Italian Artist Maurizio D’Andrea: The painter of the Inner Metaverses
Born in Naples, Italy, at the foot of the Vesuvius volcano, Maurizio D’Andrea is an Italian artist whose creativity and determination pay great tribute to his place of birth as they flow from his art and into our lives like blazing magma.
Have you ever wondered what changes the virtual world might take?
Following science-fiction movies presented to us in our time and age, clones or well-genetically engineered avatars might replace our physical presence in society. Nevertheless, Maurizio D’Andrea’s METAversi.introVERSI depicts the essence of the human mind and its philosophical reasoning on our subconscious self.
In a future virtual world where, as visitors, we build and see ourselves as tall, beautiful characters with glowing skin and piercing blue eyes, D’Andrea offers us a return to contemplating and understanding our ego and higher self without the aid of virtual support. He helps us see through the superficial image society pushed us to adhere to. The art is about being, not showing, a metaphor for art: being an artist isn’t just about what you put on the canvas or in front of people’s eyes; it’s about what they feel through the canvas and what’s presented to their minds.
We are all looking for meaning in life.
Some might say we never will, while others might think it’s the key to being truly happy. Be that as it may, before finding meaning in life, we must search for it in advance. The same theory may be applied when it comes to art. Not all works of art have a clearly depicted explication. Some are left up to us to find a personal interpretation. D’Andrea’s artwork offers us this exact chance. A light graze of the brush, interrupted and resumed strokes, colors and places that emerge from unsuspecting depths. Each drop of paint on the canvas is a new intellectual mystery to unravel. We see what we want to see; perhaps unconsciously, nonetheless, art uncovers our utmost profound feelings. The abstract geometrical shapes, the vibrant colors and various techniques applied by Maurizio D’Andrea perfectly illustrate the sensitivity and individuality of the Italian artist. We are able to escape reality through his different paintings and emerge into a new world presented to us.
Although each piece from Italian Artist Maurizio D’Andrea is unique and authentic in its own way, recognizing one is always possible thanks to the creative and contemporary vision he brings into his art.