Massimo Uberti (Brescia 1966). Lives and works in Milan. He graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. In the early ’90s he was member of the Lazzaro Palazzi artist’s group in Milan.
He got a lot of appreciations in Italy and abroad including, Piazza dei Mercanti in 2007, 5th edition Camera of Commerce prize, Milan, in 2008, Tendente infinito in the exhibition Dreams of the possible city, Fondazione Stelline, Milan. In 2012 he won the international prize Artist’Book NOPX in Turin. In 2013 he was selctedby an european commission for the workshop New narrative for Europe, in Milan and in Berlin. Special recent projects: Today I love You, Amsterdam Light Festival 2015; Light, Miami-Basel Design 2014, Bentley Elements; Altro spazio, a site specific work for the seat of Museo Pecci Milano, 2011.From 2008 to 2014 he was teachin’Painting and Visual Art at the Accademia di Belle Arti Santagiulia, in Brescia. In 2013 he managed the training course Macroscuola in MACRO-Contemporary Art Museum, in Roma. He is currently art director of Portofino e S. Margherita Light Festival, in Italy.
Recent solo exhibitions:
2016 After the gold rush, curated by Marco Bazzini, Spazioborgogno, Milano; 2015/2016 Spazio Amato, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome; 2015 Le Jardin, Studio Geddes-Franchetti, Rome; 2015 In your eyes, Bentley Elements, Mosca; 2014 Light, Bentley Elements, Miami; 2014 Landline, Brother’ Art Gallery, Lugano; 2012 Linee di costruzione, Palazzo Durini, Galleria Nilufar, Milan; 2011 NEVER OFF, Galleria Spazioborgogno, Milano
Group Exhibitions :
2016/ 2017 Bunyan, Islamic Art Festival, curated by Mohammad Alqaseer, Sharjah Art Museum, UA Emirates; 2016 LIGHTWAVES, curated by Quays Culture, Manchester, UK; 2015 Ennesima: Una mostra di sette mostre sull’arte italiana, Triennale di Milano; 2015 Today I love you, Amsterdam light festival, Opera permanente; 2015 Interactions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagabria; 2015 Way Out, Spazioborgogno, Milano; 2014 Entre deux chaises, un livre, Fondation Boghossian Villa Empain, Brussels; 2014 BAG, Universita Bocconi, Milano; 2013 Neon, the luminous matter of art, MACRO, Rome; 2013 Altra natura, Museo Pecci, Milan; 2011 Giorni felici, Casa Testori Milan.