December 15, 2019: Italian artist's exhibition "Il Maestro e Margherita (The Master and Margarita)" opened in Taganrog's FluxRus gallery "Belka & Strelka" in Giuseppe Garibaldi Street, 21. The show was organized by "Revival of Taganrog" Cultural and Historical Foundation and Taganrog Arts & Culture Council.
Enzo Rosamilia's new exhibit is his second project dedicated to Russian literature, the first being "Chekhov Through the Mirrors"
, dedicated to Chekhov
's 155th birthday anniversary. The new project is dedicated to the masterpiece novel by Soviet Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov.
"I have always admired Russian literature. After the first project dedicated to Anton Chekhov
, I thought of creating another project related to Russian literature...I've read books by Bulgakov and was particularly impressed by his "The Master and Margarita" - a surrealistic, mysterious and dramatic novel. I find this Bulgakov's masterpiece really unique - it stands out in the world of literature by its originality and brilliant imagination", - explains Enzo Rosamilia. The new show features 21 photographs that were first presented by the artist in Moscow in 2018.
The works by Enzo Rosamilia are performed masterly in the form of prints on a unique kind of paper produced in the city of Amalfi, which is considered to be one of the most valued and is also used in Vatican city. The artist uses a special technique creating a collage and a laconic artistic image. Rosamilia's masterpieces speak about time and eternity, permanence of cultural codes and the truth of simple things.
Enzo Rosamilia invented a unique technique, which is a combination of photography and painting. Each artwork was made on a famous Amalfi handmade paper (Province of Salerno, Italy), considered to be one of the most valued and is also used in Vatican city, and which was consequently hand painted with special emulsions. The artist uses a special technique creating a collage and a laconic artistic image. Rosamilia's masterpieces speak about time and eternity, permanence of cultural codes and the truth of simple things.
The works by the artist are showcased in various museums and private collections in Italy, France, Spain, USA, Brazil, South Korea, Belgium and Russia. Previously, two personal exhibitions by the artist were held in Taganrog, Russia: "Segni nel tempo"("Signs of The Times") in 2013
and "Chekhov Through the Mirrors"
(2015) and "An Introduction to Italian Mentality"
(2018). In November 2015, Enzo Rosamilia with other Italian artists participated in "I Rosamilia + Vairetti" exhibition
held at Taganrog Museum of Art and in 2016 he released a series of new artworks as a tribute to Faina Ranevskaya