The Artist’s Studio: Lost Work: The Book Of Revelations
These are works of art I created before it was fashionable to have digital copies of work and upload them on the internet. Maybe at the time it may have been the norm for tech savvy types, in general when you where looking to document your work you kept a portfolio of slides. Created in 1998 and 1999 these works where given to my father the year I moved to Montreal and had been left in storage since. Recently during my fathers latest trip to Canada I asked him if he could send me some works for documentation purpose. I wasn’t sure what to expect as it had been a decade since I flipped through the pages. I had a memory that there where significant works. when the book arrived I was overwhelmed with emotion as not only did I see my history laid out before, I also stepped back through the history of my creations. I was Honored and humbled by the images that greeted me. Honored that I had created such a body of work over so many years ago and humbled because these works represented the beginning. taking a look back on 15 years of work can be striking for anyone. I find myself wondering now what’s next as one chapter closes and now a new one opens. the great thing about letting go sometimes is that suddenly there are endless possibilities. Looking back on these works I can see that these where works created by a boy. As my work has matured the content and reasoning behind my creation has changed. as I look towards middle age I know my work will change again. I know I will keep creating because it is in my nature, what I will create I am unsure of. I never planned my body of work like that. I may have never become as “famous” or as well recognized as I thought I may have by this point. I have become an artist 1000x better than I could ever image. That is a reward in itself and I will always be humbled by the works I created. As I never believed a “dumb kid” like me could have created the body of work I have. All images shown are owned and the property of Luigi Rossetto.