Michele Macchia was born in Corato (BA), where he lives and works today. He attended the School of Art in Corato (Art Institute-Ceramics and has participated in different exhibitions throughout Europe and the U.S.A. His paintings have been published in several catalogs and art books.
"Color is the primary element of my work which is constantly evolving, and design underneath is also very important because it provides the frame, the skeleton that supports the narration of each work. My work is further characterized by intense and lively color and images that are immediately usable and create a complex path which captures the eye of the spectator dragging them into a fantastic dimension. My main goal is to give shape to what does not exist and is not visible because it exists only in the mind and is the result of visions belonging to the world of the mystery. The primary idea is that in a world where consumerism is expanding and advertisement is imperative, the work must adapt to all this becoming something that really catches the eye of the observer and something that strikes and hypnotize them, otherwise nobody will notice it."
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