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80 x 120 cm
31.50 x 47 in


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  • About the work

Acrylic on banner printing.

The scene - with clear reference to "The freedom that guides the people" by Eugène Delacroix - features a very young Greta, dressed in her unmistakable yellow raincoat. The Heroine shows the "skolstrejk för klimatet" banner (school strike for the climate), surrounded by photographers and journalists who quickly made it an icon.

In the background is the Swedish parliament, where an array of soldiers observes the scene, ready to intervene in case of need. The atmosphere of tension - underlined by the yellow "do not cross" ribbon, brings the event into an epic dimension. Yet people rush only out of curiosity, only the boy dressed in green rejoices and seems to have noticed the scope of the message ...

About the Artists

1994 Corigliano Calabro, Italy

Alfredo Romio was born in Corigliano Calabro, Italy in 1994. From 2004 to 2013 he studied painting. From 2012 to 2015 he is enrolled at the PI Tchaikovsky Higher Institute of Music Studies in Nocera Terinese (CZ) where he carries out in-depth studies of Music Theory, Violin and Piano; at the same time he is Second Violin of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Calabria.

In 2017 he gets the First Level Diploma in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania. That same year he inaugurated his first personal exhibition, sponsored by the city of Corigliano Calabro: "Iconography". In the same year he joined the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera to achieve the II Level Diploma in Painting. In 2018 he is the winner of the first edition of "Open Innovation Art", where two works exhibited at the Cariplo Factory are purchased to be permanently exhibited.

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Lugano, Via Canova 7

Five Gallery was conceived and founded by Igor Rucci in an elegant apartment in the historical centre of Lugano, and it has been operating in the Contemporary Art scene since 2013. Five Gallery wants to reassert the principle of Contemporary Art Collection by proposing important exhibitions and collections dedicated to the Masters of the 70’s and 80’s...

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