<span class='grey'>23 7 3</span> 1 - Agape - Stefano Russo

23 7 3 1 - Agape

Terra Cotta, Iron
30 x 70 x 160 cm

The logical and natural conclusion of the analysis until now conducted throughout the relation between science and art is a return, a sort of restitution as usually occurs at the end of a path, even of our own life. Giving back what we’ve been given with the same selflessness, the same unconditioned generosity. As on a personal level, we become parents of our parents, or in a context of historical nemesis we understand that battles for progress and also technological progress have one only purpose: man.
Therefore, Agape is not only a feeling, but also a virtue, a spiritual state, a gift of God, a grace. The work assessed by Stefano Russo as a last call of this extraordinary insight involving perception, light and harmony is not unintendedly the human bust of an archaeological repertoire. A symbol summarizing the Jungian idea which depicts humans as the result of a collective unconscious and which John Donne described in his Meditation XVII: “No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main….”.








Share



Art&Projects

The inclination of the degrees by which the earth’s axis tilts in relation to the sun, the position of our heart with respect to our rib-cage. It also represents the lay-out of the eye’s medial axis and orbital axis.

The suitcase as a symbol of travel, of departure and of change, but also of the desire to demolish that residual monumentalità still inbred in contemporary art.

You cannot conceive the many without the one.

Plato

There is something in the brain which doesn’t distinguish the difference between us and others. Also the acknowledgement of emotions seems to lie on an ensenmble of neural circuits which, as different as they may seem, share that “mirror” characteristic already witnessed in the case of actions.

Stefano Russo

Riflessi d’interno explores and analyzes the balancing point between the inner and outer dimension of the being. The outer world’s reflections which remain impressed in our eyes inspire inner considerations which we analyze and to which we constantly sub due. Reflections and considerations, outer movements and inner movements.