A versatile Italian artist known throughout the world for his “tableaux vivants”, filmed and photographed performances in which Ontani is self-portrayed as figures from mythology, history and Italian literature. His work is distinguished by an untiring enthusiasm for experimentation that from the 1960s through to the present day has encouraged his heterogeneous use of artistic [...]
The Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck is one of the leading figures of the international art scene. He has shown at the 2006 Shanghai Biennale and the 2008 Singapore Biennale and is the subject of a recently inaugurated personal show at the Galleria Continua in Beijing. In June of this year, Op de Beeck [...]
Lucy Orta (Birmingham, 1966) trained as a fashion designer but working as an artist since the beginning of the 90′s, has produced numerous works focusing on crucial themes of contemporary society. Following the foundation of “Lucy + Jorge Orta” in 1991, their work has been exhibited in major museums including: Hangar Biccoca (Milano), ICA (London), [...]
OSA architettura e paesaggio is an architecture, urban and landscape design office in Rome, set up in 2007.
It works crosswise in landscape design, architecture and city planning, thanks to the complementary share of the various professionals who are part of it. Through design, Osa aims to integrate the various components of habitat: buildings and urban [...]
Adrian Paci (Shkoder, 1969) lives and works in Milan. Through his works, Paci reflects on the interaction between the private and social spheres. His works are in important collections of international museums, such as MoMA (NYC), Centre Georges Pompidou (Parigi), Moderna Museet (Stoccolma) and GAMeC (Bergamo).
The architect Lorenzo Palmeri works in the fields of design, interiors, teaching and musical composition and production. His masters include Bruno Munari and Isao Hosoe, with whom he has worked for a number of years. He has been involved in education since 1997, teaching as an external faculty member and lecturer at some of the [...]
Lucio Passarelli is the son of the architect-engineer Tullio Passarelli, one of the most significant designers of the new Italian capital. Lucio continued to develop his fathers’ work together with his two brothers Vincenzo and Fausto (both of whom have since died) as from the end of the 1940s, soon after he had graduated in [...]
Giuseppe Penone was born in 1947 at Garessio near Cuneo. He began exhibiting in 1968 and joined the group of artists in the Arte Povera movement. In his sculptures or installations dating from 1967 physical process is an integral part of the work with the dialectical relationship between natural actions and those undertaken by the [...]
Cesare Pietroiusti is an artist and teacher at the IUAV, University of Venice.
From 1977 he has showed in several private and public spaces, institutional and non institutional, in Italy and abroad. In the last years his work focuses on the ideas of exchange and paradoxes that can take place in the folds of the social [...]
Born in Rome, 5.4.1968. From 1997 to 2003 he has been the initiator and curator of the Contemporary Art Program of the Adriano Olivetti Foundation in Rome. From 2003 to 2007 he has been appointed Artistic Director of the Foundation. From 2008 is collaborating with the MAXXI, Museo Nazionale d’Arte del XXI secolo in Rome [...]