The tiny figure in the upper left corner of the mixed media work Cammino Nell’Universo (Path in the Universe) is the first sculpture he ever made in wood.
ORIANO GALLONI, Cammino Nell'Universo (Path in the Universe), 2014, Mixed media on canvas, 59.06 x 39.37 inches (150 x 100 cm)
Il Silenzio di Marte (The Silence of Mars) is assembled from more than 20 pieces of recycled marble. It was amazing material that Oriano could not bear to see go to waste.
ORIANO GALLONI; Il Silenzio di Marte (The Silence of Mars); 2011; White and gray Carrara marble, aluminum, stainless steel and black Belgian marble; Height: 88 inches (223.52 cm); Base: 39 x 31 inches (99.06 x 78.74 cm)
The appearance of Le Metamorfosi Della Luna 1 and 2 (The Metamorphosis of the Moon 1 and 2) change when the angle of the viewer changes, in a similar way to the phases of the moon.
ORIANO GALLONI, Le Metamorfosi Della Luna 1 (The Metamorphosis of the Moon 1), 2014, Wood and brass, 24.41 x 24.41 inches (62 x 62 cm)
Mezza Luna (Half Moon) combines white marble with darker marble, representing the intermingling of good and bad energy.
ORIANO GALLONI, Detail: Mezza Luna (Half Moon), 2011, White Carrara marble, Belgian marble and steel, 33 1/2 x 10 x 4 1/2 inches (85.1 x 25.4 x 11.4 cm), Base: 10.63 x 10.63 inches (27 x 27 cm)
Profumo (Perfume) was inspired by “a scent and a certain ancient vibration. It was made using a very old carving, probably from the medieval period. The stone was found in a river, and it has a powerful energy,” Galloni said.
ORIANO GALLONI; Profumo (Perfume); 2011; Previously worked stone from Lunigiana Valley, Italy, white Carrara marble, black Belgian marble and steel base; 32 1/2 x 11 x 12 inches (82.6 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm), Base: 14 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches (36.8 x 41.9 cm)
The Song of Butterflies incorporates a small, removable wooden sculpture.
ORIANO GALLONI; The Song of Butterflies; 2014; Canvas, acrylic, oil and multimedia; 120.47 x 96.06 inches (306 x 244 cm)
Anima Silenziosa—Il Piccolini (Silent Soul—The Little Ones) are designed to be intimate, personal pieces. Each sculpture in the series is unique. “My idea is that each sculpture take the name of the purchaser and become that purchaser’s protective energy,” Galloni said.
ORIANO GALLONI; Anima Silenziosa–Il Piccolini 7, 8 and 9 (Silent Soul—The Little Ones 7, 8 and 9); 2014; White Carrara marble, wood and stainless steel
The mixed media work Fusione Degli Elementi (Fusion of the Elements) fuses three elements: painting, wood and marble.
ORIANO GALLONI; Fusione Degli Elementi (Fusion of the Elements); 2014; Mixed media, wood and Bardiglio marble; 23.23 x 20.87 inches (59 x 53 cm)