Alessandro Roma: Stone Cold Beauty

There’s the kind of synthetic, pre-fabricated “beauty” you could find on Instagram, nowadays, and then there’s unmitigated, elevated beauty. Somehow, the practicing artist still has the upper hand on the relentless tide of hipsters and half-wits out there who try to claim “fine art” as their own.

Alessandro RomaThere is something frightful at its core (2015)Oil on canvas96 x 76 cmCourtesy of the artist and Z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome

In that small oasis of time-honoured ...

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