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biography of Sandro CHIA (1946)

Personal data


Birth : 04/20/1946 - Florence FI Tuscany, Italy
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Italy - United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Education

1969 : Accademia di Belle Arti – Via Ricasoli 66 – Florence FI, Italy

Professional data


Work and Life

1981 – 1982:Moves to New York NY, USA, lives and works between New York NY, USA and Ronciglione, Italy
1980 – 1981:Lives and works in Mönchengladbach, Germany
1970:Moves to Rome, Italy
Travels in India, Turkey and Europe
Lives and works between New York NY, USA and Montalcino, Italy

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic - Mixed media - Oil/canvas - Tempera
Print-Multiple : Etching - Lithograph - Serigraph
Sculpture-Volume : Bronze
Drawing-Watercolor : Gouache - Pastel - Pencil

Subject

abstraction/figuration
mythology

Movements and styles

Italian Transavantgarde

Works

Bluish fish splash
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 225 x 160 cm
 
Corazon
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Bronze
Size : 200 x 80 x 80 cm
 
Il Cavallo della Lizza
Date of creation : 1994-1995
Medium : Bronze
Size : 40 x 43 x 20 cm
 
Conoscitori innamorati
Date of creation : 1991
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 145 x 114 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Oeuvres récentes
Galerie Vidal Saint Phalle – Paris, France
12/05/2002 – 01/25/2003

2001

Galerie Enrico Navarra – Paris, France
2001

2000

Velge & Noirhomme – Brussels, Belgium
2000

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea – Trento, Italy
2000

Italienisches Kulturinstitut – Cologne, Germany
2000

Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea – Ravenna RA, Italy
2000

Galerie Ernst Hilger – Vienna, Austria
2000

1999

Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
1999

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum – Los Angeles CA, United States
1999

1998

Poligrafa Obra Grafica – Barcelona, Spain
1998

Galerie Daniel Templon – Paris, France
1998

1997

Palazzo Reale – Milan MI, Italy
1997

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Salzburg, Austria
1997

1994

Waddington Galleries Limited – London, United Kingdom
1994

1991

Galerie Hilger – Frankfurt, Germany
1991

1971

Galleria La Salita – Rome, Italy
1971

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Tornabuoni Arte – Tornabuoni Arte Via Fatebenefratelli 36 – Milan MI, Italy

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galleria Alessandro Bagnai – Via Magio 58/R – Sienna SI, Italy

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galleria Tega – Via Senato 24 – Milan MI, Italy

2003

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galleria Fabjbasaglia – Via Soardi 19 – Rimini RN, Italy

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galleria d’Arte Contini – San Marco 2765 – Venice VE, Italy

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Art of this Century – 530 West 25th Str., 6th Floor – New York NY, United States

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galleria Astuni Fano – Via San Paterniano, 12/14 – Fano PS, Italy

St’art – Foire d’art contemporain de Strasbourg, n°7
Parc des expositions du Wacken – Strasbourg, France
01/31/2003 – 02/03/2003
Represented by : Galerie Palma Arte – Strada des Castelletto 18 – Alseno PC, Italy

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Bernard Cats – 15 rue Ernest Allard – Brussels, Belgium

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Akira Ikeda Gallery / Berlin – Schönhauser Allee 176 – Berlin, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Ernst Hilger – Dorotheergasse, 5 – Vienna, Austria

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Kaess-Weiss – Grüneisenstrasse 19 – Stuttgart, Germany

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Galleria Alessandro Bagnai – Via Magio 58/R – Sienna SI, Italy

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Galleria Tega – Via Senato 24 – Milan MI, Italy

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galleria Tega – Via Senato 24 – Milan MI, Italy

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Galleria Astuni Fano – Via San Paterniano, 12/14 – Fano PS, Italy

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galleria Tega – Via Senato 24 – Milan MI, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Ernst Hilger – Dorotheergasse, 5 – Vienna, Austria

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie Ernst Hilger – Dorotheergasse, 5 – Vienna, Austria

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galleria Fabjbasaglia – Via Soardi 19 – Rimini RN, Italy

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Atc-Weihergut – Biberngasse 31 – Salzburg, Austria

Art Innsbruck, n° 5
Innsbruck, Austria
03/08/2001 – 03/11/2001
Represented by : Atc-Weihergut – Biberngasse 31 – Salzburg, Austria

Arte Fiera – Mostra Mercato d’Arte contemporanea
Quartiere Fieristico – Bologna BO, Italy
01/25/2001 – 01/29/2001
Represented by : Galleria d’arte Aminta – Galleria d’art Aminta Cavallerizzo 1 – Sienna SI, Italy

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Le Due Spine – Via S. Maria, 57 – Rovereto TN, Italy

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Galleria Alessandro Bagnai – Via Magio 58/R – Sienna SI, Italy

KUNSTKÖLN 2000 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Messegelände Köln-Deutz – Cologne, Germany
04/01/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : Kreishausgalerie – CAIP – - St Apern Strasse 17-21 – Cologne, Germany

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 12
Frankfurt, Germany
03/24/2000 – 03/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie Kaess-Weiss – Grüneisenstrasse 19 – Stuttgart, Germany

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galleria Fabjbasaglia – Via Soardi 19 – Rimini RN, Italy

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galleria Alessandro Bagnai – Via Magio 58/R – Sienna SI, Italy

Artpalmbeach – Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
03/10/1999 – 03/15/1999
Represented by : Galleria Dante Vecchiato – Piazetta S. Nicolo 1 – Padua PD, Italy

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galleria Astuni Fano – Via San Paterniano, 12/14 – Fano PS, Italy


Group exhibitions

2004

Regards
Artiscope – Zaira Mis – Brussels, Belgium
03/26/2004 – 06/26/2004

2003

Dessins de la collection Paul Maenz
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Picardie – Amiens, France
10/17/2003 – 12/13/2003

Le Cabinet de Jean-Michel Alberola : le fait accompli
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Picardie – Amiens, France
03/07/2003 – 04/12/2003

2002

Mondial
Gallery Hyundai – Seoul, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
06/03/2002 – 06/16/2002

2001

Portraits photographiques d’artistes
Salle Rossini – Paris, France
10/04/2001 – 10/06/2001

1998

Transavanguardia: Chia, Cucchi, Clemente, Paladino
Museum Würth Moderne Kunst – Künzelsau, Germany
1998

1988

43° Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1988

1982

Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

1971

Burri…Colla…Chia…Scialoja…Sordini
Galleria La Salita – Rome, Italy
1971

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Periodicals

1994

All Around Esthetes
in: Artforum
London, United Kingdom
12/1994

Sandro Chia: Grand Salon
in: ARTnews
New York NY, United States
04/1994

1993

Soptlight: Sandro Chia: Readymade Masterpieces
in: Flash Art
Milan MI, Italy
01/1993-02/1993

1990

PANICELLI I. – Italian Art Now: an American Perspective
in: Artforum
New York NY, United States
06/1990

RATCLIFF C. – On iconography and Some Italians
in: Art in America
New York NY, United States
09/1990

1971

Sandro Chia
in: L’Espresso
Rome, Italy
23/05/1971

Legals

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