How did you grow up?
My childhood was too happy to remember. My paintings live and breathe in it. I grew up in contact with nature, farm animals and my family. This has cristallised images, colors and sensations in my soul that are reflected in the shapes and colors that I love to compose.
How would you describe the artist Alessandro Sebastianelli?
A. Sebastianelli is an artist listening to his own internal, deeper intimate perceptions. Music, meditations, hypnosis, dreams, are the infinite creative source from which it draws to connect to people.
What lead you to start making art?
I have been ill with a psychosomatic ilness that has inevitably put me in connection with my deepest hidden nature blocked.
What are the roots of the topics of your paintings?
My art was born as a cure for this disease and developed to make people find the love and warmth essential to live together.
How did you acquire your style?
I’m a self-tought artist, this has led me to the complete experimentation of techniques and perception connected to the invisible reality that i feel.
Have you ever come across a piece of art that you could not or did not want to stop looking at?
Yes. The piece of art that I can’t stop admiring is nature, especially those places, people or things, where beauty has been forgotten by everyone and everything.
What kinds of art hang on the walls of your home?
I really love to hang my incomplete paintings, but also photographs, prints, masks and sculptures. Any kind of art that arouses my interest.
Do you have a place/person/thing that you visit for inspiration?
To be with my girlfriend Anaïs, do meditations, being in contact with love, nature, people, music, myself and life gives me constant inspiration.
Name three things you can’t live without in your studio?
Tarot cards, music and colours.
If you could have dinner with 3 artists, living or dead – who would be at your table?
Frida Kahlo, Antonio Ligabue, Gustav Klimt.
The rich facets of nature, dream-like pictures and mystical motifs characterise his compositions and the freestyle of using abstraction, representation and narration.
His paintings have a presence and charisma that one cannot escape.