About me

My name is Carlo Patetta Rotta, I am an Italian entrepreneur who lived for many years in London and now based again in my beautiful hometown, Turin.

Even though I didn't have an art background, on March 2019 I decided I needed a change in my life and I wanted to develop my creative side.

I enrolled to the Accademia Pictor in Turin, where I took oil painting classes from ‘maestro’ Aldo Antonietti, who besides being a prominent oil painter is also a well-known photographer. Like Aldo, I also cultivate the passion for photography and I believe that this fact impacts a lot of my style of painting. The subjects I prefer are mainly landscapes, nature, portraits and my prevailing style is figurative, even though I don’t disdain to experiment with more abstract styles and/or different mediums, such as wax and salt.

Over the time, I realized that I prefer to express my art on canvas of large size. I like the idea of filling a whole large wall with just one of my paintings. In this way, I can represent not just a single subject but a cluster of them, by including the relationships and interactions among them and hence by adding much more details I create real sceneries instead of representing just a steady subject. As a result, it’s not rare that I paint canvas as large as 120x80cm or more.

 

My eye is caught by any image that is associated to beauty and positive feelings. By painting them I believe I make them last forever. I can’t agree more with Pablo Picasso who said ‘Painting is just another form of keeping a diary’.

 

Some of my artworks have been exhibited at ‘Promotrice delle Belle Arti’ in Turin (Italy) and others have been selected and commented on video by the art critic Plinio Perilli.

 

Artworks

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Blue Klein collection

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Get in touch

If you would like to find out the prices of my artworks or commission me to paint a specific subject, please get in touch.

You can reach me at pacarotta@yahoo.it

Please, follow my art on www.instagram.com/carlopatetta_arte

 

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