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Adam Alessi

Born in 1994, Camarillo, United States

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States

Overview

Adam Alessi is a self-taught artist whose tense and bizarre oil and flashe paintings depict tricksters, dolls, masks and puppets amidst distorted perspectives. Alessi’s work, much like the charlatans it is depicting, is confusing and ambiguous, tricking the viewer with its stretched out figures and long and guilty noses. Such artistic hoax contradicts the essential purpose of logic, which aligns that which is external with that which is internal. Instead comes a mischievous blend of inseparable ...Read more