PORTRAIT DU JOUR
Italian painter and sculptor
« The art of Domenico Amato is mighty, innovating, dazzling, constant search, adhesion to the important carrying themes of the society of man. In a period of laxity, abandon, a time of artists or presumed such, laden and superabundant of superficiality, the rough and magnificent painting of Domenico Amato stands out among all, full of civil moods, mighty, powerful, brave; a choice that goes against the stream, a sight like an eagle flight over the world – its miseries and splendour, weakness and sheers – an adhesion that never failed to the universe of the humbles, of the excluded, who populate the planet and without them there would be neither History nor stories. It is always amazing to note how much his capability to mix the more diverse elements rises in the time, never sterilizing: the magic and the realism, the homesick of a remote and timeless golden age and the rationality of the philosophical and sociological analysis, the solidarity values and the anger that incites to the fight and the assertion, without respite, of the inalienable rights of the men.
If “In morte di Ignazio Silone” is the big painting that certainly will steal the eye and the soul of the...