These urban environment paintings are by Alvaro Naddeo, the subject matter of his work is; waste, overconsumption and social inequality. Alvaro is currently based in Los Angeles and is a self-taught painter, he also learned a few things from his father who is an illustrator. Alvaro used to be an Art Director but “While living in New York City and being exposed to its many contrasts, my desire to pick up the brushes intensified.” If you want to keep updated with Alvaro’s work, be sure to check out his Instagram account!
“Trash and objects found in the street are valuable, and not only for aesthetic reasons. The brands, logos, and packaging depicted in my work are objects with an inherent duality, both desirable and despicable, a clear byproduct of having worked in advertising for more than 20 years.”