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description of the works|Daniele Basso|

 

Achill

Achill

 

A noble and powerful figure effortlessly gliding in the air, owning the sky, high above reality… This is the Hawk of Achill, inspired by an ancient Celtic myth, a guide leading to love for man and nature, a symbol of enlightenment, creativity, truth and experience connecting us to the spiritual world…

I see it as the embodiment of the power to glance at things from afar, from above, while still being able to pore on details closely and swooping in on meaningful matter when required. It represents freedom from any conditioning in the ability to assess, the courage to enact principles and beliefs,   always doing what is right for us in any condition, even in the most difficult and complex situations, in order to solve any problems fast and accurately with no shortsighted doubts and uncertainties, managing our own value and life in absolute freedom and in harmony with the world
Anno 2015
Misure e materiale 150×90-h120 cm / Stainless Steel Mirror finish by hands

Eventi

Open – 18.International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations / Venice

Simultaneously to:

56.Internatinal Exhibition of Art – La Biennale di Venezia

72.Venice International Film Festival – La Biennale di Venezia


CokeitsMe

CokeItsMe

Thirst-quenching as ice, a precious mirroring diamond surrounds Contour with eternity. The iconic Coca-Cola bottle made of more than 200 recycled aluminum cans… Twists and turns, lights and shadows move around disclosing the many faces of reality. It is the Coca-Cola World that comes to life with all of us reflecting in it. Passion, happiness and enthusiasm flooding the Earth with smiles! 100 years of history. Everywhere in the world. United as parts of the same Mankind.

“Coke It’s Me” is Coca-Cola’s tangible THANK-YOU from Italy to the entire world, made real by the sustainable art of an Italian artist. Thank you to everybody for our success and your warm affection. To all of us that everyday choose it and virtually are Coca-Cola.
Anno 2015
Misure e Materiale ⌀ 60 cm – h 185 cm / fiberglass and Stainless Steel Mirror finish by hands
Eventi

Expo Milan 2015 / Coca Cola Pavillion / Milan

Galleria Nazionale Arte Moderna e Contemporanea / Rome

World of Coca Cola Museum  / Atlanta


 

GIGANT

GIGANT

On the 30th anniversary of the Alpine Ski World Cup Alta Badia, the Organising Committee wishes to express its gratitude and appreciation to all the volunteers, people involved, agencies and institutions that have contributed to the success of the Ski World Cup Alta Badia with professionalism, enthusiasm and passion. A solid gesture towards a future we will build, together.

Anno 2015

Misure e Materiale 5×5 – h 6,5 mt /Stainless Steel Mirror finish by hands

Eventi

2015 Ski World Cup Alta Badia – Dolomites


 

Tempus Angulare

Tempus Angulare

This work represents an occasion to ponder upon and investigate transcendency through the language of Art and new metalwork techniques. It is a thought of change and revolution. The idea and symbol of Christ as a milestone overlaps the concept and metaphor of Time. In a moment of crisis, when we are thrown into the fray and deprived of benchmark figures, we can start by signs and symbols to rebuild a new tomorrow. It represent a starting point for an outward journey to reach a new frontier land through the values of the respect for life, brotherhood and equality. It is a message of hope, an invitation to faith in a larger sense, not necessarily to believe in the establishment, but certainly in mankind and life.

Anno 2013

Misure e Materiale 95×30 – h 126 cm /fiberglass and Stainless Steel Mirror finish by hands

Eventi

University of Seraphicum – Vatican City / Rome

Private Collection / Atlanta

 


 

 

Kryste

Kryste

Crystals are the go-between of gods and the essence of man. As light turned matter, they represent the universe and guide us. Geologically and chemically pure and perfect, they are precious. They amaze and fascinate. Kryste is my Guiding Stone. Sharp-cornered and apparently all-resistant, experiences work on it that contains the most precious and shiny thing we have in life: our soul. An through the mirror, we get in contact with ourselves.

Anno 2011

Misure e Materiale 85×80 – h 230 cm / / fiberglass and Stainless Steel Mirror finish by hands

Eventi

Sign Off Design – 54. Internatinal Exhibition of Art – La Biennale di Venezia

Personal Exhibit “Oltre lo Specchio” @ Art Gallery / Lugano

Personal Exhibit  “Contemporary Reflection” @ nhow hotel/ Milan

Exhibit  “Oltre la Paura” – CUBO Centro Unipol / Bologna

BIC – Biella In Contemporanea / Biella