Guido Daniele

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Guido Daniele
Born 1950
Soverato, Calabria, Italy
Occupation Artist

Guido Daniele (born 1950) is an artist who lives and works in Milan, Italy.

Early years and education[edit]

Daniele was born in Soverato, Calabria in Italy.[1] In 1972, he graduated from Brera School of Arts, majoring in sculpture and then attended the Tankas school in Dharamsala, India until 1974.[2]


Daniele has worked as a hyper-realistic illustrator, co-operating with editing and advertising companies, innovating with airbrush and testing out various painting techniques. He has painted backcloths up to 400 square meters in size. He has also painted trompe l'oeil images for private houses and public buildings. In 1990, he developed a body painting technique, and his work has been used in advertising images and commercials, as well as fashion events and exhibitions.[3][4][5]


Daniele was awarded the 2007 Hero of the Year by Animal Planet television network.[6]


  1. ^ "Guido Daniele: difendo gli animali con l'arte" (in Italian). Corriere della Sera. 6 April 2007. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "'Arte e pubblicità': conferenza di Guido Daniele all'Accademia..." (in Italian). Mentelocale. 5 March 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "It's Michel-handgelo!...". Daily Mail. 29 January 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "AT&T 'Hands' Advertising Campaign Voted 'America's Favorite Magazine ...". Earth Times. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Stella McCartney takes centre stage at Selfridges...". Vogue. 1 February 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Hyper-Realistic Art in Hand Paintings". Cayman Net News. 25 January 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 

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