Works: techniques, materials and ideas
She began assembling the first installations at the end of a long stimulating process derived from the accumulation of various (recycled) objects and materials: what could be cumbersome at home and in life, turned into an opportunity to unleash heir creativity and manual dexterity.
From materials supposed to end in a landfill,- such as hangers, breeching straps, umbrellas, lamps, irons-, she designed objects with figurative meaning: the intent is combine the use of assembly with the Tiffany technique.
Glass: Jewelry and Movements
The realization of jewelry made of glass and the movements, that are cups and plates, is based on Tiffany technique, so named for its inventor, Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Recycling glasses, murrine, stones brought from the sea, swarovski old broken earrings, are first covered with copper tape on the edges and then welded with tin.
Recently, the search for the re-use has led Pierangela to experiment transparency effects: merging and manipulating the plastic bottles (PET), she has created necklaces, rings and earrings, each one unique and colorful, light to carry and of various colors.
Her passion for mosaic technique was born looking at Gaudi's works during a short stay in Barcelona and the visit the
Tarot Garden, created by the French-American artist Niki de Saint-Phalle near Capalbio.
She started creating mosaics using various materials recovery, such as tile, mirrors, glass bottles and porcelain.
With this technique Pierangela created entire wall mosaics (outdoors and indoors) or street furniture and decorative items.
Paintings, watercolors, live drawing
Over the years Pierangela Massolo has performed different types of art-works: false copyrights and faux marble, still life paintings made with watercolors, charcoal or sanguine drawings with live models.
Since the middle age, the the pictorial experiences were created with different techniques: egg tempera and other recipes are taken from Pierangela to make false copyright that are faithful not only in design and size, but also the use of the original painting techniques.