Joseph Michetti is active/lives in New York. Joseph Michetti is known for painting: photo-real still-life, autos, motorcycles.
Biography Joseph Michetti
Inspired by anything from a shiny motorcycle engine to an old board game to the Saturday comics, self-taught artist Joseph Michetti paints commonplace scenes and objects he finds readily available in his own environment.
The challenge is to get people's attention by presenting these familiar subjects in an unusual and interesting way. For Michetti, that means bringing viewers up-close-and-personal in his hyper- photorealistic landscapes and still lifes to show them the appeal in objects they might ordinarily ignore. A lot of people don't realize how fascinating everday objects can be when you get really close up to them. He says: "They have a beauty of their own."
To capture that beauty, Michetti carries a 35mm camera with him
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