Domestique Picasso

During the Coronavirus lockdown, Giovanna Sarti, invited some artists to realize new drawings for her blog-project Drawing Storage,  which features a new drawing from a different artist each day. The blog is curated by Italian artist Giovanna Sarti and cultural researcher Marta Zanoni.

At that moment I was looking somewhere online for the historical magazine “Document”,  where a bunch of drawings by Picasso is introduced by  Bataille, who was the main founder of the magazine . I finally found “Document 1 and 2 in PDF format. The very low resolution of these pages produces a strange, extreme effect on the images that is a kind of a translucent fabric-texture. So I started re-drawing the Picasso’s drawings on fabric supports and playing with the textile patterns and the embroidering…

As the N.Y Drawing Center writes when they featured Giovanna Sarti’s project:

follow this blog to join him in reveling in the unfettered expression of drawing…

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