Banksy, the art of visual eloquence

THE SPIRIT OF THE EYE

Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, 30 May – 27 September 2020

It is expected, when one reads an article about an “iconic” artist, that his originality and exceptional contribution to the history of art will be one way or another acknowledged and celebrated. One interesting point about Banksy, the pseudonymous English street artist, is that we are facing an impressive phenomenon which is clearly related to the visual arts while belonging perhaps more to the universe of rhetoric, in the sense that the creative dimension is less visual than semiotic. The aura surrounding this particular individual is that of a star, a status which denotes the mutation of talent into another class, where the person begins to matter as much as his achievements, and is able to leverage his talent so as to reach social influence. Perhaps Banksy is the first invisible star in the history of the star system…

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Publié par czls

photographer, aspiring writer, amateur astronomer, sometime poet fotógrafo, aspirante a escritor, astrônomo amador, algum dia poeta photographe, écrivain en herbe, astronome amateur, parfois poète fotógrafo, aspirante a escritor, astrónomo aficionado, poeta alguna vez fotografo, aspirante scrittore, astronomo dilettante, qualche volta poeta Fotograf, aufstrebender Schriftsteller, Amateurastronom, irgendwann Dichter

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