By Mimmo Rotella SKU:189043

Mimmo Rotella's "Clito," painted in 1964, is an extraordinary artwork. As a prominent figure in the décollage movement, Rotella used torn posters to create this masterpiece. "Clito" captivates with its striking composition of vibrant colors and fragmented images. The painting's uniqueness lies in its ability to convey a sense of dynamic energy and movement. Rotella's innovative approach elevated discarded materials into high art, challenging traditional norms. "Clito" represents the artist's visionary talent and serves as a powerful symbol of urban life's complexity. Its timeless appeal continues to make it a very special and highly regarded painting in the art world.

55 cm

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Title: “”Mimmo Rotella’s Clito: A Vibrant Décollage Masterpiece from 1964″”

Year Painted: 1964

Mimmo Rotella’s “”Clito,”” painted in 1964, stands as a remarkable example of the décollage movement. This captivating artwork showcases Rotella’s innovative approach to tearing and layering posters, resulting in a visually striking and dynamic composition.

The décollage movement, influenced by the chaos of the urban environment, emerged in the 1950s as a response to traditional artistic norms. Rotella collected torn and weathered advertising posters from city walls, transforming discarded materials into a canvas of expressive energy.

“”Clito”” captivates viewers with its vibrant colors and fragmented imagery. The layers of torn posters create a sense of movement and depth, inviting the audience into an ever-changing visual journey through the complexities of contemporary life.

What makes “”Clito”” truly special is Rotella’s ability to elevate the ordinary into the extraordinary. By incorporating street ephemera into his art, he challenges the conventional definitions of beauty and blurs the boundaries between fine art and the urban landscape.

Moreover, “”Clito”” serves as a powerful reflection of the era’s cultural zeitgeist. Painted in the mid-1960s, the artwork captures the essence of a rapidly changing society marked by consumerism and mass media influences. The fragmented imagery speaks to the transient nature of modern existence, where advertisements and visuals are constantly evolving.

Rotella’s visionary talent shines through “”Clito,”” as he masterfully composes the torn elements to create a harmonious yet dynamic whole. The painting embodies the spirit of urban life and reflects the artist’s ability to find beauty in chaos.

The enduring appeal of “”Clito”” lies in its timeless relevance and universal themes. As viewers engage with the artwork, they are prompted to contemplate the complexities of contemporary culture and the visual bombardment experienced in modern cities.

In conclusion, Mimmo Rotella’s “”Clito”” is a vibrant décollage masterpiece that captures the essence of urban dynamism. Painted in 1964, it exemplifies Rotella’s innovative approach to art and his ability to transform the mundane into extraordinary. “”Clito”” stands as a powerful symbol of the décollage movement, reflecting the artist’s visionary talent and enduring influence on modern art. This exceptional artwork continues to fascinate and inspire, making it a very special and highly acclaimed painting in the art world.

Original size:
140 x 193.3 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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