|Dimensions||L 33cm x H 48cm|
|Materials||Photography, papercutting, collage and wax|
Marco Gallotta is an italian-born, New York city-based artist. he received his associate's degree in fashion illustration and a bachelor’s degree in general illustration from the fashion institute of technology. He grew up in Battipaglia, a town in the Campania region of southwestern Italy, before moving to New York City in 1998. his artistic craft consists mostly of paper-cutting techniques, drawing, painting, and printmaking. At age 18, Marco left Battipaglia on a quest to explore one of his deepest passions: nature. he moved to the Trentino region in the italian alps where he worked as an alpine guide. mountain exploration, contemplation of landscapes, and close examination of nature’s minute details became régime for Marco during this time. Observation, handcraft, mankind and nature later became the topics of his art production in an early series called ‘deconstructing nature,’ largely inspired by this phase in his life. In the early 1990s, Marco moved once again to London where he was instantly drawn to the big city lifestyle and street culture. He took a job as a peddler, which, although uninspiring, allowed him time to begin exploring a new fascination - close yet inconspicuous observation of ...