Irene Marino Irene Marino, is a self taught visual artist and painter born in Milan, Italy. She lived most of her life abroad, between Israel and the United Kingdom. She specialises in contemporary art and loves the impact of strong, bold colors in her paintings. Women are often featured in Irene's paintings, as she finds the female body a source of endless inspiration. Irene dabs in different art styles, ranging from Cubism, Abstract, Pop Art to Expressionism. She is currently a full time artist and resides in London, with her husband and child.