Mattia Biagi is active/lives in California / Italy. Mattia Biagi is known for abstract painting, scupture, installation, perforance, video, drawing.
Biography Mattia Biagi
Mattia Biagi (Italian, 1974 – )
Mattia Biagi is inspired by his childhood, religion, experience and the urban environment. After graduation from the art and design school in Milan he came to Los Angeles, where he was impressed by one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the La Brea Tar Pits, which would influence his initial body of work in the United States.
“I was intrigued with tar as a medium and how it illuminates and highlights objects in a very esoteric and ethereal sense.”
Consider the most representative work of Biagi, the teddy bear. Under the cover of tar, the toy doesn’t lose its characteristic contours and remains recognizable. Yet this iconic object no longer evokes the sweet childhood memory of
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