Reviews

Before the realization of any artistic idea, come the experiment, the attempt, the aim, the mistake, the thought and the action. (...)

Françoise Calcagno

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What dominates Françoise’s work is her constant need to experiment, which is also one of her finest qualities. And this is not prompted by any dissatisfaction with what she has already achieved, but because she is pushed by an insatiable curiosity and an undying vitality that compels her to continuous self-examination. (...)

Aldo Chinellato September 2005

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Françoise Calcagno’s Landscapes of the soul: (...)

Nicola Sene

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The first impression given by Françoise Calcagno’s work is that of force. And it is immediately followed by a profound contradiction: there is the feeling the primitive in her works, which perhaps come from the fact that the forms being composed contain something rocky, natural, but also geological. Mineral, then, but a mineral that seems to come from a remote era, primitive and primordial. (...)

Bruno Rosada

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Françoise Calcagno’s works are born like off-shoots of a primary source, a dark, shapeless stain that manifests itself authoritatively on the canvas or the board, of vague outlines, bathed in a pale halo that highlights it in all its force. It is a meeting place between the artist’s action and nature, it is the time that witnesses the exchange of matter. (...)

Elisa Capitanio December 2004

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My painting is about the traces that time leaves, transforming things and people, and operating more relentlessly and rapidly than our minds and vision are able to perceive. (...)

Françoise Calcagno, Aprile 2004

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From 26 May to 9 June 2007, as part of the Urban Pathways project, which was conceived in 2005 by Lorenzo Urbani, a series of paintings by Françoise Calcagno will be on exhibition. The artist will present small pictures from her Marco Polo series; (...)

Paintings by Françoise Calcagno

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[[Time Landscapes: (...)

A cura di Francesca Brandes

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Memory map: (...)

Francesca Brandes

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Of belongings: (...)

Francesca Brandes

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