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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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Windows and Alleys
by FRANCESCO D'ADAMO


Oil painting on stretched canvas
One-of-a-kind
Signed on back
2012

32" h x 38" w x 1" d
2 lbs. 2 oz.

$1,250


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The movements of Futurism and Cubism inspired this piece. “Windows and Alleys” depicts the different views of a street and architecture, as witnessed during a walk on a sunny day. This piece is on a gallery wrapped canvas. It comes ready to hang.

Oil painting

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Stretched canvas

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