Guerra di stelle

By Mimmo Rotella SKU:189050

Mimmo Rotella's "Guerra di stelle" (English: "War of Stars") is an exceptional painting created by the artist. Painted in 1960, it showcases Rotella's innovative décollage technique, where he tears and layers posters to form a striking composition. "Guerra di stelle" mesmerizes viewers with its dynamic arrangement of colors and fragmented images, evoking the turbulence of contemporary life. The artwork's uniqueness lies in Rotella's ability to transform everyday materials into a powerful statement on the impact of mass media and consumer culture. This extraordinary piece remains a timeless testament to Rotella's artistic brilliance and enduring influence in the art world.

56 cm

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Total € 225

Title: “”Mimmo Rotella’s Guerra di stelle: A Dynamic Décollage from 1960″”

Year Painted: 1960

Mimmo Rotella’s “”Guerra di stelle”” (English: “”War of Stars””) is a mesmerizing artwork painted in 1960. This masterpiece exemplifies Rotella’s groundbreaking approach to the décollage technique, where he skillfully tore and layered posters to create a visually stunning composition.

“”Guerra di stelle”” captivates viewers with its dynamic arrangement of colors and fragmented images. The overlapping layers of torn posters evoke a sense of chaos and energy, reflecting the turbulence of contemporary life and the rapid changes of the modern world.

What makes “”Guerra di stelle”” very special is Rotella’s ability to transform ordinary materials into a powerful commentary on mass media and consumer culture. By incorporating elements of everyday life, he blurs the lines between high art and the mundane, challenging conventional notions of artistic creation.

The painting serves as a potent reflection on the impact of mass media and the omnipresence of advertising in the urban landscape. The torn posters represent the constant bombardment of images and information experienced in modern society, where commercial messages vie for attention.

Moreover, “”Guerra di stelle”” captures the spirit of its time, as the 1960s saw significant cultural shifts and rapid changes in technology and communication. The artwork reflects the dawning of the Space Age and the fascination with the exploration of the stars, as well as the influence of pop culture and the rise of consumerism.

The enduring appeal of “”Guerra di stelle”” lies in its timeless relevance and universal themes. It remains a powerful and thought-provoking statement on the complexities of contemporary existence, inviting viewers to contemplate the interplay of media, technology, and identity.

In conclusion, Mimmo Rotella’s “”Guerra di stelle”” is a dynamic décollage masterpiece from 1960, reflecting the artist’s innovative approach to art and his commentary on mass media and consumer culture. Its captivating composition and enduring significance make it a truly special and highly acclaimed painting. “”Guerra di stelle”” continues to resonate with audiences worldwide as a powerful reminder of the ever-changing world we inhabit and the influence of media on our lives.

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

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