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Riccardo Bonfadini

1971 Cremona, Italy

13 Works exhibited

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  • About the Artist
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Riccardo Bonfadini was born in Cremona in 1971.

He approaches art by following his father, a famous artist, who taught him that art lives and develops through the way of thinking.

His artworks express our contemporaneity through the constant use of objects, which are often presented to the audience in an ironic way. His artworks are therefore the result of a never-ending conversation with contemporary society, where any object can become a piece of art, if we are able to grasp the meaning beyond tangible things. His creations become small rebuses to be solved: everyday objects acquire new vitality through their combinations, while their literary assonance becomes fertile soil for the construction of new funny neologisms.

A series of activities mark his artistic path: the first figurative artworks, the “geometric period”, the “new writing”, the creation of “Industrial Fossil”, a series of “Wash” (washing machines), the “ironic installations”, the “posters”, the “artworks by chance” and in closing the “big installations”. In 2007 Riccardo Bonfadini wins the Arts and Culture award in Milan; in 2008 he is invited to exhibit his artworks in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. In 2010 he participates in Art Basel Miami Beach fair in the United States. In 2012 he wins the “Premio internazionale Ora 2012” (international award). In 2014 he receives the “Premio Nocivelli”. In 2015 he is a finalist in the “Premio Internazionale Ghidoni” (International Ghidoni Award). He has participated not only in Italy, but also abroad in collective art exhibitions and solo art shows. Riccardo lives and works in Soresina, near Cremona in the north of Italy.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2018

Collettiva "Decennale del Premio Nocivelli" - Brescia

2017

Personale "PoPmodoro" - La Bottega - Marina di Pietrasanta

Collettiva - IPoP la vita oltre il barattolo - Soresina

Collettiva - Biennale di Soncino a Marco - Soncino

Personale "On the Road" - Dentons Milano

2016

GruppoM And Friends - Fuori Catalogo

Milano Scultura - Fabbrica del Vapore Milano

Situazioni Contemporanee - Palazzo Tasca Brembate

Personale - Enigmi Pop - Equita Milano

2015

Collettiva Fondazione Bracco - Mostrami Factory

Collettiva Urban Hub Collective - Fabbrica del Vapore Milano

2014

Personale "No Input, No Output" - Loft Gallery - Corigliano Calabro (Cs)

Fiera Arte Contemporanea Arte Cremona

Affordable Art Fair - Milano

BAF - Arte Contemporanea Bergamo

2013

Personale "Materia Pop" - Fondazione San Domenico - Crema

Personale "Figure Plastiche" - Martinengo (Bergamo)

Personale "Petits Jeux" - Caffè Sorini - Soresina 

Collettiva "Glem Art" - Just Cavalli Cafè - Milano

2012

Collettiva "Spread Art" - Combines XL - Milano

Personale "Raccolta Differenziata" - Officina71

BAF Fiera d'Arte Contemporanea di Bergamo

Personale "Plastik" - Mazzoleni Art Gallery - Alzano Lombardo (Bg) 

2011

Premio Amalfi - Antichi Arsenali - Amalfi

Bi-personale Riccardo Bonfadini vs Davide Genna: Duello Pop" - Spazio Ponti - Milano

Bi-personale "ReadyMADE" - Speciedispazio - Cremona

Personale "Air Bags" Mazzoleni Art Gallery - Città Alta Bergamo

2010

BAF Fiera d'Arte Contemporanea di Bergamo

Collettiva Summer Contemporary Art - Forte Village Resort - Sardegna

Collettiva a Castel Monastero Resort - Siena

Exhibitalia Art Basel Miami Beach - U.S.A.

2009

Collettiva al "Forte Village Resort" di S. Margherita di Pula (Ca)

Personale alla "Art Gallery Città Alta" di Bergamo

Personale alla "Galleria Civica Dante Alighieri" di Sirmione del Garda

Personale "Cleofe Store"  Cremona

2008

Personale al "Parlamento Europeo" di Strasburgo (Francia)

Personale al "Palazzo Gambara" di Verolanuova (Bs)

Personale allo "Spazio Lombardi" di Milano

2007

Personale al "Circolo della Stampa" di Milano

Personale al "Palazzo della Pretura" di Castell'Arquato (Pc)

Personale alla Libreria "Spazio Bocca" di Milano

Works by Riccardo Bonfadini

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2017

25 x 15 x 20 cm

1100,00 €

2020

100 x 140 cm

1500,00 €

2020

100 x 140 cm

1500,00 €

2019

23 x 20 x 15 cm

1100,00 €

2013

20 x 30 cm

2016

100 x 140 cm

2019

26 x 20 x 15 cm

1100,00 €

2019

20 x 20 x 5 cm

2018

54 x 40 cm

2019

54 x 39 cm

700,00 €

2017

100 x 140 cm

1500,00 €

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