La Pesantola (1993)
- Signature: On the bottom right
- Edition: II/XII III stato
- Ready to hang: No
- Certificate of Authenticity: Yes. For additional information please refer to Certificate of Authenticity page
- Note: Avoid humidity and strong heat sources
The Pesàntola is a being that sometimes rises on the chest of those who sleep, giving them a sense of heaviness and nightmares. You have to wake up, throw the blankets on him and beat her. The next day you will meet a beaten person: it is she who sent the pesàntola. Or you can forgive the creature, but order it to have the person who sent it come and get a broom. In this way it will be known who is the culprit.
From: Laura Oretti "A caminando che 'l va ...", Repertory of oral tradition narrative of Italian communities in Istria - Edizioni Italo Svevo, Trieste, 1994
Fulvio Tomasi was born in Trieste on April 16, 1964. He graduated from the State Institute of Art and attended the "Scuola dell'Acquaforte C.Sbisà" both in Trieste. After working for a long time almost exclusively with intaglio engraving, in recent years Tomasi has also begun to nurture interest in the field of drawing. Both techniques are well suited, through a graphic path, to materially express his visionary imagination.
He has exhibited since 1992 participating in numerous national and international exhibitions in Italy and abroad such as the Taipei Graphics Biennial in Taiwan, the "Acqua Fortis" exhibition in Bagnacavallo, the Acqui Terme Biennial, the Split Graphics Biennial in Croatia, the 'Art and the Press 2007 in Cremona, the Tetovo Biennial in Macedonia, the 7th Small Format Press Review in London (UK), PIPE 2010 in Penang in Malesya, the Sarcelles Biennial in France, the Bitola Biennial in Macedonia , at the Chamalierés Triennial in France, at the "Iosif Isir" Biennial in Romania, at the Varna Biennial in Bulgaria, at the Campobasso Biennial in 2012.
He has exhibited on several occasions as part of the "New Prints Program" at the International Print Center in New York.
He was a finalist for engraving in 1996 and 1998 at the Mondadori Art Prize.
He took part in the "Leonardo Sciascia Amateur d'Estampes Award-2004/2005" and twice in the "Italo Grandi Award" organized by the Graphic Art Magazine.
In 2002 he received the 1st Prize for graphics as part of "Immagina" in Reggio Emilia.
Several personal exhibitions including at the Isontina State Library in Gorizia in 2001, at the Centro dell'Incisione in Milan in 2003, at the "Il Quadrato" Gallery in Chieri in 2005, at the Kosovelov Dom in Sezana - Slovenija in 2006, at the Italian Institute of Culture of Ljubljana - Slovenija in 2007, at Spazio Olim in Bergamo in 2009, at the Carà Museum of Modern Art in Muggia in 2011, in 2013 at the laFeltrinelli Library in Udine and at the Municipal Art Hall in Trieste, in 2015 in the Spazio Viamoronisedici in Bergamo and at the Panizza Hall in Ghiffa (VB), and finally in 2018 with “Esco un Attimo” at the Centro dell'Incisione in Milan.
His works can be found in the Bertarelli Collection in Milan, the Gabinetto delle Stampe in Bagnacavallo, the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (Taiwan), the Silesian Museum in Katowice (Poland), the Civic Gallery of Uzice (Serbia) and in various other public collections. and private. His work has been published and reported in numerous catalogs, newspapers and magazines including the "Grafica d'Arte" magazine.
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