HOPE - GIRL WITH BALLOON BEYOND COVID19 2020
H. 85 cm, L. 55 x 26 cm, P. 3 kg.
The sculpture represents the hope (girl) of overcoming COVID 19 in the world (balloon).
This little girl with her balloon is a message of hope, the joyful and enchanted vision that the children of life have.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless mirrored aluminum of 1 mm, gold of 0.5 mm and hammered mirrored Colorless of 0.7 mm. thick.
GYMNAST WITH RIBBON 2020
H. 52 cm, L. 98 x 21 cm, P. 3 kg.
It symbolizes lightness, coordination and harmony of movements to feel master of your body and tame it to face the obstacle of gravity.
The sculpture was made with 1 mm colorless mirrored aluminum and 0.3 mm thick fuchsia sheets.
H. 150 cm, Depth. 32 cm, Wingspan 140 cm, P. 4 kg
My Freedom wants to express the will to manifest oneself and to fly towards one's dreams. The frame represents the patterns and conventions of society, of which my Freedom wants to free itself.
The head is open, because to be free to think and act, one must have an open mind. My Freedom wears a "Pareo", because it also wants to be free to be modest, in a world full of vulgarity.
“I think I can fly, I think I can touch the sky, I just need to spread my wings and fly away. I fly to my dreams, breaking the mold, because I believe in myself. I run to that open window, spread my wings and fly to freedom. "
The sculpture was made with 1 mm colorless mirrored aluminum sheets and 0.7 mm thick hammered mirrored colorless aluminum on a frame. This sculpture is made to be inside.
PEGASUS BEYOND OBSTACLES 2020
H. 180 cm, L. 150 cm, Wingspan 140 cm, P. 25 kg
PEGASUS, the wild and free winged horse that overcomes the obstacles of life.
The vitality and strength of the horse, combined with the ability to fly and therefore free itself from the weight of gravity, make PEGASUS a symbol of spiritual life and freedom that rises indomitable, regardless of any earthly obstacle.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless mirrored aluminum of 1 mm and hammered mirrored Colorless of 0.7 mm of thickness. Outside, the wings and the horse move with the wind.
H. 65 cm, L. 45 x 15 cm, P. 2 kg.
I chose the mirror material to allow you to be fascinated by your gaze. In Mythology, the charm of the Medusa's gaze transforms man into stone.
The sculpture was made with 0.5 mm salmon-colored mirrored aluminum sheets and 0.7 mm thick hammered mirrored Incolore.
BLUE BUTTERFLY 2020
H. 66 cm, L. 92 cm, Wingspan 94 cm, P. 4 kg.
The butterfly has always been in all times and for all peoples a symbol of rebirth, of liberation from one's body for the ascent to heaven and the Blue Butterfly represents, in its metallic dress, that wonderful process of final transformation. According to the legend of the BLUE BUTTERFLY, our life is only in our hands.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless mirrored aluminum of 1 mm and hammered mirrored Colorless 0.7 mm thick with applications of turquoise, smoke, gold and colorless aluminum. Outside the wings move with the wind.
THE PIPIYOLI BEE 2019
H. 70 cm, L. 155 cm, Wingspan 190 cm, P. 9 kg
it is 100 times its size in nature. PIPIYOLI means Bee in Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs, who believed that souls were transformed into insects. PIPIYOLI is a worker bee and for this reason it carries pollen with its hind legs. I chose the bee because it is the emblem of the eternal rebirth and renewal of nature. Our life and that of the entire planet depend on the importance of bees in the ecosystem. The bee is a symbol of temperance, sociability, discipline, justice, peace and ingenuity. It also represents courage, for the tenacity with which it defends its hive and is an example of a political model for the society of men.
The sculpture was made with 1 mm gold and copper mirrored aluminum sheets, 0.7 mm opaque smoke and 0.7 mm thick hammered mirrored Colorless. Outside the wings move with the wind.
The KRICKET CHAPULIN 2019
H. 70 cm, L. 135 cm, Wingspan 190 cm, P. 9 kg.
it is 90 times the size of a cricket in nature. CHAPULIN means cricket in Nahuatl, the ancient language of the Aztecs and means: insect that jumps like a rubber ball. A migrant by nature, he easily moves from one place to another thanks to his robust body and legs. For many peoples it is a symbol of good luck. For children it represents conscience (Pinocchio). It instills joy with its song, which comes from its delicate and robust wings.
