Livio De Marchi was born in Venice where, though still a child, he worked on ornamental sculpture in the Venetian tradition in the workshop of a craftsman and meanwhile studied art and drawing. He displayed an astounding skill in moulding materials, transforming them with wit and panache and creating sculptures with perfection of detail, spontaneity and essence. During his artistic evolution he worked first in marble, then bronze, and eventually in wood. However wood has always been his favourite material because it affords him a vitality which other materials do not.
Since opening his own studio, Livio De Marchi has allowed his fantasy to take wing. He has a wonderful ability to “see” life, letting him carve unique sculpture. His artworks have been shown in cities all over the world including Milan, Florence, London, Paris, D