About the Artist:
Maurizio Cannavacciuolo is a nomad. Although he lives in perpetual and voluntary exile, he is first and foremost a citizen of Naples, the ancient South Italian city that has been a bedrock for artists for centuries. Rich in historically diverse layers of cultures, Naples has given Maurizio his multiple fields of reference and inspired his stylistic diversity. Cannavacciuolo is deeply aware of the cultural dichotomy of North vs South, East vs West. His extensive travels have led him to study, live and explore the Far East and most especially India and Thailand. He is a cosmopolitan, transcultural soul — part painter, part architect, part philosopher, part writer. He is a critical observer who is blessed with an acute sense of the absurd. (read more)
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