Paolo Canevari born in Rome, 1963. Lives and works in Rome and New York.

• Solo Exhibitions

2015
Paolo Canevari, Souvenir, Olnick Spanu Art Program Garrison NY.

2013
Paolo Canevari “Monuments of the Memory”, Galleria Christian Stein Milano

2011
Decalogo, The Drawing Center, New York, April/June 2011*

2010
Nobody Knows, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, A cura di/curated by Germano Celant*
Paolo Canevari ” ODI et AMO”, GNAM Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna Roma
Paolo Canevari “Madre Mia”, Palazzo Valentini, Roma, a cura di/curated by Claudio Libero Pisano*

2009
ThANKS Galleria Christian Stein, Milano
Paolo Canevari Peter Wuthrich, Galleria Cardi, Pietrasanta

2008
Decalogo, Istituto nazionale per la Grafica, Calcografia Nazionale, Palazzo Poli, Roma, A cura di/curated by Antonella Renzitti*

2007
Nothing from Nothing, MACRO,Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, a cura di /Curated by Danilo Eccher*
Continents, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

2006
A Couple of things I Have to Tell You, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Rubber Car, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto

2005
Paolo Canevari, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Museum, South Africa
Black Stone Galleria Christian Stein, Milano

2004
Welcome to OZ, P.S.1 Center for contemporary Art, New York

2002
Colosso, Galleria Christian Stein, Milano

2001
13, Center for Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (a cura di/curated by Apinan Poshyananda)*
Before Extasy, Galerie Cent8, Paris
Papa, Palazzo Delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena

2000
Mama, Associazione Volume!, Roma

1999
Radio Londra, Accademia Britannica, Roma (curated by Cristiana Perrella)
Chiuso, Ponte Project, Roma
Gesellschaft der Freunde Junger Kunst, Baden-Baden

1998
Campo, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma
Fosso, Istituto Austriaco di Cultura, Roma*
Ho fame, Galleria Otto, Bologna

1997
Paolo Canevari, Associazione Culturale Juliet, Trieste
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, LA International – Biennal Invitational*

1996
Martiri e Santi, Galleria L’Attico di Fabio Sargentini, Roma*

1995

Mostro, Museo Barracco, Roma, in “Projected Artist, Obiettivo: Roma” (curated by Galleria Stefania Miscetti e/and 2RC Edizioni d’Arte, Roma)*
Note, Galleria ES di Bruna Giacobino, Torino (curated by Cristiana Perrella)*

1994
Racconto, Galleria Gentili Arte Contemporanea, Firenze*
Voto, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

1993
Galerie Ezio Barbaro, Paris
Disegno animato, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

1992
Rosario (curated by Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma), Attualissima, Fortezza Da Basso, Firenze
Memoria mia, Casa Gori Rambaldi, Firenze*
Disegno, Viafarini, Milano*

1991
Camera d’aria, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma*
Studio Scalise, Napoli*

1989
Rocce, one-night installation, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York

 

• Group Exhibitions

2013
Nell’acqua Capisco, Ateneo Veneto Venezia, 55′ Biennale di Venezia, curated by/a cura di: Claudio Pisano,
Bookhouse le Forme del Libro, MARCA, Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro, Curated by/a cura di: Alberto Fiz,

2012
Immagini in Movimento, GNAM, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna Roma
Ritratto di una Città – Arte a Roma, 1960-2001, MACRO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma
Carnal Knowledge, Sex + Philosophy, Leslie Tonkonow Gallery New York, May 2012 curated by Beth Stryker & Christopher Eamon
Sport in Art, MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow
BRUCENNIAL, New York
Ispirazioni e Visioni, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Firenze, curated by Sergio Risaliti
The Masque and The Mirror, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, Curated by Shirin Neshat
Decisive Moments Uncertain Times, Gallery TPW, Toronto
Drawing Gifts, 8th Annual Benefit Auction for The Drawing Center
Out of Letf Field, 4th Quadrilateral Biennial, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia,

