Riccardo Arena

December 2016

Riccardo Arena was born in 1979 in Milan, where he currently lives and works.


Biography

Riccardo Arena got his BA from Fine Art Brera Academy of Arts, Milan. In his work, he develops a creative process founded on the accumulation, collation and study of diverse documents, which, in the process of assemblage, comes to reveal accidental and unforeseen potentialities.


Recent Activities

Solo Exhibitions
2015
VAVILON – Viafarini, Milan, ITALY
2011
MUERTE DUAL ELLERO, Galeria Wussmann, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
54th Venice Biennial – Padigione Italia nel Mondo
2009
IL QUATTRO VOLTE ALBERO, Mayr3 – Allegra Ravizza Art Project, Milan, ITALY
2008
FOUR TIMES A TREE, 1918ArtSpace, Shanghai, CHINA
2007
THE MILLS OF GOD GRIND SLOWLY, Knap Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2005
ATRIUM PROJECT, Not Gallery, Napoli, ITALY
IL GUARDIANO, AKA Gallery, Rome, ITALY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
MAXXI PRIZE, Maxxi Museum, Rome, ITALY (Upcoming)
QUADRIENNALE D’ARTE, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, ITALY (Upcoming)
2015
THE MAN WHO SAT ON HIMSELF, Fondazione Sandretto Re-Rebaudengo, Turin, ITALY
GROWING ROOTS, Premio Furla, Palazzo Reale, Milan, ITALY
2014
SCENARIO DI TERRA, MART, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto
BELVEDERE, MAGA, Gallarate Museum of Contemporary Art , ITALY
“HOW EARLY MEN BELIEVED THAT ALL … ”, Ammirato Culture House, Lecce, ITALY
2013
ARIMORTIS, Museo del Novecento, Milan, ITALY
IL GIARDINO DEI SENTIERI…., OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, CHINA
ATHENS VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, Athene, GREECE
2012
LONG PLAY, XXIV ed. del Premio Nazionale Arti Visive MAGA, Gallarate, ITALY