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Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Lembo di Canovacio 1 by Simone Giaiacopi | $1,000 | mixed media artwork | 19.7' h x 19.7' w | ..\art\mixed-media-artwork-Lembo-di-Canovacio-1

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Lembo di Canovacio 1

Simone Giaiacopi
Ugallery 5345195787 UGallery

Acrylic paint, pen, pencil, and paper on Composite board New

Finished white edges

Ready to frame

One-of-a-kind

Signed on back

2021

19.7" h x 19.7" w x .4" d |1 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $1,000

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A hyper-realistic drawing of a household washcloth by artist Simone Giaiacopi. This drawing is done with multicolor BIC pens on paper glued on wood with acrylic paint used for the background. Part of Simone's series on cloth. It is his tribute to these everyday objects to highlight their beauty through intricate details. "It is magnified to show the individual warp and weft threads. While these textiles are every day, they look lived and worn. They allude both to the work of those who made them and to the life of those who used them."

Simone Giaiacopi

pescia, Italy

Artist Simone Giaiacopi paints rich, detailed still lifes and landscapes inspired by his home in Italy. "While my paintings can look almost photographic at first sight, a closer observation reveals the density of texture, layers, and the myriad of brushstrokes," says Simone. "I paint my subjects with a very small brush and small, precise strokes in order to enhance all the details, almost as if the piece was made of individually painted pixels." Simone was born in Viareggio, Tuscany and enjoyed drawing as a child. In school, he followed a different path, earning a PHD in Industrial Chemistry and later worked as a chemist at the University of Pisa. In 2007, Simone visited a photorealist painting exhibition in Milan that deeply impacted him. For the first time, he picked up oil paints and began teaching himself to paint. Over the next few years, he developed his own precise style. Today, he paints in a small, clean studio space located in a medieval building with a view of a typical Tuscan back alley. When he's not creating art, Simone works part-time as a hairdresser and loves reading and watching movies. His paintings are held in private and public collections, including the Fondazione Civica dei Musei di Venezia.

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