Commission Marco Pittori
to create a custom made artwork
based on this artwork
Mixed Media, Screen Print on Paper
26 x 18 in66 x 46 cm
Swiss artist Marco Pittori developed a new approach to photography by bringing iconic photographs into conversation with other art forms. His creative artworks are often based on his own photographs. He also uses licensed photographs, such as photographs from renowned Los Angeles photographer Brad Elterman to create his layered works. Digital art has allowed him to inject the rawness of the world into the controlled nature of photography and create powerful, atmospheric hybrid works.This artwork is a colorful collage of the mysterious rock and roll culture of 1970's Los Angeles captured in time. This one-of-a-kind mixed media artwork is 26 inches tall by 18 inches wide. Pittori edits and layers the images, adding additional points of interest throughout the artwork. He elevates his photographic works to a captivating, conceptual level. This artwork has been created through a combination of screen printing collected photographs and paint to create a new reality. The piece is signed on the front. Convenient local Los Angeles delivery. Affordable Continental U.S. and international shipping are available. A certificate of authenticity issued by Artplex Gallery is included.Marco Pittori was born in 1978 in Switzerland. His works have been exhibited internationally since 1999. His collectors include many Los Angeles celebrities. Some works in Marco Pittori’s current series of multi-layered photographs are based on Brad Elterman’s iconic images “Behind the Beverly Hills Hotel, 1977.” Motifs are carefully placed and layered until they reveal a whole new reality behind the images. "Brad’s photos provide a rare, often raunchy glimpse into a rock and roll history where it seems Brad is always at the right place at the right time, camera ready.” They are set in a new context and transformed with the help of strong colors. Realities that seemed irrevocable ask us to question facts and to rethink again.
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Born in 1978, Swiss artist Marco Pittori has been exhibiting internationally since 1999. He studied at the School of Design in Aarau, Switzerland working in stone, gravure, screen, and letterpress. Pittori has always worked with photography and uses his own or the licensed photographs of others, such as renowned Los Angeles photographer Brad Elterman.
The artist states of Elterman’s photos, "Brad’s photos provide a rare, often raunchy glimpse into a rock and roll history where it seems Brad is always at the right place at the right time, camera ready.” Pittori collects and edits the images, adding additional points of interest throughout the photograph. The current series of Pittori’s multi-layered photographs are based on Brad Elterman’s iconic images “Behind the Beverly Hills Hotel, 1977”. The motifs are carefully placed and layered until they reveal a whole new reality, then they are set in a new context and transformed with the help of strong colors. Pittori creates vibrant pieces that pay homage to the mesmerizing images of Brad Elterman and the mythic culture of 1970s Hollywood.
Pittori’s artworks have been exhibited and collected worldwide.
Blue Swimming Pool AP (5/20)
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Behind The Beverly Hills Hotel I
28 x 36 in
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Blue Swimming Pool
45 x 38 in
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SP Purple (2/3)
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40 x 60 in
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Marisol Escobar 1963 Silver Gelatin Photograph
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INNER WORLD - My Meditation
20 x 24 in
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