Title of the work: “Hope”
Technique: Oil on canvas and semiprecious stones (Agate and Mother of Pearl)
Realization year: 12/2017
The theme addressed mainly in this painting is that of ecology, in which the aim is to raise public awareness against the irrepressible Greenhouse effect, which causes the earth’s temperature to rise and consequently an inexorable melting of glaciers.
Art, since ancient times, was born with the need to teach the people, through simple figures, important contents. And precisely through art, I want to tell, in simple and immediate language, how indispensable it is to safeguard our planet to avoid any extinction of man.
The penguin shown, looks after the future baby in the last remaining egg with great care and hope, which I wanted to create with a mother-of-pearl insert; while the beak of the animal was made with Agate.