Luciano Ventrone 1942 | Italian Hyperrealist painter
Luciano Ventrone was born in Rome in 1942. At the age of four years in Denmark is hosted by Metha Petersen, wealthy woman but especially loving. The covers of care and gifts, among other things, will give him a box of colors ... those same colors that would mark his future.
He returned to Italy after having completed the basic studies, will be forced, because of the conditions is not well-off family, to try their hand at various trades that will allow him, however, in 1960, to attend the Art School of Rome. After graduating in 1964, he enrolled at the Faculty of Architecture, which he attended until 1968, that year, after having participated in student movements, decides to abandon his studies to devote himself entirely to painting that not only has never abandoned, but that time became his only source of income. He collaborates with his drawings from life, to finalize the document university central nervous system of normal human anatomy by Prof. Gastone Lambertini, a professor at the Catholic University of Rome. Addresses all the issues of contemporary art until landing in " realism ". In 1983 an article written by Antonello Trombadori on " The European "art historian Federico Zeri leads the artist to take an interest in suggesting that the theme of still life. And 'here that begins the long and still no comprehensive research on various aspects of nature, capturing specific increasingly detailed and almost invisible to the "eyes bombarded by millions of images" which are those of the men of our age.
As he often likes to say his students: " The study of painting is not the mere representation of the object but is color and light: the true relationship between the two things give the form in space. The subject should not be seen as such but abstractly . "