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Raffaella Bertolini is an Italian  Artist, working and Living in London, UK.

A graduate of the Savona “A. Martini” Art college she explores a variety of media and forms, such as acrylics, graphite, oils, charcoal, spray paint and collage.

Raffaella draws influence from popular and Urban culture, fashion, art, music and literature. The Art graduate blends in Psychedelic Art and a touch of literally colourful humour to create her own brand of “Psychedelic Pop Art”.  This is particularly well demonstrated in her portraitures. With this medium, she chose to primarily focus on the female figure. This large number of “Icons” portraits use alcohol ink. She not only celebrates the famous but also the hidden heroes such as those of the London Underground, which her recent artwork unearths.

A Mondrian style background complements that approach in one of her latest series of paintings as she takes on the popular French icons, Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot, who each in their own way have represented ‘La Femme’.

Raffaella does not limit her work. This storyteller finds inspiration in various artistic expressions, fed by a lifelong passion and ambition in the creative expression. She incorporates elements of these various muses, lately Urban/street art. She continuously develops her art, completing courses in art colleges to further the tools she needs to tell the stories she hosts. With her Urban and mixed media paintings and beautifully detailed drawings, she explores themes as varied as sensuality, humour and religion.
Her artwork is regularly showcased in breadth and versatility at exhibitions around the UK and New York. Inevitably her talent has been recognized. Raffaella Bertolini’s exceptional painting Re-Veiled was the runner-up among 40 participants in the online competition “V Gran Premio Citta’. This prize is organised by the  Art Movement in Savona, the “Movimento Arte del XXI Secolo” to recognize excellence in contemporary art expression. Her works are in many private collections in Europe, Australia, USA and Japan.

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Italian born Artist , based in London, UK. Urban & Pop psychedelic art

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"I love Pazuzu" 50x60 cm Graphite and charcoal on paper
artwork I created for the upcoming show "The Exorcist" opening on 20th October at the Phoenix Theatre London.
It will be on show at the theatre and there will be 20 Limited edition prints available to buy at the venue!
For those who are not so familiar with the  original 1973 Movie, this is a portrait of Linda Blair age 13 , the actress who played Regan, a 13 Yr old girl who become possessed by a demon called "Pazuzu".#theexorcist #phoenixtheatre #london #lindablair @darkhouse_official #pazuzu #drawing #graphitedrawing #urbanart
"The Raven" Limited edition Giclee prints on high quality 308gsm Hahnemuhle paper.
Edition of 10, signed and numbered.
27x34.5 cm including borders. £25 each.
Now available on my website.(link in bio)
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"Girl with a Smiley Earring" limited edition giclee prints on high quality 308 gsm Hahnemuhle paper.
Edition of 10,signed and numbered
27x34.5 cm including borders £25 each
Now available on my website! (Link in bio)
#newrelease #gicleeprint #limitededition #artprints