Colleagues in Buckingham Palace - Angelo Accardi - Eden Gallery

About The Artwork

"Colleagues in Buckingham Palace" is a mixed-media artwork by Angelo Accardi.

A whimsical spectacle unfolds in this work of art. The iconic Buckingham Palace transforms into a surreal playground, where elegant ostriches and the enchanting Harry Potter coexist. At the palace's pinnacle, the legendary escape artist Harry Houdini holds court while the mesmerizing Derren Brown paces on the palace itself. Above, a sky painted in vibrant shades of blue hosts a whimsical parade of balloons, blurring the lines between fantasy and reality in a captivating, dreamlike world. 


About The Artist

Originally from a small town in the south of Italy Angelo Accardi moved to Napoli to study fine arts at the Art Academy of Naples. Shortly after, in the early 90s, he set up his personal studio close to his childhood home to embark on his pursuit of painting and sculpture. In the course of his artistic development, Accardi has been on a constant search for new sensations using mixed media to depict figures against differing social backgrounds.

Accardi’s debut on the art scene was strongly characterized by what in Italian art is referred to as “figura,” a representation of the human body, as well as by pictorial and symbolic art. His focus is on the study of humankind and the space we inhabit. Accardi draws from this focus in every one of his collections as he illustrates surreal visions of everyday life under realistic backdrops of urban landscapes.

The cycle of works called Human Collection depicted on an attenuated atmosphere, suggesting the softness of cotton wool – where the figures are masterfully veiled as if by a sheath of moistness – marks a fundamental passage in his artistic development. Ironic and surrealistic, Accardi’s unique perspective and Avant-Garde style has exhibited at galleries as well as several solo and group exhibitions worldwide.

In the last three decades, Accardis’ artistic path led him to contemplate social representations through collections like MisplacedHuman Collection, and Blend. These collections reveal the contradictions in every day, working with commonplace objects and backdrops making the created scene more relatable. Using humor, symbolism, and tributes to famed artists before him Accardi represents culture, history, and even a prediction of the future.


Colleagues in Buckingham Palace

Angelo Accardi | Mixed Media Painting

100x150 cm | 39x59 in

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