Plethora of paint

There’s a last lingering look at the amazing murals of Orgosolo now before we head onwards. I love the combination of faded pastel portraits of people with the flaking, peeling paint of old doors and metal work. Below Mahatma Gandhi ministers to the poor and dwells on the plight of the impoverished. This colourful houseContinue reading “Plethora of paint”

Multitude of murals

As we continue our exploration of Orgosolo’s outdoor art gallery we come across everything from political and historical paintings to cubist style works. Below is a painted reproduction of a movie poster for the famous Bandits of Orgosolo, a 1960 Italian film drama directed by Vittorio De Seta that featured local shepherds as some ofContinue reading “Multitude of murals”