The Journal of an Artist is a bracingly honest look at a man who chose to honor his authentic path by devoting his life to art. Must one suffer to create art? Is an artist’s life only unacknowledged work and unrecognized sacrifice? David’s writings, and more importantly – his life and art – say no. Great beauty can come from joy just as easily, if not more so, than from pain and suffering.
Born in Italy and emigrated to America as a child, David Palladini’s dual cultural background is expressed in the lush creativity of his work. After studying art, photography, and film at New York’s Pratt Institute, David’s first professional assignment was as a photographer for the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.
David is know for the intense colors and dramatic delicacy of his work. Having drawn a variety of works, from movie posters to magazine covers, David is also know for his creation of The Aquarian Tarot and The New Palladini Tarot, both published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
David has worked and lived in The Hamptons (New York State), Jamaica, and France. He currently lives in Newport Beach, California and continues to paint, write, and exhibit his work.
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