Graduate Fine Arts

Massimo Bartolini

Spring 2015 Spiegel Wilks Visiting Artist & Instructor

Massimo Bartolini’s work embraces various materials and techniques, from sculpture and performance to photography, in order to create evocative spaces and anti-monumental sculptures. He has had solo exhibitions, including Studio Matters +1 at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2013), in Italy, Germany, New York, and London, among others. He has participated in a wide range of group exhibitions, including vice versa at the Italian Pavilion, Venice Biennale (2013), dOCUMENTA (2013), Kassel, Germany (2012), Yokohama 2011: International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama (2011), and the 2009 Venice Biennale, Nordic & Danish Pavilion. His work is included in the public collections of Castello Di Rivoli, Turin; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester; and Maxxi Arte Collections, Rome, among others. Reviews of his work have been featured in publications including The Guardian, Artforum and Art in America.  He has taught a variety of workshops at venues including Accademia Albertina in Torino and Fondazione Spinola Banna, Porino, Torino. He lives and works in Cecina, Italy.

  • A bench, 2006, Mixed media, 50 x 1200 x 1200 cm

  • Square Angle in Black Well, 2005, C-print, 150 x 180 cm

  • Flowerbed (Moenchengladbach), 2007, colour print, 120 x 150 cm