Full length VIDEO featuring most of the important works of Benedetto Fellin produced by Otto Rapp ▼
Through it’s capacity for precise realistic portrayal, the human mind is able to move closer to the world of the sensually tangible. Inspiration does not remain something abstract, but becomes visible. And so a happy pairing of form and fantasy of mind and design rises from the canvas. [The two are distinguishable, yet inseparable]. The thread of fantastic realism weaves through the centuries of art his-tory displaying hundreds of insights into the labyrinth of human life.
BENEDETTO FELLIN was born in Merano, South Tyrol in 1956 and studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts with Prof Rudolf Hausner. He has received public awards, including the Hausner Prize in 1979, the 1983 Academy Prize and the 1984 Theodor Körner Prize. Study trips were conducted by Fellin to Asian, African and Central American countries which influenced the subject of his painting. His paintings were shown in Vienna, Innsbruck, Kiel, Munich, Tokyo, Bangkok and Mexico. Works by Benedetto Fellin are, besides numerous private collections, in the Austrian Gallery Belvedere Palace, Ferdinandeum Innsbruck and the Reinhold Messner Museum, MMM ', South Tyrol. The art of Benedetto Fellin is a special form of figurative painting. The viewer encounters fantastically appealing worlds, in which the peculiarities of people, cultures and landscapes are very tangibly connected. The artist lives and works in Vienna and Hungary.