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Francesco Altomare was born in San Giovanni in Fiore in 1991. She was inspired to design the age of five years, beginning with the draw comic book superheroes, and then devoted himself to portraits. In 2010 he graduated as a surveyor, but he decided to continue his way by himself in the art. Discovering one day the kind of hyperrealism, he decides to test his entire dowry accumulated over the years, in a portrait of Charles Bronson, executed in pencil. After two months of work completes, he stunned his first masterpiece hyperrealistic. Since then, he began to hone his technique more and more, through the shadows, lights and shades of graphite, it is able to intensify the normal, giving the final work a sense of three-dimensionality to the photograph. Inspired by artists such as Frida Kahlo and Gottfried Helnwein, Altomare creates his own personal style, passing through his portraits their esoteric moods. Denouncing social issues, all in a grotesque and cynical. Altomare in his work aims above all to provoke, to break the rules, forcing the viewer to see reality, which often turns a blind eyePUNTO DI ROTTURAPASSIONE D'ARTISTANOGIORNO NERO