Now a Radar Pictures partner and Palindrome Founding Advisor, Michael Napoliello is also an expert on contemporary art. He is the co-founder of Avant-L.A., an organization specializing in fine art exhibitions. He is donating an evocative oil painting by Los Angeles based artist Justin Bower. Bower is a rising star in the contemporary art world star. Exhibited at the renowned Ace gallery, Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles Times compared Bower's work to Willem de Kooning's best. Critics call him the "one to watch" in 2012.
This Untitled 2011 work for auction (a "Bower eye"), is approx. 14" wide by 12" tall. Oil on canvas. It has an estimated value of $1,000, but is a collectors' item not for public sale. Any donations above $2,500 will be entered into the drawing for this amazing piece of art.
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Considered the pioneer of experiential marketing, Michael Napoliello, Jr. co-founded the world’s largest promotions agency, Usmp (www.usmpagency.com). Napoliello and Usmp specialized in major brand introductions for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Napoliello also led the team that sold Usmp to global advertising powerhouse Omnicom Group in a largest of its kind deal.
After Usmp, Napoliello established Radar Pictures (www.radarpictures.com) with legendary film producer Ted Field. As a writer, producer, and board member, Napoliello is positioning Radar as one of Hollywood’s preeminent boutique movie studios. Radar is known for award-winning films such as “The Last Samurai” and the $100 million grossing Ben Stiller comedy, “The Heartbreak Kid.”
Napoliello continues to advise various start-up enterprises and is an avid boxer.