CESARE PIETROIUSTI

Artist Bio

Born in Rome in 1955. Lives and works in Rome, Italy.


Solo Exhibitions
2010
Ponesite jedno od 500 djela kuci, Galerija SIZ, Rijeka, Croazia

2009
Artworks that Ideas can Buy, Project Space, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
A lap around the field - A performance, Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Torino

2008
Regali e regole. Prendere, dare, sbirciare nel museo, with Stefano Arienti, MAMbo, Bologna, Italy

2007
Paradoxycal Economy – Four Performances, Ikon Gallery and other locations, Birmingham, UK
Evolution de l’art, Space, Bratislava, Slovakia
Lu Cafausu, with E. Fantin, L. Negro, G. Norese
Menu, with Lorenzo Giusti e Cecilia Guida, Spaziorazmataz, Prato, Italy

2006
Senza titolo, performance, Angelo Mai, Rome, Italy
Gareth James, Cesare Pietroiusti, Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy

2004
Fourth International Week of the Micro-performance, Skuc gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Methods for an Irreversibile Alteration of Money, with Paul Griffiths-Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2003
Riciclare pensieri superflui, Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy

2002
Things that Are Certainly Not Art, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
The Other's Gaze, Alice e Altrilavorincorso, Rome, Italy

2001
One Hundred Things that Are Certainly not Art, Platform, Vaasa, Finland
Difetti normali / Normal Defects, Primo Piano, Rome, Italy
Due artisti / Two Artists, with Giancarlo Norese, Graffio, Bologna, Italy

2000
Una condizione apparentemente normale / An Apparently Normal Condition, Graffio, Bologna, Italy

1999
Tutto quello che trovo, Base, Florence, Italy

1998
Oggetti inesistenti, Graffio, Bologna, Italy
Cosa c'è che non va?, Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy

1997
Pensieri non funzionali, Studio Morra, Naples, Italy

1995
In che cosa posso esserti utile?, Primo Piano, Rome, Italy

1992
Punto vendita libri, Primo Piano, Rome, Italy

1990
Finestre Vivita 1, 17/11 e 29/11/1989, Vivita 1, Florence, Italy
Cesare Pietroiusti, Galerie de Paris, Paris, France

1989
Cesare Pietroiusti, Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy
Alice 27/01/1989, Alice, Rome, Italy

1987
n titoli, La Scala c/o, Rome, Italy

1982
50 risposte a quattro immagini-stimolo, Jartrakor, Rome, Italy

1978
Ipotesi di identità, Jartrakor, Rome, Italy


Selected Group Exhibitions
2011
Cosa si prova ad aver un suono in testa?2'traccia: Cotruzione di una metafisica dell'assenza, Piazza
De' Ricci 127, Roma
Declining Democracy, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina – Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze
Interferenze Costruttive, Palazzo De Sanctis, Castelbasso
Biennale del libro d'artista, Biblioteca Civica d'arte Luigi Poletti, Modena
Posso errare ma non di core. Passato prossimo e futuro anteriore dell'Italia, Galleria Civica di
Monfalcone, Monfalcone
Premio Maretti, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Lorenzo Bruni e altri, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
Eu Podia Fazer Isto, curated by Filipa Oliveira, Instituto Superior Autonomo de Estudios Politécnicos, Lisbona,
Portogallo
When in Rome, curated by Luca Lo Pinto e Valerio Mannucci, Italian Cultural Institute e Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2010
Sorry we’re open, curated by curatorial course of Whitechapel Gallery, London Metropolitan University, Londra
Spazio – Dal corpo alla città, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi e Gabi Scardi, Maxxi Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Roma
Une exposition (du) sensible, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Centro d’arte contemporanea La Synagogue de Delme, Delme
Polite, curated by Matteo Fraterno, Palazzo delle Sperimentazioni, Napoli
Trasparenze – L’Arte per le energie rinnovabili, curated by Laura Cherubini, MACRO FUTURE, Roma and MADRE Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Napoli
Sleepover, curated by Sally Tallant, Serpentine Gallery, Londra
Casabianca, curated by Anteo Radovan, Zola Predosa, Bologna
Living Layers # 1 - Wunderkammer, Roma
Illustre scultura polimaterica con Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese. Arte Fiera Off c/o LINK curated by Rita Correddu e Alice Militello, Bologna
Avecindamientos discretos, Espai d’art contemporanei de Castellò, Castellò, Spagna

