Marco Grassi - GRAMA

Marco Grassi - GRAMA

Born in Milan in 1966, Grassi now lives and works in Lugano (Switzerland).

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Artworks

The Gold Experience #8

Oil on aluminum and gold leaf

Dimensions: width 150x height 150
2015

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Super Gold God

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Gold Jim

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Gold URSS

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Gold Minni Mouse

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Gold Iron

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Gold Batman

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Baby Batman

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm
Year : 2016

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Super Golden Nirvana Jacket

oil and gold leaf on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Hight 185 cm
Year : 2016

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White series n.120-31

oil on board

Dimensions : Width 120 cm - Height 120 cm
Year : 2016

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White series n.120-30

oil on board

Dimensions : Width 120 cm - Height 120 cm
Year : 2016

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White series n.120-29

oil on board

Dimensions : Width 120 cm - Height 120 cm
Year : 2016

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White series n.120-28

oil on board

Dimensions : Width 120 cm - Height 120 cm
Year : 2016

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Di Gold experience n.140

oil on aluminum and gold leaves

Dimensions : Width 150 cm - Hight 150 cm
Year : 2016

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Di Gold experience n.123

oil on aluminum and gold leaves

Dimensions : Width 150 cm - Hight 150 cm
Year : 2016

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Di Gold experience n.135

oil on aluminum and gold leaves

Dimensions : Width 150 cm - Hight 150 cm
Year : 2016

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Adiface

Oil and gold leaves on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm Year : 2016

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Supergold Tongue

Oil on canvas

Dimensioni Width 140 cm Height 185 cm

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Mouse 1

Oil and gold leaves on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm Year : 2016

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Duck

Oil and gold leaves on canvas

Dimensions : Width 140 cm - Height 185 cm Year : 2016

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Marco Grassi - GRAMA Curriculum

Marco Grassi has spent the last decade creating works with an eye to remaining faithful to his figurative style, and avoiding the whims of fashion and trend. His artistic language and the subjects he chooses highlight his unchanging vision and complex sensitivity, though his representations of the fashionable female figure, use of particular colour combinations and lacquering, and series featuring subjects with minimal variation have led him to be inaccurately labelled as a Pop artist.

Though Grassi chooses subjects who are delicate and attractive, these female figures are also energetic and resolute. Their representation in bright and fashionable colours echoes the Pop Art genre, but the subjects themselves are outside the confines of that artistic category.

In his most recent works, Grassi has abandoned the element that was once his trademark style and technique: the decisive brushstrokes which outlined his anatomic forms and lent a sense of stability to the whole of the figure, and contrasted with bold colours blended with spatula and drippings to break them down and make them more subtle. His recent subjects display less certainty, which once allowed the figures to integrate themselves fully with the complex weave of colors. Today, the background against which they are represented is more decisive and reflects the subjects' facial expressions and intense silence, creating a complicity with the observer.

Grassi has collaborated with the White Room Art System since 2010.

Solo exhibition

2013

  • IconKids - Stella Mccartney Space - Milano/New York
  • Icons - Gallery Vavilon - Samara, Russia
  • Presenze Loft Gallery - Corigliano Calabro - Italy

2012

  • Color in retrospect - Niche Gallery - Los Angeles
  • Our Lady - Franco Senesi Art Gallery, Positano

2011

  • Younguys, 3401 gallery - Miami
  • Thirteen curated by Igor Zanti - LEO'S Gallery Lugano
  • Thirteen curated by Igor Zanti - LEO'S Gallery Monza
  • SuperHeroes, Jamel International - Perth Australia
  • Why don't you take another little piece of my heart? - MA11, Atlanta
  • Why don't you take another little piece of my heart? - WFCUSA, Phoenix

201

  • MarcoGrassi, Kings Road Gallery, - Londra
  • BeMyPrincessAgain, Gallery White Provision, Atlanta
  • BeMyPrincess, curated by Matteo Galbiati, LEO'S Gallery, Monza

2009

  • Glamourgrama, T35, Milano
  • Glamourgrama, MA09, Atlanta
  • Glamourgrama, WFCUSA, Phoenix

