“I painted this artwork mostly during nights after worktime: it’s when I had the idea of enphasysing the contrasts between artificial city lights and dark shadows, since the sunlight was not shining. I depicted Lamborghini Aventador, a car I had been designing in Lamborghini Centrostile in a period of over three years, a 700 BHp monster that I am quite familiar with…
I depicted the car from a quite characteristic angle that fits its wedged slender shape, low back, with taillights in evil-red colour, streaking the pop-art canvas background and converging to a dynamic perspective. The name of the artwork comes from Aventador’s most obscure colour, Black Nemesis, that makes the car totally astonishing to me…”
Alessandro Salvagnin, born in Milan in 1976, is currently a senior designer in Lamborghini. After a full degree on Aerospace Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, he decided to pursue an other great interest, car design: he got a Master Degree in Milan at Scuola Politecnica in 2005. During this period he met Filippo Perini, currently head of Design of Lamborghini, who wanted him part of his small team. Of all the projects he was involved on, Aventador and Sesto Elemento are the milstones of his career.
|Dimensions||100.0000 × 30.0000 × 0.0000 cm|