Description by the artist
The realization technique consists in the glazing of all the necessary tiles, after having placed them as a single piece, we pass to the realization of the real painting, on the basis of a previously prepared sketch. The tiles are then fired for the vitrification of the glazes and colors. The painting can ‘be integrated into masonry kitchens, or glued, with specific glues, on a wooden support. The painting is framed by a series of tiles with typical Sicilian decorations.
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The artwork in the Sicilian culture
The central painting presents Sicily in Spring with swallows, flowers, the bright sun and the sky always bright blue. The framing tiles recall the various styles of Sicilian ceramics. In the painting also oranges, lemons and prickly pears, fruits symbol of Sicily whose plants were imported during the Arab domination (IX-XI century).