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Marco Tirelli

Untitled, 2007

Tempera on paper
53 1/10 × 43 3/10 in
135 × 110 cm
This is a unique work.
€21,000
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Shipping: €1,000 within Continental Europe, €1,000 rest of world
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Eduardo Secci Contemporary
Florence
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Marco Tirelli creates a world of instantaneousness. His objects and his paintings become true in a world that lies between reality and illusion. His practice consists of drawings, sculptures and large-scale paintings of both of imaginative or recognizable geometric forms revealed in a game of shadows and lights

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Marco Tirelli
Italian, b. 1956
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Marco Tirelli’s paintings depict abstract subjects and indeterminate forms interacting with light and shadow, such that they appear to occupy three-dimensional space. In explaining the roots of his work, Tirelli speaks about growing up in Rome: “I never felt entirely a part of it. And this has had a big effect on my work because I’ve always sensed a tension between places […] and what lies unseen beyond.” The forms on his monumental canvases are rendered with a soft sfumato that Tirelli has perfected over the course of years, creating careful gradations of charcoal on paper; in fact, the highlights and shadows in his later works are created using a pointillist technique, although with airbrushes rather than paintbrushes. To keep the purity of his paints, he filters them through tulle, and then dilutes them to achieve different levels of viscosity.

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Eduardo Secci Contemporary
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Marco Tirelli creates a world of instantaneousness. His objects and his paintings become true in a …

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Marco Tirelli creates a world of instantaneousness. His objects and his paintings become true in a world that lies between reality and illusion. His practice consists of drawings, sculptures and large-scale paintings of both of imaginative or recognizable geometric forms revealed in a game of shadows and lights

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Hand-signed by artist
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Frame
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Marco Tirelli
Italian, b. 1956
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Marco Tirelli’s paintings depict abstract subjects and indeterminate forms interacting with light and shadow, such that they appear to occupy three-dimensional space. In explaining the roots of his work, Tirelli speaks about growing up in Rome: “I never felt entirely a part of it. And this has had a big effect on my work because I’ve always sensed a tension between places […] and what lies unseen beyond.” The forms on his monumental canvases are rendered with a soft sfumato that Tirelli has perfected over the course of years, creating careful gradations of charcoal on paper; in fact, the highlights and shadows in his later works are created using a pointillist technique, although with airbrushes rather than paintbrushes. To keep the purity of his paints, he filters them through tulle, and then dilutes them to achieve different levels of viscosity.

Marco Tirelli

Untitled, 2007

Tempera on paper
53 1/10 × 43 3/10 in
135 × 110 cm
This is a unique work.
€21,000
Ships from Florence, IT
Shipping: €1,000 within Continental Europe, €1,000 rest of world
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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