Saturday, June 11, 2016

Roberto Ferri - photorealism - with a dash of mythology...

Roberto Ferri is so famous in his native Italy for his Caravaggio-inspired-yet-thoroughly-modern photo-realistic-yet-mythically-overtoned paintings that he was invited to paint the portrait of the current Pope. And a cracking depiction of a dynamic and living man it is.

Obviously, it's not that image that concerns Free Planet but many of his other works, especially the following three images which can be narratively linked and construed to episodically track the downfall of Man (in wondrously rendered female form)...








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