Michael Grimaldi's work, grounded in realism, is always intimate with his
environment, whether with private interiors, psychologically charged
portraits, personal objects or his perception of his landscape. His
work is anachronistic in its juxtaposition of archaic technique with
contemporary subject matter. His still life paintings frequently
feature obsolete technologies such as World War II field phones and
transmitters, transcending from their bygone function to an
appreciation for their humanist, object qualities.
Grimaldi's paintings and drawings frequently bring to attention the
overlooked and unseen. In addition to portraits of banal objects, his
cityscapes of New York City feature desolate t
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