Francesco D'Adamo
Bologna, Italy

Living and working in Bologna, Italy, Francesco D’Adamo is a self-taught painter and musician. Recently quitting his job to become a full-time artist, Francesco is always searching for interactions between painting and music. His goal is to let these two languages interact in a continuous synesthesia. When he’s not painting, Francisco plays the guitar and cello for his two bands -- Nero di Marte and Nono Cerchio -- and volunteers as an art therapy educator, leading painting workshops for people with mental disabilities.

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Mixed media artwork on unstretched canvas
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35" h x 50" w 
4 lbs. 0 oz.


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This is my second painting about the mystic tree of Norse mythology, Mimameith. The first one, done in 2011, was a small and colorful post-impressionistic oil painting. The structure collapses, flattens, and moves towards a more abstract direction. The painting fails to embrace the entire subject, which appears black as tar and white as ice. Gone are the Mimameith's roots, while its background seems motionless and timeless, as a perpetual pale sunset. This piece was made with oil, acrylic, and enamel on canvas. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to its large size, this painting will ship from the artist's studio in Italy un-stretched and rolled in a tube. The detail images are just to give a sense of how the work will look as a finished piece. 

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