Verdiana Patacchini painting; "Due passi dall'infinito. A figure." by Verdiana Patacchini

Photos: Courtesy of Arte Fuse and Verdiana Patacchini

Considered one of the most promising painters of her generation, Verdiana Patacchini lives and works between Rome and New York. She was selected for the Italy Pavilion at the Venice Biennial in 2011. Bid now on stellar art + design works & experiences and purchase tickets for the Design Trust's 2017 Art + Design Benefit Auction.

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‘Painting is the art of deception’ and by this I do not mean the technique of simulating. I mean that it can trick one’s memory. Painting can be a way of evading truth. You can paint and draw what is around you, but in my opinion reality is only a pretext. I do not know whether I paint to stand firm. In fact, what occurs is probably the opposite...