reviews

  • Renato Ranaldi

    Palazzo Fabroni

    In the case of Renato Ranaldi—a Florentine artist who began his career in the mid ’60s—the usual difficulties in attempting to describe the visual verbally are intensified to the point that this becomes the critical challenge, especially given the conceptual nature and working process of his art. The key to Ranaldi’s work seems to be the concept of mobility, the perpetual transformation of images, of the idea, the archaic dynamism of the sign.

    Traditionally, one uses the phrase “painted sculpture” but not “sculpted painting,” but certain of Ranaldi’s works bring together the languages of both

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