I am fascinated by Byzantine icons and Italian paintings from the Quattrocento, as timeless, enlightening and magical devices to visualize space and time, feelings and values.  

A piece of art, in my view, is a magical device, the manifestation of a tension between materialism and spiritualism, receiving and transmitting information at the same time.

As artist Eva Hesse says, "Don't ask what it means or what it refers to. Don't ask what the work is. Rather, see what the work does.”

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Francesco Mario Tumbiolo (b. Pisa, Italy) holds two Master Degrees, one in Law (University of Pisa, Italy) and one in Communication (University of Siena, Italy).

After work experiences as radio host, freelance photographer and communication consultant, he embraced visual art as his profession.


He lives and paints in Brooklyn, NY.