Influenced by the venetian artist Mariano Fortuny, whom he has always admired, Flavio Ongaro starts his research with a wide range of printing techniques, treatments and fabrics.
“It isn’t the quantity of light, but the quality of light, that makes things visibile
– Mariano Fortuny
Eventually he develops the themes that he most craved for: nature and hand-made vintage manufacture.
Blue, the color of water, has always exerted a calming and soul lifting effect on man. Flavio Ongaro turned denim homogeneous aspect into proper jeans paintings which fine fabrics can be used for the most different roles, in particular in the scope of interior design: from curtains, to couches, from painting, to pillows.