Andrew Diacono, Sculptor and painter

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How did you get started?
I started practicing art in the workshop of my father (Victor Diacono) who is also an artist.

What genre do you consider your work to be?
Surrealist caricatures based on archetypes.

Describe your work in less than 10 words.
The human figure in all shapes and sizes.

Where was your first exhibition held?
A private gallery in Valletta which is now closed

How long have you been practising your art?
Since childhood.

Which is your favourite from among your own artworks?
I don’t really have any favourites.

Whose artist’s work are you most inspired by?
Modilgiani, Daumier, Giacometti and my father to name but a few.

If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
Dishwasher.

What is the epitome of happiness for you?
A long happy life.

Paula Fleri-Soler
Paula Fleri-Soler

Paula has a pedigree in TV and stage production (children's and family entertainment) and a passion for the arts. She's taken the reins on The Artists' Directory - Malta and the relevant content for the site.

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