28 Aug 2021 -


“Working across oil, acrylic, spray, and enamel, Pariani creates multiple dialogues within each painting through a myriad of layers, which are subtly referenced in the titles, such as Inflatable Palm Tree or Captain Screenshot. ‘Style’ is a term that some artists endlessly strive for and others resent. Pariani sits in neither camp. For him, having the freedom to paint what he wants, when he wants and with what he wants is the key. Often this can result in a variety of themes — from beauty to banality, to creation and destruction. Sift through his shapeshifting marks, as Screenshot views at V1 Gallery until September 18.”

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Photo by Jan Søndergaard
Text by Shawn Ghassemitari
All works by Marco Pariani