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Minimal Lines Contour the Expressive Women in Luciano Cian’s Bold Portraits

May 27, 2022

Grace Ebert

All images © Luciano Cian, shared with permission Rendered in sparse, sweeping lines and textured shapes, the women of Luciano Cian’s Tête portraits embody proximity and escape from formality. The digital series, short for tête-a-tête, is the latest in the Rio de Janeiro-based artist’s geometric body of work, which utilizes […]

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Artsper Is the Online Art Collector’s Best-Kept Secret

October 11, 2021

Artsper

Artwork by Luciano Cian, “Kuhle #4” (2021). All images by Artsper The online art market boomed during the pandemic, and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. As people adjust to spending more of the workday at home, the need for art and access to an art collection […]

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Art Illustration

Minimal Lines and Colorful Geometric Shapes Compose Luciano Cian’s Portraits

June 21, 2021

Grace Ebert

All images © Luciano Cian, shared with permission Rio de Janeiro-based artist Luciano Cian (previously) has an affinity for the bold blocks of color that compose his minimal portraits. Although he recently expanded his practice to include acrylic paintings and collage, Cian works primarily digitally, rendering anonymous figures with thin […]

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Art Illustration

Formed With Geometric Blocks of Color, Modern Women Exhibit Strength in Artist Luciano Cian’s Prints

July 23, 2020

Grace Ebert

All images © Luciano Cian, shared with permission Artist Luciano Cian’s latest series Geo explores the power, perseverance, and stability of contemporary women through bold colors and gesture. Simple lines and geometric shapes comprise the nondescript figures, who tend to look away from the viewer with striking facial expressions. Relying heavily on […]

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Art Craft

Comical Ceramic Figures Produced With Ancient Materials by Luciano Polverigiani

April 18, 2017

Kate Sierzputowski

South American artist Luciano Polverigiani creates ceramic objects that lay at the intersection of fine art sculptures and toys, figures that are designed with both a playful and thoughtfully considered eye. Each work is produced from various clays and mud, and then fired with eucalyptus wood in a gas kiln at the ideal […]

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Design

Vertical Forest: An Urban Treehouse That Protect Residents from Air and Noise Pollution

March 10, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

© Beppe Giardino A potted forest of trees and branching steel beams disguise this 5-story apartment building in Turin, Italy. Designed by Luciano Pia, 25 Verde brings plants up off the ground in an attempt to evade Turin’s homogeneous urban scene and integrate life into the facade of the residential building. […]

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