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Previews: Marco Mazzoni – “White Days” @ Gallery B15 (Copenhagen)

Gallery B15 in Copenhagen, Denmark, will open a solo show by Italian artist, Marco Mazzoni, on the 27th of February. This will be his second show with the gallery which was the first one to host his first solo exhibit outside Italy back in 2011. Titled White Days, the exhibition will consist in 14 pieces from his ongoing series of works on moleskin book, and one human subject work which is the biggest one that he has ever created. Most of the works though are […]
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Basel Week Miami ’13: Thinkspace @ SCOPE

For those attending Art Basel Week in Miami, SCOPE is one of the satellite fairs that you should have on your list to visit. Thinkspace will be bringing a selection of artists that they have worked on before for a group showing at their booth, but also will have mini-solos from Audrey Kawasaki (seen above) and Dabs Myla (seen directly below) along with a selection of miniature works from Allison Sommers. Other artists who will be participating include: Aaron Horkey – Aaron Nagel – Adam Caldwell […]
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Openings: Marco Mazzoni – “Naturama” & Lindsey Carr – “La Petite Singerie” @ Roq La Rue Gallery

There is an old saying that the window to your soul is through the eyes. Marco Mazonni has capatilized on this, by excluding them from his brilliant color pencil drawings. The exclusion mystifies and intrigues, while the surrounding plants, flowers, and familiar animals try to ease our reactions.  Naturama features three larger works and a bounty of smaller pieces on moleskin paper, giving us a detailed look into Mazzoni’s animal kingdom. Several of the smaller pieces feature a monotone palette, with a ball-point pen replacing the usual colored pencils. Mimicking portraits […]
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Previews: Marco Mazzoni – “Naturama” @ Roq La Rue

On November 7th, Marco Mazzoni is presenting his newest body of work alongside Lindsey Carr at the Roq La Rue gallery in Seattle. The works from the Naturama show are focused on the rituals of struggle between animals in the wild, and the impossibility of harmony in nature. Known for his surreal images, mostly showing parts of wildlife in strange interactions or even symbiosis, the Italian artist has prepared another series of such drawings and paintings for this show. While looking beautiful and calming, these works actually show those harsh moments in which nature […]
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Openings: Marco Mazzoni – “Animanera” @ Jonathan Levine

Italian artist Marco Mazzoni recently crossed the pond to exhibit at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Entitled Animanera (Italian for “black soul”), this show explores the dark themes of social ailments currently plaguing his home country of Italy. Utilizing his signature style of combining organic shapes & textures with chiaroscuro contrasts in light and shadow, Marco created ten works of amazing color pencil works that balances portrait and still life. Check out the detailed goodness below. Discuss Marco Mazzoni here.
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Openings: Marco Mazzoni – “Il Ricordo è Un Consolatore Molesto”@ Galleria Patricia Armocida

Italian artist and illustrator Marco Mazzoni opened a solo show last night with Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan, Italy. As we mentioned in the preview for this show, this is Marco’s 1st solo show in a city where he has been working and living in for years. Along with medium-scale colored pencil paper drawings, moleskin paper drawings, and a site-specific installation that was announced for this show, the artist had another three mini moleskine books exhibited with three drawings that matched the theme and the spirit of this show. […]
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Preview: Marco Mazzoni – “Il Ricordo è Un Consolatore Molesto”@ Galleria Patricia Armocida

Italian artist Marco Mazzoni is currently preparing a solo show with Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan, Italy, opening on the 19th of February 2013. With fifteen new medium-scale colored pencil paper drawings, twelve Moleskin paper drawings, and a site-specific installation, his 1st solo show in the city he lives and works in, will be one of his biggest to date. Some previews of the work exhibited can be seen here after the jump, but fans of Marco’s work should look forward to seeing the site specific installation he’s […]
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Openings: “I’ll Love You ‘Til The End of the World” @ Roq La Rue

The I’ll Love You ‘Til The End of the World group show opened at Roq La Rue this past Friday to a large crowd which simultaneously got to see some great art and escaped the freezing temperatures outside. The title of the show is based upon a Nick Cave song of the same name, which finds the protagonist just after a bomb blast rocks a hotel as he speeds away, thanking his girl continually in the chorus. While some of the artists rendered the lyrics in […]
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Preview: Marco Mazzoni – “River of Milk” @ Roq La Rue

This Friday night (October 12th), the Roq La Rue Gallery will be welcoming in new works from Italian painter Marco Mazzoni in an exhibition entitled River of Milk. Rendered completely in layered colored pencil, his typical facial portraits are encircled by sumptuous flora and fauna bursting with color and complexity. It looks like for his first solo in the United States, he has also included some smaller works of creatures hybrids from his The Encyclopedia of Impossible Animals series. Mazzoni will be showing alongside paintings from Joseph Park. Discuss this […]
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Upcoming: Marco Mazzoni @ Roq La Rue

Coming up in October, artist Marco Mazzoni will be presenting a new body of work at the Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. The solo show will feature his surreal nature-infused portraits all rendered exquisitely in his signature use of color pencils like the piece in progress seen above. Also take a look at the sketch for his flyer in the moleskin pic below… Discuss Marco Mazzoni here.
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