Project Description

Paolo Radi



Paolo Radi was born in Rome on March 28, 1966.
Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome in 1988, he made his debut in 1992 at the Young Artists IV exhibition at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome.

In 2002 he was invited to carry out his work at the Sculpture Space Foundation in Utica, New York.

In the same year he was the winner of the Youth / Sculpture Award of the National Academy of San Luca in Rome.

In 2003 he was invited to the XIV Quadrennial Preview Naples, Palazzo Reale.

In 2005 he took part in the exhibition Lucio Fontana and his legacy, where the intention is to highlight a line of continuity between the work of Lucio Fontana and that of some artists of subsequent generations.

In 2006 he participated, by invitation, in the X International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale (New Italian Pavilion for VEMA – “The city of the future”) where Alam exhibited a sculpture inspired by the theme of hibernation. The work is designed for the hospital of the future designed by Antonella Mari.

In 2009 he participated in the exhibition Cromofobie – Paths of black and white in contemporary Italian art held at the Ex Aurum in Pescara. Recent exhibitions include Experimenta (the Farnesina collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Springs in White (New Delhi, Kolkata and Bangkok), created on the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, whose goal is to promote and disseminate the works of the latest generations internationally.

In 2012 he was invited, together with Emanuela Fiorelli, by the Italian Cultural Institute of Lima, to exhibit at the Centro-Cultural Visual Art Gallery Ccori Wasi Universidad Ricardo Palma. The exhibition, Emanuela Fiorelli and Paolo Radi – In the sign and in the light, presents a large number of works from the recent career of the two artists.

In 2016, the exhibition The Sharper Perception, Dynamic Art, Optical and Beyond, at the GR Gallery in New York and the solo show at the MAC Museum of Contemporary Art in Lissone where he presents his latest work on L’opera disconica.

The 2018 exhibition in the Museums of San Salvatore in Lauro, curated by the Ferrarin Arte Gallery in Legnago.

Lives and works in Rome.