Gifts to the Hermitage from Il Cigno Galileo
Galilei Publishing House
Exhibition of the gifts from the museum partner Roman
Publishing House Il Cigno Galileo Galilei opened in the Hermitage
Theatre Foyer. The exhibition presents five works of Kineticism
artists - Visual Triangular Dynamics
Kineticism as independent art movement that focuses on space and dynamic
The work of Horacio Garcia Rossi Electric Colour Light, Rotation
can be united by one general composition motif with the work
Visual Triangular Dynamics by Alberto Biazi - the task
of both artists is to create the illusion of cyclic
motion in space in a spiral. The line that indicates
that spiral is bended in accordance with space characteristics.
Such wave motion is one of the most
The same motion in a spiral is at the basis
of the work by Jorrit Thornquist Untitled - parallel
lines of orange material twisted spirally overcome gravitation of surface
In his work Small Theatre Ben Ormenese declares dominance of abstract aesthetic function of work of art. The name of the work itself narrows our possibilities to interpret the image, imparts concreteness to it. Blinking mirror black colour also corrects viewer's imagination.
The object by Franco Costalonga Reflection can be best commented by the thesis of remarkable Kineticism artist Lucio Fontana: "We insist on art that is independent from any aesthetic artificiality". This is classical work of Kineticism Art made from coloured polymers beloved by the artist. Vivid interest in ornamentality is seen in the work by Costalonga.
Beginning from 2006 the exhibitions organized by Kineticism artists in the Hermitage advocate with particular jealousy for active involvement of scientific and technological advance and new technologies into the sphere of art.
"We do not deny power of such means as colour, form, light and so on but we have been reconsidering them introducing them into more authentic situation in the works," as written in one of programme manifests of the Kineticist. Their images are speaking the language of their time when scientific and technical revolution, technological advance have been if not prevailing then one of the most important sides of life.