2011
A Better Tomorrow, Studio S. Miscetti, Roma, January/February
Commercial Break, 54th Venice Biennale
Viaggiando, Galleria Christian Stein, Milano

2010

ONE-SHOT! B.P.S. 22 Space for Contemporary Creation, Charleroi, Belgium
Italian Genius Now- Home Sweet Home, Expo 2010 Shanghai, a curadi/curated by Marco Bazzini Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, September/November. International Gallery, Taichung Creative and Cultural Park
C’est la Vie! Vanities, de Garavage a Damien Hirst, Musee Maillol, Paris*

Unnatural Rubber, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
GAGARIN, the Artist in their Own Words, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent

Videozone V: International Video Art Biennial Israel, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, a cura di/curated by Cristiana Perrella

La Scultura Italiana del XXI Secolo, Fondazione Pomodoro Milano, a cura/curated by Marco Meneguzzo*

2009

Abandon Normal Devices, Festival of New Cinema and Digital Culture, FACT, Liverpool,
ARTE TVDie Nacht/La Nuit a program with video art
Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Creation, The Collection: A Choice, Hong Kong Museum of Art
ThANKS, Galleria Christian Stein Milano

Opere su Carta, Galleria Cardi Milano
FACE OFF- Performance Art Photographs, Galerie Sabine Kunst, Munich
Lo Spirito del Tempo, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia

Donne di Roma, Auditorium della Musica, Roma

2008

Traces of Siamese Smile : Art + Faith + Politics + Love,  BangkokArt and Culture Centre, a cura di /curated by Apinan Poshiananda

Mediterraneo2008, Perna foundation, Villa Rufolo Ravello, a cura di/curated by Manuela Anniballi*

Interni Romani, Foyer sala Sinopoli, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma*

I Colori di Roma, Auditorium Parco della Musica,  Roma*

On the Margins, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis*

RAW-WAR, Collection Installation, MoMA Museum of Modern Art New York

The Prisoner’s Dilemma, Selection from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Fontanals-Cisneros Art Foundation, Miami

Intolerance, Villa Rufolo Ravello, a cura di/ curated by Achille Bonito Oliva

Life Death Thereafter, Silvershot,  Melbourne, Australia

L’Immagine il Movimento, Festa del Cinema di

Roma

ArtBasel Miami, Christian Stein Gallery Milano

ArtBasel Basel, Christian Stein Gallery Milano

Di Carta, Galleria Cardi, Milano

 

2007

Into Me/Out of Me, MACRO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, curated by Klaus Biesenbach*

Her(his)story, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens Greece*

Italian Mental Landscape a Journey trough Italian Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, a cura di/ curated by Demetrio Paparoni*

Senso Unico, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

Pensa con i Sensi, Senti con la Mente, 52nd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, a cura di/curated by Robert Storr*

 

2006

Whitney Biennal Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Peace Tower project’, New York

Le Strade di Roma, La casa della letteratura, Roma*

A Band a Part, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Roma

Playground and Toys, Art for the World, Hangar Bicocca, Milano*

Art Basel, Galleria Christian Stein, Milano, Basel

Grazie per Una Volta, Galleria Valentina Bonomo Arte Contemporanea, Roma

Il Gioco è Fatto, Villa Rufolo, Ravello, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva*

XII Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara, Museo della Scultura, Carrara, a cura di/curated by Bruno Cora’*

Art Life and Confusion, October Art Salon, Belgrade, curated by Rene’ Block*

Fremd bin ich eingezogen, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, curated by Rene’ Block

Nero, Galleria Cardi, Milano

Into Me Out of Me, Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin curated by Klaus Biesenbach*

2005

Basel art Fair, Galleria Christian Stein Milano, Basel

Bologna arte fiera, Galleria Christian Stein Milano, Bologna Italy

Il Gesto/The Gesture, Quarter Firenze*

Art for Andaman, Tsunami Project,

Patong Beach, Thailand

 

2004

Galleria ES, Torino*

Basel Art Fair, Galleria Christian Stein Milano, Basel

Basel Art Fair, Goodman Gallery Johannesburg,

Basel

Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool*

2003

Artefiera Bologna, Galleria Christian Stein Milano, Bologna

In Tutti i Sensi, Superstudio, Milano (curated by Gabi Scardi e/and Patrizia Brusarosco)*

