The Happy Islands / Las Islas Felices

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Riccardo Nannini

In the collective imagination, the island is the ideal setting for the development of social utopias: paradisiacal settings, abundant resources, communities in harmony with paradisiacal environments, abundant resources, communities in harmony with nature, self-management and equality among nature, self-management and equality among individuals that evoke a carefree life. carefree life. A reality, in appearance, tailor-made […]

Riccardo Nannnini’s new proposal, “The Happy Islands”,
continues the path traced in previous works. In this series of new paintings
the theme of the individual and continues with his exploration; this time, literally isolating his characters, in small groups or singularly, and
literally isolating his characters, either in small groups or individually, and placing them in an idyllic-looking
in an idyllic-looking setting.

Like Robinsons through his filter of the absurd, Nannini presents us with characters who travel their own
characters who follow their own path of transformation: from sailors to shipwrecked sailors and from shipwrecked to
and from castaways to islanders. The island represents a zero point, a promise of wellbeing that will
The island represents a zero point, a promise of well-being that will yield its best results depending on the dynamics that are set in motion.
“The Happy Islands” is thus a reflection on community and individuality, on fragmentation, fragmentation, fragmentation, fragmentation and fragmentation.
individuality, on fragmentation, isolation and integration in a scenographic space which is reduced to the
space that is reduced to the essentials in order to reveal the forms of relationship.

About the artist

Exhibition's artworks

Riccardo Nannini
Elvis reading a book
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
Einstein fighting a snake
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
La verbena de San Juan
Painting 3900€
Riccardo Nannini
Having fun on a warm summer day
Painting 4400€
Riccardo Nannini
El Reencuentro
Painting 9400€
Riccardo Nannini
Jesuschrist number 1
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
John Lennon loves icecream
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
Superman and the bird
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
Salvador Dalí Busker
Painting Sold
Riccardo Nannini
This is not a tennis match
Painting 1800€
Riccardo Nannini
More Money, more problems
Painting 7800€
Riccardo Nannini
McDonalds and his cats
Painting 1050€
Riccardo Nannini
The ritual of burning money
Painting 4400€
Riccardo Nannini
Pilled up Stuff I
Painting 1900€
Riccardo Nannini
Pilled up Stuff II
Painting 1900€
Riccardo Nannini
And the radio plays
Painting 3900€
Riccardo Nannini
Amateur Vs Professional
Painting Sold
Riccardo Nannini
The island of the pawned things
Painting 4750€
Riccardo Nannini
Andy Warhol cooks a donut
Painting Sold
Riccardo Nannini
Piled up stuff 3
Painting Sold
Riccardo Nannini
Something went wrong
Painting 900€
Riccardo Nannini
Out of town trip
Painting Sold
Riccardo Nannini
Calm down, genius
Painting 900€
Riccardo Nannini
And the radio plays
Editions 180€