Frutta | Gabriele De Santis
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Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Niente superstar ma solo stelle der quartiere, 2017, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 150 x 100 x 4.5 cm

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

A come Affari S come Samba, 2017, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 150 x 120 x 4.5 cm

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Portame ar mare, do te pare, tanto spacco uguale, 2017, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas 150 x 120 x 4.5 cm

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

Truth be told, 2017, Installation View, Frutta

La testa per pensare, le mie gambe per andare, 2017, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas 150 x 120 x 4.5 cm

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

Fontana, Boetti, 2015, Bench for Locker Rooms, Flocked Soccer Jerseys, 188.6 x 160 x 40 cm

Manzoni, Merz, Burri, 2015, Bench for Locker Rooms, Flocked Soccer Jerseys, 188.6 x 200 x 40 cm

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

We're short a guy, 2015, Installation View, Valentin, Paris

Impossible match, 2015, Black and White Soccer Ball, Chess Games, 42 x 36 cm

Harlekin in Williamsburg, 2015, Oil on Canvas, Bike Handlebar, 68 x 45 x 5 cm

Harlekin in Kreuzberg, 2015, Oil on Canvas, Bike Handlebar, 71 x 44 x 14 cm

Be right back, 2015, Resin, Sneaker Laces, Glass Colour, Framed, 180 x 130 cm

You only live once, 2015, Resin, Sneaker Laces, Glass Colour, Framed, 180 x 130 cm

Untitled, 2015, Blue Ballpoint Pen on Paper, Mounted on Canvas, 110 x 70 cm

If you have got the feeling jump across the ceiling, 2015, Installation View, Limoncello, London

JD and Elliot, 2015, Marble, 150 x 150 x 2.5 cm

If you have got the feeling jump across the ceiling, 2015, Installation View, Limoncello, London

If you have got the feeling jump across the ceiling, 2015, Installation View, Limoncello, London

Hip Hoop, 2015, Resin, Hula Hoop, Framed, 74 x 55 cm

The Dance Step of a Watermelon While Meeting a Parrot for the First Time, 2014, Installation View, Depart Foundation, LA

Untitled, 2014, Plaster Column Mounted on Skateboard Wheels, 130 x 25 x 25 cm

Dot Dot Dot, 2014, Digital Print Mounted On Dibond, 50 x 50 x 3 cm

( ), 2014, Marble, Acrylic, Framed, Each: 120 x 90 cm

Dear Michael,, 2014, Installation View, Frutta

Caffè macchiato, 2014, Acrylic and Skateboard Grip on Canvas, Mounted on Skateboard Wheels, 150 x 100 x 12 cm

Dear Michael,, 2014, Installation View, Frutta

That’s how’s gon’ be, young, wild and free. Not gonna slow down. Up to the max, until we crush, we’re not gonna stop now, 2014, Wooden Plinths, Skates, Cocktails, 125 x 60 x 30 cm

Love Bags, 2014, Bags, Mp3 Player, Mp3 File, Bags: 45 x 55 x 18 cm, Mp3 File: 2' 54''

  • Born 1983, Rome, IT
    Lives and works in Rome, IT

    Education

    2010
    MA Visual Arts, University of the Arts London, UK

    Solo Exhibitions

    2017
    TBA, Italian Cultural Institute, Madrid, ES (upcoming)
    SACRO/SAGRA (Gabriele De Santis and Jonathan Monk), The Blank ArtDate 2017, curated by Stefano Raimondi and organised by The Blank Contemporary Art, Bergamo, IT
    Martino, a special installation created with Molteni&C and MSGM, MSGM Flagship Store, Milan, IT
    GABRIELE DE SANTIS, CASE CHIUSE 04, by Paola Clerico, Casa Vautrin/Vudafieri, Milan, IT
    Truth be told, Frutta, Rome, IT

    2016
    #01 GABRIELE, curated by CURA. in collaboration with Settembrini, Basement Roma Outdoor, Via Settembrini 21, Rome, IT
    Caro Stefano,, at The Blank ArtDate 2016 – La Città dei Destini Incrociati, curated by Stefano Raimondi, /viamoroni16/spazioarte/, Bergamo, IT
    Spin like earth, brew like matcha, Jose Garcia, Mexico City, MX

