The meaning of the painting
In Alex Righetto’s artwork, one can discern a whirlwind with two profiles overlapping and opposing each other. In the background, the inverted profiles illustrate how one must also embody the other, fully embracing their perspective, to claim to love genuinely.
It is a play on both the visual and intellectual, which he regards as the interpretative key and the pinnacle of the collection.
This is why the two lovers find themselves needing to eliminate that negative part of themselves that hindered the relationship.
That childish part with which we are all born and that defines us from our earliest years can be detrimental in a romantic relationship. In such a relationship, giving and receiving must be balanced, and there’s an understanding that the other person is, in the end, an extension of ourselves.