Born 1975 . MarcusGlitteriS is a native New Yorker from the Lower East Side of ”Alphabet City“. He is a self taught Artist who started painting at the age of 28. Art class started for me on the floors of New York City Night Clubs. Creativity Started for me through my dancing and ”Club Kid” outfits. I would see and experience the energy of The New York City ”Club Kids“, DragQueens, and Creatures of the Night. Every Character was a moving Painting. It inspired me to be a Moving Painting that danced and played in an Abstract Gallery. Fluorescent Painting was born in ”The Cosmic Cavern” Kenny Scharf Installation @ The Tunnel N.Y.C.
MY PAINTINGS ARE INSPIRED BY VIBRANT FLUORESCENT COLORS, GLITTER, METALLICS, TEXTILES, COLLAGE… MIX MEDIA… SHOP POP. THEY ARE INSPIRED BY THE ENERGY OF EXPERIENCES, MOMENTS IN TIME, MEMOIRS.
Day glo paint ( Switzer Brothers, 1968 ) has its own organic life. One of the many layers is because of ultraviolet rays fluorescent materials are able to fluorish in the sun, hence the name day glo. The other remarkable facet is this transformative process where the painting itself is reborn in the black light. There is an energy, aviance, demesian, where the painting has a new perspective. It’s hard to explain you just have to experience it, kinda like "The Cosmic Cavern", Kenny Scharf installation.