by Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 16 July 2013

After leaving his illustrious career as an award-winning advertising creative director a few years ago, Milan-based self-taught artist Paolo Troilo has gone on to make these hyper-realistic human portraits with so much fluidity and movement, it’s hard to imagine that all he does to paint these is dip his fingertips into jars of acrylic, black and ivory and slather on. What? Some people just have mad skills.