Gold is a key element of much of Marco Grassi's Artwork. Here is how Marco was inspired to use his most sort after material.....GOLD LEAF
"I don’t make any draw (ing), i start immediately with the color"
Civilizations of GOLD
Marco Grassi has traveled the world embracing differing cultures and Art. In 2013, he was fascinated by a traditional Russian Methodology of the application of Gold Leaf to varying surfaces. During his journey, he experienced and studied the use of gold in figurative painting. He decided to experiment using it in his Artwork in late 2013.
He adopted it to match is vision and style and first put it on display for the public 'Contemporary Istanbul'2013. It was greeted with fantastic success right away.
"my way of Painting is very dirty" MARCO GRASSI
Admirers where seeing in his Artwork the rivalry of ancient mystical charm and contemporary pop. Marco had given his creations a whole new dimension: it was the link between the beauty of the past and popular themes of today.
GOLD Expressing the Impossible
In the Byzantine Icons, Gold was used to symbolize what was impossible to represent: extreme lights, extreme colors, extreme detail... Gold fills up Marco's work to express an intensity of emotions.
After progressing for decades, the last few year has been phenomenal for MARCO GRASSI . Marco's latest offerings for 2020/21 are astounding. He understands the power of ambiguity, delivering every color of emotion . There is no-one that come close to the raw energy of Marco Grassi.
And of course it is much better in the flesh CLICK HERE to set an appointment to see this masterwork in-person.