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Born in Catania,(Sicily-Italy) he began his artistic career in the early 80s, after the unfinished biology studies and the completion of studies he attended the School of Naked art in his hometown ; Driven by a passion for art (particularly that of the '500 and '600), which leads me to investigate and study the technique of painting through careful observation and analysis of works by Caravaggio, Poussin, and especially Flamish van Eyck, Brueghel, Bosch, at the same time trying to satisfy my need I deal with classical Hellenic art in general belief that in it the aesthetic as well as technical perfection are comprehensive to fill my unbridled curiosity that leads me to intersect the contemporary painting in order to expand my knowledge and find the inner dimension driven by a greater reflection on life and trying to interpret the "thought" at times ineffable as a means to put in a new light on the fundamental problems in our mind does not cease to free placing on the stage of visual blackmail, blackmail of the soul. My artistic activity from simultaneously from the examples of surrealism as a breaking of the daily thought and represent a permanent revolt against the commonplace of existence, to free himself from it as De Chirico and the way in order to introduce a personal dimension of space-time where it is possible the resolution of two layers, apparently contradictory, the dream and the objective reality in a kind of absolute reality, then I have devoted myself, therefore, not so much for the metaphysical painting stylistic choices that led to the interest that is expressed in a solidity of composition, objects, figures, and the same space that become powerful masses given by the dark color and pasty volumes in a context where time seems suspended between those arrested and the influence of metaphysical and neoclassical references gathered from past works emptied time, into an unknown world. There is a rethinking of metaphysics and surrealism in a critical and even a tribute to them, but rather a total detachment from them, not the poetic subject that interests me but that of individual memory and collective memory that is a reflection of human contradictions. All is well known to us and to our memory, but everything appears again through an angular deviation of the thought that always refers to something else, something that lies beyond. The elements represented do not lose their original meaning, but we feel that adults make in the sense that the answer to our research because it is beyond what we see and look at that. It is on this beyond what I mean to converge our eyes, beyond and the representation of time, beyond the obviousness of transient events, in a present that becomes the "eternal", border and place the answer to why everything happens and anything can happen. How to mirror an image that reminds us that we know and then becomes non-existent. Excerpts from everyday life are organized in mysterious and unsettling compositions, in unlikely spaces prospectively and articulated, sometimes enlivened by fragments derived from past works that appear in the collective memory: it leaves the boundaries of reality and logic to touch the depths of his own be where, crossing the boundary between external and internal perspectives are put on different planes returning the world as it is, that is without limits; A dialogue brain complex that led me to uncover the realities of the world outside of each filter and each deformation imposed by the daily strengthened and enlightened vision, however, with readings and meditations of the works of Platone, Kant, Schopenhauer;

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