From 12 to 28 November 2021
The exhibition, curated by Luca Maggio, includes the exhibition of medium and large-sized works created by the artist during the last year of activity and which are part of two cycles: No time, in which abstraction and possible figurative elements play to redesign new identities , and Pelagus, who investigates not only the sea but the depth in an absolute sense. In each work there are the typical materials of Racagni's stylistic code, from slates to mosaic tiles, from glass and copper inserts to painted plaster, in the name of artistic and poetic metamorphosis.
Born in Ravenna in 1948, Paolo Racagni graduated as a master of art and artistic maturity at the State Institute of Art for Mosaics in Ravenna. He continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, obtaining a doctorate in painting. Since 1976 he has held numerous conferences, is the author of writings, either personally or in collaboration with other specialists, and is an expert and scientific consultant for numerous projects relating to mosaics.
Since 1972 he has been involved in professional and artistic teaching: Mosaic, painting, photography, mosaic restoration theory and technique in various public and private training institutes in Ravenna, Spilimbergo (Friuli Venezia Giulia), Paray-le-Monial (France), Damascus (Syria).
He has collaborated with companies in Ravenna from 1972 to today, in particular: Mosaicist Group of Ravenna, Renato Signorini's "Il Mosaico" Laboratory, Ravenna Mosaic Association, Luciana Notturni's Mosaic Workshop, P.R.P. by Paola Perpignani, and the Ravennantica Foundation.