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Conoscenza, consapevolezza, centro di sé

Conoscenza, consapevolezza, centro di sé

Quando ho ricevuto la commissione per questo quadro, mi sono sentita grata e felice. Dipingerlo è stato coinvolgente perché il concetto che volevo rappresentare è molto importante per me. Al centro ho immaginato un rettangolo, in pasta cristallo,...

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Convivenza Insostenibile

Convivenza Insostenibile

Mesi fa ho chiesto ad un amico che si occupa di trasporti tra Carrara e la Sardegna di procurarmi degli scarti di marmo. Il marmo di Carrara è un materiale al quale mi accosto sempre con amore e rispetto. E’ uno dei prodotti più belli della natura,...

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Ho lasciato un segno passando

Ho lasciato un segno passando

Scroll down for the English version. Quest’opera nasce durante un periodo di quarantena familiare durato quasi tutto il mese di novembre a causa della positività al COVID di una delle mie figlie. L’ho realizzata quindi durante un periodo di...

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Telo Quadro

Telo Quadro

Ho disegnato degli acquerelli allegri e colorati che parlassero di gioia per riflettere sulla bellezza della natura quando ci ammalia coi suoi profumi e coi suoi colori. E questi acquerelli sono diventati degli asciugamani che sono delle piccole...

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The magic of making a portrait

The magic of making a portrait

Testo in italiano in fondo alla pagina When I decided to make this portrait to the daughter of family friends who is now a young girl, I searched among the many photographs - which fortunately I had - the one with the expression that I think...

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Maternity

Maternity

Testo in italiano in fondo alla pagina In 1994 I participated in an exhibition at the “Cittadella dei Musei” in Cagliari. I had just finished the Art Academy and I was full of enthusiasm, young and still without children. For a month I worked hard...

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Back to marble

Back to marble

Testo in italiano in fondo alla pagina I bought this marble stone some years ago. I saw it every day but the time to start sculpting it hadn't come yet. Suddenly last week I felt ready and I started. I know what to do and I'm really happy when I...

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Cradle of Incivility

Cradle of Incivility

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina. With this artwork I describe today’s world, a place where the exaggerated consumption of material goods together with human greediness is destroying the earth. I describe the invasion of plastic, of useless...

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Pure Joy – Pura gioia

Pure Joy – Pura gioia

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina. This artwork was conceived on a cold January evening, when my husband Mario brought me to the new headquarters of his business, “The Net Value” in “Viale la plaia 15” in Cagliari. I wanted to give him an...

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A new beginning

A new beginning

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina. On a September morning I had breakfast with my friend Laura Sechi in my favorite Café in town: the historical “Svizzero”. After having sipped a tasty coffee, we went to the nearby via Sassari...

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Art in Porto Cervo Marina

Art in Porto Cervo Marina

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina. Last weekend I went to Porto Cervo Marina to the vernissage of a collective exhibition in which I participated with a selection of six sculptures.   I am very happy of having been involved in this...

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An Intense Summer

An Intense Summer

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina When it comes to art, July and August have been very intense months for me. I worked for the whole winter together with my curator Katy Carta on the realization of my monograph ‘’IN // Inspired by Nature’’...

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IN // Inspired by Nature

IN // Inspired by Nature

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina We finally made it! The curator Katy Carta and I have been collaborating for a year for the realisation of my monograph “IN // Inspired by Nature”. I liked the idea of fixing on paper my artistic experience....

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Silenzio

Silenzio

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina "Silenzio" is my latest sculpture. It is sculpted in tuff and it is born from my actual research. With its soft shapes, it wants to evoque feelings of calmness, moments in which everything is about...

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Peaceful fish

Peaceful fish

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina In this painting I wanted to express the feeling of tranquility and well-being that arouse while observing the fishes swimming in the water. I'm amazed by their movements and I love the silence surrounding...

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Finding Joy in Every Day Things

Finding Joy in Every Day Things

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina Among the little great joys of life, I want to share with you one specific moment of silence in my studio in the middle of the winter, with the company of my little dog and a fireplace. Rain, white sky,...

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Spes – Hope

Spes – Hope

Testo in italiano alla fine della pagina I’m very happy to write a new post after a while 🙂 Today in my studio there is a beautiful winter light that is just hitting the table and I like it very much. In this period, I’m putting in order my...

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Speaking with colours

Speaking with colours

A while ago I saw a definite fluo-orange image in a book. Some days later I went to the art shop where I usually buy my art materials and “that specific colour” was not available. I’ve been making several tries mixing colours to reach that...

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Il pensiero adolescente

Il pensiero adolescente

In this painting I wanted to represent a 16 years old girl absorbed in her thoughts, in her world, while around life flows fast. In questo lavoro ho voluto rappresentare una ragazza di sedici anni assorta nei suoi pensieri, nel suo mondo, mentre...

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A light to restart

A light to restart

Yesterday, back from Christmas holidays, at my mother's house, in a hidden corner, I found the table lamp of my late father that was on the desk in his study for years. I immediately began to think about him and I saw him at his desk, focused on...

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Do you respect me?

Do you respect me?

The status of women is a theme of great interest to me and it is my hope that anybody who looks at this painting will ask him or herself what is their attitude towards women.   Never Stop Yourself "Always keep in mind that your skin will...

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Another summer’s gone

Another summer’s gone

In these equinox days, such as every year, I'm tyding up my studio and cleaning up my mind in order to face autumn in the best way possible, and suddenly I recall the magic moments of my summer holidays.   Dear friends, Summer is a period...

