Martina's Gallery

Artists: Lucas Beaufort, Elisa Bertaglia, Pure Evil and Michela Picchi.

During the Affordable Art Fair in Milan, Circle is a group show with Lucas Beaufort, Elisa Bertaglia, Pure Evil and Michela Picchi. Illustrations, paintings, prints and silk screen printings in a grounded stand to suggest the right way to approach contemporary art. At the same time Italian and foreign artists completely different.
Beaufort shows pieces from Recover Project. The project was born in 2013 and is a project which thanks to the success of covers from publications such as Kingpin, Onboard, Sidewalk, Skateboarder, Skateboarding, The Skateboard Mag, Sugar e Thrasher, is a compendium of his most famous works in a limited edition of 430 copies.  Beaufort’s monsters invade magazine covers. Colorful and gaudy they contaminate the photographs and they win the scene over alongside top international skaters. These athletes share their cover stories with mysterious entities which can be fans or spectators while some monsters attempt to “dethrone” the protagonist.
Bertaglia presents the second collection of Golden reveries, small paintings made with oil, charcoal and graphite on paper. The poetics is based on fantasy, dreamlike and oneiric themes. The metaphor of Bertaglia’s art works is the change from the childhood to the teens, through the graphic representation of little girls painted in a swimsuit during the plunge action. She wants to express this figure of speech. There are also animals such as herons, wolves...