Riccarda de Eccher: Montagna. The Dolomites at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, USA

Aug 25, 2017 864

BY: Vinicio Stefanello

From 25 August to 7 October 2017 the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art di Charleston, South Carolina (USA) will exhibit the works of alpinist and painter Riccarda de Eccher. 12 new watercolours dedicated to the Dolomites, ‘her' mountains, will be on view.

Many have compared mountaineers, when they trace new routes up mountains, to artists creating their works of art. I do not know whether this is true…art is perhaps something else. What I do know though is that Riccarda de Eccher, with her watercolour paintings of mountain peaks, of (her) Dolomites, enables me to look beyond the mountains and beyond those physical rock faces.

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SOURCE: http://www.planetmountain.com

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