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One year with my blog

One year with my blog

Today I’ve realized that I’ve opened my blog exactly one year ago with a hesitant post on a little watercolour painting I’ve done during my summer holidays. It has been a great and exciting year during which I’ve had the joy of restarting my...

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June colors

June colors

This is my latest work that, for me, embodies some of the June colors. I see this colors around me early morning and at dawn. While I'm doing my early morning walks, the air is crispy and smells of Mediterranean scrub. Lights are gentle and...

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The joy of everyday things

The joy of everyday things

I love everyday things: picking the kids up from school, cooking dinner for my family and eating all together, following the changes of season in the garden from my window, the movements of nature. The realization of the beauty within everyday...

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A woman’s world

A woman’s world

My friends, Today is one of those luminous Spring days. The sun is shining in a bright blue sky, its light catching on every flower, on every blade of grass, on every granite rock - brilliant, magic. On my daily morning walk with Jack, I finally...

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Spring is just around the corner

Spring is just around the corner

Dear friends, in these last weeks I’ve been very busy with my family matters but I kept on working with my art. Here my latest painting. It’s inspired by the grace, the beauty and the mystery  that surrounds every woman. Today is a beautiful day,...

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Past and present of my art are merging

Past and present of my art are merging

Dear friends, this is my latest artwork. It grows out of my desire to represent the human figure - something I put aside in recent years. An example of my past explorations of figurative art is this sculpture, "Mother with Child", which was shown...

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Feeling of freedom

Feeling of freedom

Some weeks ago my husband Mario was in New York City. He has been invited to see the recently opened Henri Matisse exhibit “The Cut Outs” at the MoMA. He came back home enthusiastic about the exhibit and he brought me the catalogue that I started...

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A moment for myself.

A moment for myself.

Hello friends, I wanted to share with you the joy I found this morning when I was finally able to return to my studio. It was an incredible sunny day and my lab was immersed in silence and in the golden mediterranean light. I took all of this as a...

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Smell of rain

Smell of rain

Today finally a bit of autumn has arrived. It was raining outside, and I've spent my morning sketching and drawing. The land outside was smelling of rain and colors were beautiful. Then I desired to grab an old storybook belonged to my mother when...

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I’m simply….. working

I’m simply….. working

Working in my studio is one of the activities that I love most in my life. Closing my studio's door and find myself in my own world is a beautiful experience for a nature like mine. While I'm working I like to surround myself with objects that I...

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Looking for autumn colors

Looking for autumn colors

One of the moments I prefer during the day is when I walk around my house with my dog Jack. Anytime of the day or night. Yesterday there was stormy weather with strong wind that cleared the sky perfectly. The final result today was an incredible...

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Bright lights and imagination.

Bright lights and imagination.

I really like to find the beauty in the things surrounding me everyday. In the afternoon, for example, while I was going to pick up my kids at school, I've seen the nature around me that was really shining. Today there was a light north westerly...

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I love black and white, but…….

I love black and white, but…….

Working at night in my art studio is something I love so much. I can't do it very often because at the end of the day I'm always very tired but, when I succeed in doing so, for me it's like a big gift. Few days ago it was full moon and working in...

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A midweek quiet morning

A midweek quiet morning

Hello friends, today, after having brought my daughters to school, I've gone to the grove close to my house with my dog Jack. While walking I was thinking that fall is one of my preferred periods of the year. The grove was quiet and silent and I...

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Tales and story books, gnomes and cartoons.

Tales and story books, gnomes and cartoons.

I've always loved tales and story books. When I was young the opportunities to see cartoons on telly were very rare. Only once a week, on sunday morning. And then I grew up spending my days reading and dreaming on my story books. I still love them...

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My Sunday

My Sunday

Hi everyone!  Today I'd like to show you some pictures I took in Villasimius last Sunday. The sky was grey but it was really hot anyway. In fact I swam with my daughters and we had much fun 🙂 Villasimius, first day of Autumn While I was walking, I...

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Daily duties and art escape.

Daily duties and art escape.

Dear friends, holidays are now weeks away, the kids are finally back to school and I'm back to my daily duties as mother, wife and artist. I love my role in the family, it's tough and intense. Sometimes I would love to take a break as I do during...

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Very busy back to school days.

Very busy back to school days.

Last days of holidays for my children...... not holidays for me anymore. I'm very busy, organizing everything in the house and for the kids that will be back to school next monday. Anyway, I'm very satisfied because, despite I'm busy with family...

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Tidying up the studio for the new season.

Tidying up the studio for the new season.

Hello friends! Today, while tidying up the studio for the new season, I've discovered two paintings that I've done in 1995 and 1996. I had almost forgotten them. Giving a look at them I've understood that my past can always be a source of...

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Welcome home bird.

Welcome home bird.

Summer holidays are gone and all the family is a little sad for that. It's time to go back to school and start the normal family life …….. …. but once back home we've had a fantastic surprise: a friend was waiting for us with a "welcome home"...

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Sea stones!

Sea stones!

During my last days of holidays in Villasimius I'm collecting sea stones that I will use in winter for decorating my house and recall my summertime. I think it's lovely to paint them with butterflies, flowers or anything else. It's really peaceful....

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Cardinal.

Cardinal.

This bird is not Sardinian for sure but I love it. The red plumage of the Cardinal is awesome, especially when you see it on the snow. It's funny to think that now here in Villasimius is 30 degrees celsius. Cardinal. Watercolor and Ink on...

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Hello world! I’m in love with nature.

Hello world! I’m in love with nature.

I live in Sardinia, surrounded by beautiful landscapes, nature, animals and flowers. Everyday I wake up very early and have a walk with my best friends. I take inspiration from what I see and I try to freeze such moments taking pictures with my...

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