Una nuvola passeggera

By Mimmo Rotella SKU:188895

Mimmo Rotella's "Una nuvola passeggera," painted in 1964, is a captivating artwork that exemplifies his innovative décollage technique. Through layers of torn posters, he captures the ephemeral beauty of a passing cloud. The painting's exceptional nature lies in its ability to freeze a fleeting moment in time within static fragments. "Una nuvola passeggera" not only showcases Rotella's artistic mastery but also prompts viewers to reflect on the transience of life's fleeting moments, making it a profound meditation on impermanence.

50 cm

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Title: Capturing Transience: Mimmo Rotella’s “”Una nuvola passeggera””

Year Painted: 1964

Mimmo Rotella’s captivating artwork, “”Una nuvola passeggera”” (A Passing Cloud), painted in 1964, is a testament to his innovative décollage technique and his exploration of the fleeting nature of existence. This painting’s remarkable significance lies in its ability to freeze a transient moment within layers of torn posters.

Rotella, the visionary Italian artist, revolutionized artistic creation with décollage, tearing and layering posters to convey new narratives. “”Una nuvola passeggera”” beautifully exemplifies this technique, presenting a visual meditation on the ephemerality of life. The year 1964 marked a period of introspection for Rotella, allowing him to capture the essence of transience.

The title “”Una nuvola passeggera”” encapsulates the painting’s theme. Through layered fragments, Rotella captures the delicate essence of a passing cloud, a symbol of impermanence. What sets this artwork apart is its ability to evoke the ethereal and intangible through static composition, inviting viewers to contemplate the fleeting nature of existence.

The painting’s allure lies in its universal resonance. The theme of transience transcends time and culture, making “”Una nuvola passeggera”” relevant across generations. Rotella’s décollage technique adds depth and texture, emphasizing the layers of experience that define our lives.

In the broader context of art history, “”Una nuvola passeggera”” echoes philosophical discussions on impermanence and the passage of time. The artwork becomes a visual metaphor for the transitory nature of all things. It underscores Rotella’s ability to transform everyday fragments into profound contemplations on the human experience.

In conclusion, Mimmo Rotella’s “”Una nuvola passeggera,”” painted in 1964, captures the essence of transience through the lens of décollage. Through its portrayal of a passing cloud within layered fragments, the painting invites viewers to reflect on the impermanence of life’s moments. As we engage with this visual meditation, we are reminded of art’s capacity to evoke contemplation and encapsulate profound truths about existence.

Original size:
30 x 30 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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