Elisa Sighicelli

    Turin, 1968  After studying in London, Sighicelli’s work has been extensively exhibited in Italy and abroad. Known for her experimental approach in photography, Sighicelli merges materials that have different tactile properties and textures, to analyze the ways in which reality reflects itself. In the exhibited works, she examines ancient statues such as Aphrodite and the… Continue reading Elisa Sighicelli

    Vittoria Chierici

    Bologna, 1955 Chierici, painter and filmmaker, is an example of Italian artist that has left a mark in the international scenario. In 1989 she was nominated to represent Italy at the Tokyo international exhibition, 7 Artists. Later, Chierici starts developing her ongoing research interests in the Italian masters of Renaissance, with a project on the… Continue reading Vittoria Chierici

    Bertozzi & Casoni

    Giampaolo Bertozzi – Borgo Tossignano (Bologna) 1957Stefano Dal Monte Casoni – Lugo di Romagna (Ravenna) 1961 Founders Giampaolo Bertozzi and Stefano Dal Monte Casoni, have focused on the artists and the motivations for a “new ceramics” in an effort to bridge the gap, supporting it with respect to other artistic forms. During their artistic life,… Continue reading Bertozzi & Casoni

    Massimo Antonaci

    Taranto, 1958 Based in New York since the 90s, Antonaci started his career by experimenting with the magmatic and opaque quality of tar and the transparent and pure quality of glass. Focussed on finding metaphysical meaning, Antonaci embarked on several pilgrimages throughout his career; on these journeys, the artist used Polaroid film to capture, in… Continue reading Massimo Antonaci

    Serse

    San Paolo di Piave (Treviso), 1952 Based in Trieste, the artist, having dismissed colour, consistently researches graphite drawing. From Serse’s graphite sparks, one of the most intense reinterpretations of the landscape-theme in contemporary art: seas, aquatic surfaces, plants reflections on the water, cloudy skies, high mountains, snowy forests and natural spaces lacking human figures and… Continue reading Serse

    Nicola De Maria

    Foglianise (Benevento), 1954 Based in Turin, De Maria is a founding member of the Transavanguardia, the pivotal neo-expressionist group of the late 70s. Nowadays he is known for his playful abstractions painted in bright primary colors. Sometimes painted on multiple walls, De Maria’s large-scale compositions challenge the space in which the painting ends and the… Continue reading Nicola De Maria

    The painter Mimmo Rotella, in his studio, is seated on a stool in front of some of his works about cinema. Milan (Italy), 2004.. (Photo by Pino Montisci/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)

    Mimmo Rotella

    Catanzaro, 1918 – Milano 2006 Mimmo Rotella was an Italian artist and poet, best known for collages made from torn advertising posters in a medium which he called “double décollages”. When he moved to Rome, Rotella started being associated with the Lettrism movement and became known as one of Les Affichistes, an artist group credited… Continue reading Mimmo Rotella

    Gian Marco Montesano

    Turin, 1949Montesano is a solitary figure in the Italian panorama: despite being a painter, he theorized the death of painting, which can no longer portray anything but itself. In his works he analyzes traditional iconography, sacred images, still life, landscapes and flowers by portraying them in a bold, exaggerated and thus unreal, cold and deadly… Continue reading Gian Marco Montesano

    Alberto Biasi

    Padua, 1937 Based in Padua, Biasi was an Italian painter that in 1959 founded the ‘Gruppo N’ that introduced, through a method of collective investigation, the “progressive demystification of the artist-artwork-society relationship”. In the visual research field, from the optical-dynamic reliefs and decomposable objects, it follows up kinetic images, as a result of the light… Continue reading Alberto Biasi

    Giulio Paolini

    Genoa, 1940 A main figure in conceptual art, Paolini began his activity in Turin in 1960. His poetics focuses on issues that question the conception, occurrence and vision of the art pieces. From his first investigations around the constituent elements of painting, his attention was subsequently oriented on the exhibition act, on looking at the… Continue reading Giulio Paolini