Maurizio Nannucci

Born in 1939 - Italy


Maurizio Nannucci was born in Florence in 1939. He lives and works in his hometown and also in the South of Germany. An internationally known artist, he has been a featured artist at the Venice Biennale several times and has participated in Documenta, Kassel, and the São Paulo, Sydney, Istanbul, and Valencia biennials. His works have been shown in over 300 exhibitions in museums and galleries.

Maurizio Nannucci is considered one the most inventive experimental artists from the last decades. Historically, he is to be linked to the conceptual art of the late sixties. He questions, from his very first works, the interactions between language, writing and images and he puts the words under the spotlight.

These areas of interest appear at the basis of each new production. However, the artist uses a variety of media: photographs, videos, artist’s books, and sound installations. “Exploration” is his motto – or maybe it’s “color”?

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1967 Centre Arte Viva, Trieste
1973 Galleria Christian Stein, Torino
1973 Salone Annunciata Milano
1974 Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
1974 Galerie Denise René & Hans Meyer, Düsseldorf
1974 Galeria Schema, Firenze
1975 Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia
1975 Ecart, Geneve Galerie
1976 Galerie Müller-Roth, Stuttgart
1977 Galleria Forma, Genova
1977 Documenta, Kassel
1978 Biennale di Venezia, Venezia
1978 Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
1979 Galerie Walter Storms, München
1979 Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antwerpen
1979 Galerie Sudurgata, Reykjavik
1982 De Vleeshal, Middelburg
1983 Sala d’Arme, Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze
1984 Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt
1987 Italian Cultural Institute & Art Metropole, Toronto (Snow, Wiener, Nannucci)
1988 Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
1989 Gallery Victoria Miro, London
1989 Gallery Graeme Murray, Edinburgh
1989 Elac, Lyon (Mattiacci, Mochetti, Nannucci)
1990 Gallery Insam Gleicher, Chicago
1991 Gallery Victoria Miro, Firenze
1991 Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München
1992 Villa delle Rose, Galleria d‘Arte Moderna, Bologna
1992 Villa Arson, Nice
1993 Kasseler Kunstverein, Fridericianum, Kassel
1994 Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris
1994 Aarhus Kunstmuseum, (Turrell, Nannucci, Nauman), Aarhus
1995 Wiener Secession, Wien
1997 Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
1997 Galerie Walter Storms, München
1998 Museum Rupertinum, Salzburg
1999 Cabinet des Estampes, Geneve
2000 Biennale di Venezia Architettura, Venezia
2002 Sprengel Museum, Hannover
2003 Mamco, Musée d’art contemporaine, Genève.
2003 Biennale di Valencia, La Ciudad Ideal, Valencia
2003 Palazzo Farnese, (Morellet, Nannucci), Ambassade de France, Roma
2004 Pièce Unique, Paris
2005 Galleria Fumagalli, Bergamo
2005 Bury Art Gallery Museum, Bury / Manchester
2006 Palazzo della Triennale, Milano
2007 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg
2008 Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg
2009 Villa Medicea La Magia, Quarrata (Pistoia)
2010 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze
2012 Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne
2012 Dum Umeni / The house of art, Budweis
2013 No more excuses, Stazione Leopolda, Firenze
2013 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg
2013 Giacomo Guidi Arte Contemporanea, Roma
November 2012 - January 2013 Galerie mfc-michèle didier, Paris


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bibliothek des Deutschen Bundestages, Berlin
Musee d'Art Contemporain, Lyon
Mamco, Musee d'art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneve
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venezia
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Ottawa, Canada
Hubbrucke, Kloster unserer Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg
Parco della musica, Auditorium, Roma
Galleria d'arte Moderna, Torino
Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munchen
Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Dänemark
Kiasma Museum, Helsinki

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