2009
Al-bundugiyya, curated by Cecilia Tirelli, Taverna dell'orso, Venezia
Cose mai viste II: opere di altri artisti, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Palazzo Barberini, Roma
Sound Project, special project of RAM, curated by Federica Bueti, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma
Celebration Insitution Critique, Fondazione Galleria Civica di Trento
Camuflajes, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Viva l’Italia, Galleria Astuni, Bologna
Aqua, Time in Jazz, Berchidda
Heavens, 2nd Athens Biennale, Atene
28th Graphic Biennale, Galerjia Alkatraz, Ljubljana
Arte Contemporane, strade di Casacalenda (Campobasso)
In contemporanea, curated by Aldo Taranto e Francesco Lucifora, Galleria Civica d’Arte
Contemporanea Montevergini, Siracusa/Modica
Fuoriluogo 14 - Interrelazionale, curated by Emanuela De Notariis e Silvia Valente, Galleria Limiti
inchiusi, Campobasso e Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea, Termoli

2008
Sentieri di leggerezza e promesse di piuma / Paths of Lightness and Feathery Promises, Camere, Radioartemobile, Rome, Italy;
DoDaj, Galeria Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia;
My Space. Cosa vuol dire ‘pubblico’?, PAN - Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples, Italy;
Arte, Prezzo e Valore, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina (CCCS), Florence, Italy;
Museum in the City, Moderna Galerija - Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia;
Dai tempo al tempo, Fondazione Sandretto, Guarene, Italy;
Fuori Corso, MLAC - Museo Laboratorio d'Arte Contemporaneo, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy;
L’Argent, FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris, France;
Fuori contesto, streets of Bologna, Milano, Bolzano, Italy;
The Unfair Fair, 1:1 Projects, Rome, Italy;

2007
Solo24Ore24Stunden, Museion, Bolzano, Italy;
Performa 07, Sculpture Center, New York, USA;
No, Future, Bloomberg Space, London, UK;
Looking for the Border. A conceptual line of the italian and the belgian artistic research between the iconic and ironic, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, De Garage, Bruxelles and Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy;
New in Practice Projects, Sculpture Center, New York, USA;
Open Video Projects, Rialto Santambrogio, Rome, Italy;
Ad’a. Area d’azione cinque, Rocca Sforzesca, Imola, Italy;

2006
Paradossi dell’amicizia, with Giancarlo Norese – ViaFarini, Milan, Italy;
La scelta della gente / The People’s Choice, Isola Art Center, Milan, Italy;
Poetry & Art, City Theatre and other locations, Rotterdam, The Netherlands;
Out Art, Villa dei Quintili, Rome, Italy;
Hospitality, Space, Travel, Translation, Fondazione Olivetti and other locations, Rome, Italy;
Mine, Yours, Ours, Galerija Kortil and HKD na Susaku, Rijeka, Croatia;

2005
Arteinmemoria 2, Ostia Antica Archeological Site, Italy;
XIV Quadriennale di Roma, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy;
3.500 cm2, Rialto Santambrogio, Rome, Italy;
Interessi Zero, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Trento, Italy;
Ti voglio bene, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, USA;
Slubfurt City?, various locations, Slubice, Poland and Frankfurt/Oder, Germany;
Incursioni, Link, Bologna, Italy;
Denso, Neon, Bologna, Italy;
Tribù della Memoria, with Cecilia Guida and Ilaria Lazzarotta - Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy;
NowHere Europe, Abbazia della Misericordia, 51° Venice Biennale, Italy;
Eating Money – An Auction, with Paul Griffiths, Neon Bologna e ViaFarini, Milan, Italy;
Ten Thousand Unique Artworks Distributed for Free, performance durino the “Notte Bianca”, Fondazione Olivetti, Rome, Italy;
Slow Food, performance, Villa delle Rose, Bologna, Italy;
Heavy Food, Teatro Sociale, Bergamo, Italy;
Pensiero Unico / Vincere, Codalunga, Vittorio Veneto, Italy;
Tirana Biennale 3 – Loosing without being a looser, Complexi Goldi, Tirana, Albania;
Integrazione Europea, collective project and performance, Cinema Agimi, Tirana, Albania;
Sold Out / Svenduto, More Fools in Town, Turin, Italy;

2004
L'Arte dell'Ascolto, Radioartemobile, Rome and www.radioartemobile.it, Italy;
La casa di cui tutti hanno la chiave, collective project for the Fondazione Baruchello, Rome, Italy;
On Air, Galleria Comunale, Monfalcone, Italy;
Clear the Line, Pictura, Dordrecht, The Netherlands;
Immaginare Corviale, collective project with Osservatorio Nomade and Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, Italy;
Microperformances, collective project, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT, Cambridge, UK;

2003
Global Priority, JCAL, New York, USA;
Il Presente non esiste, Saletta Comunale, Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy;
Tuscia Electa, Greve in Chianti and other locations, Italy;
Sub-real, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
Imperfect Marriages, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy;
Moltitudini, solitudini, Museion and other locations, Bolzano, Italy;
Arte Pubblica in Italia, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy;
iD, various locations, Vaasa, Finland;
Riserva Artificiale, Biennale di Venezia, collective project with students of the local Academy of Fine Arts, Italy;
Tra-Monti, various locations, Monti neighborhood, Rome, Italy;
Sonicity, former General Market, Rome, Italy;
La democrazia del corpo, Cantieri Goldonetta, Florence, Italy;

2002
Generosity Projects, CCAC, San Francisco, USA;
Hortus Ludens Project, Marres, Maastricht, The Netherlands;
Resolution Way, Deptford Arches, London, UK;
Relazioni incrociate, various sites, Rome (IT), Berna (CH), Schoppingen (DE);
Curatorial Market, Artists' Alliance, Cuchifritos, New York, USA;
Radical & Critical, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, Italy;

2001
Dinamiche della vita dell'arte, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy;
Clocktower Lecture Lounge I and II, Clocktower gallery and studios, New York, USA;
What's Wrong?, The Trade Apartment, London, UK;
+ storie contemporanee, Museo di Scienze Naturali, Bergamo, Italy;
Audio in Elevator - Non Functional Thoughts, Art in General, New York, USa;

2000
L'ultimo disegno del 1999 / The Last Drawing of the Century, Zerynthia, Rome, Italy;
Teatro nacional - Galeria Portoccarero, Havana, Cuba;
2000+, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia;
The Human Adapter, Art in General, New York, USA;
Democracy1, Royal College of Art, London, UK;
Premio Francesca Alinovi 1986-2000, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy;

1999
DiStancia, No Admittance, Studio Massardi, Rome, Italy;
Ritorno a Piombino, Primo Piano, Rome, Italy;
Ripetuti congedi, Oprea Paese, Rome, Italy;
Spazi vuoti, Università di Camerino, Ascoli Piceno, Italy;
Molteplicittà, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, Italy;

1998
Due o tre cose che so di loro, PAC, Milan, Italy;
L'Opera Partecipata, Sala 1, Rome, Italy;
Subway, subway stations and public passages, underground passages of city railway, Milan, Italy;
Qui, là, ovunque. Coram populo, streets in Codegliano and Viconago, Varese, Italy;
Stradarolo, regional public busses between towns of Zagarolo, Gennazzano, S.Cesareo etc., Italy;
Eccentrica, public school in Varignana, Rocca Sforzesca in Imola, Cassero in Castel S. Pietro, Italy;

1997
Para-Site, Commercial Center Toison d'Or, Bruxelles, Belgium;
Fuori uso, Stabilimento ex-FEA, Pescara, Italy;
504, Zentrum for Kunst, Mediem and Design, Braunschweig, Germany;
Stradarolo, public streets in Gennazzano and Zagarolo, Italy;
Sotto il cielo di Roma e Berlino, public spaces and trains, Stazione Ostiense, Rome, Italy;

1996
NowHere, Lousiana Museum, Copenhagen, Danmark;
Lightness and weight, Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK;
Ultime generazioni, with the Giochi del senso e/o nonsenso, XII Quadriennale of Rome, Italy;

1995
Wild roses grow by the roadside, 152c Brick Lane, London, UK;
It's not a picture, Emy Fontana, Milan, Italy;
Tentativi di intrusione, S. Maria delle Croci, Ravenna, Italy;
Incursioni, Link, Bologna, Italy;

1992
EDGE 92, Mercado Puerta de Toledo, Madrid; various sites, London, UK;
Exhibit A, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK;

1991
Storie, Alice and Il Campo, Rome; Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy;
Anninovanta, galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna; Le Navi, Cattolica, Italy;
Le groupe de Piombino, Forges Royales de la Chaussade, Guerigny, France;
Being here/Being there, Otis Parsons gallery, Los Angeles, USA;
Fotografija, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia;

1990
Aperto '90, XXIV Venice Biennale, Italy;

1988
Da zero all'infinito, Radda in Chianti and Volpaia Castle, Italy;
Davvero, L'Osservatorio, Milan, Italy;

1987-88
Falci, Fontana, Modica, Pietroiusti, Il Milione and Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy;
Vivita 2, Florence, Italy;
Planita, Rome, Italy;

1985
Nuove avanguardie a Roma, Jartrakor, Rome, Italy;

1981
Otto artisti romani, Cenobio Visualità, Milan, Italy;

1977
Quattro artisti inediti, Jartrakor, Rome, Italy.


Special Projects
2010
La festa dei vivi (che riflettono sulla morte), with Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, and Luigi Presicce organized for AND AND AND inside: dOCUMENTA (13), San Cesario, Lecce

2008
Paradoxycal Forms of Exchange. Lecture and performance with free distribution of drawings, ArtSpace, Sydney, 1 maggio;

2007
An answer for every question, performance, a part of “L’uomo che cadde sulla terra”, a show by Meris Angioletti, CareOf - La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy;
Inauguration of the gallery “Evolution de l’Art”, and of the website www.evolutiondelart.org (in collaboration with SPACE, Bratislava);
Mumaut.it, concept for the website of the “Museo del Martello Autocostruito” (Museum of the Hammer); Giving one’s own ideas to others, a performance as a part of “In tempo reale”, jam session with Gianfranco Baruchello, Alvin Curran, Emilio Fantin, Maurizio Martusciello, Tommaso Ottonieri, Carola Spadoni and Cesare Viel. Project curated by Carla Subrizi, Nuovo Teatro Colosseo, Rome, Italy;

2006
Corsetta Filosofica. Collective performance as a part of the event and meeting “Hospitality: Space, Travel, Translation”, Fondazione Olivetti and other venues, Rome, Italy;
One thousand different brown, individual paintings on each of the 1000 copies of the magazine “FQP. Filosofia e Questioni Pubbliche”, (Il Saggiatore, Milan, Italy);
Free distribution of 300 drawings made with coffee, performance, a part of the project “Lu Cafausu”, con E. Fantin, L. Negro e G. Norese, San Cesario, Lecce, Italy.
2005
Rosso. 30.000 individual oil painting on each copy of the first issue of the free press magazine “Nero”, Rome, Italy;
Senza titolo, distribution of 600 posters, as a part of the event “3.500 cm2”. Rialto Santambrogio, Rome, Italy;
Eating Money – An Auction, performance, with Paul Griffiths, Neon, Bologna and Viafarini, Milan, Italy;
Ten thousand artworks distributed for free, performance, a part of the “Notte Bianca”, Fondazione Olivetti, Rome, italy;
Slow Food, collective performance, Villa delle Rose, Bologna, italy;
European Integration, collective performance, Cinema Agimi, Tirana, as a part of “1/60 Insurgent Space”, Tirana, Albania;
Slow Food, collective performance held at Gasworks Gallery, London, as a part of the event “C of the Willing” curated by 16Beaver Group and the curatorial course of the Royal College of London, UK.

2004
The house for which everyone has the key, collective project, a part of “I solisti e la banda”, First seminar at the Fondazione Baruchello, different venues, Rome, Italy.

2002
Practical Skills, collective performance, a part of the event and meeting “Generosity Project”, CCAC, San Francisco, USA.

2001
Non Functional Thoughts, audio installation in the elevator, Art in General, New York, USA.

2000
The Human Adapter, performance, as a part of “The Adapter – On Translation”, curated by Antonio Muntadas and Department for Public Appearances - Art in General, New York, USA.


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