Caroline Bergonzi 2010

Photo by Jeremie Laurent

In this book, my focus is fine art, not an attempt to define what art is but rather to use it as a window to the core of my imagination, the force guiding everything I create, a map, as it were, to my dreamscape. Beyond displaying paintings and sculptures, I invite you to discover my journey as an artist, which I hope will inspire you to trust and dare life, even when reason and external voices warn you to quit or to conform. The story, if any, is ordinary. What is extraordinary, however, is the context, these distillations of moments of feeling alive, what Joseph Campbell named “the bliss.” From detail to detail, from idea to idea, from artwork to artwork, I open my secret world and take you on the roller coaster of my quest, a simply human exploration… Welcome to my world...