Update: The Anatomical Works of Bologna's Nunzio Paci

Illustration // Thursday, October 09, 2014
From the blog Archipel: "Nunzio Paci is an artist living and working in Italy. His whole work deals with the relationship between man and Nature, in particular with animals and plants. The focus of his observation is body with its mutations. The intention is to explore the infinite possibilities of life, in search of a balance between reality and imagination." We love this work, and love how it advances a genre in anatomical works that we have been seeing in recent years. And Bologna continues to be a hotspot for young creatives. 

Drawings and Sketches by Italian Architect Aldo Rossi

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 07, 2014
During Italian architect and designer Aldo Rossi's lifetime he accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in four distinct areas: theory, drawing, architecture and product design and winning the Pritzker Prize in 1990. 'His work combined unabashedly grand forms with the most reductive geometric shapes.' View a collection of his sketches and drawing after the jump...

Eric White "Down in Front" @ Antonio Colombo, Milan

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 23, 2014
If there was ever a reason to go to Milan, which there are many reasons to go, but if you needed a reason to go this week, we suggest going to check out our friend Eric White's newest exhibition, "Down In Front," at Antonio Colombo. The show is White's second at the gallery, and the opening is slated for September 25, 2014.

Blending Into the Street: MP5 in Italy

Street Art // Thursday, September 11, 2014
Italian street artist MP5 added a little optical illusion with a street piece he completed in Abruzzo, Italy for the Visione Periferica Street Art Festival. The piece, titled Root of Evil, is quite eye-catching with the thick black and white composition. But it is the fact that it bleeds onto the sidewalk below that really creates an interesting illusion.

Alessandro Lupi's Individually Painted Thread Installation

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 07, 2014
Italian artist Alessandro Lupi individually painted each of plyamide thread with fluorescent paint for his latest series of installations entitled Fluorescent Densities and illuminated them with a black light. 

Hyperrealistic Paintings by Vania Comoretti

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
This morning we take a look at the hyperrealistic paintings of Venice and Udine-based artist Vania Comoretti. Her drawings are created using mixed techniques: water-colour, Indian ink and pastel on paper. Vania attended several courses in advertising graphics before graduating in Restoration and Painting from teh Venice School of Fine Arts.

The Work of Antonio Boggeri

Design // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Antonio Boggeri was born in April 8, 1900 in Pavia, Italy. He learned violin since he was young. At the age of 16, he attended Technical Institute of Pavia and learned photography with Kodak 4x4. Two years later he met Antonio Crespi at the school cadets in Turin and resumed his study of the violin in Milan...

Todd James "Secret Garden" @ Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 02, 2014
Galleria Patricia Armocida is proud to present Secret Garden, the first solo exhibition in Italy by Todd James that opened on Tuesday May 13, 2014 and will run through August 1st. For this occasion, the artist created seven large-scale acrylic on canvas paintings and eight medium and small-scale gouache on paper paintings. For his first Italian solo exhibition, James toes the thin line between erotic and ironic, capturing his Junoesque and voluptuous women during their private, secret moments taking place behind closed doors.

New Tech Mandalas By Leonardo Ulian

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 30, 2014
Artist Leonardo Ulian offers some new interpretations of the mandala using electronics, such as copper wire and computer chips.

New Agostino Lacurci Mural in Arce, Italy

Street Art // Thursday, May 22, 2014
Agostino Lacurci just completed a new mural for Memorie Urbane in Arce, Italy. The piece is titled Homo Paleolicus an features one of his signature characters flying on a paper plane over a landscape scattered with what appear to be volcanoes.
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