Jean Philippe RIGOTTI
Jean-Philippe Rigotti was born in 1970 in Savoie. He devoted himself to a discipline invented by his grandfather in the mid-1970s: engraving on 23.6 karat gold leaf. In addition to this, you need to know more about it. With the obsession to achieve a realism that sublimates the original beauty, he reappropriates the photographs.
He deconstructs to better recompose in a three-dimensionality that will arouse even more emotion. It exalts the senses with the striking contrast between the brilliance of gold and the depth of blacks. In addition to this, you need to know more about it.
Although his monochrome works are reminiscent of daguerreotypes, his work has been strongly influenced by the emotion of Caravaggio's chiaroscuro and the genius of Pierre Soulages who confront us with the power of blacks. In addition to this, you need to know more about it.
It is a technique exclusive to the Artist, who even today is the only one in the world to offer real three-dimensional work on gold leaf, scintillating and delicate works, but intense and of great depth. In addition to this, you need to know more about it.