RICCARDO BERETTA

1982, Italy
Lives and works in Milan (I)

  • EDUCATION

    2006 - 2007
    Exchange at Universität der Künste Berlin, Prof. Lothar Baumgarten, Berlin, D
    2003 - 2007
    Undergraduate Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, I


    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2018
    RICCARDO BERETTA, Luca Preti showroom, Milan (I)
    2017
    RECOVERED MEMORIES, I.D.E.A - Nicoletta Rusconi Art Projects, Agrate Conturbia (I) Catalogue
    PARAVENTO PLAYGROUND, Francesca Minini, Milan (I) 
    2016
    ROSE WINDOWS, curated by Stefano Raimondi, Spazio ALT - Arte Contemporanea, Alzano
    Lombardo (I)
    2015
    TERRASANTA RELIEF, Plutschow Gallery, Zurich (CH)
    2013
    EXPLOITING ME - Set Sound Session, curated by Maria Alicata, Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO), Rome (I)
    A MAN FINDS A SHELTER, IT FALLS APART, Palazzo della Misericordia, Bergamo (I)
    KERATO~KONUS, curated by Bruna Roccasalva, PRIMOPIANO / Diego Cassina, Lugano (CH)
    2012
    DONNEWETTER, ZERO..., Milan, I
    2011
    I DON'T WANT TO LIVE A LIFE OF EPISODES AND FRAGMENTS, Artists Unlimited Galerie, Bielefeld (D)
    ALL IN GOOD TIME (with Daniel Knorr), curated by Stefano Raimondi, Paola Tognon and Mauro Zanchi, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo (I)
    BIRBA, TÄT, Berlin (D)
    2009
    OSTELLO UNIVERSALE, PIANISSIMO gallery, Milan (I)
    TI MANCO A MILANO?, Lucie Fontaine, Milan (I)

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2019
    SUPERCOLLA. Nuova formula rinforzata per ogni tipo di modernità, curated by Guido Musante and Maria Chiara Valacchi, Martina Simeti, Milan (I)
    IL DISEGNO POLITICO ITALIANO, A plus A, Venice (I)
    2018
    REPLACED MEMORIES, Villa Ruffieux – Studio, Château Mercier (CH)
    NOI E IL MASI, donazione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Museo Lac, Lugano (CH) 
    
ART BASEL HONG KONG - Francesca Minini
    CAPE TOWN ART FAIR - Massimo Minini 
    
2017
    DEPOSITO D'ARTE ITALIANA PRESENTE, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa and Vittoria Martini, Artissima, Turin, (I)
    I DREAMCATCHER, Zona Mista, London, UK

    ART DATE 2017, Baco Collection, Bergamo, (I)
    
