Menu
The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Fulvio Di Piazza Shows New Works in ‘Entangled’ at Jonathan Levine Gallery

Italy-born painter Fulvio Di Piazza offers a new collection of oil works on canvas in the new exhibit “Entangled” at Jonathan Levine Gallery in January. The solo show kicks off on Jan. 7 and runs through Jan. 28. Di Piazza was featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 25 and the exhibit "Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose," a collaboration between the magazine and Virginia MOCA.

Italy-born painter Fulvio Di Piazza offers a new collection of oil works on canvas in the new exhibit “Entangled” at Jonathan Levine Gallery in January. The solo show kicks off on Jan. 7 and runs through Jan. 28. Di Piazza was featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 25 and the exhibit “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose,” a collaboration between the magazine and Virginia MOCA.

The artist’s new works are yet another evolution in his intricate style, where enormous faces and creatures often contain meticulously crafted landscapes, scenes, and other details. This lush approach moves between bleaker, more ominous works like “King of Klan” and the majestic, celestial-themed “Universe,” in which a visage is composed from stars, planets, and other cosmic bodies. His work has been associated with the term “horror vacui,” referring to the tendenacy of filling every corner of a piece with detail.

The artist is based in Palermo, Italy. After studying at the Urbino Art Academy, he embarked on a career that’s seen his oil works exhibit across the world, from his native country to Los Angeles and London. He was included in a 2011 exhibition at the Italian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale.

Meta
Share
Facebook
Reddit
Pinterest
Email
Related Articles
Fiona Roberts crafts unsettling sculptures that insert human body parts into unlikely places. Whether its drapes, wallpaper, or closely placed pillows, the Australian artist’s work adds a ghostly quality to the objects that surround us. In a past statement, the artist offers insight into why she approaches her practice with this sensibility:
San Francisco based artist John Wentz plays with texture and abstraction in what he calls his "fractured" oil paintings of figures. Previously featured on our blog, the figures in Went'z work have been described as hazy, dreamy, and stripped away, broken down to a combination of nondescript washes and bold areas of pigment that evoke the feeling of remembering a distant memory that comes back to us as distorted. In his artist statement, he explains that "working within the classical idiom of the human figure, his goal is to reduce and simplify the image to it’s core fundamentals: composition, color, and paint application."
Painter Adrian Cox continues to expand the mythology of his hybrid Border Creatures in "Awakenings." Opening at Beinart Gallery on April 6, the show takes us inside the Borderlands and the latest narratives involving his fictional race of creatures that are in harmony with the natural world. This show features a new being, named Penitent Spirit, dwelling his lush world. Cox was featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 47.
Josie Morway’s enigmatic, absorbing tableaus pair winged creatures with abstraction and peculiar textures. A new show at Creatura House in Seattle, titled "Adaptations," collects new oil and enamel paintings from the artist that show both the beauty of nature and dark encroachment of mankind. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

Subscribe to the Hi-Fructose Mailing List