Casagrande & Recalcati

Capriccio IX

Öl auf Leinwand

100 x 100 cm


€ 8.400,00

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The viewer can immerse himself in this hyper-realistic image. This is a dense, jungle-like vegetation on a body of water, on the surface of which the sunlight is reflected. Birds and a snake are visible between the branches and the flowers.

Casagrande & Recalcati

The artist duo CASAGRANDE & RECALCATI, who live and work in Milan, feel a connection to the tradition of still life. The flower paintings, titled Hypervanitas, take up the idea of baroque vanitas images, and their close connection with the ephemeral. The flower paintings, titled Hypervanitas, refer to the idea of baroque vanitas paintings, and their close connection with the ephemeral. The paintings are reflections of the inevitable passing of time and illustrate various stages of beauty in continuous metamorphosis. The artist duo, who has already worked for Dolce & Gabbana, skillfully celebrates beauty, materiality, and transience in their paintings. Their latest oil paintings on canvas depict lush, floral compositions that, on closer inspection, already seem to be slowly wilting. The paintings by the artist duo transport us to an imaginary Garden of Eden, which is subject to slow degradation. Here nature portrays itself as a morbid beauty. Everything is fleeting but preserved thanks to the meticulous art of painting.


Degree in Architecture, Tutela e recupero del patrimonio storico e

Architettonico (Preservation of historic and architectonic heritage),

Politecnico of Milan.

Thesis: Baudelaire: la metamorfosi della città e l’architettura barocca

come allegoria del tempo (Baudelaire: metamorphosis of the city and

Baroque architecture as allegory of time), with Professor Marco Dezzi Bardeschi.



„Paintings by Casagrande & Recalcati“, Gallery Sladmore, London


"In cammino con l'arte", Monastery delle Grazie di Monza; Monza, Italy

Ipervanitas, Spazio Big Emotion, Pallanza (VB)


Taking care: sordid details following, Leo Galleries, Monza


Ipervanitas. Azimut headquarters, Monza, curated by Alberto Moioli.

Ipervanitas. La natura come memoria, Leo Galeries, Monza, curated by Susanne Capolongo.


Ipervanitas, Sladmore Contemporary, London, cureted by Gerry Farrel.


Ipervanitas, MyOwnGallery, Milan.


Il giardino del centauro, C Dream, Genoa.


„Shadows in the sun“, Galerie Von&Von, Nuremberg


„20 15x15/20x20 2022 | Edition IX“, Galleria Punto Sull'Arte, Varese, Italy
„Ultrareale“ Galleria Punto Sull'Arte, Varese, Italy

„Decade“, Galerie Von&Von, Nuremberg


Little Joys, Impulse Gallery, Lucerne, curated by Elena Bittner.

7 Vizi, Monastero della Misericordia, Missaglia, curated by Simona Bartolena and Armando Fettolini.

15x15/20x20, Punto sull’Arte, Varese, curated by Sophia Macchi.


Autoritratto, Binario 7, Monza, curated by Simona Bartolena.

Inspiration in isolation, Sladmore Contemporary, London, curated by Gerry Farrel.

Natura morta, Spazio Heart, Vimercate, curated by Simona Bartolena.


Art Miami, with Sladmore Contemporary, Miami.

Start Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery, with Sladmore Contemporary, London.

68 pezzi facili, Consadori Gallery, Milan, curated by Vittorio Locatelli.

IV Mostra Galeotta, hypogeum of San Francesco, Matera, curated by Giancarlo Lacchin.


Art Miami, with Sladmore Contemporary, Miami.

Group show, AWP Gallery, Banbury Oxfordshire, curated by Alexandra


Natura Viva, Federico Rui Gallery, Milan, curated by Federico Rui.

Io sono natura, Cultural Association Renzo Cortina, Milan, curated by

Susanne Capolongo and Stefano Cortina.


II Mostra Galeotta, Spazio BIG Santa Marta, Milan, curated by Giancarlo Lacchin.

The China Town Biennial, Davide Gallo Gallery, Milan, curated by Davide Gallo.

The Mayfair Dog Show, Sladmore Contemporary, London, curated by Gerry Farrel and Cath Kidston.


First floor exhibition, Sladmore Contemporary, London, curated by Gerry Farrel.

IN:SIGHT, I.C.C., Birmingham, curated by Glyn Washington and Holly Eldridge.


Autenticit(t)à, Regie Poste at Uffizi, Florence, curated by Marco Dezzi Bardeschi.

I Bronzi di Riace. Nostos. Il Ritorno, National Archeologic Museum, Reggio Calabria, curated by Marcello Sestito.


Preziosi non preziosi, Benappi Gallery, Turin, curated by Nadia Benappi.

OPEN 16, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venice, curated by Paolo De Grandis and Carlotta Scarpa.


OPEN 14, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venice, curated by Paolo De Grandis, Carlotta Scarpa and Gloria Vallese.

Cracked Culture?/Eastern borders. The Quest for Identity in Contemporary Chinese Art, 54° Biennale of Venice, Illuminazioni, collateral event curated by Wang Lin and Gloria Vallese.


Incontri con il colore – cromatismi d’autore, “Abitare il tempo”, Verona, curated by Vittorio Locatelli.

Resin New 01, Triennale of Milan, curated by Enzo Bua.

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