Paper Sculptures by Daniele Papuli
Italian artist Daniele Papuli has been making sculptures with different types of paper materials since 1997. His paper structures and compositions possess a fabric-like quality that allows his work to ripple in the space.
Feature Week: Tuscan Artists_ Viareggio Carnival
Carnival of Viareggio celebrating 139 years of life and activity under the sign of a vivid tradition such as the long – established European tradition of Carnival festivals, is no doubt one of the best known events in Italy. Every year local artists from all over are chosen to create these incredible paper machè floats. These floats are true works of art to which the local float makers dedicate an entire year of workmanship. There is not one politician, entertainer, or intellectual that has not been a target (protagonist) of one of these floats which almost comes to life during the parade by the moving arms, opening and closing mouths and rolling eyes. On every float young people and children find a place from which to throw confetti and shooting stars to the crowd. During the entire period masked balls and parties in the various “rioni” (quarters, districts) are organized as well as numerous sports and cultural events i.e. “Torneo Internazionale giovanile di calcio