Description: OIL ON WOOD FRANCA SILVA " SHARON STONE " size L 30 x H 30 cm.
Oil on wood - Title " Sharon Stone " by Franca Silva .
Artwork of the series Stars.
Year 2018 - Size L 30 x H 30 cm.
Unique piece - Certificate of Authenticity.
Franca Silva has cultivated her vocation as a painter and portraitist by
exhibiting in both personal and collective exhibitions and collaborating in
major exhibitions such as the one for "la Repubblica" and "Pitti
uomo" in Florence.
For more than thirty-five years she has dedicated himself to making remakes
of Grant Wood, Pollaiolo, Rubens, Manet, Moroni, Modigliani, Van Eyck, Pontormo
and other artists, not neglecting portraits in a modern key.
Among others she portrays Giorgio Forattini, Eugenio Scalfari, Egon Fürstemberg and his family, Piero
Chiambretti, Ottavia Piccolo (with husband in a Hopper) and, for the exhibition
"Woman disturbing", Gae Aulenti, Ornella Vanoni, Valentina Cortese,
Miuccia Prada, Carla Fracci and others.
Still in homage to Van Eyck's “Man disturbing, she portrays George Clooney (a portrait he owns) and,
later, other American stars and eleven important men from Bergamo for an
exhibition in Bergamo.
In 2011, for Cinecittà Luce, on the occasion of the Venice - Lido Film Festival she exhibited
the Italian divas: Anna Magnani, Sofia Loren, Claudia Cardinale etc. and
American stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Elisabeth Taylor,Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie and others.