Alessandro Busci

Alessandro Busci, painter and architect, lives and works in Milan. A graduate of the Milan Polytechnic with a thesis in History of Art. Busci investigates the potential of the exchange between the western and oriental iconographic traditions and his production is distinguished by the strong value of the sign, pictorial and calligraphic, made on unconventional supports such as steel, copper and aluminum worked with acids and enamels or on the most traditional paper.

He began exhibiting in 1996 at the 36th edition of the Suzzara Award and his solo shows were held in Milan, Rome, Brescia, Turin, London, Bordeaux, Madrid, Milan, Bilbao, San Francisco and Naples. Since 1997 he has collaborated with the Atelier Mendini contributing to the realization of various architectural, decoration and setting projects. In 1999 he won the first prize in the Venetian contest "La Fenice et des artistes" and at the Galleria Antonia Jannone (Milan) he exhibited with his personal "Acqua sporca. Brown light. Luce ", followed in 2002 by" Steel Life ".

In 2003 the Spazio Poltrona Frau in London hosted a personal exhibition, while in 2004 he was invited to the XIV Quadrennial Exhibition of Art (Anteprima Torino) and was among the finalists of the 5th edition of the Cairo Communication Award.

For the ten years of exhibition activity, in 2007, Italian Factory organizes a exhibition in two locations, Madrid and Milan. Its works are included in "The New Italian Art Scene ", a collective project hosted by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan, and in the exhibition" Italian Art 1968-2007. Painting "designed by Vittorio Sgarbi (Palazzo Reale, Milan). In 2008 there will be "8", personal exhibition at the Mark Wolfe Gallery in San Francisco (CA, USA), and "Cor-Ten", an important project that includes fifty large-format works on iron that recount the spaces of the contemporary city, exposed in Turin in conjunction with T2 Triennale d'Arte Contemporanea and then at the First Gallery in Rome (2009).

In 2014 the great staff at the Triennale di Milano, "In Alto Milano", 90 works dedicated to the new development of the vertical city, curated by Ada Masoero.

The important publications are the Alessandro Busci, Skira, Milan 2007; Cor-ten, Electa, Milan 2008; Busci Biennale, Maretti Editore, San Marino 2011; Omar Galliani | Alessandro Busci - A passage of generation, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo (MI) 2012.

Works of Alessandro Busci


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