Welcome back Lounger,
Enter your login details below
      Lost your Password?
Become a Lounger.
It's free. It's easy. It's a community. Get involved!

Fill out your details for instant activation as a Lifelounge community member

This gives you access to post in all forums, comment throught the entire site, get all Lifelounge Newsletters and all the updates on our unique promotions, events and initiatives.

Step 1 of 2
Username:
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email:


  Search

Art by Valerio Pierbattista

08 SEP 2011 | Posted By: SineadStubbins

0
Art by Valerio Pierbattista

Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
 
Valerio Pierbattista
Pop culture icons, porn stars and little fat kids-- Valerio makes prints of them all. The Italian artist takes junky pictures of Sinatra in lockup, Elvis looking shifty and porn stars looking, ah, naked and tears them, splashes colours on them and generally makes them pleasing to the eyeballs.

The silk screen prints (which are made using whatever he finds in his garage-- hence the sometimes questionable looking texture) are repeated several times, but with a variation on each piece. No two prints look the same, with collages of text, paint splatters and other images creating layered artworks that are hard not to like.

Having entered the art world as part of Rome based collective Punk Surrealism, who did a lot of wheat pasting of graphics on the streets of his home city, it seems like Valerio has lost none of that pop art influence. Although he say that initially street art was simply a way of illegally self promoting his art and trying to get noticed, and what he's doing now is "something more introspective and meaningful", we think there is still an echo of vandalism about it (and that's a good thing).

More at valeriopierbattista.com.
0
RELATED CONTENT
Rayman Eco is a sustainable font
Sofles Graffiti Mapped will probably make your brain explode
Take a trip to the Dilla Dimension
Sugar Mountain 2015 Set Times and Site Maps
Experience Ghostpatrol at Sugar Mountain
Nick Thomm launches solo exhibition, 'Tropic Glows'
Rone's Lumen exhibition lands in Melbourne
Comments on this Post
There are "0" comment(s) on "Art by Valerio Pierbattista "


Want to talk it out?

If you’re already a Lifelounge member, simply login. Or you can connect via Facebook. If you want to stay anonymous (chicken!) just fill in this form for a once-off comment.

To sign-up to Lifelounge click here.
Your Name:
Your Email:
 


Link Image YouTube



Featured Today on Lifelounge
Rayman Eco is a sustainable font
Rayman Eco is a sustainable font

Posted in Art and Design - about a day ago

J Dilla x Stussy figure drop
J Dilla x Stussy figure drop

Posted in Music - about a day ago

5 Grams - Edition 2
5 Grams - Edition 2

Posted in The Lounge - 4 days ago

Daily Instagram Goodness
Also by SineadStubbins
Wrangler spring summer 2013
Wrangler spring summer 2013

Posted in Fashion - about a year ago

Joephin Ritschel draws good
Joephin Ritschel draws good

Posted in Art and Design - about a year ago

Art by Isabel Martinez
Art by Isabel Martinez

Posted in Photography - about a year ago

Rihanna for River Island fall winter 2013
Rihanna for River Island fall winter 2013

Posted in Fashion - about a year ago

Lafayette fall winter 2013
Lafayette fall winter 2013

Posted in Fashion - about a year ago

1
in Simpsons Episode eleven season eighteenth (Reve...
bradle
 
1
Is this internship paid?
isabe
 
5
Newest reading! The presented concept of the subje...

1 link
ashleythompson902
 
 
1
That's a unique way to grab the interests of the m...

1 link
Lauren Speigh
 
1
Converse shoes has become first choice for many of...

1 link
islarowntree
 
1
Choosing a perfect hat is as important as choosing...

1 link
islarowntree
 
2
Hi,Give you recommend a good shopping place. (http...
xsdfsd2015_035237
Seen
Lucas Grogan paints and stitches conversations
Lucas Grogan paints and stitches conversations
_0007_08