Diegopalasgo

Diego Palasago

1954

Born in Noale Venice, Italy in 1954 and began to paint in 1977. He has mastered material that shows an amazing capacity to penetrate the subject and object, painting landscapes where he imposes a lack of human presence. For many years he participated in competitions and art collectives, performing in several extemporaneous exhibitions. In the 1990’s, he experiments with mixed media painting until he perfects the balance of shapes, colors, and materials. He intensifies his participation in the most significant solo exhibitions. He is the winner of numerous competitions and receives accolades from critics for his many works including: 1992 – He was awarded the Silver Metal by the President of the Republic Hon. O. Luigi Scalfaro in the international competition, in the city of Legnago VR. 1995- A work becomes part of the Galleria Civica Citta ‘di Moncalieri. He received the Artistic Award of the Regional Council of the Veneto and the Province of Venice. 1998 – He was awarded the Bronze Medal by His Holiness Pop John II at the Biennal Art, Santa Maria di Sala, VE. 2002 – Receives commission for the Automobile Museum Carol Biscaretti of Ruffia - Torino. 2004 – Under the patronage of the Italian Republic, the European Community, Regione Veneto, University of Venice, Department of Tourism, GAL Venezia Orientale, carries out a project for the promotion of the archeological park for the preservation and promotion of the ‘Via Annia” 2005 – He was awarded the Silver Medal by the President of the Republic Hon. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi at the Art Biennale, Citta ‘di Osio BG. Completes the work “Living Waters,” the Ente Parco project Region River Site, to protect the aquatic environment, with the sponsorship of the Italian Republic, the European Community, Veneto Region, the Province of Venice, Padua, Treviso, GAL Eastern Veneto. He creates the works of the “Altino Award” intended for persons who have distinguished themselves during the year for their activities such as: culture and professional sports. 2006 – A work becomes part of the permanent collection of the Museum of the Unit of the Italy Citta’ di Teano (Ce). 2008 – A work becomes part of the Museum Judetean Gorj City of Targu Jiu (Romania). 2011 – Archive Monografico Dell’Arte Italian, Catalog of Modern Arte, Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori.


Diego Palasago works

Senza Titolo (Sans Title)

<p>The black mass creeping across the roughly textured canvas like an eroded serpent is Palasago&rsquo;s visual metaphor for unkempt historical buildings in Venice and around Italy. There are swatc...

Facciata Rosa (Red Façade)

<p>The preservation of local architecture is of profound importance to the artist. So much so that the color red, which in many circles symbolizes danger and anger, is quite prevalent on the canvas...

Inverno in Laguna (Winter in the Lagoon)

<p>Before his experimental stages began, Diego Palasgo painted common landscapes throughout Italy. However, even the simplicity of these works provide glimpses of what his later works would evolve ...

Marina

<p>Part historian, part environmentalist, Diego Palasgo&rsquo;s immense art works never falters in containing social commentary on his own country. The polluted canals of Venice are showcased here ...

Ruggine e Polvere (Rust and Dust)

<p>The work reflects the rampant graffiti strewn on the wall of countless old buildings, expressing the slow aging of its elements. The red color may symbolize the bleeding out of Italy&rsquo;s old...

Facciata Veneziana (Venetian Façade)

<p>Diego Palasgo is largely known for his unique interpretations of the restoration of architecture in Venice. The elements crafted on the canvas here present more of an illusion of preservation as...

Girasoli nel Centro Storico (Sunflowers in Old ...

<p>No matter how grand the architectural accomplishments of man are, eventually Mother Nature reclaims all. Towns and cities, unkempt and long ago abandoned, become gardens of wild flora, sprouting...

Il Giornio Dopd (The Day After)

The swirls and scores and crosshatching that line the piece may represent the aftermath of how fierce weather conditions can utterly decimate man-made structures.

Pareti di Restaurare (Restoring the Walls)

<p>Restoration/rebirth of aging structures in the hidden pockets of Venice is common themes of Palsago&rsquo;s work. Patches of course texture are applied to the canvas to simulate sandstone and co...

Tentativi Di Restauro (Attempts at Restoration)

<p>Diego Palasago&rsquo;s m&eacute;lange of mixed mediums are slow-cooked until high art bubbles to the surface. The end result is a work of extradinary thought provoking concepts dealing with rede...

Cattedrale, (Cathedral)

<p>The faded colors of the Basilica Cattedrale Patriacrale di San Marco in Venice or more commonly known as the St. Mark&rsquo;s Basilica are representative of the aging of building materials benea...

