Torre de’ Passeri     PRIMARY SCHOOL  Comenius School Partnership           2012-           2012-2014INTERVIEW TO THE ARTI...
Lucio Diodati
1955Lucio Diodati was born in Popoli on 24th Octoberscientific secondary school, then courses in scene painting at the Aca...
WHAT did you drive to start this career?“I have never thought that my passion for painting would become a                 ...
WHAT did you feel inside you?“It’s something so personal and natural, I have never                thought over enough!”
WHY do you prefer to paint people?“ When I paint people I can use a lot of colours;; the colours                          ...
WHY in the past did you paint especially sceneries?“Landscape and objects are around us and easy to represent;        ever...
WHY , in a lot of pictures , there are always three elements?“Three is the number of equilibrium, three elements produce b...
ò    WHY do women have always very long neck and pointed chin?“ At the beginning, I painted just the head and then other p...
WHY do men are always in uniform or in mask and they have "normal"                          neck and chin?“The world I wan...
WHICH is your favourite picture?“I can’t have a favourite one, they are all mine, as children for a mum!”
The hats , so particular, are always present, have they a special                               meaning?“Hats let me use v...
WHY do you paint subjects in foreground?“Subjects in foreground leave no empty spaces in a                     painting”
WHAT is your painting technique?“I employ oils: paintings are more resistant and proof                  against the time!”
WHAT are your future projects?“ I have no particular projects, I just wish to keep the desire          to paint and to be ...
In your pictures, years went by, the colours are now clearer , WHY?“ At the moment I’m living a period more quiet and care...
WHY do you live in Popoli and don’t you go in a bigger town?“ I prefer to live in well known places, with familiar people ...
“vernissage                             vernissage”?                  WHAT is a “vernissage”?                             ...
WHAT is a biennial exhibition?“ It’s an exhibition which takes place every two year”
WHAT is a personal exhibition?“ It’s an exhibition of only one artist”
paintings?      WHICH is the present value of your paintings?“ At the beginning of my career I sold my drawings for few Eu...
long neck
long neck
Teachers and Pupils Torre de’ Passeri  Primary School     2012-2013     2012-  grazie
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  1. 1. Torre de’ Passeri PRIMARY SCHOOL Comenius School Partnership 2012- 2012-2014INTERVIEW TO THE ARTIST LUCIO DIODATI March 25th 2013 h 9,30
  2. 2. Lucio Diodati
  3. 3. 1955Lucio Diodati was born in Popoli on 24th Octoberscientific secondary school, then courses in scene painting at the Academy of Fine Art in L’Aquila1980 “Festival Due Mondi” in Spoleto. (Italy)1985“amiche”1999He meets Gennaro Fidia and exhibits his work in his gallery in Roma2000 – 2001 – 2002 – 2003 – 2004 – 2005solo show in Aquila (Italy) - Parma and Reggio Emilia (Italy) - Havana in Cuba for a cultural exchange between Italy and Cuba-He exhibits in Salerno and Potenza. (Italy)Parma, Casarano (Italy), Rimini, Bologna and Greenville (USA) - New York and Art-Philadelphia (USA) - Will be in the streets of Havana. He will be telling smiles and colors of thecuban women, he will be painting in a 20 meter canvas - Collective Exhibition Barcellona (Spain) - Solo Exhibition Modena, Stavern(Norway) and Sandefiord (Norway)-InternationalArtexpo New York (USA) - Artexpo Vicenza, Viterbo, Montichiari, Padova, Bolzano and Bari (Italy) Roma (Italy) Artexpo Genova, Viterbo, Forlì, Parma and Bari (Italy) CollectiveExhibition Dubai2006 - 2007 – 2008 – 2009 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012Solo Exhibition Potenza (Italy) Affordable art fair Londra -Art & Fashion ‘06 - BurJuman - Dubai - Solo Exhibition Piacenza and Parma (Italy) art fair - Londra and Glasgow (Scotland)Collective Exhibition Spittal/Drau (Austria) La Plata (Argentina)Artexpo Longarone, Agrigento and Forlì (Italy) - Solo Exhibition Colorno, Marano, Positano, Manfredonia, Parma,Bari, Pescara, Catania (Italy) - Stavern (Norway) and Karlovy Vary (CzechRepublic)Artexpo Bari, Reggio Emilia and Erba (Italy)art fair - Gant (Belgium) - Solo Exhibition PratolaPeligna (Italy), Stavern (Norway), Montreal (Canada) - Artexpo Bolzano, e Forte dei Marmi (Italy) art fair Glasgow (Scotland) - Solo Exhibition Napoli, Corigliano Calabro (Italy),Lisbon (Portugal)-the art in mind – Londra -Solo Exhibition Roma, Albignasego, Crecchio, Lamezia Terme, Rivisondoli, Popoli (Italy) - Praha (Czech Republic) Heidelberg (Germany)-Collective Exhibition Campione d’Italia,Treviso-Artexpo Reggio Emilia, Forlì (Italy) - Solo Exhibition Toronto (Canada) Francavilla Fontana-Collective Exhibition New York, Barcellona e Lecce biography
  4. 4. WHAT did you drive to start this career?“I have never thought that my passion for painting would become a career!”
  5. 5. WHAT did you feel inside you?“It’s something so personal and natural, I have never thought over enough!”
  6. 6. WHY do you prefer to paint people?“ When I paint people I can use a lot of colours;; the colours colours and the light are so important in my picture”
  7. 7. WHY in the past did you paint especially sceneries?“Landscape and objects are around us and easy to represent; everyone start drawing from simple things”
  8. 8. WHY , in a lot of pictures , there are always three elements?“Three is the number of equilibrium, three elements produce balance”
  9. 9. ò WHY do women have always very long neck and pointed chin?“ At the beginning, I painted just the head and then other parts of body, long necks and pointed chin let me fill the whole painting in!”
  10. 10. WHY do men are always in uniform or in mask and they have "normal" neck and chin?“The world I want to represent belong to women, men are not as importantas women, men often wear pompous uniform just to seem more significant”
  11. 11. WHICH is your favourite picture?“I can’t have a favourite one, they are all mine, as children for a mum!”
  12. 12. The hats , so particular, are always present, have they a special meaning?“Hats let me use various and strange colours,, their oddness is able to colours bring women in a different reality”
  13. 13. WHY do you paint subjects in foreground?“Subjects in foreground leave no empty spaces in a painting”
  14. 14. WHAT is your painting technique?“I employ oils: paintings are more resistant and proof against the time!”
  15. 15. WHAT are your future projects?“ I have no particular projects, I just wish to keep the desire to paint and to be always a curious person”
  16. 16. In your pictures, years went by, the colours are now clearer , WHY?“ At the moment I’m living a period more quiet and carefree, this isprobably because , I prefer lighter shades”
  17. 17. WHY do you live in Popoli and don’t you go in a bigger town?“ I prefer to live in well known places, with familiar people in order to better observe any possible changements around us…”
  18. 18. “vernissage vernissage”? WHAT is a “vernissage”? “vernis vernis”“It’s a French word, it comes from the word “vernis” ,paint, it indicates a painting exhibition”
  19. 19. WHAT is a biennial exhibition?“ It’s an exhibition which takes place every two year”
  20. 20. WHAT is a personal exhibition?“ It’s an exhibition of only one artist”
  21. 21. paintings? WHICH is the present value of your paintings?“ At the beginning of my career I sold my drawings for few Euro- Euro- cents,, today my paintings are valued more than 1,500 Euro” cents
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  24. 24. Teachers and Pupils Torre de’ Passeri Primary School 2012-2013 2012- grazie

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