EVELYN ASTEGNO
chesterfield, Missouri - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Evelyn Astegno; Syd Barrett, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 28 x 39 inches. Artwork description: 241  The former leader of the Pink Floyd kept grabbing my attention,
Evelyn Astegno
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
28 x 39 inches (71.1 x 99.1 cm)
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Evelyn Astegno; The Window, 2005, Original Painting Oil, 28 x 39 inches. Artwork description: 241  The idea of the painting came in my mind in a really short time. I was thinking at my father and his entire life condensed in just one image. I wanted to show the
Evelyn Astegno
Original Oil Painting, 2005
28 x 39 inches (71.1 x 99.1 cm)
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Evelyn Astegno; Elogy Of The Body, 2000, Original Painting Other, 27 x 39 inches. Artwork description: 241  A woman, always the same, appears five times lying on a floor paved with videos that return the full image of a man, caught in different movements ( as we can see from the date of the videos) . She seeks any type of physical contact, through the five ...
Evelyn Astegno
Original Other Painting, 2000
27 x 39 inches (68.6 x 99.1 cm)
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Evelyn Astegno; Inside The Labyrinth, 2000, Original Painting Acrylic, 63 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  The board resumes the vision, according to my imagination, the thought of life
Evelyn Astegno
Original Acrylic Painting, 2000
63 x 24 inches (160.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Artist Statement

I would like to introduce my artistic thought through the words of an Italian Art Critic “Astegno, a Magic Realism that Americans really like” by Giovanna Grossato article on Il Giornale di Vicenza , Sunday 4 July 2004 It does exist deep inside many of us another Ego, of eternal youth and purity; it represents all we could and always wished to be. This Ego we miss and contemplate with tormenting desire is the poetic core of a young artist from Vicenza who is now becoming successfull in the United States. It is in fact in a prestigious gallery of St Louis, the “Third Floor gallery on Washington”, that are currently being exposed some works of Evelyn Astegno, together with other emerging artists such as Craig Downs, Julie Malone and Christopher Gustave. The group of paintings Evelyn Astegno chose to display in the collective Art Show are extremely representative of her style, soon well defined from the beginning and matured since she started her career. They belong to a disquieting Surrealism where characters, probable but not assimilable to any type completely rooted in reality, represent probably different aspects of the same subject: the artist herself. Her painting is a thought translated into image, starting with the conviction that language normally used in “figurative painting” to describe reality, at the end of the representative course, gives it just one of the thousands of possibilities of interpretations. So the sensation in front of these paintings is that they develop a spin around the ...