Paolo Cavinato. INTERNI
5th February - 5th March 2016
Spazio Aperto San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3A, Milan
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The new exhibition by Paolo Cavinato titled INTERNI, will open at the Spazio Aperto San Fedele In Milan, the 4th February at 6:30 p.m.
The exhibition is curated by Kevin McManus and the director of the Galleria San Fedele Andrea Dall'Asta SJ.
The exhibition presents thirteen works by the artist who returns to show a solo exhibition at the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele, after being classified second in the Visual Arts Prize San Fedele 2008/2009.
Paolo Cavinato, an artist of remarkable international experience, combines versatility of competences and rigor in an always coherent research, constantly facing a cultured and disciplined reflection. The exhibition presents thirteen works that describe this path in its essentials, showing clearly the issues addressed in it.
Paolo Cavinato's work moves substantially on two crucial issues, the sensory perception and the representation. These two questions are closely related, they represent two sides of the same coin: on the one side the "presence" of sensory experience, on the other "absence" which, by definition, creates the desire to represent, and which in turn can not ignore the solicitation of the senses.
Cavinato's spaces are made of signs, objects, light and even of pure intellect, of mental projections that unify material depth and what is represented under a single logic, full and empty, the lines and their ideal prosecution. All this takes place without the coldness of the pure theory of form, but is rather invested in the dimension of the experience of the lived space.
In the works in the form of portable architecture - Cell, Drops and Labyrinth - the viewer is invited to look inside a limited space, losing track of the distance between large and small, immersing himself in a space that becomes an imaginary world.
In the works on the wall such as Libration, a perspective drawing breaks down the distinction between the literal geometric illusion and the continuation of the lines on the other side of the surface. The work Via, a path in relief which illusory three-dimensionality is suggested by the shape, and also by a surface which invites to walking, immediately recalls the experience.
Kevin Mc Manus