La Citta Che Vive (City Living)

<p>Life in a large metropolis can be a cramped disposition with not only sharing space with the mass population, in addition also block after block of buildings. Palasgo expertly captures the sligh...

Mare Azzurro (Blue Sea)

<p>Early in Palasgo&rsquo;s career, he spent a large amount of his time developing his style with landscape works. The sand has an actual course, sandy texture applied onto the canvas itself that q...

Muro (Wall)

<p>The depiction of this &lsquo;wall&rsquo; is one interpretation of the breakdown of primer, paint, and other coatings (both protective and cosmetic) among buildings. The original checkerboard pat...

Casa Rosa (Red House)

<p>A twisting sheet of scarlet pours down the roughshod canvas towards the scratchy cream colored lower portion. The gaggle of loops, wave patterns, and checkered floor boards, and brick are entren...

Composizione Sulla Facciata (Composition on the...

<p>The red colors of the building&rsquo;s exterior walls are adorned with various architectural mainstays such as arches and segmented windows. Palsago&rsquo;s trademark scoring and carving of the ...

Compozizone en Rosso (Composition in Red)

<p>The muddied white paint is sandwiched over the conglomerate of red and black. White is often associated with purification and what Palasgo is expressing on the canvas is the significance of pres...

La Casa Rosa (The Pink House)

<p>One of several works in the diptych style (two pieces) from Palasgo, these colossal rectangular pieces are layered with stippled texture that has been scraped and carved by the artist. The pinki...

Omaggio a Venezia (Tribute to Venice)

<p>The off white wall in this piece is marred in the center by a crevasse of blue and black, gaping ever wider like a corrosive maw. Palasago expresses the devastation and a sense of loss of histor...

Amouri a Venizia (Love in Venice)

The abundance of blue swatches swirled in a haze of white and gray creates a dreamy collage of the gradual aging of the city of Venice.

Borgo di Periferia (Village in the Suburbs)

<p>The rundown, unkempt village reimagined and projected on the scratched canvas as a work of abstract art. The smeared white paint bleeds into the inky deterioration of the building&rsquo;s walls....

Centro Storico (Old Town)

<p>The old byzantine mosaics of Venice, specifically, St. Mark&rsquo;s Basilica, were heavily influenced by Islamic architecture during the 1400&rsquo;s. Palasgo concocts a tightly knit city square...

Cita Balneare (Seaside Town)

<p>Having grown up in Venice, artist Diego Palasgo often depicts the city&rsquo;s watery districts in his work, which doubles as a soapbox of sorts in order to acknowledge the vital importance of m...

Senza Titolo (Without Title)

<p>The patches of color may look like a random collage stitched together, but upon closer examination these shapes form a kind of partially demolished wall which again incorporates the theme of rui...

Cathedral Square

<p>Palasgo&rsquo;s embrace of places worship through his work is far reaching. The washed out gray of the Byzantine exteriors of St Mark&rsquo;s Basilica and the grounds of the Piazza of San Marco ...

Cite che Vive (City Living)

<p>Diego Palsago sums up some of his past experiences of growing up in the urban settings of Venice with this piece. The medley of brushstrokes and surface textures represent the often chaotic natu...

Frammenti di Storia (Fragments of History)

Palasgo’s ode to architectural collapse is displayed on the textured canvas in a collective of archways, columns, floors, and brick work that is bathed in light colors and deep grooves.

Ultimares Lumires Sur le Centre Historique (Ult...

<p>The flip sided nature of the painting emphasizes the sky below the collage of structures in their various states of disarray as if they were almost divine, hovering, yet still conveys a sense of...

Graffitis Sur Le Mur (Graffiti on the Wall)

<p>Vandalism and architecture has been a staple in cities all over the globe for centuries. Palasgo&rsquo;s version of street art is a colorful variety of mediums incorporated on a roughly painted ...

Antichi Fasti (Former Glory)

<p>Palasgo&rsquo;s work seems to be making a commentary on urban decay and to a lesser extent, the ravage of age in general and how it can have a devastating effect on entire cities. The collage of...

Catterdrale da Salvare (Cathedral to be Saved)

<p>Palasgo crams the St. Mark&rsquo;s Basilica (meaning large oblong building with domed roofs) on a multi-textured canvas. The brick walls adorn sparse amounts of the artist&rsquo;s own graffiti. ...

Centro Storico

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Girasoli

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Frammenti (Fragments)

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Antichi Splendor

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