Marko Brandon shows us the “Ins and outs” of Masterworks.
With a passion for Old Master paintings, sculpture and a solid eye for decoration, Marko Brandon has managed to reconstruct beautiful bedecked works into
The most intriguing discoveries are illuminated from within these distinguished works, where you can see what no one (except the artists themselves) over the ages has been able to, until now.
In his show, “Converge” in Miami, this week, curated by Portraymag Editor-in-Chief Donnalynn Patakos in collaboration with Gallerist, Carlos
In some of the works, you can see the patches under the finished portraits, the nails and sometimes even landscapes behind sometimes clandestine scenes and markings under the surface. Displayed cleverly, either hanging on a wall, suspended or on easels where you will find golden Madonna’s, multi-colored triptychs and quadriptychs displayed in the vast, mid-century modern space with million dollar plus vintage dream cars just below, at We are Curated.
A 5-star sommelier, Heath Porter showcased an exciting array of hand-picked wines from his wine tours from Jura, France, Almahue Valley, and San Antonio Valley, Chile, Abruzzi, and Valpolicella Italy, and a Pinot Noir from Niagara, Canada. Everywhere you went in the room, you would see light bouncing off these majestic works, it was very special to see.
Inside sculptures, you can see the nails in St. Francis of Assis’s hands, and Marko’s signature embellishments of carefully placed nails. Saint Francis was a show stopper as you watched the light reflecting off of him from across the room. You can peer inside a striking White Buddha, placed in between two Krishna statues, where one can see the nails inside holding them together.
Canvases, during these times, were costly and many times repeatedly painted over, patched, and in some, you can even see landscapes behind portraits, and discover what lies beneath.
His process with the priceless
Marko then will add elements to the works, usually, metal to surround or incorporate them in what you now view. His works are in prominent museums in Europe and galleries in the US and abroad. He also included new to this show gold elements in the metallic works. An absolutely striking depiction of Christ and the Madonna encased in an Italian 18th Century gold frame are on display.
Fresh back from business a trip with notable collectors from Rome, no doubt where the roots of part of his inspiration began, allowing us all to journey in time as he reveals insight with decor as you have never seen!
Marko was overwhelmed with the positive reaction and admiration for all of his art pieces. “Organizing an event like this is so ideal in my mind for showing art because
Markos’s show will be on display at Chromatic Gallery through May.
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