NICOLA VERLATO was born in 1965 in Verona, Italy. He began painting at a very early age. Trained in Classical music, and with an interest in Rock, he has also composed music for documentary films. Verlato studied architecture at the University of Venice and moved to New York in 2004. In 2011, he relocated to Los Angeles, California, where he is currently based. Nicola creates his works through an articulated process that makes use of classical techniques as well as modern technologies such as 3D Modeling programs such as Maya and Zbrush. Techiques and skills borrowed from the old Masters with pop culture' s themes. Therefore, there are stew of pop-culture sign-posts found un his work, ranging from Disney to rock'n'roll, to movie stars, comics and pornography. His paintings draw us in and ask us to consider the meaning of it all.
Verlato es un pintor que basa su trabajo en la mitología de nuestro tiempo, que recopila información visual acerca de ciertos fenómenos y los combina para acercarnos a una nueva representación y en donde los videojuegos están muy presentes...( Paloma de la Torre)