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Galassia. Acrylic on canvas, 300 x 803 cm. total size.
Computer generated view, exterior of Convocation Center at USCA.
Livio reviews plans with the architects, Bob, Al Beyer and Jack Benjamin.
Computer generated view, atrium with Galassia in Convocation Center at USCA.
Valentini’s original concept sketch for Galassia sculptures.
Computer generated view, interior stairs with Galassia in Convocation Center at USC Aiken.
Computer generated view, balcony with Galassia in Convocation Center at USC Aiken.
Livio and Silvia Powledge with wooden stretchers for Galassia panels.
Valentini’s original sketch for Galassia. Pencil on paper, 46 x 61cm.
François Tomb (Copy by Augusto Guido Gatti in 1931 of original fresco in Vulci, moved to Villa Albani-Torlonia, Rome. Characters identified as Charu and Vanth.
Student with Galassia with faceted frieze in the Etherredge Center.
Tomba dei Rilievi (Tomb of the Reliefs) at Cerveteri.
Colline Umbre at the Palazzone Vineyard, Orvieto.
Livio’s beginning sketches and colors for Galassia.
Livio painting dots on the wings of the guardian angel; detail of the guardian angel in Galassia.
Livio working on the center semicircle of Galassia.
Livio poses in front of Galassia.
Livio’s signature on unfinished Galassia before leaving Aiken.
Valentini surrounded by panels for Galassia in the painting studio in the Etherredge Center.
Alchimia cosmica (Cosmic Alchemy), 1990. Mixed media on panel, 200 x 360 cm.
Livio’s early version of Galassia panel showing seams and thin paint.
Al Beyer and Mike Hosang with bronze modello and original sketch for the Galassia frieze.
Livio with Ben Sandefur of United Defense holding cardboard maquette for bronze frieze.
Livio painting Galassia and using carta culo for texture effects; one of Livio’s work stations in the Etherredge Center.
Mike Hosang and Ben Sandefur at United Defense plant with metal mock-up of bronze frieze.
Livio standing before Galassia in the Etherredge Center Gallery.
Orvieto with Duomo over tufa cliffs below.
Galassia with golden frieze in the Etherredge Center. At right is Livio’s maquette for the frieze. USC Aiken music major Heather Hanna observes.
Livio starts to unveil Galassia with Silvia Powledge, daughter Silvia, wife Flora, Bob Alexander and Michael Fowler.
Livio, friends and family unveiling Galassia in Etherredge Center.
George Custodi, Orvieto mayor Stefano Mocio, Livio and Bob Alexander at the gala for Galassia.
Bob and Leslie Alexander, Livio, Flora and daughter Silvia at the unveiling of Galassia.
Livio with Al Beyer, Jane Schumacher and John Elliott at the unveiling of Galassia.
Livio receives the honorary doctorate from USC Aiken. Congratulated by former Chancellor Thomas Hallman.
Livio celebrating with Senator Tommy Moore at the Green Boundary club.
Livio celebrating with Senator John Drummond.
Livio presents special print of The Places of the Spirit to Senators Tommy Moore and John Drummond.
USC Aiken group with Livio at the Pickens-Salley House before departing for Italy.
Livio and Flora Valentini back in Orvieto.
Bob, Livio and George Custodi in the Valentini apartment.
Time lapse of the building of Galassia.