Idolo (Idol)


Colonial hats, cotton, stainless steel and iron

h. 220 X l. 190 X p. 190 cm. approximately.


s. m. [from gr. εἴδωλον «simulacrum» then «idol», der. of εἶδος “aspect, figure”; lat. idōlum].

Objects, or effigies of objects, simulacra adored and venerated and to which even divine and thaumaturgical powers are attributed. Journeys of the mind in the direction of what one would like as a real, natural experience that sometimes inspires and favors real wanderings in order to get closer and touch the imagination.