Artist Profile: Gianna Scoino, Recent Works

Gianna Scoino is an Italian artist who lives and works in Florence, and has exhibited worldwide. Her continued exploration of materials and unusual textures is reflected in her use of papers and fabrics. On September 30, 2014, L’ Accademia delle Arti del Disegno of Florence nominated her Accademica (Academician). She is the first woman artist to be bestowed this honor since Artemisia Gentileschi in the 1600’s. 

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Per una nuova vita (For a New Life), 2014, Original letters from the 1800’s, tarlatan fabric, cooked iron wire, 27 x 39 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

CORPO AEREO

Corpo aereo (Air-plane Body), 2014, Tarlatan fabric, wadding, cooked iron wire, thread, 100 x 80 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Corpetti Aerei (Air-plane Bodices), 2014, Print on rice paper, wadding, tarlatan fabric, air mail envelope, cooked iron wire, 48 x 43 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Corpetti Aerei (Air-plane Bodices), 2014, Print on rice paper, wadding, tarlatan fabric, air mail envelope, cooked iron wire, 48 x 43 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Inside, 2014, Photograph fragments and paper sewn together, red thread, on canvas, 33.5 x 33.5 x 3 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

Inside 3

Inside, 2014, Photograph fragments and paper sewn together, red thread, on canvas, 33.5 x 33.5 x cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

Inside 2

Inside, 2014, Photograph fragments and paper sewn together, red thread, on canvas, 33.5 x 33.5 x 3 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

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Inside, 2014, Photograph fragments and paper sewn together, red thread, on canvas, 33.5 x 33.5 x 3 cm. Photo: Massimo Chiacchio

PADRE

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Padre” (Father), Pastels on canvas-backed paper, tarlatan fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

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Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Padre” (Father), Pastels on canvas-backed paper, tarlatan fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

PADRE-02

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Padre” (Father), Pastels on canvas-backed paper, tarlatan fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

CORPI AEREI

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Corpi Aerei” (Air-plane Bodies), pastels on canvas-backed paper, thread, airplanes on tarlatan fabric. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

CORPETTI AEREI 01

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Corpetti” (Bodices), paper pattern and pastels on fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

CORPETTI AEREI 02

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Corpetti” (Bodices), paper pattern and pastels on fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

CORPETTI AEREI 03

Pitti Immagine 2014: Installation “Corpetti” (Bodices), paper pattern and pastels on fabric, wadding, thread, hangers. Photo: Francesco Chiacchio

Images courtesy the artist