: Winner of Art Battles at Artexpo New York
- Winner of the Art Battles
"Guernica Challenge" at Artexpo New York
Big congrats to Brooklyn resident Ben Angotti
, who won the Art Battles
painting challenge this past month at Artexpo New York
On Saturday, March 27th, Ben
painted alongside three other talented artists-Marthalicia Matarrita, Andre Trenier and Julie Freil-all of whom were charged to paint a mural inspired by Picasso's
famed painting, Guernica.
All four paintings were impressive, and in the end, Ben's
was deemed the best.
Along with the win, Ben
has been given a free [SOLO] booth at the next Artexpo (Note: [SOLO] is Artexpo's pavilion for emerging, independent artists).
"Winning a booth at ArtExpo
is an amazing opportunity to exhibit among a huge wealth of talented and inspiring artists.
I will be choosing to exhibit in New York, as it is both my birthplace and where I currently reside."
Outside the Art Battles
works in many different mediums to display images of violence and beauty.
is highly influenced by many different at forms, from classical Renaissance art to Asian art, Symbolism, modern graffiti art and erotica.
weaves these themes together to create pulpy images in which the meaning lies somewhere between allegory and the unknown.
takes command with any material that's thrown at him, from spray-paint to Photoshop.
On a daily basis, he works as a freelancer in one or more of the following three disciplines: painting, sculpture and illustration.
Find about more about Ben Angotti's
artwork at www.benangotti.com and learn more about Art Battles