“Dal Diario Senese – StARTers with Gabriel Feld”, this week’s appointment of artistic aperitifs at the Siena Art Institute!
Marking the end of his month and a half artistic residency in Siena, Gabriel Feld – printmaker, artist, teacher -marked the occasion by sharing with the public a selection of works of art taken from his “Sienese Diary!”
At the Siena Art Institute, Feld has been inspired by the cultural and material context of the city of Siena, and has therefore developed a series of experiments with the technique of watercolor. The “Sienese Diary” that these works compose does not represent a finished body of works, but, as suggested by the choice of the term “diary” by Feld, an open and continuous reflection that passes through the visual medium.
Tuesday, February 27 Feld met with the public, discussed the creative process that led to the realization of his works in Siena and opened the doors of his studio to share refreshments and conversation with those present.
Our students this morning had a preview visit to the SpazioSiena exhibition “Sulla Pittura” which opens tonight. It was great to have the opportunity to speak with the curator Stefania Margiacchi, and the exhibiting artists Marco Cingolani, Daniele Galliano, Ettore Pinelli, & Giulio Saverio Rossi.
Looking at students’ “Luoghi di Fuga” Intro Unit booklet projects in the Art & Society class this afternoon, collecting & responding to their experiences and observations of locations here in Siena.
Snapshots from our visit today to the Biblioteca Briganti, seeing some gems of their collection by Piranesi! Many thanks to librarian dr.ssa Azelia Batazzi for taking the time to meet with our students.
A group critique with guest artists Bernardo Giorgi and Annunziata de Comite, checking out students’ responses to the Tempo Zulu project…
A couple snapshots from our Spring 2018 SlideSlam with our students, staff and faculty from the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute.
Visiting the Museo d’Inverno‘s current exhibition of Luigi Presicce with our participants from the Siena Art Institute and artists Bernardo Giorgi, Francesco Carone and Eugenia Vanni.
We had a guided walk with artist Bernardo Giorgi looking at some of the sites of the Tempo Zulu project, contemporary interventions within the streets of Siena! Resident artist Gabriel Feld joined us for the walk, too! A highlight was visiting the studio of artisan stone-carver Maestro Frati, adjacent to the synagogue of Siena.
This afternoon we had a chance to visit with our studyabroad students to the current exhibition of Galleria FuoriCampo “Khun’s Paradigm” in Siena. Many thanks to their staff for leading us through the works on display by 19 different artists!
Kuhn’s Paradigm Exhibit at FuoriCampo Gallery:http://galleriafuoricampo.com/
Article from Nero magazine about the FuoriCampo exhibition:http://www.neromagazine.it/n/?p=35042
Checking out work by Charles Szymkowicz in the current exhibition in Siena’s Magazzini del Sale, “Mémoire du passé / Mémoire du futur,” with our studyabroad students.
For more info on the exhibit: http://www.enjoysiena.it/en/events/evento/Memoire-du-passe—Memoire-du-futur/