Italian Street Artist and muralist Alice Pasquini goes to the grotto in a former Roman aquarium for her new installation called “Cave of Tales”. Joining a list of artists who have previously painted these underground hallways of the Casa dell’Architettura the including Lucamaleonte, Diamond, Omino71, and Mr. Klevra, Ms. Pasquini takes you through the echoing chambers with dark stories of glistening streets and night lights and dripping paint.
Alice Pasquini. Detail (photo © Jessica Stewart)
“I let myself be inspired by the times when I paint during the night and I imagined a city submerged in sleep,” she says as she describes the inspiration for the new work on view through August 30, and you can see the subdued acquatic hues of a murky underwater metropolis as the fluid movements of this citizenry move silently through a maze of streets.