|Dimensions||L 80cm x H 80cm x 4cm|
|Materials||Acrylics on canvas|
Francesco Cusumano was born in Carini, Palermo Sicily in 1964. He studied languages at the Technical Tourism School in Palermo.His passion for art emerged early on. Painting has been a part of his life since he was a little child; paper and colours were his preferred toys. The artist’s fascination with painting continued throughout the years. He first taught himself figurative art techniques, depicting spaces and dimensions he’d observed intensively. He learned about the significance that light and dark contrast have, how to identify the proportion and how to place them in their proper relationship. Soon Francesco Cusumano realized that he wanted to go beyond realistic representations; he needed to express himself by letting his feelings take shape with his personal abstract forms and lines. His transition from figurative to abstract painting opened the door to his inner imagery. Intrigued by the works of Hans Falk and Sam Francis he continued his exploration developing his abilities during art lessons led by a great mentor, the artist Ruedi Sieber. Nowadays his abstract works are entirely done in acrylic mixed media and his art plays a major part in his life. In 2005 Francesco Cusumano was ...