His head looks like a helmet because the cricket is as brave and combative as a medieval warrior and like the chess pawn only advances without ever retreating or moving sideways. Outside the wings move with the wind.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless and gold mirrored aluminum of 1 mm, matte yellow and hammered mirrored Colorless of 0.7 mm of thickness.
THE EVINRUDE DRAGONFLY 2018
H. 40 cm, L. 130 cm, Wingspan 180 cm, P. 3 kg.
it is 100 times the size of a dragonfly in nature. The name "dragonfly" derives from the Latin "libra", meaning balance, precisely because it keeps its wings horizontal during flight. Symbol of change but also of illusion, given by its body with iridescent colors and transformation, as happens in its life as a larva in the bottom of the ponds, transforming itself into a magical fast insect with an aerodynamic shape and iridescent fairy wings, which change color with the reflection of light and give speed to its flight.
The sculpture was made with 1 mm colorless mirrored aluminum sheets, 0.3 mm turquoise, smoke and yellow and 0.7 mm thick hammered mirrored Colorless. Outside the wings move with the wind.
AGAVE - AMERICAN, WRINKLED, GIANT SHINY, SHINY, ALOE VERA, MAGUEY and THORNY AGAVE 2016 - 2020
The charm of Agave, a plant native to arid and sunny areas,
it is translated into an expression of joy and light that can shine in any place and in any climate. The Agave Shining reflects everything that surrounds it, it is animated by the wind and with the raindrops it joins the sounds of nature.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless mirrored aluminum, 1 mm gold and hammered mirrored Colorless 0.7 mm thick. Outside, the leaves move with the wind.
THE LOTUS FLOWER
Although born in stagnant waters, the lotus flower blooms immaculate, maintaining its extraordinary beauty and perfume unaltered. Fascinating symbol of the power of life, its petals plunge at night to re-emerge during the day in their extraordinary beauty.
THE CACTUS FLOWER
The Cactus Flower translates into its pale colors its opening in nature only at night without light and expresses that rare beauty that nature reserves for a flower that lasts only one day. The golden and soft reflection of its petals symbolizes the royalty and perseverance that is attributed by popular belief.
THE CHRISTMAS STAR
It reproduces in the intense red color the drops of blood of a goddess who died for love, as a Mexican legend tells.
Symbol of purity, it carries in its heart the golden spirit of rebirth and serenity.
Very important flower in Mexican culture on the day of the dead. Cempasuchil is a very fragrant yellow or orange flower,
characteristic of "Dia de Muertos", because thanks to its scent, it serves to attract the souls of the deceased who smell it in order to reach their homes thanks to a path made of petals of this flower. It can also be placed by simulating a cross on their grave. It is a herbaceous plant of the Composita family and native to Mexico.
The petals of the flower were made with 0.5 mm sheets of colorless mirrored and anodized aluminum in various colors. thick.
The pistils of the flower with gold mirrored aluminum of 0.3 mm. thick. Outside the petals and leaves move with the wind.
ANGEL OF LIGHT
In a world poor in spirituality, the search for inspiration in the inner light and voice we have within us represents the only important vehicle that guides us in our life choices. It also symbolizes the light and the voice within us that guides and protects us in the vicissitudes of our existence. I have chosen the mirror material to allow for reflection, as we are all angels to someone at times.
The sculpture was made with sheets of colorless mirrored aluminum of 1 mm and hammered mirrored Colorless of 0.7 mm of thickness. Outside the wings move with the wind.
MIRACULOUS LIGHT - Hanukkah 2019
H. 110 cm, L. 65 cm, Depth 15 cm, P. 11 kg.
From 3/11/2019 it is part of the art collection of the Museo dei Lumi at the Jewish Museum Casale Monferrato in Piedmont.
MIRACULOUS LIGHT comes from the "Miracle of Hanukkah", when miraculously, the very little pure olive oil available, which would have been enough for just one day, lasted the eight days scheduled for the celebrations. Reason why I chose mirror aluminum to give even more light.
The whole sculpture is made with mirrored aluminum sheets of 1 mm thick, and is supported by a single screw in the center of the same and is assembled with aluminum rivets.