Stefano Perrone (b.1985) lives and works in Milano (ITA).
He graduated in Industrial Design at Politecnico di Milano in 2008
and began his career in the advertising as an Art director,
working for Saatchi&Saatchi and McCann-Erickson.
In 2015 he quit the advertising job to devote himself to art.
Perrone is a self-taught painter who has developed his own distinctive
style: he concentrates his imagery on figures, still life and calligraphy, walking on the line between abstraction and figuration, investigating contemporary society and everyday life through the use of metaphors, visual statements and allegories. His approach to painting is infused with references to his personal background in advertising and graphic design, such as the use of commercial images and vectorial illustration.
Recent paintings developed from a process of saving digital images,
often appropriated from others on social networks, and recreating
them later from memory.
Perrone is also Leading Teacher at Polimoda Firenze in Art Direction and Contemporary art & culture.
Stefano Perrone，1985出生，現居住與工作於意大利蒙扎。2008 年畢業於米蘭理工大學工業設計專業並以藝術總監的身份開始了他的廣告生涯，為 Saatchi&Saatchi 和 McCann-Erickson 工作。2015年辭去廣告工作投身藝術。Perrone 是一位自學成才的畫家，已發展出自己獨特的風格：他的意象集中在人物、靜物和書法上，行走在抽象與具象之間。通過隱喻、視覺語言和寓言的使用，探索當代社會和日常生活。他將廣告和設計方面的個人背景視作參考，發展出獨特的繪畫方法，例如商業圖像和矢量圖的使用。最近的繪畫是從保存數字圖像的過程中發展起來的。象徵經常來自於社交網絡，並再從記憶中重建它們。
從 2019 年起，Perrone 成為 Polimoda Firenze 在當代藝術與文化和平面設計的講師。
oil on canvas
"I am fascinated by the commercial pictures from online image banks. Or I should say I'm used to them. This aspect comes from my background in advertising.
What interests me is their unsolicited aesthetic, the low quality: they are often overexposed images, without color-correction.
For example in the work 'I once bought tortellini online', the spoon stands out against an artificial limbo background. They are images conceived and created for commercial or promotional uses, for digital post-production, therefore all the appealing qualities take a back seat."
'Fishing net at Mercat de l'Olivar'
50 x 35 cm
oil on panel
Studio views | Monza | 2021