Saturday, 20 February 2016

THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISLAND








Francesco Albano
The Possibility of an Island
From 25-02-2016 until 19-03-2016Since his 2013 show On the Eve that took place at Tophane-i Amire, Albano indicates that nothing happened that might help us keep our optimism regarding the future of the world. Yet, radical changes in his personal life force him to remain hopeful. The tremor caused by the very cleavage between the societal pessimism and his own esperance made his work more tense and turned his artistic language more assertive and stern.

The seven pieces of sculpture at Albano’s Öktem&Aykut show did materialize between 2009 and 2015. They make up a distinct selection reflecting Albano’s particular use of material and his imagery. Referring to Picasso’s Blue Period, his drawings made of blue ballpoint pens indicate the current abyss within the global social mood oscillating between despair and high hopes…
http://oktemaykut.com



Saturday, 28 June 2014

UNCONCEALMENT

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Unconcealment is a short film about the calling of Francesco Albano. Filmed by Balamir Nazlica in the studio of Francesco Albano unconcealment is an attempt to see through the eyes of an artist and his mood in the moment of his artistic calling.

Directed by Balamir Nazlica
Music composed by Balamir Nazlica
Cinematography by Balamir Nazlica
Artwork: Francesco Albano
Location: Filmed May-June 2014/Istanbul

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Saturday, 28 September 2013

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

A PORTRAIT OF THE SCULPTOR FRANCESCO ALBANO

         

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Vidéo by Pilou assisted by Barış Çakan.
Photo Ridvan Bayrakoglu from istanbulsergifotograflari.com

Istanbul 2013

















Thursday, 22 March 2012

P.I.E.T.A.S.



     

The sculptures of the Italian sculptor Francesco Albano
photographed in a ruined Hammam in Istanbul
by the Dutch photographer Arjen J. Zwart

Monday, 31 January 2011

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

VACUITY

       
#1
2010 wax,polyester
25 x 65 x 90 cm






 
#2
2010 wax,polyester
33 x 71 x 42 cm







#3
2010 wax,polyester,velvet
20 x 85 x 85 , 25 x 64 x 60 cm (figure)

Saturday, 28 November 2009

FIVE EASY PIECES







35 kg
2009 polyester,latex,iron,velvet
145cm x 30cm x 30cm



 

45 kg
2009 polyester,latex,iron,velvet
147cm x 40cm x 20cm



  

55 kg
2009 polyester,latex,iron,velvet

82cm x 42cm x23cm




la pelle del nano di velasquez
2009 polyester,latex,iron,velvet
46cm x 52cm x 52cm






95 kg
2009 polyester,latex,iron,velvet
142cm x 52cm x 45cm