Donna in vacanza

By Mimmo Rotella SKU:189044

Mimmo Rotella's "Donna in vacanza," painted in 1963, is a truly special artwork. As a prominent figure in the décollage movement, Rotella used torn posters to create this masterpiece. "Donna in vacanza" mesmerizes with its vibrant colors and fragmented images, capturing the essence of a woman on vacation. The painting's uniqueness lies in Rotella's innovative technique, elevating discarded materials into a compelling work of art. It symbolizes the transient nature of modern life and celebrates the beauty found in imperfection. "Donna in vacanza" remains a timeless and highly regarded painting, reflecting Rotella's artistic brilliance and lasting influence in the art world.

40 cm

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Title: “”Mimmo Rotella’s Donna in vacanza: A Timeless Décollage from 1963″”

Year Painted: 1963

Mimmo Rotella’s “”Donna in vacanza,”” painted in 1963, is a truly exceptional artwork that exemplifies the power and ingenuity of the décollage movement. This captivating piece showcases Rotella’s innovative approach, where he skillfully tore and layered posters to create a visually striking and evocative composition.

The décollage movement emerged as a response to conventional artistic norms, embracing the chaos of urban life and turning everyday materials into a canvas of creative expression. In “”Donna in vacanza,”” Rotella captures the essence of a woman on vacation through a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors and fragmented images.

What makes “”Donna in vacanza”” very special is Rotella’s ability to find beauty in imperfection. The torn posters and overlapping layers symbolize the transience of contemporary culture and reflect the fleeting moments of modern life. Through this innovative technique, Rotella challenges the traditional notions of artistic perfection and blurs the boundaries between high art and everyday ephemera.

The painting also serves as a window into the rapidly changing post-war society. In the early 1960s, consumerism and mass media began to reshape the world, and “”Donna in vacanza”” captures the spirit of this cultural transformation. The layers of advertising posters speak to the visual bombardment experienced in urban environments, where images constantly vie for attention.

Moreover, “”Donna in vacanza”” celebrates the freedom and joie de vivre of vacation, symbolizing a temporary escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The woman’s figure, emerging from the fragmented imagery, exudes a sense of energy and joy, inviting viewers to share in her moment of leisure and bliss.

Over the years, “”Donna in vacanza”” has remained a timeless and highly regarded painting. Its enduring appeal lies in its universal themes and artistic brilliance. As viewers engage with the artwork, they are prompted to contemplate the transitory nature of existence and the beauty found in fleeting moments.

In conclusion, Mimmo Rotella’s “”Donna in vacanza”” is a captivating décollage masterpiece that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide. Painted in 1963, it stands as a testament to Rotella’s visionary talent and enduring influence in the art world. The painting’s ability to capture the essence of modern life, celebrate imperfection, and evoke joy makes it a very special and highly acclaimed work of art.

Original size:
50.5 x 40 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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