Canonico Costantino
15 Oct 08 by Canonico Costantino
Canonico Costantino artworks

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The Soul and the Body

The idea of Eternity of the image of the sculpture of Michelangelo ( David ) and the opposite sense of the specular image submitted at the flowing Time .

Crete
Crete
Crete

Image shows the symbol of this wonderfull Island :Minotaurue , Ikarus , the wind (meltemi) the disc of Festo . and the queen of the snakes .

Kirone
Kirone
Kirone

Centaur Kirone teacher of Teseo in Volos ( Grece )

Spring's Equinox
Spring's Equinox
Spring's Equinox

The birth of Nocturnal Spring

" To Be " and the "Nothing"
" To Be " and the "Nothing"

Who are we? From where are we coming?Where are we going? Eternal question with no reasonable answer.

Demon in Love
Demon in Love
Demon in Love

Great Love overgoes the cathegories of well and badly.

Nocturnal Butterfly
Nocturnal Butterfly
Nocturnal Butterfly

A star added

The Time's play
The Time's play
The Time's play

The figure has in the hands the Moon and the Sun playng with them

Ikarus ( the Fall )
Ikarus ( the Fall )
Ikarus ( the Fall )

Here the figure of Ikarus has been used as a symbol of the earth eathing . The wings indicate the human arrogance .

Ifigenia
Ifigenia
Ifigenia

Daughter of Agamennone

The Fate
The Fate
The Fate

Ifigenia sacrificed by the father Agamennone to obtain the wind necessary to tle flot to go against Troja .

Suspended Time
Suspended Time
Suspended Time

The sun brushes the Moon . The time stop to flow , the sound of music becames silence ,as in a istant of eternity .

The Seduction
The Seduction
The Seduction

A witch makes seduction with a enchantemet .

The Pride
The Pride
The Pride

This is not a pride woman bue the Pride itself .

The Tiber's Mermaid
The Tiber's Mermaid
The Tiber's Mermaid

When I was forteen I saw her sitting on the parapet waiting for men under the sunset light and I was sure that she in the night gone to sleep into the Tiber Tiver.

Minotaurus
Minotaurus
Minotaurus

One of the most important symbol of Crete :the symbol connested to this figure is the labyrinth as the deep abisses of our conscience .

Before the sun desappear !
Before the sun desappear !
Before the sun desappear !

Live fully life until the last moment .

Tales of the Night
Tales of the Night
Tales of the Night

In the night , before to sleep on the beaches of Creta it happened to me to hear the rustling leafes of the trees telling fanny tales . I paint this tales .

ROME
ROME
ROME

The Seven hills , the parks , the fountaines , the statues and the ruines under the sunset ,the wind (Ponentino Romano ) all these things together , are Rome , my loved town.

Scission
Scission
Scission

The red man asks : who is speaking to me? Answer: I am yoursels . The blue man asks :who is peaking to me? Answer : I AM A GOD!

Selfportrait
Selfportrait
Selfportrait

Myself

The last fish
The last fish
The last fish

Stratification of the histories of generations of fishermen now meet the petroleum .

Arcaic Head
Arcaic Head
Arcaic Head

Figure

The Casket of Jung
The Casket of Jung
The Casket of Jung

The world of Sacer and of symbols that C.G.Jung inquired for his psychoanalytic studies , because this World is into us . They sleep but are not completely removed from our subconscious .

Mysterious Flowers
Mysterious Flowers
Mysterious Flowers

While we observe the flowers something or somebody is looking us through the MOVING leafes .

Cassandra
Cassandra
Cassandra

Daughter of Priamo ,clairvoyant but condemned by Apollo to never believed .

The Bullfight
The Bullfight
The Bullfight

Rotating fly of the Matador forward the Death

Arabian Fenix
Arabian Fenix
Arabian Fenix

EGYPTIAN MYTH

Symbiosis
Symbiosis
Symbiosis

Two figures to make only one figure with only one face

Glance of Icaro
Glance of Icaro
Glance of Icaro

Dreaming Crete

The Poet
The Poet
The Poet

The poet speaks using an alphabet of red poppies

Circe ( the nice Death )
Circe ( the nice Death )
Circe ( the nice Death )

From Odyssey

Centauro
Centauro
Centauro

Mythological figure

Oedipus Sphinx Enigma
Oedipus Sphinx Enigma
Oedipus Sphinx Enigma

Oedipus in Tebe

The dance of Day and Night
The dance of Day and Night
The dance of Day and Night

Time's dance

SUNSET
SUNSET
SUNSET

The tecnique obscures the figures and the values of the past.

The Circe of III° Millennium
The Circe of III° Millennium
The Circe of III° Millennium

The enchantements of Circe are going to become nightmares

Time's Door
Time's Door
Time's Door

We have loosen the key

Minitauro B
Minitauro B
Minitauro B

Symbol of Minoic civilty

BIRTH
BIRTH
BIRTH

no comment to do

The Horacle
The Horacle
The Horacle

Visiting Delfi

Transcendency
Transcendency
Transcendency

Work installated in the hall of Hotel Adige - Trento - Italy

Il Vento e il Sogno
Il Vento e il Sogno
Il Vento e il Sogno

Una sera di Settembre , a Falasarna ( Creta ) dove sul mare sorge un bellissimo sito Archeologico , si è levato il meltemi , un vento tipico Cretese . Il meltemi ,insinuandosi tra le rovine provocava suoni e immagini . Questa è una di queste .