Claudio Parentela Creates Unique and Complex Mixed-Media Works

Italian artist Claudio Parentela has made a name for himself on the underground Euro art scene with his one-of-a-kind collages that focus on mashed-up human images. Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer and cartoonist -- among many other creative talents that also extent to tarot card and psychic readings -- but his collages have garnered him the most attention. Parentela's works are full of colors, layers and textures that make them funky and youthful. Having been featured in mags like Blue Light and Turntable, he is building a reputation for himself as an out-of-the-box artist whose vision is unusually exquisite.

Implications - Collage art is a form with diverse inspirations that come together to create unified images that are appealing to consumers looking to expand their expression beyond the confines of linear thinking.