luca monterastelli

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bio

b. 1983, lives and works in Milano

education

MFA at Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, Milano

selected exhibitions

solo shows

"Weightless", Lia Rumma gallery, Napoli, 2021; "Old Masters", Keteleer gallery, Antwerp, 2020; "To Build a Fire", Lia Rumma gallery, Milano, 2017; "Fight Songs", Villa Mondolfo, Como, 2017; "How To Make a Hero", Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2017; "The Close of the Silver Age", Fonderia Battaglia by Lia Rumma gallery, Milano, 2015; "{ White }", curated by S. Frangi and M. Tagliafierro, viafarini DOCVA, Milano, 2013; "Open Studio", Centre d'art contemporain Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-eaux, 2012; "Graceland", curated by J. Rodriguez-Malti, Chez Néon, Lyon, 2012; "La camera degli sposi", MARS, Milano, 2011

group shows

"Grado Zero"Lia Rumma Gallery, Milano, 2019; "Prospettiva Arte Contemporanea", Gallerie d'Italia, Milano, 2019; "Black Hole", curated by S. Fumagalli and L. Giusti, GAMec, Bergamo, 2018; "Young Italians", curated by I. Bernardi, Italian Institute of Culture, New York, 2018; "Spime Open Studio" curated by M.Deiana, MAN Museum, Nuoro, 2018; "Ennesima", curated by V. De Bellis, La Triennale, Milano, 2015; "Codice Italia", curated by V. Trione, 56th Biennale Arte, Venezia, 2015; "Giorni Felici", curated by M. Cereda, Casa Testori, Novate Milanese, Milano, 2014; "In forma di ceramica", Fondazione Bevilaqua la Masa, Venezia, 2014; "Braccia #2", a project by A. Biggio, Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, 2013; "Senza titolo", Galleria Lia Rumma, Napoli, 2013; "Una luce rischiara l'oscuro scrutare", curated by M. Tagliafierro, Milano, 2010;"All Strange Away", curated by B. Foschini, neon>campobase, Bologna, 2010; "L'uomo ridotto", curated by L. Francesconi, Brown Project Space, Milano, 2010;

residencies, awards, collections and projects

Emilia-Romanga region Acquisition Fund", Bologna, 2020; Céline Art Project", Céline SOHO Store New York, 2019; Spime, MAN Museum, Nuoro, 2018; Fondazione Fiera Milano Acquisition Fund", miart, Milano, 2018; THENnow, Two person show with Pietro Consagra, miart special section, 2016; HIAP - Helsinki, Kaapeli, Cable Factory, 2014; Guest artist at Museo Carlo Zauli", Faenza, 2013; Residénces Secondaires, Parc Saint Léger - Pougues-les-eaux, 2012; Solid Void, curated by R. Cuoghi e G. A. Gilli, Diogene Bivacco Urbano, Torino, 2011; Residency Suddenly, Beauchery-Saint-Martin, 2011; Residency Triangle France, La Friche La Belle de Mai - Marseille, 2011;

press and publication

Weightless: la materia senza peso di Luca Monterastelli" review by I. D'Amato on Exibart, "Monologhi al telefono" podcast on Artribune curated by D. Giordano, "Con Monterastelli. tra eros e cemento" by A. Pacelli, Il Mattino (06/03/20), "Il grado zero della scultura" by R. Caragliano and S. Gervasio, La Repubblica (02/03/20), "Black Hole", published by GAMec books (2018) / "Young Italians", published by Magazzino Italian Art, curated by I. Bernardi (2018) / "To Build a Fire" by R. Barilli on renatobarilli.it / "To Build a Fire" review on Flash Art n337 / interview on "To Build a Fire" by Elena Bordignon, ATP / "Come uomini attornoa un fuoco" by S. Cusani on formeuniche.it / "To Build a Fire" review by G. Capodiferro on exibart / "To Build a Fire" review by L. Madaro on artribune / "Occupare lo spazio" curated by L. Madaro, Ed. Salentina, Lecce / "Sulla forma della scultura" by Lorenzo Madaro, Artribune /"Sculture e tessuto urbano Le figure di Monterastelli", by M. Bruna, Il Corriere della Sera (05/02/17) / "What is a generation?" Carnet de Miart, carnetdemiart.it, Jan 30th 2017 / "Passaggio di stato e storia del mondo" by Luca Monterastelli, La Lettura #238 p27, 2016 / "The raw enigma of matter and the potential meaning of form" by A. H. Merjian, Frieze, In Focus, Issue 176, Jan-Feb 2016 / "Ennesima: 2015. Present Tense, Indefinite Mood" Texts by L. Fassi, F. Garutti, A. Lissoni, L. Lo Pinto, Mousse publishing, 2015 / "Il Cantiere" la Lettura, Nov 22th, Il Corriere della Sera, 2015 / "La Biennale di Venezia. 56 Esposizione Internazionale d'arte - All the World's Future", Marsilio editore, 2015 / "Codice Italia" , texts by J. Berger, H. Hedekamp, F. Casetti, M. Cunningham, U. Eco, H. U. Obrist, J. Rykwert, Bompiani, 2015 / "Corpi schiacciati" interview by S. Menin, Flash Art n° 319, pp 54-56 / "Braccia" project by A. Biggio. Texts by: A. Bircken, M. Höpfner, L. Francesconi, J. P. Valentine, I. Pedigo, L. Trevisani, D. Perrone, E. Kläes, L. Monterastelli, Mousse publishing, 2014 / "In Forma di Ceramica" published by Bevilaqua la Masa, Venezia, 2014 / "senza titolo" with "Luca Monterastelli. The Force of Things" text by D. Sherer, Lia Rumma Gallery, Milano / Napoli, 2014 / "Della Liquidezza della terra" texts by D. Tesar and M. Tagliafierro, spazio Morris, Milano, 2013 / video review of white - endlessly rocking: "Life Cast" by M. Casadio for Vogue.it / review: White - Endlessly Rocking. Interview to M. Tagliafierro and S. Frangi by E. Bordignon for art*text*pics, 2013 / "Graceland" review by L. Hulrich, Revue Zeroquatre N° 11 pp 27, Lyon, 2012 / "Graceland": 19 juin 2012 / Les rendez-vous de la création contemporaine de Radio Pluriel: Emission n°114, 31’35 min, by F. Leonardoni and P. Creveaux / interview on "Graceland": 05 juin 2012 / Les rendez-vous de la création contemporaine de Radio Pluriel: Emission n°112, 30'00 min, by G. Durand / "Graceland" - texts by B. Foschini, published by Neon, Lyon / F / “Ceci n’est pas une résidence” ( Residency Suddenly’s edition), curated by M. Bembekoff - Galerie Florence Loewy, published by ensba Paris, ecole d’art de Cergy, Paris, 2011 / "All Strange Away", curated by B. Foschini - neon>campobase, Bologna, 2010