Massimo Bartolini

 

Born 1962, Cecina, Italia

Lives and works in Cecina.

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Four Organs, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy

Massimo Bartolini, Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford, Ireland

2016

Paesaggi, Massimo De Carlo, Milano, Italy

Golden Square, Frith Street Gallery, Golden Square & Soho Square,London, UK

2015

Massimo Bartolini, Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, Italy

2014

It’s mine! Paesaggio e appropriazione, MART, Rovereto, Italy

Massimo Bartolini, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Roma, Italy

2013

Studio Matters +1, Fruitmarket, Edinburgh

Studio Matters +1, SMAK, Gent, Belgium

HUM, MARCO, Vigo, Spain

Afterheart, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Zwei Inseln (Two Islands), Schlosspark Pansewitz, Rugen, Germany

2012

HUM, AuditoriumArte, Auditorium-Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy

2011

Basements, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Il cuore in mano,Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland

Massimo Bartolini: Cor, South London Gallery, London

2010

Dews, ICA Sofia, Bulgaria

Art Unlimited, Art | 41 | Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2009

Three Quarter-Tone Pieces, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

2008

Dialoghi con la città, curated by Laura Cherubini, MAXXI – Museo delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy

Organs, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Concert Room with Voices, D’Amelio Terras, New York, USA

Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

2007

Triple Loop, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Rose Garden and Stone Fountain, Espais Obets, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain

Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, curated by João Fernandes, Porto, Portugal

Airplanes and Horizon, D’Amelio Terras, New York, USA

Massimo Bartolini – Laboratorio di Storia e Storie, Capella Anselmetti, Turin, Italy

2005

GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte moderna e Contemporanea, curated by Laura Cherubini, Turin, Italy

Da un lato all’altro del disegno, (with Ettore Spalletti), curated by Benedetta Spalletti, Associazione Culturale VistaMare, Pescara, Italy

2004

Fountains and Mountain, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Disegni(with Nedko Solakov), Magazzino, Rome, Italy

2003

Massimo Bartolini, Museum Abteiberg, curated by Veit Loers, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Desert Dance, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, curated by Stefano Pezzato, Prato, Italy

2002

Sopra cielo, sotto cielo, Associazione culturale VistaMare, Pescara, Italy

Frith Street Gallery (with Wiebke Siem), London, UK

Altre Voci, Altre Stanze/Other Voices, Other Rooms, curated by Cloe Piccoli, Magazzino, Rome, Italy

La California frazione di Cecina, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

2001

Or should I stay, BASE, Florence, Italy

Special Project: Untitled (Wave), PS1, curated by Carolyne Christov Bakargiev, New York, USA

2000

Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Forum Kunst Rottweil,D. curated by Giorgio Bonomi, Rottweil, Germany

1998

Studio Barbieri (with Mario Airò), Venice, Italy

Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, curated by Rita Selvaggio, Arezzo, Italy

1997

Viali Kwatz!, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

British School at Rome (with Martin Creed), curated by Alison Sarah Jacques, Rome, Italy

Head n°4 (da concerto), Fondazione Teseco, Pisa, Italy

1996

Galleria Artra (with Grazia Toderi), curated by Giorgio Verzotti, Milan, Italy

Special Project: Head n°3 (Library), Henry Moore Foundation Leeds, curated by Penelope Curtis, Leeds, UK

1995

Galleria Gentili, Florence, Italy

Galleria Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy

1994

Cofanetto, CareOf, Cusano Milanino, Milan, Italy

1993

Galleria Untitled e Artra, Milan, Italy

Francesca Sorace’s house, Florence, Italy

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2017

Meteorite in Giardino, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy

In the Meantime, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Germany

The City, My Studio / The City, My Life, a cura di Philippe Van Cauteren, Kathmandu Triennale 2017, Kathmandu Valley, NEP. Catalogo

