Critical texts

Renata Casarin

Although the first cycle of Billoni's activity starts from nature and the human figure, it interprets with a dry sign saying the symbolic universe man is plunged in.

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Rebecca Delmenico

"DISCLOSURES"

To describe Billoni's art as mimetic or simply try to root it in well-known expressive trends, would prove most superficial.
Conceptual, philophical as well as aesthetic studies merge in the artist's work. An all personal, genuine research for a process that took over two decades.

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M. Roberta Cappellini

Billoni's painting: the dream of the soul

The dreamlike ambiance of Billoni's metaphysical trilogy represent an intriguing anabasis-catabis process; terms of reciprocity, an unbroken circular flow of profound expressive unity. Inhaling and exhaling, expansion and contraction, a two-phase motion in one all-encompassing cosmic pulsation unity.

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Claudio Rizzi

Seeking the cause of things

Benvenuto Guerra finds the Mantuan painter has " an approach to art conceived as an epiphany, or better, an unveiling moment. " A significant prelude to further understand Giuseppe Billoni's art work. Unveiling as a process means to ritually remove the veil that conceils an all so evasive truth , therefore going beyond deceptive aspects of things so to gain a moment of insight.

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Benvenuto Guerra

Giuseppe Billoni does not consider the idea and the practice of a mimetic or purely decorative painting as his own and chooses a conception of art meant as revelation, or more precisely, as a disclosure.To disclose is ritually moving the veils that hide a hidden and elusive truth, penetrate beyond the phenomenical aspect, not pausing at the illusory apparence of things, assuming the sight of depth.

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Arnaldo Maravelli

Billoni feels the need of nourishing his artistic experience with a deep knowledge of the inheritance of the past. On this way he espresses present-day existential problems with traditional means and quotations, which he takes, models and contextualises showing an extraordinary inventiveness.

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