Italian born artist Valerio D'Ospina is able to impart a truly extraordinary life and energy into his masterfully executed cityscapes and images of industry. The competency of technique and appreciation of classic approaches D'Ospina acquired through intensive academic study is evident, though illustrated with an original contemporary aesthetic. His paintings capture such scenes as a misty New York morning glimpsed from high above, the blurred streets of Milan as seen from a speeding taxi and the aging remnants of formerly thriving industries. Consistent throughout are the distinctive streaks, scratches, splatters and washes that combine to reveal rich, though largely monochromatic, oil paintings with a dramatic movement and a life of their own. Read more...
From January 28th - March 4th, Mike Wright Gallery will be featuring Valerio D'Ospina along with works by
Robert Spooner and Peter Roux. Join us for the Opening Reception on January 28th from 6-9pm.