Executive Poetics of the Painting
Artistic Calendar- November: “Venus November, time of rain, water takes part in a laughing game of deferment, puddle and spring all in one…”
As far as I know there are not many precedents to this idea of Roberto Piaia’s. Who has dedicated his work to symbolize the passage of time with a series of original works.
By representing the same extremely beautiful model, depicted each time in a different way. According not only to the month, but also to the artist’s own poetic fancy. Artistic Calendar- November
In the Symposium, Pluto has one of the participants state that there are two sorts of Venus: Venus Caelestis and Venus Naturalis. To say it in the Latin translation. Artistic Calendar- November
Roberto Piaia’s Venus is as Naturalis as ever
In fact, she is a plastic and active figure of a daughter of the Earth. A carnal symbol of Life, whose beauty the artist exalts in a plastic and dynamic way.
The myth of Venus is also tied to the cycle of the seasons; she is a symbol of spring, but also of eternal feminine changeability. So it’s not difficult to imagine her as the protagonist of a series of pictures tied to the months of the year, in a calendar.
Paolo Levi | Art Critic
General catalog of Roberto Piaia ‘s works | curated by Paolo Levi | Editor Giorgio Mondadori
The Feminine Essence (Essenza al Femminile) | curated by Carmen De Guarda and Angelo Mistrangelo | Editor Giorgio Mondadori.