Moltitudini/Solitudini, Museion, Bolzano (curated by Sergio Risaliti)*

What to expect, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York*

2002

E+VA Heros + Holies, Limerick, Ireland (curated by Apinan Poshiananda)*

Tutto Normale, Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici Roma (a cura di/curated by Jerome Sans e/and Ludovico Pratesi)*

Third International Biennal, Gyumri Armenia (curated by Dobrila de Negri)*

Tutti i nomi di Dio, Artandgallery, Milano (curated by Manuela Gandini)*

Fuori Uso, Ferrotel, Pescara ( curated by Mario Codognato)*

ArtCologne, Galleria Christian Stein Milano, Cologne

Working Insider, Meccano Tessile, Firenze (curated by Sergio Risaliti)*

 

2001

Muoviti Segno, Palazzo Poli, Roma (curated by Claudio Di Biagio)

Marking the Territory, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (curated by Marina Abramovic´)*

 

2000

Playground and Toys for Refugee Children, Museo Andersen, traveling exhibition (curated by Adelina von Fustenberg), Genève/ Roma/New York/Lugano/New Delhi/São Paulo*

Giganti, Fori Romani, Roma (curated by Ludovico Pratesi)*

Tirannicidi, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Roma (curated by Luigi Ficacci)*

Rodare la memoria, Ancona (curated by Luciano Marucci)*

WelcHome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma (curated by Gianluca Marziani)*

Mito Moto, Palazzo Ducale, Parma*

Ventana hacia Venus/Window onto Venus, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba (curated by Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea Zerynthia)

1999

Lavori in Corso, Galleria Comunale di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma*

XIII Quadriennale di Roma, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma*

Arte moltiplicata, Centro culturale Le Cappuccine, Comune di Bagnacavallo, Italia (curated by Raffaella Iannella)*

Public Art in Italia, Viafarini, Milano (curated by Patrizia Brusarosco and Alessandra Pioselli)

Biennale di Lubiana, Ljubljana (ccurated by Luigi Ficacci)*

Instrumenta Imaginis, S. Martino Valle Caudina, Italia*

Opere in forma di libro, Museo Pecci, Prato*

 

1998

Natura inurbata, I Biennale dei Parchi, Natura e Ambiente, American Academy, Roma (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva)*

Zimmer Frei, Unicum project, Hotel Unterbergnerhof, Klagenfurt, Österreich*

Aria di Vacanza, Villa Tonda, Ansedonia, Italia

Solstizio d’Estate 3, Cave dell’Oliviera, Serre di Rapolano, Italia (curated by Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea Zerynthia)

Tre Scultori Romani, Magazzino dell’Arte Moderna, Roma

Il segno di diario, Galleria Il Segno, Roma*

Se son rose fioriranno, Museo Civico, Festival di Spoleto, Spoleto*

Festa dell’arte, Mattatoio, Roma (curated by Alessandra Borghese and Ludovico Pratesi)*

Circoscrivere, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Firenze ( curated by Riccardo Caldura)

1997

Giro d’Italia, Galleria L’Attico di Fabio Sargentini, Roma (curated by Raffaele Gavarro)

Heteronymous, San Michele a Ripa, Roma (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Annamaria Nasissi)*

Forma, traveling exhibition, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester/The Gallagher Gallery, Dublin*

Arte Animata, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

Officina Italia, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (curated by Renato Barilli)*

Premio Marche, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona*

Opera formosa, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraina (curated by Giulio Alessandri and Niccolò Asta)*

Segni, Piazza del Popolo, Roma (curated by Galleria Stefania Miscetti)

1996

Forma, Galleria Nuova Icona, Venezia*

Il fantastico nella giovane arte italiana, Accademia Arti Visive, Siracusa (curated by Demetrio Paparoni)

