...ABOUT THE ARTIST...
Gabriele Longobardi was born in Hamburg, Germany, and lived
in Africa (Zimbabwe), Argentina, United States and now in Brazil.
Living in Africa, she was deeply impressed by the stone sculptures
of the Shona people. The Shona artists sculpture the stones
according to what the stone tells them it wants to be.
She approaches her oil paintings the same way: Distributing
lines and patches of paint on the canvas, she discovers step by
step, what the painting wants to be....
Her paintings are journeys into fantasy, sometimes surrealistic,
definitely a mixture of different cultures and every spectator has the
freedom of his/her personal interpretation, according to his very