After progressing for decades, Winter 2024 was phenomenal for MARCO GRASSI  with a brand New series "The Pink Experience". We  have rently launch our winter extention Two 39x39's  in Gold "Dressing in GOLD"..Marco's latest offerings for Winter 2023/24 are astounding. He understands the power of ambiguity, delivering every color of emotion . There is no-one that come close to the raw energy of Marco Grassi.

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Welcome to "The Silver Experience" by Marco Grassi, an enchanting exploration of human emotion and connection that transcends the boundaries of time and space. With a career marked by decades of artistic evolution, Grassi has found profound solace in delving into the depths of the "Gold Experience" since early 2014.

In Grassi's captivating works, every conceivable thought and feeling finds expression through the intimate interplay between artist and observer. Each interpretation becomes a mirror reflecting the intricate tapestry of human experience, offering viewers a profound opportunity to delve into the depths of their own souls. Like a silent conversation between kindred spirits, Grassi's art transforms appreciation into an electric current, releasing repressions and inviting self-discovery.


As human beings, we are vessels of emotion, navigating the boundless depths of joy and sorrow, hope and despair. From the warmth of sunlight to the shadow of a broken heart, from the exuberance of new life to the weight of worldly burdens, our existence is a symphony of emotions that defy comprehension. Through his masterful brushstrokes, Grassi captures the essence of our humanity with breathtaking clarity, revealing the kaleidoscope of emotions that define us.

At the heart of "The Silver Experience" lies the dynamic interplay of silver leaf, renowned for its reflective and light-catching properties. Like a shimmering veil, it infuses each artwork with an ethereal glow, casting shadows that dance in the shifting light. With each glance, the surface comes alive, revealing new depths and nuances that captivate the imagination.

Marco Grassi
Silver Experience


Metallic Leaf and Oil

62 x 61 x 2 in

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ART PRESENTATION "in -Person"

Silver leaf is known for its reflective and light-catching properties, making it dynamic in various lighting conditions. The characteristics that make silver leaf dynamic in different lighting include:

 

Reflectivity: Silver leaf, like other metal leaf, is highly reflective. It can create a brilliant, mirror-like effect when exposed to direct light, making it especially striking when used for gilding or as a decorative element in artworks, furniture, or architecture.

Luminosity: In certain lighting conditions, silver leaf can appear to emit a soft, glowing light due to its reflectivity. This can give surfaces a unique, ethereal quality.

Enhancement of Details: In areas where silver leaf is applied, it can highlight and enhance the details of a surface or object, especially when light falls on it at different angles.

Texture and Dimension: Silver leaf can be applied with various techniques, including distressing, crinkling, or layering, to create texture and dimension. These textures can interact with light in fascinating ways, adding depth and complexity to the surface.

Versatility: Silver leaf can be used in different artistic and design contexts, from traditional gilding in religious art to contemporary interior design and abstract art. Its adaptability allows it to look different in various settings and under different lighting conditions.

This is all the same Artwork, simply in differing light scenarios.

Marco Grassi pays absolute homage to the moment and the space the art is in....

It's absolutely Alive!

In summary, the reflectivity and texture of silver leaf make it dynamic in different lighting conditions. Its unique qualities can create stunning visual effects and add a touch of elegance and sophistication to various artistic and design applications.