Marco Galmacci, known as Morcky, is an Italian creative who lives and works in Barcelona. Raised in the graffiti world and educated in mathematics, his work has expanded to explore illustration and animation, defining an artistic path where his passion for instinctive drawings and dynamic compositions interwinds with emotional intimacy and noir atmospheres.
Morcky has exhibited his work in museums, walls, festivals and galleries in more than 15 countries around the world and is one of the founders of the Savants project.
During my career I have explored many aspects of figurative art, dedicating special interest to the construction of letters, the study of architecture and portrait techniques.
Today I am elaborating these aspects in a unique language in which the composition plays a fundamental role in balancing these three themes and creates a dreamlike and emotional narrative.
Through a quick and instinctive line, I seek a primitive expressiveness, linked to imperfection, error and intuition. In contrast, the complexity of my visual compositions serves to create an emotional roller coaster that finds its balance in the alternation between the silence of the empty spaces and the noise of the full ones.
Muralism has always been the red thread of my production, where everything began and where everything returns. The paper is the moment of reflection and inner research. The canvas is where I generate more elaborate ideas with delicacy and attention to detail. My work of two decades in the world of animation translates into my images as dynamics and as movements frozen in time.
2023 / “Sale&Pepe” / OD Gallery / Amsterdam (NL) / duo
2022 / “XXX” / BaseElements Gallery / Barcelona (ES) / group
2021 / "Andante" / Impaktes Visuals / Barcelona (ES) / duo
2020 / Permanent collection / Straat museum / Amsterdam (NL) / group
2019 / “Animale Particolare” / Goldberg&Silberstein / Amsterdam (NL) / solo
2018 / “Flags,sweat and uniforms” / Tincan / Barcelona (ES) / solo
2017 / Duran Gallery / Madrid (ES) / group
2016 / “The lighthouse far from the see” / Polderhuis Westkapelle musuem (NL) / solo
2016 /“Belvedere Terrassa” / Casa Soler y Palet (SP) / solo
2014 / “On The Wall” / Museum of contemporary Art / Spoleto (IT) / group
2014 / “Concrete dreams” / Dampkring Gallery /Amsterdam (NL) / solo
2013 / “Rabbadoes” / Maison de L’image / Brussel (BE) / group
2012 / “Haarlem Illustration Biennale” / Haarlem (NL) / group
2012 / ”InsideOut” / Istituto Italiano di cultura / Amsterdam (NL) / solo
2012 / ”COMMA” / Palazzo Penna Museum / Perugia (IT) / group
2011 / “Art Friendly” / Affordable Art Fair / Brussel (B) / group
2010 / “Day and night” / Matherkunst Gallery / Amsterdam (NL) / solo
2010 / “April rools” / NoBorders Gallery / Hong Kong / (CH) / group
2008 / “No New Enemies” / Museum Botanique / Brussell (B) / group
2008 / “BIG GEEZERS” / Scion Gallery / Los Angeles (USA) / group
2007 / “Scope” Art Fair / MODART / Miami (USA) / group
2006 / “Dutch Masters"/ GEM Contemporary art Museum (NL) / group
2012 / “Insideout” / Graphic novel
2010 / “Day and Nite” / Illustration book
2019 / "The Jaunt" / book / Chemistry Publishing (DK)
2016 / “Make your mark” / book / Thames&Hudson (UK)
2012 / “A4God” / POMO / book - (IT)
2011 / “Street art” / Michael O'mara Books Limited (USA)
2010 / “Highbrow, lowbrow, nobrow” / NNE / Book (DE)
2007 / “Arkitip #42” / (US)
2006 / “Art of Rebellion 2” / book (CH)
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