To Dream, to Collect







Video & Installation


110 x 100 cm
43.31 x 39 in


6600,00 €

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  • About the work
Plastic and acrylic soldiers on canvas. The tiny colored plastic soldiers are a provocation, describing a geography of territorial relations based on indiscriminate use of anonymous, non-differentiated military masses. The artist’s obsession for the perfect positioning of his toy soldiers in ranks and circles is both spatial and conceptual. Lining them up on the canvas, he sets out imaginary armies to build fantastical world maps, flags, targets and embroidery. He emphasizes the geo-historic presence of a constant and dominant thought of war and, simultaneously, mitigates its alarming presence through the fantastic transfiguration of the toy soldier into a brushstroke of paint.

About the Artist

1978 , Italy

Paolo Ceribelli was born on July 8, 1978. He starts his artistic journey with a series of works focusing on the stylization of common everyday gestures; he then experiments with oil – painting with his hands – and later he devotes himself to casting plaster. In 1998 the one-man show Ignoti collects his work. In 1999 he cooperates with a group ...

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Milan, Via Vincenzo Monti, 28

Glauco Cavaciuti inaugurates his Gallery in March 2006, dedicating an exhibition to Cracking Art artistic group. In the following years, the Gallery's expositive activity has gone up and up, containing Riccardo Gusmaroli's (Verona, 1963), Fabrizio Pozzoli's (Milan,1973) and David Reimondo's (Genova,1972) exhibitions. Since the beginning, Cavaciuti's purpose...

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