Borgo Pignano celebrates the opening of its exclusive art Gallery with a unique exhibition of paintings and sculpture entitled ‘Vitalita’
Borgo Pignano is located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside near the Medieval towns of San Gimignano and Volterra and is a unique country estate where art and creativity can be found in abundance. Both luxurious and elegant, it is a natural magnet for artists, where its serene environment offers inspiration for both creating and exhibiting, making it the ideal location to showcase, Vitalità.
This September see’s the launch of the hotel’s new Art Gallery and exhibition space which is located in a beautifully restored historic farm building. The Gallery offers a tranquil yet sophisticated environment for artists to exhibit their work and allows hotel guests the privilege of viewing exceptional art during their stay. In addition to the new gallery space you will also find private collections of 20th Century British art sitting harmoniously alongside artwork from emerging international artists throughout the 18th century Tuscan Villa.
In collaboration with the Royal Drawing School in London, Pignano also offers scholarships and residencies for up-and-coming artists, supporting and encouraging art and culture in many forms.
The new Pignano gallery features classic vaulted ceilings and original brickwork floors and is surrounded by beautiful gardens, woodlands and open countryside.
The ancient terrain surrounding Pignano pays testament to the deep-rooted philosophy that ‘everything comes from the land’ and this message is beautifully depicted within the Vitalità art exhibition now hosted within Pignano’s gallery space. Here you will find a unique and harmonious fusion of inspiring works by painter Olga Niescier and sculptor Andrea Roggi.
Vitalità is an evolving project founded on the ardent and vivid artistic dialogue and friendship between Olga and Andrea whose creative visions subtly and profoundly complement each other, as each explores the vital energies which permeate and inform our human experience.
By the means of the antique lost wax technique, Andrea Roggi creates figures captured in movement, arresting the vital energy of the moment to fix for all time. His passion and consummate technical mastery transform bronze into a material that evokes a lightness and an airiness in works of art that are both supremely dynamic and open. Love, Nature and Knowledge twine throughout his work in the search for the essential forces of Life, the immense Vitality at the heart of all forms of life and at the heart of all of us.
Olga Niescier’s painting moves fluently between the figurative and the abstract, avowing and vouchsafing the vibrant forces of nature which she renders three-dimensionally by the masterly use of mixed techniques based on acrylic colour enriched with inks and pastels and incorporating laser engravings. Canvases richly vibrant in layered textures emerge by way of this original expressive language as Niescier explores the depths of life energies, the Vitality that penetrates the dense structures of grasses, fields and trees just as in our human emotions.
The unfolding discourse of their work unites the two artists in an inspiring exchange of energy and Vitality.
Vitalità Exhibition – Where and how
Vitalità Art Exhibition runs through to the end of October
Loc. Pignano, 6 | Volterra, Pisa
open daily 10.00 – 20.00