    2015
    WE’RE SHORT A GUY, Valentin, Paris, FR
    UPBEAT HEIGHTS, JuneFirst, Berlin, DE (two person show)
    If you have got the feeling jump across the ceiling, Limoncello, London, UK

    2014
    On the Run, Italian Cultural Institute, London, UK
    Dear Los Angeles, Italian Cultural Institute (ICI), LA, US (performance in collaboration with Alex Ross)
    The Dance Step of a Watermelon While Meeting a Parrot for the First Time, Depart Foundation, LA, US
    Drop it like it’s hot, Valentin, Paris, FR
    Dear Michael,, Frutta, Rome, IT

    2013
    Which came first, the dice or the dots? Hmmm… the donut, Limoncello, London, UK
    Commercial Road Project #6, with Ruth Proctor, a project by CURA., London, UK
    Looking for a madeleine in Baalbek, Galerie Diana Stigter Backspace, Amsterdam, NL

    2012
    Suck My Disney, Frutta, Rome, IT

    Group Exhibitions

    2017
    The Most Brilliant Amongst the Masks, curated by Gabriele De Santis and Ilaria Gianni, part of Cinque Mostre-Vision(s), curated by Ilaria Gianni, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT

    2016
    De Santis is coming, Limoncello, London, UK
    INFLATABLE AESTHETICS, Hawaii-Lisbon, Lisbon, PT
    LINK – Jonathan Monk and Gabriele De Santis, Cinéma 2,
    Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
    Shapes and Forms, curated by Francesca Ferrarini, LITEXPO, Vilnius, LT
    Par Tibi, Roma, Nihil, curated by Raffaella Frascarelli, Colle Palatino (Domus Severiana, Stadio Palatino, Domus Augustana), Rome, IT
    Ma l’amor mio non muore, Opere dalla Collezione Alloggia (Roma), curated by Rita Selvaggio, Casa Museo Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo, IT
    Sèvres Out Doors 2016, Exposition d’Oeuvres en Extérieur  Sèvres Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, FR
    Foot Foraine, Euro 2016, curated by Jean-Max Colard, Parc de la Villette, Paris, FR
    IMAGINE, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT
    The Picture club- Cinque Mostre 2016, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Gianni Politi and Saverio Verini, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT
    Feuilles Volantes, curated by collectif Perséphone and Justin Morin, CCN – Ballet de Lorraine, Nancy, FR
    Art Situacions III, SPAIN / ITALY, curated by Vicente Todoli, Maria de Corral, Lorena Martinez de Corral, Ilaria Gianni, Matadero, Madrid, ES

    2015
    Art Situacions I-II, SPAIN / ITALY, curated by Vicente Todoli, Maria de Corral, Lorena Martinez de Corral, Ilaria Gianni, Villa Croce, Genova, IT, MACRO, Rome, IT
    Wonderwheel, curated by CURA., NAUTILUS A. SIXTY HOTEL, Depart Foundation Project Space, Miami, US
    I LOVE YOU, Fondazione VideoInsight. Art for Care, Turin, IT
    80 Years, Limoncello, London, UK
    Networked encounters offline, Lewben exhibition at 10th Kaunas Biennale, Kaunas, LT
    Why we expect more from technology and less from each other, (Verena Dengler, Florian Meisenberg, David Renggli, Gabriele de Santis), Wentrup, Berlin, DE
    To rectify a situation, Valentin, Paris, FR
    Collezioni, Mart, Rovereto, IT
    TAVERNA – We are Open (Icastica 2015), curated by Ilaria Gianni, Fraternita dei Laici, Arezzo, IT
    Un Nouveau Festival, curated by Florencia Chernajovsky, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
    Oh, Of Course, You Were Berry Picking, co-organised by Rosa Tyhurst, Drei, Cologne, DE
    Fantastica. The way we make art, BeatTricks, Milan, IT
    Milk Revolution, Curated by CURA., American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT

