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Marcos Anziani: A Modern Master

Marcos Anziani, the Dominican-born artist whose evocative brushwork and vibrant palette have captivated the art world, is set to make waves this summer. His paintings masterfully blend the emotional resonance of his Dominican heritage with the bustling energy of his upbringing in the Bronx. Richly layered abstract figurative paintings echo with nostalgia, and capture the energetic forms and complex perspectives reminiscent of a fusion of Pablo Picasso and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Anziani’s unique ability to merge culture and emotion has earned him significant recognition in the past year. 


Marcos Anziani in his Connecticut studio


The narrative woven through Anziani’s work is one of memory and cultural amalgamation, as seen in his stunning exhibition “Before I Go,” which premiered at Miami’s Avant Gallery. Debuted in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the exhibition showcased Anziani’s ability to encapsulate deeply personal stories within his abstract figurative compositions. Each piece is a vivid recollection, a portal into his world, at once personal and universal. 


Summer Catch, 2024 (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 72 x 72 in)


Anziani’s rise in the art world has been nothing short of meteoric. With guidance from Avant’s Dmitry Prut, this past Miami Art Week in December saw the largest presentation of his work to-date, and in February 2024 Anziani was once again included in a group show and Sotheby’s auction benefit at the Norton Museum in Palm Beach. His success only continues—at the high-octane Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary art fair, his work sold out nearly three times, a testament to his growing appeal among collectors, the most recent of which is beauty industry titan, Bobbi Brown. This remarkable achievement has positioned him as one of the most sought-after abstract painters in the art scene. This summer, Anziani is gearing up to be featured at the Hamptons Fine Art Fair with Avant Gallery. A pivotal moment for the artist, his work will also be highlighted at an unmissable exclusive charity fundraiser and exhibition hosted by Galerie Magazine. 


Picasso Baby, 2024 (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in)


For those attuned to the currents of contemporary art, Marcos Anziani is a name that commands attention. His work is not just seen but felt, each piece a testament to his ability to channel personal history into universal themes. In the world of abstract art, Anziani is a modern maestro whose star is unequivocally on the rise. 


Deductions From Facts, 2024 (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 72 x 72 in)


On the Terrace (En La Terraza), 2024 (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in)


Discover Anziani’s latest work on the gallery’s website at www.avantgallery.com


By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Avant Gallery


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