giovedì 15 gennaio 2015

Rabarama en France, l'histoire d'un amour de nombreuses années #1

L'amour de la France pour Rabarama a commencé au début des années 2000 et a été immédiatement mutuelle! Emoticon smile
Rabarama a exposé ses œuvres à Montpellier, Cannes, Saint-Tropez et Paris et a été un grand succès: de nombreux collectionneurs français possèdent œuvre de Rabarama et continuent à suivre sa carrière.

Voici un résumé des étapes de cette histoire:

"Sculture Monumentali", Fleury museum, Lodéve (Montpellier), France.

"Rabarama à Paris", Place de la Sorbonne, Rue Soufflot e Place du Pantheon, Paris, France.

giovedì 8 gennaio 2015

ON THE TRACKS OF DESTINY : Rabarama and the I’ Ching

“Just as causality describes the sequence of events,so synchronicity to the Chinese mind deals with the coincidence of events. (...) Even to the most biased eye it is obvious that this book represents one long admonition to careful scrutiny of one’s own character,
attitude, and motives.” Carl Gustav Jung, foreword to I’ Ching

front: Rabarama's I'CHING series artwork at 798 Art Space in Beijing

The more “philosophical” side of Rabarama’s work, which moves steadily in short, lucid swerves, continues in the confutation of reason as the primary instrument of knowledge and interpretation of reality, both extrinsic and interior, as far as human beings are concerned.
The striving after the conquest of an alternative thought leads in an almost natural way to the I’ Ching, the famous work on the ancient Chinese art of wisdom.

Rabarama, WEI CHI, 2008

Besides assuming synchronicity and not causality as the interpretation of events,  the I’ Ching indissolubly links its validity as a method of revelation and divination with the knowledge of themselves, a theme around which Rabarama’s work always revolves.

Rabarama, HSIEN, 2008

If the other pole of her study is the persuasion of the looming presence of a “destiny”, then oriental wisdom seems to offer the artist’s creatures new possible solutions: with a view to prophesying them, the recent protagonists of her works seem to associate the thought of their interiority with the immersion in an impalpable, but enveloping melancholy, the likely superior condition of a greater capacity to “see” and of the same creativity.

Rabarama, TUI, 2008

From a purely expressive point of view the light can return to gently caress the surfaces, revealing less bold and contrasted chromatic shades in favor of other more muted and uniform ones.

The intimation of a new sensitivity, which had begun to spread earlier progresses into the femininity of “Hsu”, suffused by the subtle outstretching of her forms by a mild and at the same time painful tedium that characterize the figure.

Rabarama, CHUNG FU, 2008

The extensive use of the hexagram motif, part of the divinatory aspect of I’ Ching, customarily establishes a game midway between their purely decorative importance, the meaning of which they are originally the bearers, and their reference to the artist’s creative development.

 Their intermittent linearity appears effectively to summarize Rabarama’s artistic production, undertaken along the line of a thought, which through suspensions and reconversions has always found itself and its own matrix.

Rabarama, KEN, 2008

(artworks available on Rabarama official website)

lunedì 5 gennaio 2015

Rabarama Invited at Artist IQ in Amsterdam

The renowned Italian artist Rabarama will be present at the Artist-IQ in Amsterdam from January 17th, 2015 along with a selection of great international artists and historical artworks.

Rabarama at Artist-IQ, Amsterdam

From January 17th untill February 1st there will be a unique artevent in the Beurs van Berlage: Artist-IQ. Five ages of art will be brought together. Four leading galleries in the Netherlands will show a selection of original artworks from their range. The event will be framed by gastronomy and music. The visitor can enjoy a very accessible new artexperience that will excite the senses.

In eight different themes, the visitor will be led through several rooms where the theme is leading, framed by the different periods of art. This not only gives an overview of the development and vision in the art world, but there will also arise an exciting encounter between movements, artists and materials. Please find enclosed a format as it is now designed by architect Thomas Bedaux. The visitor who follows the route goes through the different themes and eight different worlds of experience in which they are presented.


This platform consists four art galleries, each providing a specific and important contribution to this special initiative:

Tom Okker Art
Douwes Fine Art
Kunsthandel Peter Pappot
Van Loon Galleries

A strong art platform as a connector and stage for art, artists, people and society.

Tom Okker Art:
Specialist in the field of modern and contemporary art and Cobra. Works include original works by Karel Appel, Corneille and Andy Warhol.

Douwes Fine Art:

Already 500 years active in the art trade and represented in Amsterdam, London and Hong Kong. Working among others with original works of Rembrandt.

Kunsthandel Peter Pappot:
Arttrade Peter Pappot from Amsterdam specializes in paintings of Dutch, Belgian and French painters of the period 1800 to 1950. Works include original works by Matisse, Mesdag and Van Dongen.

Van Loon Galleries:
Art gallery with offices in Vught and Amsterdam and active in modern art. With more than 50 international artists including Rabarama David Begbie and Jeffrey Robb.

Sulle Opere di Rabarama: Autenticità

IMPORTANTE: pregasi leggere

Dal 14 Agosto 2014 le sole autentiche valide sono quelle emesse da Rabarama che si dichiara disponibile a valutare gratuitamente anche le autentiche precedentemente emesse (sulle quali non vi è ragione di avere dubbi, ma per una massima tutela dei collezionisti).

Vuoi acquistare una mia opera? Esigi sempre l'autentica a mia firma.

Per massima sicurezza nelle acquisizioni di mie opere puoi rivolgerti direttamente al mio atelier: via mail a o telefonicamente allo 049.652254 (ore ufficio).

Per questioni relative alle autentiche di opere in tuo possesso puoi scrivere direttamente ad

Rabarama Guest Curator on Artistaday!

Paola Epifani, alias Rabarama, was born in Rome in 1969. She received her BFA from Venice Academy of Fine Arts in 1991 and immediately started entering her work in sculpture competitions, in Italy and abroad.

Her work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the Chinese Modern Biennial in Beijing, the Millennium Monument Art Museum in Beijing, and la Estancia Cultural Centre in Caracas.

Rabarama's selections:
Read Rabarama's words on these artists and see photos on:

Michael Klein
Isaac Cordal
Kris Kuksi
Kumi Yamashita
Tomohide Ikeya

venerdì 2 gennaio 2015

Draw Light

Draw Light is a great studio specialized in augmented reality and image mapping. Together we realized in 2011 the first experiment of a live 360° image mapping on a sculpture.

In Florence, Italy, a sculpture of the renowned artist Rabarama ( comes to life.
Along with the performers, and for the first time in the world, a bronze sculpture comes to life: "Bozzolo" (Cocoon), on the most famous Rabarama's operas. On the sculpture's skin - coated in white for the occasion and without any incision - were screened in 3D some of the codes used by the artist, as if to merge the themes so dear to Rabarama on the skin of a single immobile body... 'Art and technology go hand in hand towards a more common goal: to amaze!
Through the use of special projectors we were able to transfer the CG imagery on the sculpture. The result is stunning. The opera takes a second skin, which changes constantly in real-time.
With this latest achievement, the team has pushed its limits by designing a new projection system which has never been created before:

Attraverso l'uso di innovative tecniche di 3D mapping, proiezioni a 360° e grafica 3D, abbiamo dato nuova vita alla famosa scultura "Bozzolo" di rabaram (
I contenuti video, ricreati totalmente in 3D e proiettati perfettamente sulla scultura, ripercorrono l'ispirazione concettuale dell'artista culminando nel finale con alcuni nuovi effetti realizzati appositamente per l'installazione.
Il video che state vedendo è una ripresa dal vivo di quello che appare effettivamente agli occhi dei visitatori. La statua è infatti costituita da alluminio laccato completamente bianco. L'effetto realistico è garantito dalla perfetta sincronizzazione dei proiettori e dall'elevata qualità dei contenuti. Agli occhi dei visitatori tutto appare semplicemente vero, così istantaneo e ben realizzato da nascondere totalmente la tecnica di proiezione.