RABARAMA

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  • Dissolvendo - Bronzo dipinto - 42x38x32 cm - 2006
    Dissolvendo - Bronzo dipinto - 42x38x32 cm - 2006

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Rabarama, alias Paola Epifani (Rome, 22 August 1969), is an Italian painter and sculptor. Paola Epifani was born in Rome, daughter of art, the father is a painter and sculptor and her mother is an artist of ceramics. Even as a child shows an innate talent for sculpture: to 10 years he took part in the International Exhibition for the 30th Anniversary of NATO. He attended the Art School of Treviso and then the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, where he graduated in 1991. In 1995 she began her collaboration with the gallery Vecchiato Dante, who will lead the artist to develop the main themes of his works.Since 1990 lives and works in Padova. In 1990 the Mexican government chose her as the Italian representative in the international competition of Toluca and there produces a wood carving of two meters, then acquired by the Museum of Modern Art for her permanent collection. Its giant metal sculptures (bronze, aluminum) are located generally on the ground. His works are almost always decorated with patterns, textures or designs in the metal sculptures are hand-colored. His art is eclectic and includes sculptures in marble, bronze, aluminum, rubber; inclusions in the resin; oil paintings. Since 2000, her works began to be exhibited at the most prestigious Italian and foreign museums, particularly in the USA and Paris. In 2011 he participates in the 54th "International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia", in the Italian Pavilion (Arsenal).Recently one of his monumental sculpture was purchased by the town hall of the city of Shanghai, and placed in the square on which stands the building of the city government, it is the first work of an Italian artist, bought by the Chinese government. In 2013, working with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas for the event philanthropic "One Night for One Drop".