Interview with Matteo Cocci
yourself, name,age, location.
a)I am Matteo
Cocci I have 37 years and i live
and work in Prato near Florence, Italy.
q) Can you
describe your path to being an artist? When did you really get into it?
is a necessity, I studied in art schools, but not necessary.
your ideals and how they manifest in your work.
ideal is a form of ignorance, not intellectual, not weight.
paint with a technique that
does not teach at school.
q) Is music a
part of your studio time? What do you listen to?
to everything. from Napalm Death to Pascal Comelade.
I hate Giovanni Allevi
q) How would
you describe your work to someone?
try to paint what I think when
they are unconscious,
all that I find, paper, color,
bitumen and use much the cutter.
just use the brush.
and Art Brut, Karel Appel and Cobra, Klee, Federico Fellini ,Gianni Celati, and the art of children .
your process for creating new work.
do not know what to do, but I try to do it as fast as possible and without thinking.
q) What advice do you have for artists looking
to show their work?
to show up when looking around do not see much of their best.
and stay away
from fashion , galleries and critics.
q) What are you
really excited about right now?
q) What do you
love most about where you live?
a)that is the place where I was
q) Best way to
spend a day off?
a)will soon be made
of the prints of my work, which will be sold in a
chain of Italian
libraries and have
a low price so that even those who normally can not buy art buy., is a very interesting project. I really like the libraries.
q) Where can people see more of your work on the
google something jumps out.