Habit-Cohabit, 3rd Pune Biennale, Pune, India

2016

Emscherkunst, curated by Florian Matzner, Castorp-Rauxel – Germaniy

Tell it Slant, curated by Jeff Mc Millan, Frith Street Gallery, Londra – UK

Che il vero possa confutare il falso, a cura di Luigi Fassi e Alberto Salvadori, Palazzo Pubblico, Santa Maria della Scala, Siena – Italy

The Pagad, curated by Rita Selvaggio, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milano – Italy

2015

Ripensare il medium – il fantasma del disegno, a cura di Saretto Cincinelli e Cristiana Collu, Casa Masaccio Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, S. Giovanni Valdarno (FI), Italy

Taking a Line for a Walk, The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, Scotland

Whale Inn, Casa Salderini Baratti, Piombino, Italy

Liberi Tutti! Arte e Società in Italia 1989-2001, Museo Ettore Fico, Turin, Italy

Summer Reading, curated by Richard Wentworth, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, USA

PROPORTIO, curated by Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

Design Dialogues, curated by Chloe Piccoli, Palazzo Cusani, Milano

I’ll Be There Forever: The Sense of the Classic, Palazzo Cusani, Milan

2014

Silver, Frith Street Gallery, London
NEWWRINKLES (AFTERJUDD), Massimo De Carlo, London

Histoires sans sorcière, La Maison de La vache qui rit, Lons-le-Saunier, France

The Disappearance of fireflies, Prison Sainte Anne, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

Design Dialogues, 11 Columbia, Monaco

Booster, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany

Perduti nel paesaggio / Lost in Landscape, MART, Rovereto, Italy

Mobile Sound Systems, An exhibition project by Nik Nowak in conjunction with Marta Herford

NUMBER, NAME, THINK (The Scientific Method), Carlos Garaicoa Open Studio, Madrid, Spain

2013

Vice Versa, The Italian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Venice, Italy

The Bronze Age, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

2012

ONE ON ONE, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

dOCUMENTA 13, Karlsaue Park, Kassel, Germany

T.R.A.C.K. A Contemporary City Conversation, curated by P. Van Cauteren and Miriam Varadinys, Gent, Belgium

Neon, La materia luminosa dell’arte, MACRO, Museo Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy

2011

Sotto quale cielo?, Palazzo Riso, Palermo, Italy

Yokohama 2011: International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama

The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice , TRA: Edge of Becoming Museum Palazzo, Venice Spaceship Earth, Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun

2010

Rotor, South London Gallery, London, UK

Sphères 3: énergies autour d’une nouvelle expérience d’exposition, Galleria Continua/Le Moulin, Boissy-le Châtel, Paris, France

Vulnerability, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy

-2 +3 Stefano Arienti Massimo Bartolini, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

Alla maniera d’oggi, Base a Firenze, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2009

Civica 1989 – 2009: Celebration Institution, Fondazione Galleria Civica, Trento, Italy

Loop, Video Art Festival, Caixaforum, Barcelona, Spain

Fare Mondi/Making Worlds, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, 53° Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Nordic & Danish Pavillion, Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Serralves 2009: The Collection, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

Colossal, Kulturstiftung Des Bundes, Halle Die Stadt, Germany

Selections, D’Amelio Terras New York

Fragile – Terres d’empathie, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne Métropole, France

2008

Una stanza tutta per sé, curated by Marcella Beccaria, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy

Left Overs, Mariano Pichler Collection, Micamoca, Berlin, Germany

Italics: arte italiana fra tradizione e rivoluzione, 1968-2008, curated by Francesco Bonami, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

XV Quadriennale di Roma, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

Perna Foundation Capri (travelling to NY and Hong Kong), Italy (USA, China)

3 Rooms: Dario Robleto, Cornelia Parker, Massimo Bartolini, D’Amelio Terras, New York, USA

2007

Où? Scenes du Sud: Espagne, Italie, Portugal,

Mediterranée, Carré d’Art – Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes, France

