Grungy urban landscape paintings by Valerio D’Ospina

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 28 February 2013

Italian artist Valerio D’Ospina painted this fantastic series of oils which all focus on the lost beauty of urban life. Each monochromatic piece resembles the feel of street photography. The use of implied motion is extremely effective. Between the blurring of brush strokes and the strong use of linear perspective, each piece has the feel […]

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The Lonesome Cowboy drawing by Italian artist Fupete

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By Alison Shepard in New Products on Thursday 23 February 2012

An original drawing by Italian artist Fupete, this graphite on old paper artwork is a must have for any collector.

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Maurizio Anzeri’s wonderful embroidered photo-sculptures

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By Cernei Cristina in New Art on Thursday 22 December 2011

Maurizio Anzeri, an Italian based visual artist, is the creator of some extremely impressive imagery using vintage photographs that he embroiders creating something he calls ‘photo-sculptures’. The result of this rather bizarre mix of techniques is an unearthly visual impact that takes you on a journey of characters and worlds so beautifully intertwined by mister Anzeri.

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Street Barber

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By Julius in New Art on Tuesday 24 May 2011

This work is by the aptly-named Elfo, an Italian street artist who assigned himself the job of street barber.

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Carlo Somaschini

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 19 April 2011

Are you kidding me with these engravings and prints by Italian artist Carlo Somaschini? They totally bonkers good.

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Ballpoint pen portraits by Juan Francisco Casas

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 14 January 2011

Extraordinary ballpoint pen portraits by Italian artist Juan Francisco Casas, who recreates his subjects in meticulous detail from photos he takes when they least expect it.

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Mickey Mouse against the Worms

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 22 July 2010

Italian artist Vacon Sartirani specializes in all things wormy, sluggy, and grotesque, often interjecting his writhing creatures into more recognizable pop images. His Mickey Mouse against the Worms series re-writes old Disney comics to feature slimy, writhing, faceless monsters.

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Flavio Melchiorre

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By Stephanie Yazbek in New Art on Thursday 27 May 2010

Italian artist and creative designer Flavio Melchiorre combines chromatic and iconographic effects with free-hand drawings, producing great explosions of colour through his abstract designs. With layered patterns and comic book-styled images, Melchiorre’s work resembles a trippy magic eye as you get lost in its depth. Melchiorre’s art can be seen engraved on special edition iphone cases, released by design collective Grove from their artist series.

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