Julian’s work is heavily influenced by his residency in Los Angeles and the West Coast in the early nineties onwards and in recent years Arabic Pop Art and culture. using mixed media including canvas, paint, steel and tile he produces an eclectic body of work with a Californian, Automotive vibe and blurs Arabic pop art and culture into the mix.
Castaldi's photography and artwork have been commissioned by Yas Marina Circuit, Formula One Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and CEO of Formula 1 group Chase Carey, Indy Car racer Ed Jones and the Antonio Carluccio Foundation in London to name a few. Castaldi Private Rooms project which have included creating artwork, design and photography for stars such as Eddie Vedder, Oasis, Tom Jones, Whyclef Jean, David Bailey, Stereophonics, John Malkovich, Paul Weller, Public Enemy, Brandon Boyd and The Rolling Stones.
Castaldi has exhibited in the UK, Morocco, Los Angeles, Dubai, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.