Rexistros e Habitos, CAGC Santiago de Compostela

Archivio and Laboratory of the historical memory of the Mirafiori Quarter, Torino

Idea. Disegno italiano degli anni Novanta, Archivio di Stato, Turino

La città che sale. We try to build the future, curated by Danilo Eccher, MACRO, Rome and ARCOS, Benevento, Italy

Ironia Domestica. Uno sguardo curioso tra collezioni private italiane, curated by Letizia Ragaglia, Museion,

Bolzano, Italy

2006

Idea. Disegno italiano degli anni Novanta, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, Italy

Resonance, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Registres i hàbits. Màquina de temp/Imatges d’espai, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain

Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai, China

Core, Union Works, London, UK

Art | 37 | Basel, Art in Public Space, Basel, Switzerland

Eco Oltremonte, Bregenz Kunstverein Magazin 4, Bregenz, Austria

NowHere Europe – Trans:it. Moving Culture Through Europe, National Museum of Contemporary Art MNAC, Bucharest, Romania

Giardino – Luoghi della piccola realtà, curated by Lóránd Hegyi, Pan-Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples, Italy

2005

Domicile: privé/public, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne Métropole, France

Myslivska,Galleria Gentili, Montecatini Terme, Italy

Fuori Tema/Italian feeling. XIV Quadriennale di Roma, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

Light Lab. Cortocircuiti quotidiani, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

Da un lato all’altro del disegno, (con E :Spalletti), Ass Culturale VistaMare, Pescara

Slubfurt City, Frankurt oder-Slubice, Germany

Thrust, 26th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ecstasy – In and about Altered States,MOCA, Los Angeles, USA

BYO. Bring Your Own, MAN – Museo d’Arte della provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy

2004

Drawings, Massimo Bartolini and Nedko Solakov, Magazzino D’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

Aligned, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

Sound and Vision, curated by Janus, Axel Vervoordt Kanaal, Wijnegem, Belgium

Spazi atti/Fitting Space: 7 artisti italiani alle prese con la trasformazione dei luoghi, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin and Roberto Pinto, PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

Perception of Space, curated by Jeep Guldemond, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2003

Working-Insider, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Ex Mecanotessile, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy

TusciaElecta, curated by Arabella Natalini, Impruneta, Italy

I Moderni/The Moderns, curated by Carolyne Christov Bakargiev, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy

Das Lebendige Museum, curated by Uto Kittelman, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Arte pubblica in Italia, curated by Anne Detheridge, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

Belvedere dell’arte/Orizzonti, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Sergio Risaliti, Forte Belvedere, Florence, Italy

No principio era a viaxe/In the Beginning There Was the Journey, 28a Bienal de Arte de Pontevedra, curated by David G. Torres and Miguel von Hafe Pérez, Pontevedra, Spain

Territorio Livre, 26a Bienal de Sao Paulo, curated by Alfons Hug, Sao Paulo, Brasil

2002

Manifesta 4, curated by Nuria Enguita Mayo, Stéphanie Moisdon Tremblay, Iara Boubovna, Frankurt am Main, Germany

Cargo 3, curated by Suzanne Van de Ven, The Bagagenhal, Loods 6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Freespace, curated by Gert Robijns, Provinciaal Centrum voor Beeldende Kunsten – Begijnhof, Hasselt, Belgium

2001

Leggerezza, curated by Giovanni Iovane and Marion Ackermann, Lembachhaus, Munchen, Germany

Squatters, Museu Serralves, Porto. Portugal/ Witte de Wit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Sonsbeek 9, curated by Jean Hoet, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Body & Sin, Biennal of Valencia, Convent of the Carmen, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Valencia, Spain

Refreshing, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi and Fabio Cavallucci, Giardino delle Bombarde, Venice, Italy

