Paula Metallo | Portfolio Categories Holes
Paula Metallo is an Italian American contemporary artist. Born in Syracuse, New York and lives in the Marche Region of Italy.
Italian American, artist, contemporary artist, art, contemporary art, collage, installation, Coldigioco, holes, meet, look twice, rorschach, cover uncover, art and science, take and give, simmetry, drawings
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2020 Stryker’s moon   Roy Emerson Stryker led the Information division of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression and launched the documentary photography movement. Among the photographers were Dorothea Lange, Nancy Wood, and Walker Evans. In 1935, the FSA goal was to inform the...

2008 Mimbres Bowls, Nature Made Holes   Mixed media on Shrinky Dink plastic, 7 cm diameter each, 10 pieces.   Crater bowls: set in order of crater size, this series describes and measures the power of nature.   → 2007 Mimbres Bowls, Man Made Holes...

2007 Mimbres Bowls, Man Made Holes   Mixed media on Shrinky Dink plastic, 7 cm diameter each, 10 pairs. The Mimbres culture was centered near the southwest region of New Mexico. Their pottery was produced between 1000-1150 A.D. A hole punctured in the center indicates that the bowl was...

2002 Where’s Mom?   When my Mother died I cut her face out of a photo to put in a circular frame. After some years I found the outside part of the photo with the hole and decided to do some collages filling the hole with images...

1995 On The Hole   This is a group of 12 paintings and drawings on hygienic toilet seat covers I made after moving to Italy in 1993. I chose imagery that would render how deceiving the very things we think protect us can be. Utilizing the “hole/whole” play on...