Maurizio Savini was born in Rome and studied History of Art and Performance at Rome’s La Sapienza university.
He had his first solo show in Dusseldorf and is also active in field of set design. He was the set design assistant for Richard Wagner’s Parsifal, directed by Peter Stein, under the musical direction of Claudio Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic at Theatre in Salzburg. In 2002 he was appointed by the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino to stage the ballet “La fins de jours” in theatres in Bologna and Florence.
He has had solo shows in Paris, Lyon, London, Amsterdam, Berlin and New York. Active in the field since 1990, Maurizio Savini set up an installation for the Museum of Saint Etienne and another for the the Contemporary Art Museum of Lyon, and participated in the Quadriennale in Rome with a series of new sculptures. He is also active in cultural projects, creating works in pediatric hospitals in Paris, and Vladkavkaz. In 2009 he created a permanent piece for the M.A.C.R.O in Roma and an enormous sculpture for the Luiss University in Rome. In 2011 he participated in the Biennale in Venice for the Fondazione Roma while simultaneously setting up a solo show for the GalleriaTedeschi in Torino. He is currently involved in a project at the Castle in Rivara