JUNE 2 TO JUNE 19 – CLOSE TIES – SCULPTURES BY FRANCESCO VIZZINI
LE PETIT VERSAILLES COMMUNITY GARDEN
346 E. Houston St. / 247 E. 2nd St.
ALL LPV EVENTS HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE
Opening Reception: June 2, 5 PM
Close Ties is a site-specific work by Francesco Vizzini specially conceived for Le Petit Versailles, organic materials and manufactured products are grafted into form and structures. Plants from other gardens will be fused to branches at LPV, supporting, and being supported by, wood, rubber, fabric, glass, plaster, and mirror.
Francesco Vizzini is an artist from Italy based in Brooklyn, NY. His solo exhibitions include Look Up!, Peculiar Works, New York, NY (2014); Loose Entertainment, TheaterLab, New York, NY (2013). Recent group exhibitions include Thickness)points, CICCIO, Brooklyn, NY(2019) Nature Loves Courage, E. Peeler Art Center, Greencastle, IN (2017); Deep End, Wassaic Project, NY (2015). In 2014 he was an artist in residence at The Wassaic Project, NY. He received his BFA from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Catania, Sicily, Italy; He was awarded a full scholarship MFA in set design from IED in Rome. Publication have been included in Hyperallergic and Corriere della Sera.