Marco GRASSI

Biography

Marco Grassi (1966) was born in Milan. For the last decade he has been faithful to his figurative style: the fashionable female figure, certain color combinations, lacquering, the repletion with minimum subject’s variations. His painting may initially

Marco Grassi (1966) was born in Milan. For the last decade he has been faithful to his figurative style: the fashionable female figure, certain color combinations, lacquering, the repletion with minimum subject’s variations. His painting may initially look easy but is extremely difficult to interpret.

A certain sensibility, fragility but simultaneously power leaves the viewer questioning his own emotions and interpretation. One thing is certain, each piece oozes sexuality and pays tribute to the beauty of femininity through an unspoken visual dialogue in stillness; a sense of timelessness and relatability, reflecting the subjects’ facial expressions and intense silence.

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Technique

Grassi’s hyperrealistic work combines decoration and vibrant color. He creates a sense of timelessness and relatability, reflecting the subjects’ facial expressions and intense silence. The striking female figure are captures in a way that highlights

Grassi’s hyperrealistic work combines decoration and vibrant color. He creates a sense of timelessness and relatability, reflecting the subjects’ facial expressions and intense silence. The striking female figure are captures in a way that highlights their identity and brings out their facial feaures, especially their eyes.

He uses mixed media: oil on canvas, oil on aluminium, wood. For many of his statement pieces he uses fine 24 karat gold and aluminium foils; gold leaves and gilding meticulously craft his pieces and transform the icon pictured as well as the canvas itself.

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