2008

  • Girls Save the Pink - Galleria Nuovospazio, Piacenza
  • Girls Save the Pink, curated by Stefano Castelli - Villa Sartirana, Giussano, Milano
  • Pink 4 1 Night - Stefano Civati Art Consultant, Milano

2007

  • Pink Velvet, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga - Novato Arte Contemporanea, Fano
  • Kissing the pink, curated by Matteo Galbiati - Spazio Contemporaneamente, Milano
  • La vie en rose - Galleria Bortone, Parigi

2006

  • I LOVE Roma - Galleria Laura Rossi International, Roma
  • SMALL, curated by Marta Casati - Galleria Magrorocca, Milano

2005

  • LOVE me tender, curated by Paola Noè - Ex chiesa di S. Pietro in Atrio, Como

2003

  • Self-service, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Galleria Magrorocca, Milano

2002

  • New paintings - AMSTE, Lissone

2001

  • Globalislamizzazione - Studio Garibaldi, Milano

2000

  • Metropolitani 2000, a cura di Luca Beatrice - Studio Garibaldi, Milano

Group exibition

2013

  • Scope - New York
  • System - Bellano curated by Martina Corbetta
  • P come pittura - BonelliLab, Canneto sull'Oglio (Mantova)

2012

  • Artshow - New York
  • ArtNow - Matalon Foundation, Milano

2011

  • 54a Biennale di Venezia - Padiglione Italia curated by Vittorio Sgarbi Venezia
  • STORYBOARD, BonelliLab, Canneto sull'Oglio (Mantova)
  • Brutta? No semplicemente unica! - Teatro Filodrammatici Milano curated by Diego Della Palma e Chiara Argentieri
  • Fisionomia di una bellezza impropria curated by Matteo Galbiati, Loft Gallery Corigliano Calabro

2010

  • Attention! Border Crossing - Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM curated by A. Podio e A. Ravizza
  • Ritratti, Comune di Cento (Ferrara), a cura di A. Riva
  • Museo Venturino Venturi, Loro Ciuffienna, curated by M. Vanni

2009

  • Love Nest, Revel, Milano
  • Undercover, Galleria Wannabee, Milano

2008

  • Contemporary, Superstudio, Milano
  • Convivio - Milano

2007

  • Gimme Five curated by Ivan Quaroni, Galleria Novato, Fano
  • Film rouge curated by Chiara Argentieri, Galleria Grafique, Bologna
  • Figurandia, Galleria La Roggia, Brescia
  • La nuova figurazione italiana, curated by Chiara Canali, Fabbrica Borroni, Bollate
  • Curve Pericolose, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Bastioni Porta Venezia, Milano
  • Bonelli Lab, Canneto sull'Oglio, Mantova
  • Danze macabre, galleria Triangolo, Bergamo

2006

  • Allarmi2, Como
  • Bang Bang my baby shot me down, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Galleria Novato, Fano
  • L'Arte nell'uovo di Pasqua, Complesso monumentale del Vittoriano, Roma
  • Profumo di donna, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Galleria del Tasso, Bergamo

2005

  • Seven...everything goes to hell, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Palazzo Pretorio, Certaldo

2004

  • Quattro artisti per un premio, Roberta Lietti Arte Contemporanea, Como
  • Le dinamiche del volto, Palazzo Ducale, Pavullo nel Frignano
  • Girotondoilmondolaterraperterra, Galleria Magrorocca, Milano

2003

  • Cluedo, curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Image Furini Arte Contemporanea, Arezzo
  • Tattoo, Bonelli Arte Contemporanea, Mantova
  • Specchio, curated by Emma Gravagnuolo, Galleria Guidie Shoen, Genova
  • Contemporanea Giovani, Ex Ticosa, Como
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Marco Grassi - GRAMA Events & Exhibitions

Exhibition

Oh! You pretty things

Marco Grassi show at Porto Montenegro, from August 16 to August 31

Lab

MARCO GRASSI at Concerto dell'Epifania 2017

Teatro del Mediterraneo, Napoli

Exhibition

Liquid art system's newest showroom in London

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 6 pm

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