Il nibbio di Leonardo, Palazzo del Comune, Carpi (curated by Demetrio Paparoni)*

Interfacce, Ex Carcere Borbonico, Avellino (curated by Raffaele Gavarro)*

Seminario, Chiesa della Carità, Tivoli (curated by Roberto Gramiccia)*

Transformal, Wiener Secession, Wien*

Italian Contemporary Prints, Kaosiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan*

Intempo, Galleria Alberto Weber, Torino (curated by Raffaele Gavarro)*

Un modo sottile. Arte italiana degli anni Novanta, Mestre (curated by Riccardo Caldura)*

Forma, Galerie Flux, Liège, Belgique (curated by Vittorio Urbani)*

I sentieri del fuoco, Pennabilli, Bologna (curated by Barbara Tosi)*

1995

Estetica del Delitto, Galleria Sergio Tossi, Prato (curated by Luca Beatrice and Cristiana Perrella)*

Museo d’Arte Paolo Pini, Milano*

Magazzino, Galleria L’Attico di Fabio Sargentini, Roma*

All’armi, Quartiere militare Borbonico, Caserta (curated by Raffaele Gavarro)*

Un cuore per amico, Triennale di Milano, Milano (curated by Demetrio Paparoni)*

 

1994

Ars Lux, Bologna (curated by Gianni Romano)

Di carta e d’altro, Museo Pecci, Prato*

Abitare il Tempo, Verona (curated by L. Meneghelli)*

Idea Europa, Magazzini del Sale, Palazzo Comunale, Siena*

Prima puntata, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma

 

1993

Talatta, Talatta, Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea, Termoli, Italia (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva)*

4 Tempi, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

Figure del giorno e della notte, Società Lunare, Roma*

Arte in classe, Scuola elementare Giosuè Carducci, Roma*

Ibrido neutro, Spoleto*

Futuro della memoria, Progetto Civitella d’Agliano, Italia

Segni e disegni, Galleria Analix, Genève (curated by Gianni Romano)*

Animal House, Galleria L’Attico di Fabio Sargentini, Roma*

Omaggio a Majakovskij, Galleria Temple University, Roma

40X40, Galleria Il Segno, Roma*

Palle, Galleria Stefania Miscetti, Roma

Progetto e Disegni, Galleria Temple University, Roma

 

1992

Small Medium Large Life Size, Museo Pecci, Prato*

Giovani Artisti IV, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma (curated by Barbara Tosi)

Le sculture consumano più informazioni che energia, Tauro Arte, Torino (curated by Luca Beatrice and Cristiana Perrella)

Gibellina, Italia (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva)

Premio Fiar, traveling exhibition, Milano/Roma/London/Paris/New York/Los Angeles*

Quadreria, Galleria Bordone, Milano

1991
Arie, Fonti del Clitunno, Spoleto (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva)*

Being There – Being Here. Nove prospettive nella nuova arte italiana, Otis Parson University Gallery, Los Angeles (curated by Alessandra Mammì)*

Retablo, Palazzo Gotico, Piacenza*

1989
Diomede Show, P.S.1 Clock Tower, New York

1988
Grand Hotel, Studio E, Roma*

*catalogo/catalog

• Progetti speciali / Special Projects

1997
Snow Man, unauthorized installation, Kunstmuseum, Bern

Herren, unauthorized installation, Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam

1996
SussurriGrida, Blobcartoon, Rai 3 (curated by Marco Giusti)

1994
SupeRoma, Blobcartoon, Rai 3 (curated by Marco Giusti)
Filmino, Fuori Orario, Rai 3 (curated by Marco Giusti)

1993
Disegno animato, Blobcartoon, Rai 3 (curated by Marco Giusti)

• Outdoor permanent works

2001
Colonna, fontana/fountain, Lamezia Terme, Italia (curated by Barbara Tosi)

2000
Uomoerba, Il parco di scultura Villa Glori, Roma (curated by Daniela Fonti)

• Grants

2001
Art for the World, Playground and Toys for Refugee Children, New York, selezionato con/selected with Teresa Serrano (curated by Adelina von Fustenberg)

1996
International Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Mid America Arts Alliance and US Information Agency