YuIWSIHRJOcecrKCLMJoiGpJa91QitaNejS8sS6EdvCBNHkTsFz51ymhJRovzvTtEW8T0gw1248-h740Francesco Lo Castro

About Francesco Lo Castro:

Italian-born Francesco Lo Castro grew up in Germany and has been active in the South Florida art scene for more than a decade.

His work has an international audience and widespread appeal. The artist delves further into his Geometry series with a new body of mixed-media work and video animation.

In these latest pieces, Lo Castro employs unorthodox painting techniques that involve the intricate layering of pigment and resin to achieve a heightened sense of dimension and depth.

“My work employs unorthodox painting techniques that involve the intricate layering of pigment and resin to achieve a heightened sense of dimension and depth.  What at first glance appears to be the result of countless hours spent with graphic design software is revealed at closer examination to be meticulously handcrafted combinations of acrylic, spray paint, epoxy and even gold leaf applied on wood.

These colorful compositions depict a kaleidoscopic vision, dense with movement and a combination of explosiveness and strict order, vibrancy and dreaminess, power and release. Accompanying video animations explore a further imagining of the paintings as three-dimensional environments.

Feeling frenetic and alive, these bright and shifting allegorical constructs present fleeting moments of harmony and dissonance as an immersive experience and a visual vocabulary that addresses social order within cosmic chaos, mutation within natural sequence.

My paintings depict space on macro and micro levels, reminiscent of man’s interplay and contact with architecture and basic living elements. As energy and landscape are examined in less obvious, oftentimes absurd, ways, I hope to establish a link between physical reality and its hidden structures of ubiquitous networks, addressing questions that determine humanity’s expanding vernacular in the face of accelerating existential progression.”

LVL3 Artist of the week

Artist of the Week: Francesco Lo Castro Lo Castro was born in Catania, Italy in 1976, raised in Germany, and transplanted to South Florida during…

Adaptogen

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 48″ x 37″

Dawn Infinity

Acrylic, silkscreen, spray enamel, layered epoxy resin  and gold leaf on wood panel 60″ x 60″

Delphi

Acrylic, spray enamel, plaster, plexiglas, layered epoxy resin and MDF on marble base 32″ x 24″ x 6″

Eulenspiegel

Acrylic, Spray Paint, Silk Screen, Layered Epoxy resin, and gold lead on wood. 24″ x 48″ SOLD

Fervent Legacy

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 18″ x 24″

Keygen

Acrylic, spray enamel, aluminum, layered epoxy resin and MDF on marble base 20″ x 11″ x 6″

Leap Millenium

Acrylic, spray enamel and layered epoxy resin on MDF  48″ x 48″ SOLD

Mycelium

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 24″ x 24″ SOLD

Palo Duro

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 23″ x 37″

Proteogenome

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 16.5″ x 12″

Scirocco

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 18″ diameter

Selective Outrage

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 36″ x 24″

Signal & Noise

Acrylic, Spray Enamel, Gold Leaf and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 12″ x 12″

Singleton

Acrylic, Spray Enamel and Layered Epoxy Resin on Wood 11″ x 14″

Stolen Countach

Acrylic, spray enamel, plaster, plexiglas, layered epoxy resin and MDF on marble base 23″ x 22″ x 4″

Supermineo

Acrylic, spray enamel, plaster, plexiglas, layered epoxy resin and MDF on marble base 24″ x 14″ x 4″
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