Los-Urizen

Urizen.jpg

Title

Los-Urizen

Subject

Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- Italian-American art -- United States -- Art history -- 20th century

Description

The Manhattan subway map provides the backdrop for the images of Urizen and Los. At the time this was painted Tom DiSalvo was residing in New York and developing his artistic career. The grid depicts his daily commute, but the mythological figures and the text around the perimeter are allegorical representations.

Creator

Tom DiSalvo

Source

https://theexhibit.io/exhibition/al-di-la-delle-retibeyond-the-nets-the-art-of-tom-disalvo/artwork/los-urizen

Date

1990

Contributor

Federico Tiberini, Domenica Diraviam, Viviana Pezzullo

Relation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dP2mXu8cAo0&feature=youtu.be

Format

Oil on linen

Type

Painting

Coverage

US

Physical Dimensions

274 x 213 cm

Citation

Tom DiSalvo, “Los-Urizen,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/341.