A surprising period in Pilar Cossio’s work begins with her arrival in Paris. Coincides with the beginning of that Parisian period in the Rue de Florence.
If she has decided to call this period “The Tuscan Years” –which also coincides with the new century arrival- do not try to look for another meaning different from biographical wink. That irony and subtlety are essential in order to understand both her work and attitude towards art and life.
“The Tuscan Years” refers to the time lived in Rue de Florence in Paris, not to the years spent in Florence (Tuscany), from 1976 to 1981, her first five Italian years, when she studies Fine Art