LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Painter and Photographer, self-taught - surrealist, painter of the fantastic dream.
So he speaks of himself Giovanni, in a short informal interview, with the gaze that is lost on the line of hills in front of the villa of 700 on the hills of Asolo where he has his atelier (Treviso)
"I was in search of Surrealism before I even met it,
When I was 17, I thought that a painting was like a page in a book, but I didn't want to write just one page, but several pages in the same painting.
It was the moment of my life when I was trying (or deluding myself) to find within myself an answer to the great themes of life:
birth, death, the judgment of man on man, religion, the rigidity of life, thought, and, through the representation of the dream, I began to be surrealist, when I did not yet know the existence of the Surrealist movement.
At the age of twenty, while as a military officer, I was locked in a submarine, I accidentally ran into the back cover of a weekly magazine, where there was represented a painting by Salvador Dali "Giraffe in fiamme".
At that sight I said to myself "this is what I want to propose in my work - these are the pages of the book that I want to paint".
Since then I have been immersed in the history of the Surrealist movement and other movements that revolved around it: Dadà, Metaphysics, etc. ...".
My research has lasted for more than forty years in an attempt to "paint/imagine" the contrast between life and dream.
Gambasin has exhibited with solo and group exhibitions in various cities in Italy and abroad. He has exhibited in the following cities: Venice, Padua, Treviso, Milan, Asolo and other provincial realities.
All'estero ha esposto a Banja Luka, Pocitelj Bosnia, Korcula e altre realtà minori ...
Ha partecipato a oltre 300 concorsi collettivi e di pittura.
Nella pittura ad olio, nella rappresentazione dei sogni, usa l'antica tecnica del vetro, con vetri chiari e trasparenti, mentre la vita è rappresentata con toni forti e scuri su rigide strutture geometriche.
Gambasin svolge sempre studi preliminari su matita e pastelli:
In un periodo della sua storia artistica ha anche sperimentato l'arte tridimensionale della ceramica.
In quest'ultimo periodo si sta dedicando all'elaborazione della fotografia (DigitalArt).
Le sue opere mantengono sempre la perfezione del tratto e una fantastica vena / surreale meditativa.
WHO I AM
Pittore fotografo surrealista Veneto Italia, dipingo da più di 40 anni...
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