The Art of Italian Artist Cristian Grossi


Cristian Grossi, an Italian artist based in Parma, Italy, sent in some images of his fantastic illustrations and mixed-media artworks.

Cristian says that his childhood was an interesting blend of “loneliness and mad and chaotic fantasies.” This led him to experiment with various illustration techniques, patterns, colors and abstract designs. His childhood feelings manifest themselves in his paintings and sketches, and he tries, as he says, “to walk the line between kitsch, minimalism, and pure white feelings.”


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A Collection Of Minimalist Wallpapers

Flickr can be a great resource to find free wallpapers to spruce up your desktop. Here is a small, but lovely collection of Creative Commons Licenced, minimalist wallpapers.

Clicking on the images will take you to Flickr, where you can download them in higher resolutions.

(Image: Wallpaper 2 (Google), a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial (2.0) image from 26231770@N03’s photostream)

Jim_Morrison_Helvetica (Image: light, a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivative-Works (2.0) image from ernestolago’s photostream)

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