Italian painter Valerio D'Ospina has created a series of immersive oil paintings of city scenes. D'Ospina, who lives in rural Pennsylvania, calls his series "Urbanscapes." He uses hard-edged, linear brushstrokes and mostly grayscale colors to create scenes that conjure nostalgia for a grittier, urban past. At the same time, the sense of movement in his paintings and the dramatic perspectives he adopts call to mind something more forward looking: the city racing through history.
Images courtesy of Valerio D'Ospina
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