July 27, 2012
The artist duo Leo Chiachio & Daniel Giannone is known for their colorful embroidered work. Their current exhibition at Ruth Benzacar Art Gallery in Buenos Aires (Argentina) is entitled Bordatón and shows new hand embroidery tableaux, accompanied by porcelain works.
With their show at Ruth Benzacar Chiachio & Giannone want to expand the limits previously achieved in the art of embroidery. They use larger fabrics, combined new and used materials from various countries such as France, Guatemala, Brazil, USA etc., experiment with special embroidery stiches and print fabrics and designs.
Leo Chiachio was born in Buenos Aires in 1969. Daniel Giannone was born in Cordoba in 1964. They both studied Fine arts in Argentina. Leo studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “Prilidiano Pueyrredón” and the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes “Ernesto de La Cárcova” with professors Pablo Suárez, Tulio de Sagastizábal, Ahuva Szlimowicz and Graciela Canero. Daniel studied with professors Sergio Bazán, Teresa Lascano and Graciela Canero. Since 2003 they live and work together in Buenos Aires.
Chiachio & Giannone: Bordatón. Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires (Argentina). Opening reception, June 27, 2012. Video by Roberto Rey, Milos Deretich, Luciana Zothner, and Ángel Sánchez.
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