The painting can be explored through various levels of reading:
The Red Baron, Manfred Von Richtoffen, is the glittering star admired by everyone and is the idol of the young men who, opening their arms as airplane wings, dream of imitating them. The playful appearance, as witnessed by the foreground figures dressed in patches such as Arlecchino, is also reflected in the Baron's triplet designed as a comic (taken from a Hugo Pratt table). Game, fairy tale, art comedy mix in the composition of the painting.
But the Red Baron also means war and the youth's baldness overlapping death by the red sky in a sad oxymoron: playful death or mortal joy.
We are in Berlin, "the sky above Berlin" is tripped by the red Baron tripling, but as in Wenders's film there are the angels who look silently at the men's gesture. The angels appear as in the poems of Rilke (With a nose on his forehead rejects / binds every constraint, every limit, because his heart passes high and immense cycle / of eternal events ...)
I was born in San Gimignano, Italy , in 1955. I studied art and architecture in Florence before attending the Art School and then The Academy and the Faculty of Architecture.
Through my work I try to analyze and represent the life that surrounds me or pass me by, just brushing . My favorite subjects are human figures immersed in their world, educated , that is, in poses and attitudes that identify the mood and suggest their personality. What interests me most is to discover the relationships between shapes and colors that are evident from the careful observation of ...
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