Domenico BianchiDomenico Bianchi
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… More
Ronchini Gallery is pleased to present the first UK solo exhibition of works by the renowned Italian artist, Domenico Bianchi. Working in wax, precious metals, wood, and oil paint, Bianchi laboriously pours, carves, shapes, and successively layers molten materials by hand into graceful, organic, abstract shapes, which then harden to become multi-sensory paintings.
Born in 1955 in Rome, Bianchi became one of the emerging artists of La Nuova Scuola Romana, where he exhibited his work alongside fellow Arte Povera artists such as Jannis Kounellis, Mario and Marisa Merz, and Michelangelo Pistoletto, amongst others. Bianchi was specifically influenced by these artists’ artistic approach to spatiality, which still influences his current practice.