Fernando Melani | the artist

The artist Fernando Melani
Born 1907, San Piero Agliana, Italy.
Died 1985

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Writing,

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I think of art as a means and not as an end, as a means for pinning down the universe’s construction as I receive it from experimental physics and this alone. My own testing ground, I experiment with this. I would like the descriptions of the subtle invisible originating, impalpable energy to reach the opaque space deep within me, well beyond the so-called unconscious, to make it RESONANT

Fernando Melani’s small monochrome paintings, metal reliefs and wire sculptures are alternately rigorous and whimsical, modest and grandiose. Either way, they are almost completely unknown in America. This is a fate entirely undeserved by these often beautiful, always exuberant little objects, which continually transform the simplest of materials into an intimate form of visual poetry…

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