Byline: ABBY WEINGARTEN CORRESPONDENT
Explaining his work isn't easy for Alberto Mancini.
The Italian artist with the ethereal landscapes and lonely skies is paint personified. Inside each canvas is every book he has read, every experience has endured -- a life so deeply felt, sentences have trouble justifying it.
"It is extremely uncomfortable and difficult for an artist to comment on his own work, especially if he is more accustomed to the sound of silence than words," Mancini wrote in a personal statement. "At times, for him a simple line suspended on a canvas is worth a thousand words."
In an interview at downtown Sarasota's Imperial …