenes resambles rough mosaics. Looking close at them, they do not produce any effect, it is impossible to see anything good until they are watched from afar.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Following the philosopher advice, Luca Barberini crystallizes 'Via Panisperna' everyday moments, a street known for Enrico Fermi e Majorana studies back in the past, while today it is famous for being ex president Napolitano favourite walking area.
Sharp dowels would have inspired poet Apollinaire curiosity who was born in the Monti Area.

From 5 February to 4 April 2016 Via Panisperna Show opens three doors and fiftyone windows: each one with a different story, the same stories you can see in via Panisperna itself.

Luca Barberini, winner of the International Price GAeM, also partecipated to the International Mosaic Symposium at the Egypt Academy and at the Japanese Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino for the Mosaic Abroad. Now his mosaics are in Rome to present a new way to combine Ravenna mosaic tradition with an unexpected twist into illustration.

Sacripante Art Gallery, via Panisperna 59, (Rione Monti) Roma.
Tel. +39 06 48903495, +39 334 3450090,

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