After I found the paintings of Domenico (Mimmo) Palatino I confess that I began to rethink my color photography.
Paladino’s paintings have extremely expressive, vibrant and contrasting colors. I really like the color combinations, often markedly juxtaposed, that provoke me. His compositions are also very striking.
A group of inspiring paintings by Paladino:
When I go wandering in my walks through the cities, it is impossible not to remember Paladino’s paintings. Since then such paintings have been my source of inspiration for the colors and shapes I desire in my photos.
Living and photographing. Photographing and learning with great masters. Mimmo Paladino is a painter, printmaker and Italian sculptor who was born in 1948 (71 years old) and is one of the great exponents of ‘Transvanguardia’, an Italian neo-expressionist group from the late 1970s.
A group of my photos inspired in the colors and shapes of Paladino’s paintings: