Mariella Bettineschi


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  • Vermeer, La ragazza con l'orecchino di perla, 2017, digital painting, direct print on plexiglass, 120 x 80 x 2 cm
    Raffaello, La Fornarina, 2010, digital painting, direct print on plexiglass, 120 x 80 x 2 cm
    Domenichino, Sibilla, 2018, digital painting, direct print on plexiglass, 120 x 80 x 2 cm
    La Scuola di Fontainebleu, 2016, digital painting, direct print on plexiglass, 120 x 80 x 2 cm (each)
    Ingres, La Grande Odalisca, 2016, digital painting, direct print on plexiglass, 120 x 80 x 2 cm
    Trinity College Library-Dublino, 2015, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 200 x 130 x 4 cm
    Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticano, 2015, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 153 x 100 x 4 cm
    Biblioteca Marciana Venezia, 2015, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 150 x 200 x 4
    Biblioteca Casanatense Roma, 2015, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 150 x 200 x 4
    Bosco Nero, 2010, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 86 x 115 x 4
    Paesaggio, 2012, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 60 x 80 x 4
    Paesaggio, 2012, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 50 x 70 x 2
    Paesaggio, 2012, direct print on plexiglass, mirror, cm 60 x 80 x 4
    Il primo racconto, 1997, print on acetate, cm 130 x 91, ed 2/3
    Il primo racconto, 1997, print on acetate, cm 130 x 91, ed 1/3
    Il primo racconto, 1997, print on acetate, cm 130 x 91, ed 1/3
    Il primo racconto, 1997, print on acetate, two images, cm 60 x 40, ed 1/3

  • Mariella Bettineschi (Brescia, Italy, 1948) lives and works in Bergamo.

    SOLO SHOW
    2015
    The next era (homage to Palma), Fondazione Credito Bergamasco, Bergamo, IT 
    The next era, Galleria Nuova Morone, Milan, IT

    2014
    Works from 1980 to 1986, The Piper Gallery, London, UK  
    A mobile archipelago, Nelli Mya Gallery, Lugano, CH          
    A mobile archipelago, BAF, Bergamo, IT        
    A mobile archipelago, Temporary Gallery, Bergamo, IT

    2010
    Voyager, Italian Institute of Culture, San Francisco, USA         
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, New York, USA          
    Miraggi/Mirages, Spazio Viamoronisedici, Bergamo, IT

    2009
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Italian Institute of Culture, New York, USA    
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Pabellón de las Bellas Artes de la Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires, RAG     
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Centro de Expresiones Contemporàneas, Rosario, RAG
    Hidden loves, Studio Vanna Casati, Bergamo, IT       
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Gachi Prieto Gallery, Buenos Aires, RAG

    2008
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Università Cattolica, Milan, IT   
    ¿qué estás esperando?/What are you hoping for?, Laboratorio di Architettura, Stazione Leopolda, Pisa, IT

    2007
    Voyager, San Pellegrinospace, Milan, IT

    2006
    Voyager, New York University, New York, USA 
    Voyager, Dorfman Projects, New York, USA       
    Voyager, The University of Arts, Philadelphia, USA      
    Voyager, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA      
    Voyager, Italian Institute of Culture, Los Angeles, USA
    Voyager, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA    
    Voyager, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, USA      
    Voyager, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, IT

    2004
    Harmony of the spheres, Platform Gallery, London, UK

    2003
    Freedom, Palazzo Ducale, Massa Carrara, IT 

    2002
    N.Y.C. Groundzero, Italian Institute of Culture, New York, USA        
    N.Y.C. Groundzero, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA           
    N.Y.C. Groundzero, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT

    2001
    Portraits, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, IT  
    Misappropriation, Rosa Leonardi Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, IT

    1999
    The dressing of the bride, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, DE   
    The dressing of the bride, Galerie Doris Wullkopf, Darmstadt, DE      
    The dressing of the bride, Appartamento di Isabella D’Este, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua, IT   
    The dressing of the bride, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT

    1998
    Stolen from time, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, IT

    1997
    The dressing of the angel, Brahen Galeria, Turku, FI

    1996
    The first tale, Galerie Doris Wullkopf, Darmstadt, DE

    1994
    Notes, Studio Vanna Casati, Bergamo, IT

    1993
    Works, Durhammer Galerie, Frankfurt, DE

    1992
    Landscape in black, Serrone di Villa Reale, Monza, IT      
    Plural landscape, Galleria Enrico Gariboldi, Milan, IT      
    Skate boards, Former Church of St. Magdalene, Bergamo, IT

    1991
    The adventures of the surface, Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Suzzara, IT
    Mariella Bettineschi 1988-1990, Galleria Mara Coccia, Rome, IT 

    1988
    The total space of painting, Chiostro di Voltorre, Gavirate, IT

    1986
    Treasures, Spazio Temporaneo, Milan, IT           
    Treasures, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, IT      

    1984
    The island, Galleria Corsini, Intra, IT      
    Sub-limine, Centro Mascarella, Bologna, IT        
    Hermae, Spazio Metropolitano, Milan, IT  
    Investigation on the island, Studio Vanna Casati, Bergamo, IT
    Hermae, Galerie Intakt, Wien, AT 

    1982
    Feather boxes, Galleria Ipermedia, Ferrara, IT 
    Orpheus, Tempio di Santa Croce, Bergamo, IT

    GROUP SHOWS   
    2019
    NOTTURNO PIU’, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, 58th Venice Biennal, Palazzo Cesari Marchesi, Venice, IT

    2018
    Raffaello e l’eco del mito, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, GAMeC, Bergamo (IT)        

    2017
    The Next Era, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, IT

    2015
    Bologna Art Fair, Galleria Nuova Morone, Milan, IT

    2014
    Pulse Miami Art Fair, Galleria Nuova Morone, Milan, IT

    2013
    The Blank Benefit, The Blank Residency, Bergamo, IT   
    With a little help from my friends, Artists for MAGA, MAGA, Gallarate, IT

    2011    
    In principio/At the beginning, Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2010   
    The private museum, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, IT  
    Treviglio’s Art Prize, Museo Civico, Treviglio, IT
    Treviglio’s Art Prize, ALT Museo Arte Contemporanea, Alzano Lombardo, IT         
    7 Female Artists, Villa Camozzi, Bergamo, IT           
    Archives, Archivio di Stato, Novara, IT 
    From thread to thread,  Studio 25, Milan, IT

    2009
    A cross collection, ALT Museo Arte Contemporanea, Alzano Lombardo, IT

    2008
    Unknown, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA        
    The word in art, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, IT          
    Stories, Spazio Viamoronisedici, Bergamo, IT     
    Jean Cocteau, The pretty heart, Centre Culturel Francaise, Milan, IT 
    Invite to the Palace, Chiostro di Santa Marta, Bergamo, IT

    2006
    Skope, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, New York, USA 
    Unknown, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA        
    Dissonances, Chiostro Santa Marta, Bergamo, IT 
    Stauròs for Contemporary Art, Verona Fair, Verona, IT

    2005
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT  
    Unknown, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA        
    Square research, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, IT 

    2004
    Small treasure, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT     
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT  
    Art’s Path, site specific works in Romano di Lombardia, IT

    2003
    Shocking pink, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT   
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT

    2002
    Detroit Video Festival, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA     
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT  
    The invisible city, Wäino Aaltosen Museo, Turku, FI    
    North West Landscapes, Quartiere Piazzo, Biella, IT
    To break the silence, Galleria ONE OFF, Turin, IT        
    In the sign of light, San Gabriele, Teramo, IT

    2001
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT  
    Effetto Notte/Night Effect, Studio 25, Milan, IT 
    Mostra Dossier/Dossier Exhibition, Museo d’arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, IT
    Garden Fashion, Palazzo Revoltella, Trieste, IT

    2000
    Bologna Art Fair, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT  
    Art Frankfurt, Doris Wullkopf Galerie, Darmstad, DE  
    Temporary Access, Studio Contemporanei, Bergamo, IT        
    E-MONA, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA    
    Do the honors, Ex Chiesa della Maddalena, Bergamo, IT 
            
    1998
    15 Jahre Galerie Doris Wullkopf, Doris Galerie Wullkopf, Darmstad, DE    
    Group Show, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, IT   
    FIAC Paris, Galleria Artra, Milan, IT

    1997
    Point 2, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, IT          
    Forty years in blue, Galleria Blu, Milan, IT         
    Architecture, water, sculpture, Arsenale, Verona, IT

    1996
    Point 1, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, IT          
    Suburbs, Villa Vitali, Fermo, IT
    Aalto Viipuri, Chiesa di S. Agostino, Bergamo, IT         
    MMasters and Artists, Chiesa di S. Agostino, Bergamo, IT   
    Art Frankfurt, Doris Wullkopf Galerie, Darmstadt, DE

    1995
    Contemporaries, Palazzo della Provincia, Bergamo, IT        
    Sculptors’ drawings, Doris Wullkopf Galerie, Darmstadt, DE   
    Art Frankfurt, Doris Wullkopf Galerie, Darmstadt, DE 
    Abstraction’s paths in Milan, Museo della Permanente, Milan, IT

    1994
    Restorations and donations, Works from 1400 to 1900, Accademia Tadini, Lovere, IT

    1993
    Image Languahe, Archivio di Nuova Scrittura, Milan, IT      
    Nature Materials, Bosco del WWF, Vanzago, IT    
    Art Frankfurt, Doris Wullkopf Galerie, Darmstadt, DE 

