Giorgio Ortona: Bodies Still Lifes Constructions
[In English & Italian]

By Vittorio Sgarbi
December 2010
Mondadori Electa
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9788837079857
112 pages, Illustrated
$62.50 Paper original

A painter able to build and fully the depth of space, especially in the sky and in the distance.
An exhibition and a book that have curated by Vittorio Sgarbi. Giorgio Ortona, gestural painter of considerable loads and fast game, it makes a sort of continuous fragmentation of the urban landscape with a view to redefining its basic coordinates, from a strong emotional subjectivity.
The landscape of Ortona was never rebuilt, but the second objective point of view unusual, reinvented, overlapping harmonies and disharmonies through space of great emotional intensity, a painting with vibrant, made of scraps sudden. According to Antonio Lopez Garcia, was able "to build the perception of depth, especially in the sky and in the more lontane.Quei dark tones in the foreground, some hints of green in the lawn, the agreement of those bright yellow with all those bright colors suggest the nature, the distance, the distance across the landscape where it is located in relation to the artist. "

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