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VINCENZO PIOVANO

​​"THE ART OF WOODCUTTING"


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VINCENZO PIOVANO BORN IN ROME IN 1947, PASSIONATE ABOUT THE ART OF SCULPTURE FROM AN EARLY AGE. FROM 1960 TO 1970 HE STUDIED IN THE CAMILLUCCI WORKSHOP, WHERE HE LEARNED THE ANCIENT TECHNIQUES OF ENGRAVING, AT THE SAME TIME HE STUDIED A DIPLOMA IN 1966 AT THE SCHOOL OF DECORATIVE ARTS IN ROME. HE SPECIALIZES IN DIFFERENT FIELDS OF SHAPING AND CARVING, AS WELL AS SCULPTING APPLIED TO VARIOUS MATERIALS SUCH AS CLAY, GYPSUM, WOOD, MARBLE, IVORY, MOTHER OF PEARL AND WAX.
HE WORKED WITH THE MOST IMPORTANT ANTIQUE DEALERS OF ROME IN PARTICULAR ON THE RESTORATION OF WOODEN WORKS, LIKE STATUES, CONSOLES, FRAMES ETC. HE RESTORED ART BELONGING TO FRENCH EMBASSY IN THE FARNESE PALACE IN ROME AND ALSO TO THE HOLY SEE IN THE VATICAN. HE WORKED AT THE ACADEMY OF FRANCE, THE MUSEUM OF ROME AND EVEN AT THE BRASCHI PALACE AND CAPITOLINE MUSEUM, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ZETEMA CULTURE PROJECT. OTHER WORKS ARE IN THE NAPOLEONIC MUSEUM, AT THE QUIRINALE PALACE AND SO ON.
OTHER IMPORTANT WORKS ARE THE PLASTIC IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SPADA PALACE, WITH THE FORCED PERSPECTIVE GALLERY BY BORROMINI, ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF STATE. ALSO HE MADE THE NATIVITY OUT OF WOOD, DONATED TO POPE JOHN PAUL II IN 1979. ALSO HE MADE A LION IN MARBLE, A SYMBOL OF ORSO STREET.
HIS LOVE FOR ART INFECTED HIS TWO DAUGHTERS, WHO TOOK IT TO HEART AND NOW SPECIALISE IN DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES, ALESSANDRIA IN ANCIENT STYLE MOSAICS, AND MICHELA IN GILDING BY GOLD LEAF.




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THE LION OF BEAR STREET IN ROME.




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CRAFT TOOLS.




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HAPPY JOB.




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MICHELE AND EOLO IN PIOVANO WORKSHOP.




Pope John Paul the second

A PRESENT FOR THE POPE.





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