    1991
    Grand Prix International d’Art Contemporain, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, Monte Carlo, FR      
    Art Frankfurt, Galleria Bonomo, Bari, IT 
    Artae, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Ferrara, IT       
    Artae, Circolo degli Artisti, Rome, IT        
    Artae, Chiesa di San Carpoforo, Milan, IT

    1990
    Blue: The colour of the distance, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, DE          
    Art Frankfurt, Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, IT         
    AIDS Fundraising at Art Frankfurt, Kunstmesse, Frankfurt, DE 

    1989
    Modernity, acquisitions for the museum, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Gallarate, IT

    1988
    Artist’s Duets, Studio Ghiglione, Genoa, IT    
    43. Venice Biennale, Aperto ‘88, Venice, IT        
    Aspects of the Venice Biennale,  1988, Art Forum Thomas, Munich, DE

    1987
    Painting around the 90s, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Gallarate, IT

    1986
    Young italian painting, Grand Palais, Paris, IT     
    After the conceptual, young generations in Lombardy, Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, IT
    The Sea, Quentin Gallery, Claremont, FR 
    The neverending limit, Studio G7, Bologna, IT       
    The pearls of the clouds, Galleria Multimedia, Brescia, IT    
    Recent acquisitions, Serrone di Villa Reale, Monza, IT 
    Figures from the background, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, IT

    1985
    On the line of the horizon, Casa del Mantegna, Mantova, IT

    SITE SPECIFIC PROJECTS
    2014

    40 years of Radiciyarn, Radiciyarn, Villa D’Ogna, IT     
    Lighting Moods, Parco 8 Marzo, Bergamo, IT     
    Pinksie the whale, Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo, IT        
    Manifesto, Se non ora quando, Bergamo, IT

    2013
    Monument, project for Gianni Radici, Leffe, IT

    2012
    10 architectures for Uzzanese Church, workshop of architecture, Architettura IV, University of Pisa, Pisa, IT
    From concept to artwork: The family and the gestures of care, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2010     
    From concept to artwork: Illuminations, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2009     
    From concept to artwork: From earth to sky, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT       
    Cortesi’s Tomb, Cimitero Civico, Bergamo, IT

    2008     
    From concept to artwork: The journey, Master Università Cattolica, Milan IT
    The star’s fisherman, project for Marriott Skyscraper, New York, USA
    Grace, project for a private chapel, San Miniato, IT

    2007
    For Gertrude Mongella, sculpture donated to the President of the Pan African Parliament, within the Centenary SIW conference, Stuttgart, DE        
    Homage to Benozzo Gozzoli, Palazzo Caffè Haus, Peccioli, IT        
    Cappella Radici/Radici’s Chapel, Civic Cemetery, Leffe, IT    
    Dolls for UNICEF, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan, IT    
    Ambrosini’s Event, Palazzo dei Congressi, Bergamo, IT  
    From concept to artwork: Transparent, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2006
    From concept to artwork: Variable boundaries, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2005
    Dal concetto all’opera: Futuro/From concept to artwork: Future, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2004
    Harmony, performance for Spandex, New Orleans, USA           
    Guests of honour, Palazzo Dolci, Bergamo, IT
    From concept to artwork: Body, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT

    2003
    From concept to artwork: Space, Master Università Cattolica, Milan, IT 

    2002
    6 doors, Private palace, Bergamo, IT

    2001
    To make light, Piazza Locatelli, Romano di Lombardia, IT 
    To look at one another, Palestra, Villa d’Ogna, IT

    1999
    7 doors and 4 light boxes,  Radicinylon, Bergamo, IT

    1998
    Lightning, BCCB,  Zanica, IT        
    A light scene, Giardino Aler,  Bergamo, IT

    1995
    Bright, Textile Produkte, Villa d’Ogna, IT     
    On the water, Piscina, Villa privata, Bergamo, IT

    1994
    Hamlet’s windmill, Arte e Industria, Textile Produkte, Villa d’Ogna, IT       
    Private chapel, Don Orione Institute, Bergamo, IT  
    The Cross, the Rose, Carmelite Luostari, Helsinki, FI        
    Celestial chariot, Environmental Art Works in Turku, Wäino Aaltosen Museum’s garden, Turku, FI        
    Fountain, Don Orione Institute, Bergamo, IT   
    My Star, Galluspark, Frankfurt, DE         
    UFO, Private garden, Berlin, DE

     

     

     
  • The Next Era
    The Next Era - Mariella Bettineschi, Giovanni de Cataldo, Michele Guido

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  • L’Era Successiva, group show, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, 2017_download

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