    2014
    SMALL Rome, curated by Adam Carr, Frutta, Rome, IT
    The Go-Between – artistis from the Ernesto Esposito collection, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, IT
    La Gioia, curated by Carole Schuermans, Maison Particuliere, Brussels, BE
    Athletic Valentin, a project by CURA., Galerie Valentin, Paris, FR
    Frieze Sculpture Park, London, UK
    De Generation of Painting, Fondazione 107, Turin, IT
    Un Rumore Bianco, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Assab One, Milan, IT
    Speedboat, curated by Alex Ross, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, NY, US
    Dreams that money can’t buy, a project by CURA., Independent Space, MAXXI, Rome, IT
    Borders, curated by Adam Carr, Artuner.com
    On The Tip Of My Tongue, curated by Marta Silvi, Palazzo Trinci, Foligno, IT
    Arte Coni 100, curated by Maria Alicata e Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, various locations, Rome, IT
    Playground, curated by Maria Alicata and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Casa delle Armi, Rome, IT
    Yeah and look where it got us, Mon Chéri, Brussels, BE
    We’ve Got Mail, curated by Adam Carr, MOSTYN, Wales, UK

    2013
    Knock-off, curated by Brooke Babington and Liang Luscombe, USSR, Melbourne, AU
    New Works #1, Sprovieri Gallery, London, UK
    Grand Opening, Frutta, Rome, IT
    Private Collection selected by #1 / Anneke Eussen, Tatjana Pieters, Gent, BE
    Mappa, page 2, curated by Adam Carr, Nomas Foundation, Rome, IT
    Chinese Whispers, CURA. Basement, Rome, IT
    Wanna be a masterpiece, curated by Ilaria Marotta, ISCP, New York, US
    Footnotes, curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas, CAC, Vilnius, LT
    Fessure, curated by Ermanno Cristini, Museo della Ceramica di Cerro, Laveno, IT

    2012
    We will disappear you, curated by Adam Carr, Frutta, Rome, IT
    Metamorphosis, curated by Andrea Bruciati Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Udine, IT
    Art-o-Rama, Marseille, FR
    Re-Generation, curated by Ilaria Gianni e Maria Alicata, MACRO, Rome, IT
    Tutti al Mare…, Frutta, Rome, IT

    2011
    On Stage, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Verona, IT
    Hear Me Out, curated by Cecilia Casorati and Claudio Libero Pisano, CIAC Genazzano, IT
    Remake Argonauti, curated by Andrea Bruciati and Alice Ginaldi, Galleria Metropolitana, Gorizia, IT
    Beyond “Liminal Experience”, curated by Francesco Scasciamacchia, Vault, Prato, IT
    Il Ramo d’Oro, curated by Andrea Bruciati and Eva Comuzzi, Fondazione Giovanni da Udine, IT

    2010
    Moroso Award for Contemporary Art 2010, curated by Andrea Bruciati, GCAC, Monfalcone, IT
    Il Raccolto d’Autunno Continua ad Essere Abbondante, curated by Chiara Agnello and Milovan Farronato, DOCVA, Milan, IT
    To be destroyed, 10 Floors Project, curated by Lucy Woodhouse and Huw Chaffer, London, UK
    Seven 7 artists | 7 curators, group show curated by A. Grulli, C. Corbetta, F. Pagliuca, L. Bruni, M. Tagliafierro, M. Farronato, N. Trezzi, Conduits, Milan, IT
    La Danse Macabre, curated by JCU students and coordinated by Ilaria Gianni, Nomas Foundation, Rome, IT

    2009
    Emotional Community, curated by Teresa Macrì, Monitor Gallery, Rome, IT
    Mi Ricordo di Noi, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, Dryphoto Arte contemporanea, Prato, IT
    Usine des reves, curated by Cecilia Casorati, 26cc, Rome, IT

    Awards

    2010
    Moroso Award for Contemporary Art 2010, Special mention, GC.AC, Monfalcone, IT

     

    Curatorial Projects

    2017
    The Most Brilliant Amongst the Masks, co-curated with Ilaria Gianni, part of Cinque Mostre-Vision(s), curated by Ilaria Gianni, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT
    2016
    Perché, perché la domenica mi lasci sempre sola, GRANPALAZZO 2016, Zagarolo, IT
    2015
    Fantastica. The way we make art, BeatTricks, Milan, IT
    2013
    AB, Nomas Foundation, Roma, IT