Tonelli Giorgio

Giorgio Tonelli was born in Brescia on September 5th 1941.

He currently lives and works in Bologna and Venice.

His work has been exhibited in Italy and abroad, in institutional contexts, private galleries and in some of the most important international art fairs.

Among his most important recent exhibitions the following deserve to be mentioned: “Arte Italiana – 1968/2007” curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, in Milan at Palazzo Reale, in 2007. The same year he participated in the 58th Edition of Michetti’s prize and at the exhibition of “Nuovi Pittori della Realtà” curated by M. Sciaccaluga at PAC of Milan while in 2008, as part of "Not so private - stories and art galleries in Bologna", he was called to participate in the exhibition "Galleria Forni e Galleria Stefano Forni: dal 1967 una storia per l’arte figurativa " organised by the Mambo (Museum of Modern Art in Bologna) in the space of Villa delle Rose.

His last solo exhibition was held in 2009 at Galleria Jannone in Milan with a cycle of pastels entitled “Lo sguardo fisso”.

In 2011 he exhibited his work at the Centro Culturale Le Muse in the exhibition "Ermetiche Apparenze" by Giovanni Faccenda and, in the same year, he was invited to participate at the 54th Venice Biennale, Italian pavilion.

In 2012, he also exhibited work at Museo Palazzo de’ Mayo, Chieti, as part of the exhibition “Nel segno dell’Immagine” and at the Museo di Rimini with the exhibition “Inattuali” together with the artist Enrico Lombardi. In 2013, he published a cycle of works titled “Diario minimo” retracing the main themes of his artistic career, he revisited in a small format (cm.11x11).

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