Luca Resta — Depiction of Nature and Society

Exhibition

Installation, new media, performance, photography...

Luca Resta
Depiction of Nature and Society

In 22 days: September 12 → October 2, 2019

Luca Resta’s research questions the concept of “repetition”. Known as a phenomenon characteristic of our society, he questions his ontological value and his relation with contemporary dynamics. Through this exhibition conceived as a narrative about the creative process, Luca Resta continues his questioning about the object and its value.

After a BA in Art, in 2008, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bergamo (Italy). He continued his artistic career and his research through residencies such as the Fondazione Spinola Banna for the Arte in Turin, Viafarini in Residence in Milan and Astérides in Marseille.

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Luca Resta, Ripetere Ripetere, 2019 Lambda print on diasec — 65 7/10 × 49 1/5 in Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Italienne, Paris

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« Depiction of Nature and Society » is a continuous project inspired by literature, or rather drawing on it to find the elements of its structure, its title and its relation to the world. The title refers to “the world object” — super powerful artifact of the Japanese light novel “Overlord” written by Kugane Maruyama. "It was an object that could seal a target in an enclosed space. To be more precise, he permuted a landscape painted with the real world, then converted the real world into a painted landscape. This object refers to the Chinese legend: A man who has gone to live in a painting/image by choosing a different reality.

Azad Asifovich

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Luca Resta, Armatura IX, 2019 Helmet and paper tape — 12 3/5 × 10 3/5 × 9 4/5 in Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Italienne, Paris

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Luca Resta was born in Seriate in 1982. He lives and works in Paris.

Over the years, he has participated in several national and international group shows, including: « Sound Fetish » (51 ° Venice Biennial, 2005), « Inaugural Exhibit » (Art Raw Gallery, New York — 2009), « Qualicose siamo » (Triennale Design Museum) , Milan — 2010), « It has been continually renewed » (DOCVA, Milan — 2011), « State of the Arts » (54 ° Biennale of Venice — 2011), « All in good time » (BACO, Bergamo — 2013), « Calcio of Inizio » (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin — 2014), « Common-Place » (Rajatila Gallery, Tampere — 2015), « DAMA » (Turin — 2016), « Metamorphosis » (Italian Gallery, Paris — 2016), « Babel » (Contemporary Locus, Bergamo — 2016), « Brave New Word » (K-Gold Temporary Gallery, Agia Paraskevi — 2016), « Do Disturb # 4 » (Palais de Tokyo, Paris — 2018).

Among the solo exhibitions: « Man at work » (Galleria Placentia Arte, Placentia — 2009), « Chambrequatrevingcinq » (ARS + L, Bergamo — 2013), « J-12 Superposition » (Galerie Paris8, Paris — 2014), « It Happens » (Galleria Il Ponte , Florence — 2018).

  • Opening Thursday, September 12 6 PM → 8:30 PM
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15, rue du Louvre

75001 Paris

T. 09 84 43 87 34

www.galerieitalienne.com

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Etienne Marcel
Louvre – Rivoli
Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre
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Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday, 10 AM – 7 PM
Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM

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