Alessandro Algardi

Milan, 1945


Born in Milan in 1945, his artistic language is based on the contamination of painting and writing.

Writing in Algardi work is illegible and fits into the context of the visual experimentations of the ’70s.

Main exhibitions

Among his most important exhibitions in museums, public and private foundations are: 1978, Italy, Milan Galleria Santandrea, 1982 Belgium Hasselt, Provinciaal Museum “A choice within a choice” 1984, U.S.A. Cleveland, Museum of Art “Book of Art” 1986, U.S.A. Chicago, The University of Chicago Library “The Book made Art” 1992 U.S.A. New York, M.O.M.A. “The artists and the book in the twentieth century Italy”, 2000 Belgium Leuven, Museum S.M.A.K., Gent “Epifanie”, 2006 Italy, Faenza, G.A.M. Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art 2006, Italy, Venice, CIAC International Center of Art Culture Permanent works in museums, public and private foundations: Holland, Amsterdam, Peter Stuyvesant Fondation U.S.A. Savannah, GA. Savannah College of Art & Design Istitutional Advancment U.S.A. Dubugue, IO. Dubugue Museum of Art U.S.A. Danville, KY. Norton Center – Center college U.S.A. Miami Beach, FL. “Visual & Concrete Poetry” Ruth and Marvin Sackner, 2012 – Clivio Gallery “Works on paper 1978 – 2003” – 2013, Clivio Gallery “Grafie altre” – 2015, Galleria Clivio “Aufero” – 2018, Municipality of Sabbioneta and Galleria Clivio ” Imprints of thought “- 2018.

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