"I was motivated to participate in the birth of computer graphics, because for me computer graphics was a way of extending my hand, extending it and being able to draw things which my hand by itself, and the hands of nobody else before, would not have been able to represent."
IBM Fellow Emeritus
SCULPTURES BY FRANCESCO ALBANO
Francesco Albano was born in Oppido Mamertina, Italy on November 19, 1976. He lives and works in Istanbul and graduated from the sculpture department of Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara in 2000. In 2005 he won the National Prize of Arts-MIUR for sculpture. In 2008 he had his first solo exhibition “Everyday Bestiary” curated by Flavio Arensi and Stefano Castelli at the Castle of San Giorgio di Legnano(MI). Dovevaccadere-SALe (space art legnano). The same year, Turkish director Cansin Sağesen made a short movie inspired by his works. In September 2009, he had his second solo exhibition “Five Easy Pieces” at Ex- Marmi Gallery in Pietrasanta. In June 2011 he had two sculptures in in the 54th International Art Exhibition in Venice Biennale at the Arsenale in the exhibition”Lo Stato dell’ Arte”. In December 2011 his sculptures series P.I.E.T.A.S. were exhibited at the gallery Studio 9 in Istanbul.
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Turkish Delight: Torensel Kemha Obliteration, 2010, 21 x 23 inches, C-print and gouache on paper
This “drop” appears to be parasitic, attatched to a brick wall, growing off the wall, i guess this is an example of putting something in a space where material qualities of the form, and of the site are totally different
Anish Kapoor - “drop”
Stainless steel sculpture at Royal Academy of Arts - London by Anish Kapoor