Dedicated to Maria Lai (1919 - 2013)
…Maria Lai, artist, born in Ulassai the 27th of September 1919.
She was one of the most peculiar voices of the Italian contemporary art movement from the second post-war period onwards. In her works the millenary Sardinian handweaving tradition gives way to new compositional potential in an admirable poetic attempt to rebuild a bond between an archaic past and a present, in which the transmission of the ancient memories appear to lose its value.
A rose garden, between the sea and the mountains... The nephelius, yuzu and pink pepper add an unexpected exotic touch to the deliciously delicate velvety nature of the rose... An enchanting...