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Antinori Presents “Untitled (Antinori)” the work of American artist Sam Falls



The Antinori Chianti Classico winery is a symbol of the deep tie that has bound the Antinori family to the arts since 1385: painting, sculpture, architecture and of course the art of turning the fruits of the earth into great wines, it is why it was the chosen location to unveil the much-anticipated Untitled (Antinori), a new and important site-specific installation created by the American arts Sam Falls  (www.samfalls.com) and curated by Ilaria Bonacossa. This marks the first time in the platform?s history when an American artist has been commissioned by the prestigious winemaking family. 
For the Antinori Chianti Classico winery, Sam Falls has created a site-specific environmental painting that utilizes the vegetation and vines that surround the structure, along with the sun, rain, evening dew and animals that inhabit the area. These elements portray an environmental palette initiated by the artist but transformed by chance and the passage of time. The installation will bring the natural life of the Chianti Classico landscape to the underground architecture of the winery, giving rise to a surprising fusion between inside and outside, between nature and contemporary architecture, creating a window into nature.
The work is both pictorial and conceptual and signifies an environmental intervention as a work of land art. The installation transforms painting into a process in which the artist?s hand is taken by nature, guided by its drawn-out and unpredicta...
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