MORE ABOUT ARTE FIERA 2020

Arte Fiera 2020 confirms its eagerness to offer new, ambitious, high-quality projects

In addition to the Main Section there will be three sections by invitation, with new curators; Photography and Moving Images will return

Focus, a new section devoted to art from 1900 to 1950, and Pittura XXI, a section devoted entirely to 21st century painting, will also debut in this edition



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Mauro Stefanini
Mauro Stefanini became a collector because he is passionate about art. Bolognese by birth, he founded the Open Art Gallery in Prato (where he has lived for over 40 years) in 2000.
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Stefano Collicelli Cagol
Stefano Collicelli Cagol (b. Padova, 1978) is the curator of the Rome Quadrennial and teaches in the 2nd Level Specialising Master’s programme in Design for Arts at ...
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Alessandra D’Innocenzo Fini Zarri
Alessandra D'Innocenzo Fini Zarri è is Chairman of the do ut do Commission. A work from the do ut do collection was exhibited in “Solo figura e Sfondo”, the first show in ...
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Giangi Fonti
Giangi Fonti has been a member of the Arte Fiera Selection Committee since May 2019
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Sissi
Sissi (Bologna, 1977) lives and works in Bologna and London. She graduated from the Bologna Academy of Fine Arts and now teaches at the Department of Visual Arts of the Florence ...
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Maura Pozzati
Maura Pozzati is an art historian and art critic, and a professor of History and Methodology of Art Criticism at the Bologna Academy of Fine Arts. She specialises in contemporary ...
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Massimo Orsini
In late 2005, curiosity led him to leave his family’s company and take over Mutina to try his hand at ceramics, quickly making it a material loved by the world’s ...
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Carlo Repetto
Carlo Repetto, Director of the Repetto Gallery in London since 2015, began his career at the Repetto and Massucco Gallery in Acqui Terme in 1983. In 2006, he opened the Repetto ...
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Francesco Zanot
Francesco Zanot, photography critic and historian, has curated exhibitions and written monographs of artists such as Olivo Barbieri, Mark Cohen, Linda Fregni Nagler, Luigi ...
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Fulvio Macciardi
Fulvio Macciardi is the Superintendent of the Teatro Comunale of Bologna. A chamber-music and orchestral violinist up to 2003, he then worked as the artistic director of ...
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Gianluca Ranzi
Gianluca Ranzi has worked mainly with Fluxus, Mono-Ha, Happening and Gutai, and has curated exhibitions and projects for artists such as Yoko Ono, Cèsar, Daniel Spoerri, ...
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Paolo Giacomin
Paolo Giacomin, journalist, age 53. Managing Director of the newspaper “il Resto del Carlino” after having directed Quotidiano Nazionale (Qn).  
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Ludovica Carbotta
Ludovica Carbotta lives and works in Barcelona. Together with Lara Favaretto, Ludovica Carbotta is the only Italian artist chosen by Ralph Rugoff, curator of the 58th ...
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Andrea Viliani
Andrea Viliani has been Director of MADRE, Naples since 2013. For Arte Fiera 2019 he was a member of the Jury for the “Arte e progetto” Award, Jacobacci ...
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Ilaria Speri
Ilaria Speri is a curator and producer of exhibitions and publications. A correspondent at Il Giornale dell’Arte, she writes for books and magazines, and collaborates ...
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Alex Cecchetti
Sara Piccinini is Senior Coordinator of the Maramotti Collection in Reggio Emilia, where she has worked since before it opened to the public in 2007. Works from the Collection ...
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Sara Piccinini
Sara Piccinini is Senior Coordinator of the Maramotti Collection in Reggio Emilia, where she has worked since before it opened to the public in 2007. Works from the Collection ...
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Laura Cherubini
Laura Cherubini, critic, curator and art historian, known especially for her contributions to the study of 1960s and ‘70s Italian art, is the curator of the new FOCUS ...
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Laura Trisorio
Laura Trisorio, director of the Studio Trisorio Gallery in Naples and of Artecinema - International Film Festival on Contemporary Art, talks us about Maurizio Finotto ...
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Letizia Ragaglia
Letizia Ragaglia, the director of Museion, a museum of modern and contemporary art in Bolzano, talks about her experience during Florian Hecker's sound performance in Bologna ...
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Cristian Chironi
A multi-disciplinary artist, Cristian Chironi’s different expressive languages blend and dialogue. His site-specific installations and performative artworks are always ...
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Cecilia Canziani
Cecilia Canziani, independent and historical art curator, tells us about  'The Lamentation of the Dead Christ' by Niccolò dell'Arca, the terracotta group kept ...
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Tania Bruguera
Tania Bruguera, internationally renowned artist, will be in Bologna on March 1st with a lecture/debate at the DAMSLab to inaugurate the ten-day projects (1-10 March) that ...
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Stefano Cortesi
Stefano Cortesi of Cortesi Gallery, member of the Arte Fiera Selection Committee, tells us how much he appreciated during this year's edition, at the fair and in the city  
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Eva Brioschi
Eva Brioschi, art historian and member of the Jacobacci & Partners Award jury at Arte Fiera 2019, tells us about her 'encounter' with the works of Carlo Benvenuto  
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Matteo Lepore
Matteo Lepore, Bologna’s City’s Counsellor for Culture, talks about how the city promoted and developed Writing and Street Art, among the most interesting expressive ...
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Cristiano Raimondi
Cristiano Raimondi tells us how in 2001 he was fascinated by the beauty and drama of "come se" by Francesco Gennari; a work that, sixteen years later, has become ...
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Gea Politi
  Editor in chief and director of Flash Art, Gea Politi talks about a memorable exhibition/ work held at the Prada Foundation in 2017: an immersive, transmedia ...
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Flavio Favelli
  Flavio Favelli comes to Arte Fiera 2019 with his installation “Hic et Nunc” , a very personal take on the fountain by Quinto Ghermandi in front of Bologna’s ...
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Marino and Paola Golinelli
  Marino Golinelli, founder and Honorary President of Alfasigma and the Golinelli Foundation, presents Pierre Huyghe’s UUmwelt exhibition at London’s Serpentine ...
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Massimo Di Carlo
  Massimo Di Carlo, director of the Scudo Gallery and member of the Selection Committee of Arte Fiera, proposes a tour of Venice between the exhibitions by Renzo Piano, ...
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Roberto Grandi
  Roberto Grandi, President of the Bologna Museums Institution, takes us to the city’s Certosa Cemetery to discover the monument to Letizia Murat Pepoli by Vincenzo ...
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Davide Ferri
  Davide Ferri, who be curating the first edition of the ‘Courtesy Emilia Romagna’ exhibition entitled Solo figura e sfondo , tells an amusing anecdote ...
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Fabrizio Padovani
  Fabrizio Padovani, Director of the P420 Gallery and member of Arte Fiera's Selection Committee, talks about Franco Vaccari and a journey to Bologna that became a ...
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Silvia Fanti
  Performing arts curator and programmer, Silvia Fanti talks to us about the ‘W’s by Kinkaleri: 4 signs that overturn the underground or subway ‘M’ ...
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Massimo Torrigiani
  Massimo Torrigiani of Fantom - the association to curate the PHOTOGRAPHY AND MOVING IMAGES section of Arte Fiera 2019 - talks about  Why Art Museums? ,  ...
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Lorenzo Balbi
  Lorenzo Balbi, director of MAMbo, has the task of launching our new column, in which every week we will host a character from the art world who has a link to Arte ...
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