Marco Battaglini was born in
Verona, Italy, in 1969.
His work echoes a sense of anxiety inherent in the
western society of the twenty-first century.
produces an aesthetic shock through his artworks
: his style is
full of eclecticism with a touch of humor. It makes the viewer smile but the
artist is deep down asking questions about the dogma that underlies the current
artistic and social scenes.
The factor that makes the Italian artist Marco
Battaglini unique, is the capacity of conceptualizing the possible coexistence
of the ideal classic beauty with the contemporary urban aesthetics, the
of the divine with vulgar
. And he does it through a composition
capable of integrating different realities in an 'eternal instant'. In this
classic paintings are combined with elements of pop culture and
Each of Battaglini’s works offers a series of details
that allow the spectator to gradually discover new meanings with a careful
reading and a reflection on the dissolution of the barriers of time and space
that art can achieve. He creates a harmonic mix that forces us to
reconsider our values and the reality in which we live.
He lays bare
the influence of consumerism on our way of living and thinking
referring not just to consumption of products, but also of the images, icons,
and symbols that make up the fabric of our culture, our collective imagination,
and our lives.
Battaglini exhibited in Italy and abroad, in numerous
galleries and relevant fairs such as Basilea.
such as Christie's mark his success worldwide.