Francesco Lo Castro

Francesco Lo Castro Point Counter Point
Francesco Lo Castro Alpha Skygate
Francesco Lo Castro Colossus
Francesco Lo Castro Untitled 01
 
Francesco Lo Castro Untitled 02
Francesco Lo Casgtro Oracle
Francesco Lo Castro Stolen Countach
Francesco Lo Castro Present Extreme
South Florida-based artist Francesco Lo Castro 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 by closer examination to be meticulously handcrafted combinations of acrylic, spray paint, epoxy, and even gold leaf applied on varied surfaces. These colorful compositions depict a kaleidoscopic vision, dense with movement and a combination of explosiveness and strict order, vibrancy, and dreaminess, power and release.
Reminiscent of man’s interplay with architecture and ubiquitous societal networks, space is experienced on macro and micro levels. As environment and landscape are examined through multiple, simultaneous perspectives, a link between physical reality and its hidden structures is exposed and questions that probe humanity’s expanding emotional vernacular in the face of accelerating existential progression are addressed.
Francesco LoCastro

Selected Exhibitions
2017   SOFA Chicago, Duane Reed Gallery
            Young At Art Museum, Davie, FL
            Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
            Knew Conscious Gallery, Denver, CO
            MAC Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
            Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Art Palm Beach, FL
2016   Circuit12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
            SCOPE New York, Joseph Gross Gallery
2015   Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
            Circuit12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
            SCOPE New York, Damien A. Roman Fine Art
            Joseph Gross Gallery, NYC
2014   SCOPE Miami, Natology Projects
            Texas Contemporary, Damien A. Roman Fine Art
            LA Art Show, Thinkspace Gallery
            Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Evan Lurie Gallery
2013   SCOPE Miami, Thinkspace Gallery

 

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