Vignettes signs new artists – news
LAS VEGAS — Vignettes, a fine art publisher, has signed several new artists, including Bruno Di Maio, Resta and the fine art collection of Siegfried & Roy created by Jergen Aldag,.
Las Vegas magicians Siegfried & Roy have signed Vignettes to be the sole representative of their fine art collection. Vignettes will be responsible for all aspects of the development, promotion and marketing of the original artwork and limited-edition prints created by Aldag in association with Siegfried & Roy.
“A collection of art of any kind, I view as the milestone of our life, reflecting our tastes, beliefs and dreams,” said Roy. “In Juergen Aldag, we found the person who could transform the magic of the photographs I have taken into a statement of what Siegfried and I stand for; to depict our Royal White Tigers and Magical White Lions in a refreshing, cutting-edge approach.”
“Art should be simple and handled in a pure sense. Even the abstract should represent a meaning, an interesting slice of life,” added Siegfried. “Juergen Aldag, who shares our German heritage, has seen our show at the Mirage hundreds of times. He has studied all our animals in our Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat and Jungle Palace. Using Roy’s photographs, he enhances them and gives a new, exciting look to the canvas image.”
Aldag digitally places the photograph onto the canvas and then applies his distinctive style of traditional silkscreen art. Vignettes Art will be publishing and marketing the limited-edition prints of Siegfried & Roy/Aldag’s original artwork. The canvas prints will also feature hand embellishment by Aldag, including a diamond inset into the print. The studio proofs will include seven layers of gold acrylic and two diamonds inset into the print.
The first print featuring Montacore, a Royal White Tiger, is entitled “A Purrfect America.”
From artist Di Maio is the limited-edition print “Leda.” Di Maio, an Italian figurative artist, lives and works in Tuscany, Italy. His work reflects his great love for Renaissance paintings, yet at the same time exhibit a strong desire for expressive autonomy, said company officials. In addition to painting, his artistic training extends to sculpture, engraving, watercolors and trompe l’oeil mural painting. His works can be found in private and public collections in Europe, Japan, Australia and the United States.
From Resta is the limited-edition print “Primavera.” Resta’s medium is pure pigments in gesso on Belgium linen. He has been an artist for more than 40 years. Resta’s work also includes large-scale sculpture in wood, marble, bronze and stone. He also does work in frescos and creates three-dimensional fountains in ceramic.
For more info, visit www.vignettesart.com.
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