ALESSANDRO PESSOLI

ALESSANDRO PESSOLI

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 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
 Like A Free Life, Installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, 2018
Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017
Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

 

Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017
Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017
Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017
Against Me, Installation View, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2017
Alessandro Pessoli: The Neighbors, MAN Art Museum of the Province of Nuoro,  Sardinia, Italy, 2016
Alessandro Pessoli: The Neighbors, MAN Art Museum of the Province of Nuoro,  Sardinia, Italy, 2016
A-P Backyard, 2017, Oil, acrylic, spray paint, soft pastels on canvas, 98 x 75 in (248.9 x 190.5 cm), AP17.001
Daddy, 2018, Oil, spray paint on canvas, 26 x 16 in (66 x 40.6 cm), AP18.002
Half Sum, 2018, Oil, spray paint on canvas, 25 3/4 x 16 1/4 in (65.4 x 41.3 cm), AP18.001
Daddy Field, 2018, Oil, spray paint on canvas, 33 x 25 in (83.8 x 63.5 cm), AP18.003

2019 | FORTHCOMING SOLO EXHIBITION
Dates to be announced

Born 1963 in Cervia, Italy
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2018
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2017
Against Me, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Morning Becomes Eclectic, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Alessandro Pessoli: The Neighbors, MAN Art Museum of the Province of Nuoro,  Sardinia, Italy

2015
Ennesima, Triennale Palace of Milan, Milan, Italy (through 2016) [cat] Project Room: Alessandro Pessoli, Villa Paloma, Nouveau National Museum of Monaco, Monaco-Ville, Monaco
My heart on the beach, Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy

2014
TESTA MATTA, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Self-Portrait Petrolini, Greengrassi, London, UK
Self-Portrait Petrolini, Zero Gallery, Milan, Italy

2012
New Work: Alessandro Pessoli, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Fired People, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
110 to Hellman Ave, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles

2011
Fiamma Pilota The Shadows Follow Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy
West, Greengrassi, London
Giulietta degli spiriti (night on the day), Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

2010
Caligula, 1999 – 2002, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2009
Macrowall: Alessandro Pessoli, MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Rome
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Bunker Zingaro, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
Snowdrop head crying and smiles my face and March, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

2007
Burner, Greengrassi, London

2006
Fuga Verde, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
The Fallen, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

2005
Baracca’s Time, Chisenhale Gallery, London

2004
Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
Caligula – Film and Drawings, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
The Void Winners, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

2003
The gaucho Biondo, Studio Guenzani, Milan

2002
Sandrinus, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Studio Guenzani, Milan
Caligula, Greengrassi, London

2000
Wonderful Cold Fish Swimming In My Head, Studio Guenzani, Milan
Pessoli-Ghermandi, Santa Maria delle Croci, Ravenna, Italy

1999
Drawings, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

1998
Spider Pirate, Greengrassi, London

1997
Destroyer, Squadro, Bologna
Sleep, Studio Barbieri, Venice
One Day to Live, The Drawing Center, New York

1996
The sun that is not there, Emilio Mazzoli, Modena

1995
Restaurant at the edge of the universe, curated by Gianni Romano, Galleria in Arco, Turin

1994
In Marcia, Studio Guenzani, Milan

1993
Maelstrom, Viafrini, Milan
Kisses the hand you can not cut, Ass. Culturale Roma & Arte, Rome

1992
During the construction of the bridge, Galleria 4.5 x 4.5, Parma

1991
Strictly personal, Galleria Antonella Melari, Rome

1989
Hours, 420 WB, Ravenna
The blue sky, Galleria Neon, Bologna

1988
Yes & No, Escandalo Cultural Club, Parma

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017
Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros, curated by Eric Fischl Hall Art Collection, Reading, VT

2016
After Morandi: 1945-2015, Palazzo Fava Genus Bononiae, Bologna, Italy
Alessandro Pessoli, Amalia Pica, Guido Van Der Werve & Jennifer West: Early Films, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Almanach 16, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Ceramix – Ceramics and art from Rodin to Schütte, La Maison Rouge, Paris; Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, France

2015
Ceramix – Ceramics and art from Rodin to Schütte, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Le Stanze di Aragona # 3, Villino Favaloro, Palermo, Italy
Beyond Borders, Beaufort Triennale, Raversyde, Beaufort

2014
Leonor Antunes, Jason Meadows, Carter Mull & Alessandro Pessoli, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2013
The System of Objects, DESTE Foundation, Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
The Inevitable Figuration: A scene of painting today, Center for Contemporary Art, Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2012
Out of the Blue, Borolami, New York
Painting, Studio Guenzani, Milan
Lilliput, High Line, New York

