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Bosco Verticale

2015

Size

88 x 68 cm
34.65 x 27 in

Reference

b1351440

Year

2015

Medium

Paintings , Drawings & Works on Paper

Medium: acrylic on paper

1953 , Italy

Lives and works in Milan where he teaches Decoration at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera. In over fourthy years of painting Alessandro Russo has fostered an experience of strong personality in the european figurative field. At the end of Seventies, the poet and critic Piero Bigongiari has talked about “slim and air creativity obsessiones” to described the artist's visionary world, rediscoverd in the daily visible. 

Among the first solo shows: in 1973 at Galleria l'Astragalo, Catanzaro; in 1979 at Galleria Lusca and Galleria Schettini, Milan; in 1981 at Galleria Pananti, Florence; in 1990 at Pinacoteca di Taverna. In 1995 he exposed at Casa delle Arti in Pécs (Hungary) and in 1996 at Muse Petòfi in Budapest. In 2003 he partecipated in the exhibition “Le chef d'oeuvreinconnue”, curated by Luigi Tassoni and Gerome Bloch, at the French Institute in Florence. In 2005 he took part in the first show at MAC, Contemporary Art Museum in Catanzaro and he exposed at Antonio Battaglia Gallery in 2006 and 2009.

The Rocco Gugliemo Foundation and the city of Catanzaro organized his retrospective, curated by Gianluca Marziani, at Complesso Monumentale del San Giovanni (2011); in the same year he partecipated at the Italian Pavillion, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, in occasion of the Venice Biennial. He took part in the exhibition “Un'altra storia – arte italiana dagli anni ottanta agli anni duemila”, curated by Edoardo di Mauro, at Ex-Chiesa di San Carpoforo, Milan (2011). In 2012 he realized permanent works for the urban archeology project called “Recovery Art” curated by Achille Bonito Oliva. He has been invitated by Antonio Battaglia Gallery to participate in the collateral event of Arte Fiera Bologna (2014), “Undici artisti. Una generazione”, an exhibition curated by Valerio Dehò at the Rocca di Bentivoglio Foundation, Bazzano (Bologna). In 2016 Antonio Battaglia Gallery organizes his solo show with recents works on the occasion of the publication of the monography “Alessandro Russo. Percorsi – Journey”.


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Address

Milan, Via Ciovasso 5

Antonio Battaglia starts working as gallerist in December 1997; he stops his studies at Brera Academy of Art and opens his gallery in the heart of Brera district in San Carpoforo Street. At the end of 2002 he moves to the actual location at 5 Ciovasso Street in the same quarter where he continues proposing the young Italian painture in contact with Brera Aca...

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