Migrazioni e Multiculturalità, curated by Laura Cherubini, Sergio Pinto, Paolo Colombo, Centro Nazionale per le Arti Contemporanee, Rome, Italy

Inonia. Quali città d’arte a venire?, curated by Bruno Corà, Università di Cassino, Cassino, Italy

Strategies against the architecture ll, curated by Luca Cerizza, Fondazione Teseco, Pisa, Italy

Atlantide. curated by Elisabetta Baiocco, Arabella Natalini, Museo del Bosco, Orgia, Siena, Italy

The Art Is a Fifth Element, Premio Querini Stampalia – Furla per l’Arte, curated by Chiara Bertola, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy

2000

Ventana hacia venus, curated by Zerynthia, Teatro Nacional, Habana, Cuba

Homo Ludens, curated by F. Acevedo, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; Centro Cultural Parque de Espana, Rosario, Argentina

La ViIle, le Jardin, la Mémoire, curated by Carolyne Christov Bakargiev, Laurence Bossé, Hans Ulrich Obrist., Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy

Stanze e segreti, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Rotonda della Besana, Milan, Italy

Futurama, curated by Bruno Corà, Marco Meneguzzo, Raffaele Gavarro, Museo Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

DopoPaesaggio, curated by Laura Vecere and Marco Scotini, Castello di Santa Maria Novella, Fiano, Florence, Italy

Future Identities – Reflections on a Collection, curated by Rafael Doctor Roncero e Francesco Bonami. Sala del Canal de Isabela II, Madrid, Spain

1999

Esca, curated by Roberto Pinto and Mario Gorni., Milhaud de Nîmes, France

Arte al Centro, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

dAPERTutto, curated by Harald Szeeman ,48° Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Effetto Notte, curated by Paola Magni and Ludovico Pratesi, Napoli Sotterranea, Naples, Italy

L’ultimo disegno del millennio. Zerinthya, Rome, Italy

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, curated by Rita Selvaggio, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno. Arezzo, Italy

1998

Atlantide, curated by Laura Cherubini, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy

Indoor(collaboration with Mario Airò), Museo per l’arte contemporanea La Grancia, Serre di Rapolano, Siena, Italy

Interni, curated by Cristiana Perrella, Galleria Moncada, Rome, Italy

Seamless, curatorial training programme, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mostrato-FuoriUso, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Mercato ortofrutticolo, Pescara, Italy

1997

Light Slow, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Jingle Bells, 806, curated by Uwe Schwarzer, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy

Truce, curated by Francesco Bonami, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, USA

1996

Mutoidi, curated by Massimo Sgroi, Maschio Angioino, Naples, Italy

Fuori Uso, curated by Laura Cherubini, Pescara, Italy

Interiora, curated by Luca Cerizza and Mario Milizia, Via Santa Sofia 18, Milan, Italy

Ultime Generazioni, Quadriennale d’arte di Roma, Rome, Italy

High-Rise, Euston Road 100-110. curated by Space Explorations, London, UK

More than Real, curated by Galleria Raucci e Santamaria and Massimo Sgroi, Palazzo Reale di Caserta, Caserta, Italy

1995

Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, USA.

Anni 90 a Milano, curated by Angela Vettese, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milan, Italy

Campo, Corderie dell’Arsenale, Venice, Italy

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy

Kontmuseum, curated by Francesco Bonami, Malmoe, Sweden

East international, Sainsbury Center for Visual Art, Norwich, UK

Aperto 95, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Palazzo Lucarini, Trevi, Perugia, Italy

Moby Dick, Arsenali, Pisa, Italy

John Hansard Gallery, curated by Rita Selvaggio, Southampton, UK

1994

Domestic Violence, Casa di Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy

Potato, IAS, curated by Alison Sarah Jacques, Gary Thomas, Steven Mc Intyre, London, UK

Turbare il tempo, curated by Saretto Cincinelli, Museo Archeologico, Florence, Italy