2011
3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Next Season, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Italics: Italian Art Between Tradition & Revolution 1968-2008, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
XIV, Rome Quadrennial, Rome, Italy

2008
Italics: Italian Art Between Tradition & Revolution 1968-2008, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
A Seer Out of Season, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY

2007
Family and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Flipside Exterior, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, CA
RAW, Among the ruins, Marres Maastricht, Netherlands
Makers and Modelers, Barbara Gladstone, New York
e-flux Video Rental: traveling to the Center Culturel Suisse, Paris and the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Cambridge

2006
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Center, Coidropo, Italy
Manzelli / Mir / Owens / Pessoli / Phelps, Studio Guenzani, Milan

2005
E-Flux Video Rental, KW Berlin: traveling to Portikus, Frankfurt, Mucsarnok – Kunsthalle Budapest, Arthouse Texas, Austin, and Center Culturel Suisse, Paris

2004
Storyline, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Unplugged, Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Trento, Italy
e-flux Video Rental, KW, Berlin: Traveling to The Moore Space, Miami, Portikus, Frankfort, Mucsarnok, Kunsthalle Budapest, Arthouse Texas, Austin, and Center Culturel Suisse, Paris

2003
Seriously Animated, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Dark Shadows, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Rendered, Sarah Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
International Paper, UCLA Hammer Museum, CA.

2002
Exit, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandrettore Rebaudengo for L’arte, Turin

2001
The Happy Face of Globalization, Albisola, Italy
I Love NY, Benefit show, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Mental Wilderness, Gale Gates et al, Brooklyn, NY

1997
Metamorphosis, Gian Ferrari Contemporary Art, Milan
Dislocated, curated by Massimo Barbero, Lofte Arte, Vicenza

1996
Stunt, Studio Guenther, Milan
Cards Italian, (curated by Gianni Romano), Italian Institute of Culture, Athens
Anthology, (curated by Luca Beatrice & Cristiana Perrella), Herno Space, Turin; Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi
Italian Panorama 1, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi
It’s in my nature, Neon Gallery, Bologna
Foreigner in foreign worlds, (curated by Massimo Sgroi), Ex Officina Meccanica, Caserta

1995
Twelve Italian painters, (curated by Luca Beatrice & Cristiana Perrella), Galleria In Arco, Turin
Tradition & Innovation. Italian Art since 1945, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea.

1994
Prima Linea, (curated by Francesco Bonami & Giacinto Di Pietrantonio), Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi

1993
Time to Time, Castello di Rivara, Turin
Signs and Drawings, (curated by Gianni Romano), Analix & L.Polla, Geneva; In Arco, Turin; Loft Arte Club, Valdagno; Marsilio Margiacchi, Arezzo
Pentalogo , Emilio Mazzoli Gallery, Modena

1992
New Officina Bolognese, Gallery of Modern Art, Bologna
From now on, 44 Michetti Prize, Francavilla al Mare, Chieti
Air de Paris – Neon, Gallery Neon, Bologna
Tattoo Collection, Air de Paris & Urbi et Orbi, Paris

1991
The gallery is shown, Galleria Neon, Bologna
Galleria delle Colonne, Parma
Loro, Castello Visconteo, Trezzo sull’Adda, Milan
Provocarte, Republic of San Marino
1974 – 1991 Emilia Doc, Italian-French Cultural Associazone, Bologna

1990
Laboratory 3, S. Fedele Gallery, Milan
Behgi, Bernardi, Marisaldi, Pessoli, Pivi, Santa Maria delle Croci, Ravenna
Italy 90s. Young Art Hypothesis, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan

1988
Oratory of S. Sebastiano, Forlì

1987
Traviata, Isola Boschina, Ostiglia (MN)
Lamberti – Pessoli – Sarra, Artistic Circle, Bologna

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“Alessandro Pessoli”
Artforum
October 27, 2017
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“Alessandro Pessoli”
Blouin Artinfo
October 19, 2017
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“Ennesima”
Artforum
January 2016
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“Alessandro Pessoli: Zero…, Milan, Italy”
Frieze
September 25, 2015
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“Alessandro Pessoli”
Frieze
Jan-Feb 2012
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“Alessandro Pessoli: ‘Caligola'”
The New York Times
January 3, 2003
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“Alessandro Pessoli: Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy”
Frieze
November 12, 2000
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