The Street is in the House Masterpiece I 2012
My work adheres to the aesthetic standards of high craft. In other words, the execution is just as important as the concept, and the viewer is able to appreciate both with equal measure.
Cloche Sofa masterpiece I 2012
A New York water pipe transformed into an urban sculpture of a fully-functional modular sofa.
Police Table Masterpiece I 2012
An elegant reinterpretation of the unique New York City Police barrier.
Carlo Sampietro is an Italian mixed media artist based in New York City. His working heighten public awareness by visually demonstrating cultural issues. His first major series The Street is in The House is a body of work that transmutes elements of urban life into objets d'art, he dismantles established value structures and elements of social control. Sampietro’s investigation into facets of the urban condition continues with PopDogs, a gargantuan edifice, a popcorn machine that spews plastic dogs at an alarming rate a symbolic parallel to canine overpopulation in urban centers. as the catastrophic result of human ignorance and the immutability of desire. In his Latest video art Bunda Pandeiro, he explores the rules of gender and race in the contemporary world. Since 2011 his work has appeared in exhibitions at Berlin Short Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival (NYC), Figment (NYC), Galleria Rossana Orlandi (Milan), the Museum of Design (Como) Salone Del Mobile (Milan)