“Firenze dalla Misericordia 2018”
Affresco engraved wood (160 x 200 cm)
The artwork represents the fine line between art and craftsmanship, innovation and skill, expressive elements that have always characterized the identity of Portrait, in constant search of all that is “hand-made” in all its nuances. The fresco engraved wood, reveals a futurist aesthetic able to relieve the handcrafted experience of the past with a more vivid confrontation of contemporary reality.The artwork displayed is one of many exhibited in the “iGuarnieri” shop, located in the Florentine Oltrarno district, at Lungarno Benvenuto Cellini 39, where the passion for art history is handed down from father to son.
Established in 1944, the Guarnieri family’s workshop remains an active laboratory where to date they continue to make contemporary art in the wake of the ancient pratice of Florentine craftsmanship.
Open to the public, those looking for a true local experience, whether a desire to explore the infinite collection of artwork from paintings to sculptures, or taking part in a first-hand creative artistic experience. This is a unique and versatile space that will ensure a memory of Florence you will never forget.