Una coppia famosa

By Mimmo Rotella SKU:189028

Mimmo Rotella's 'Una coppia famosa' (A Famous Couple) is a remarkable painting from the 1960s. Created during a time of artistic experimentation, this special artwork showcases Rotella's innovative 'Décollage' technique. By ripping and layering posters, he reveals a captivating mosaic of colors and images, portraying an iconic couple. 'Una coppia famosa' is exceptional due to its historical significance, encapsulating the spirit of the era and Rotella's mastery of blending chaos and beauty. The painting's ability to immortalize the essence of a famous duo makes it a truly unique and cherished piece in art history.

53 cm

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Title: “”Una Coppia Famosa: Mimmo Rotella’s Iconic Décollage Art””
Year Painted: 1960s

Una Coppia Famosa (A Famous Couple) is a captivating artwork by renowned Italian artist Mimmo Rotella, created during the dynamic 1960s. This masterpiece exemplifies Rotella’s groundbreaking artistic technique known as “”Décollage,”” which gained widespread acclaim during this era.

Born in Catanzaro, Italy, in 1918, Mimmo Rotella was a prominent figure in the Nouveau Réalisme movement. His innovative approach challenged traditional art conventions, as he chose to work with pre-existing materials rather than a blank canvas. In the case of Una Coppia Famosa, Rotella selected layers of posters torn from city walls, providing a unique and textured foundation for his creative expression.

The Décollage process involved meticulously layering and then tearing away fragments of these posters, revealing an intricate mosaic of colors, images, and text hidden beneath the surface. This technique allowed Rotella to capture the essence of the urban environment and infuse his work with a sense of raw energy and spontaneity.

Una Coppia Famosa holds immense significance in Rotella’s body of work due to its portrayal of an iconic couple. While the specific identities of the couple remain undisclosed, their fame and allure are evident through Rotella’s masterful depiction. The painting becomes a canvas for the viewer’s imagination, allowing each individual to project their perception of a “”famous couple”” onto the artwork.

What makes Una Coppia Famosa truly special is its ability to encapsulate the spirit of the 1960s, a period characterized by cultural transformation, social revolutions, and artistic experimentation. The painting reflects the zeitgeist of the era, capturing the allure of celebrity culture and the fascination with renowned figures that marked the time.

Furthermore, Rotella’s Décollage technique, with its juxtaposition of chaos and harmony, adds a layer of complexity to the artwork. The torn posters represent the ephemeral nature of fame and the transience of cultural icons, immortalized in a momentary snapshot of time.

Una Coppia Famosa continues to captivate audiences and art enthusiasts worldwide for its innovative approach, historical significance, and enduring appeal. It exemplifies Mimmo Rotella’s mastery in transforming urban decay into a timeless work of art and serves as a poignant reminder of the ever-changing nature of fame and cultural fascination.

In conclusion, Una Coppia Famosa stands as a testament to Mimmo Rotella’s artistic brilliance and his ability to redefine the boundaries of art through the Décollage technique. Painted in the 1960s, this masterpiece encapsulates the allure of celebrity culture and the spirit of a transformative era, making it a truly iconic and cherished piece in the realm of modern art.

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

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