Domenico Bianchi

b. 1955

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Biography

Domenico Bianchi lives and works in Rome. After his studies at the Fine Art Academy in Rome, he made his entrance into the art world in 1977 with his first solo show for Ugo Ferranti at the Fine Art Building in New York. For this show, he presented twenty drawings of wax, cardboard, wood and canvas. In the 1980s, Bianchi became one of the emerging artists of the La Scuola Romana, where he exhibited his work alongside fellow Arte Povera artists such as Jannis Kounellis, Mario and Marisa Merz and Michelangelo Pistoletto, among others. Their artistic approaches have since influenced his studies of spatiality. Light has become a consistent element of his work, through the medium of wax, he uses repetition in the process of successive layering, in which he creates a predefined central motif, formed with lines and interlacing patterns. As a result of this process, Bianchi states “the shape of the artwork does not rely on ideal geometry, but an abstract project which allows itself to be determined by the technique.” In 1992, he participated in the 3rd Biennale of Istanbul and in the group show Terrae Motus organized by Lucio Amelio at the Reggia di Caserta. Since then, his works have been presented in numerous solo exhibitions in famous European museums such as the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (1994); the MACRO in Rome (2003). Additionally, he has permanent work at the Metropolitana in Naples (Materdei Station), and the Museum Donnaregina, Naples.

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Exhibitions

2019 Christian Stein Gallery, Pero, Lombardy

2018 Ronchini Gallery, London, UK

2017  EXPO Chicago, Ronchini Gallery, Chicago, USA

Ronchini at Dallas Art Fair 2017, Dallas, USA

Brussels Art Fair, Ronchini Gallery, Brussels, USA

2016 Casamadre , Palazzo Partanna, Naples, Italy

Segni, Alfabeti, Scritture. Percorsi nell’Arte Contemporanea Attraverso la Collezione Macro , Macro Museum, Rome, Italy

2015 Cappella dell’Incoronazione, Palermo, Italy

2014 Sidereus , Giardino di Boboli, Florence, Italy

2003 MACRO – Museo d Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, Italy

2002  Centro Arti Visive, Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy

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Bianchi 11

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
watercolour on paper
36 x 24 cm
14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in

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Bianchi 9

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2013
watercolour on paper
36 x 24 cm
14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in

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Bianchi 6

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
watercolour on paper
36 x 24 cm
14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in

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Bianchi 4

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
watercolour on paper
36 x 24 cm
14 1/8 x 9 1/2 in

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Domenico Bianchi, Untitled, 2018, wood and palladium, 80 x 60 cm 31.5 x 23.6 in

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
wood and palladium
80 x 60 cm

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Domenico Bianchi, Untitled, 2018 wood and palladium 204 x 164 cm 80.3 x 64.6 in

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
wood and palladium
204 x 164 cm

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Domenico Bianchi, Untitled, 2018, wood and palladium, 204 x 164 cm, 80.3 x 64.6 in

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
wood and palladium
204 x 164 cm

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Domenico Bianchi Untitled, 2018 wax on canvas and board 204 x 164 cm 80.3 x 64.6 in

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2018
wax on canvas and board
204 x 164 cm

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Domenico Bianchi, Untitled 2011 wax and palladium on canvas and board 204 x 164 cmB

Domenico Bianchi
Untitled, 2011
wax and palladium on canvas and board
204 x 164 cm

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