At Cavaliere, day and night
Direzione Generale Banca di Bologna – Piazza Galvani 4 – Bologna – 29 January – 22 February 2019
In the context of Art City Segnala 2019 during Arte Fiera, Banca di Bologna hosts a project on an Italian artist for the second time at its headquarters. The artist is Matteo Fato (Pescara, 1979), presenting two works on the borderline between painting and installation.
The central focus of the show is represented by two landscape paintings of different sizes, both made during Matteo Fato’s stay in Pereto. The wider one presents a daytime view of the surrounding countryside, narrated with sweeping brushstrokes and color effects bordering on abstraction.
The second, smaller painting shows the same landscape by night, with a darker range of hues. Both paintings have a ‘double’: another portion of canvas like the mirror image of the main work. The two pairs are installed on their shipping crates, which thus take on another function.