SAGRA DELL'ARTE, Bergamo, (I
)
    MIART - Plutschow Gallery

    MIART - Francesca Minini

    ART BASEL HONG KONG - Francesca Minini

    2016
    
ARTISSIMA - Francesca Minini

    HAEMOLACRIA, Curated by Gianluigi Ricuperati, Laboratorio del dubbio, Turin
    LISTE ART FAIR BASEL, Francesca Minini, Catalogue
    ART BASEL HONG KONG - Francesca Minini
    2015
    PARAMOUNT RANCH ART FAIR, with Gasconade, Los Angeles (U.S.A.)
    2014
    ART OR SOUND, curated by Germano Celant, Fondazione Prada - Ca' Corner della Regina, Venice (I)
    ICONICA, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi and Maria Alicata, Urban project, Rome (I)
    MiArt Emergent with Gasconade, Milan (I)
    2013
    ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY, Peep-Hole, Milan (I)
    OGNI COSA A SUO TEMPO Cap VI, Atto II, curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, BACO, Bergamo (I)
    TRAME, curated by Massimo Minini, Stefano Raimondi, Mauro Zanchi, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo (I)
    Cheongju International Craft Biennale, International Pavilion, Cheongju (KOR)
    CORSO APERTO, curated by Simone Menegoi, Villa del Grumello, Como (I)
    OGNI COSA A SUO TEMPO Cap VI, Atto I (Resume and Rebirth), curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, BACO, Bergamo (I)
    UN'OPERA PER IL CASTELLO, Castel Sant’Elmo, Naples (I)
    HOTEL, Castello di Rivara, Rivara -TO (I)
    2012
    FUORICLASSE, curated by Luca Cerizza, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Milan (I)
    ESTATE, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (U.S.A.)
    2011
    I NUMERI PRIMI, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Verona (I)
    IL BEL PAESE DELL'ARTE, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Maria Cristina Rodeschini, BURRATA, VAVA, Milan, (I)
    KURT IM HIRSCH ZEIGT ARTISTS UNLIMITED, Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin (D)
    Prague Biennale 5, Prague (CZ)
    TUTTOCCHI, curated by Barbara Barbantini and Massimo Palazzi, Museo GAM di Nervi, Genoa (I)
    ARCHIVIAZIONI, Laboratorio di Arte e Architettura, Lecce (I)
    THE HISTORICAL ARCHIVE: Four Interpretations, curated by Francesca Pagliuca, Unicredit Studio, Würzburg (D)
    ADVENTURES IN A MINIATURE LANDSCAPE, Log, Bergamo (I)
    2010
    CASABIANCA, Casabianca, Bologna (I)
    L'ARPA MAGICA, Lucie Fontaine, Milan (I)
    MANIMAL, project by Andrea Sala, Kaleidoscope, Milan (I)
    LOW DECO, curated by Alessandro Rabottini, Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan (I)
    THE HISTORICAL ARCHIVE: Four Interpretations, curated by Francesca Pagliuca, UniCredit Studio, Milan and Trento (I)
    GIOBERTI 1, Milan (I)
    IBRIDO, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Francesco Garutti, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea PAC, Milan (I)
    2009
    THANKSGIVING, curated by Vincenzo de Bellis, Bruna Roccasalva, Anna Daneri, Peep-Hole, Milan (I)
    STUDIO VISIT, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Stefano Coletto, Nemanja Cvijanovic, Marco Tagliafierro, GC.AC Monfalcone (I)
    NEW ITALIAN EPIC, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Brown project space, Milan (I)
    2008
    ROUGH TAPE n.5, Atelier Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (I)
    2007-2008
    MAESTROS Y DISCIPULOS II, Museum of Modern Art Genaro Perez, Cordoba; Casa de Cultura, Salta; Museum of Contemporary Art, Mendoza (AR)
    2007
    ALBERI D'ARTISTA, GAMeC, Bergamo (I)
    RUNDANG 2007, Lothar Baumgarten’s atelier, Universität der Künste, Berlin (D)
    ARTMEETING 2007, curated by Daniela Ehemann, Universität der Künste, Berlin (D)
    2004
    SALON PRIMO 2004, Museo della Permanente, Milan (I)
    21/12, Indipendent exhibition, Milan (I)

    SPECIAL PROJECTS

    2018
    BERETTA/PARMEGGIANI, Luca Preti, Milan (I) 
    2017
    I MIGLIORI VINI ITALIANI, Hotel Magna Pars, Milan, I
    2016
    THE BLANK BENEFIT 2016, ALT - Arte Lavoro Territorio, Anzano Lombardo, (I)
    2014
    BUCCELATI FLAGSHIP STORE (with Vudafieri Saverino Partners), 714 Madison Avenue, New York (USA)
    TERRALSOLE HARVEST PARTY, Montalcino, (I)
    2012 - 2013
    Film screening: A Man Finds a Shelter, It falls Apart, directed by Riccardo Beretta, produced by Mondovisione with support of Fondazione Cariplo, different venues in Italy and abroad
    2012
    PORTFOLIOS, Gasconade, Milan (I)
    2011
    Education Lab, IULM, Milan (I)
    Musée de l’OHM c/o Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna (I)
    2010
    Casa Rom, curated by Alessandro Guerriero
    MIMETICO, Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte, Poirino (I)
    CHARLEY INDEPENDENTS (No Soul for Sale), Tate Modern, London (UK) (with Lucie Fontaine)
    2009
    PERFORMA 09, The Internationally Biennial of new Visual Art Performance, New York (U.S.A.) (with Lucie Fontaine)
    No Soul for Sale - A Festival Of Independents, X INITIATIVE, New York (U.S.A.) (with Lucie Fontaine)

    CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES

    2016
    The Blank Benefit Concert, ALT - Arte Lavoro Territorio, Anzano Lombardo, (i)
    2014
    Art or Sound, curated by Germano Celant, Fondazione Prada - Ca' Corner della Regina, Venice, I
    Musicians and composers: Gabriele Rendina Cattani and Elio Marchesini
    2013
    Exploiting me - Set Sound Session, MACRO, Rome, I
    Musicians and composers: Gabriele Rendina Cattani and Lorenzo Troiani
    Performer: Hallie Morrison
    Open Studio, MACRO, Rome, I
    Musicians: Gianluca Schingo, Pierluigi Morelli, Milena Basili
    Recording outside inside, Castello di Rivara, Rivara (TO), I
    2012
    Donnerwetter, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan, I
    Musicians: Sandro Mussida, Elio Marchesini, Alessandra Novaga (Hurla Janus), Federico Caldara, Aliou Ndiaye
    Donnerwetter, ZERO..., Milan, I
    Musicians: Jia Lim, Luca Galbusera, Lucia Barcella, Anonio Frigé, Roberta Ocozia
    2011
    Birba, GAMeC, Bergamo, I
    Musician: Federico Caldara
    Birba, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo, I
    Musicians: Jia Lim, Luca Galbusera, Lucia Barcella
    Birba, Artists Unlimited Studio, Bielefeld, D
    Musician: Simon Schmid
    Birba, TÄT, Berlin, D
    Musicians: Jia Lim, Daniel Trumbull, Emil Wölz

    COLLECTIONS

    Buccellati townhouse, New York, USA
    Deutsche Bank Collection, Putignano, (I)
    BACO - Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo, (I)

    AWARDS

    2013
    Premio Moroso 2013 - Selected by Alessio Ascari - Finalist. Catalog
    2012
    Un’Opera per il Castello, Castel Sant’Elmo, Napoli, I - Finalist. Catalog
    Premio Terna 04 - Finalist. Catalog
    2004
    Salon Primo, Museo della Permanente, Milan, I - First Prize. Catalog

    RESIDENCIES AND SEMINARS

    2018
    Villa Ruffieux Residency Program, Sierre, CH (upcoming)
    2017
    I.D.E.A., Nicoletta Rusconi Art Projects, Agrate Conturbia, (I)
    2013
    Artists in Residence: Open Studios at Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome - MACRO, I
    CSAV - Artists Research Laboratory with Matt Mullican, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, I
    Effetto Venturi #03 Giuseppe Gabellone, Museo del Novecento and Peep-Hole, Milan, I
    2011
    Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, D
    2010
    Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’arte, visiting professor Peter Friedl, Poirino (TO), I

    PANELS AND LECTURES

    2017
    I Migliori vini Italiani (with Beatrice Panerai, Luca Maroni), Hotel Magna Pars, Milan
    Cascina Maria (with Marco Tagliafierro, Nicoletta Rusconi, Irina Zucca Alessandrelli), La Triennale Do Milano, Milan
    2014
    Paesaggio Italiano, with Cloe Piccoli, Federica Cimatti and Maria Vittoria Capitanucci, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
    Paesaggi Sonori, with Cloe Piccoli and Laura Cherubini, Expo Gate, Milan
    2013
    Paesaggio Italiano, with Cloe Piccoli, Laura Cherubini, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan
    La luce del giorno / 06.01, with Andrea Sala, Gabriele Francesco Sassone, Barbara Casavecchia, Marco Scotini, NABA, Milan
    2011
    Open Studio, Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, Germany
    Education Lab, IULM, Milan
    2010
    Round table with Alessandro Rabottini, Alessio Ascari, Marina Pugliese and Matteo Rubbi, Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan
    2009
    ROMA - The Road to Contemporary Art, with Marco Tagliafierro, Rome

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

    2017
    Ballario, Nicolas. “Altrimenti l’odio ci fotterà”, Rolling Stone, November 2017, p. 42
    Rusconi, Nicoletta (produced by). I.D.E.A., exhibition catalogue, Cascina Maria, Agrate Conturbia, Novara. Texts by
    Bruna Roccasalva, Irina Zucca Alessandrelli
    Tagliafierro, Marco. “Nicoletta Rusconi e Riccardo Beretta”, Flash Art Online, September 21, 2017
    Gatti, Chiara. “La gallerista va in campagna e mette l'arte in cascina”, La Repubblica, September 21, 2017
    Lodigiani, Roberto. “Ad Agrate Conturbia la cascina diventa residenza per artisti”, La Stampa, August 10, 2017
    Gulli, Damiano. “Arte e design, andata e ritorno”, InsideArt, n.110, July 2017
    Vudafieri Saverino Partners, Lezioni di Architettura e Design, Ed. Corriere della Sera – Abitare, March 2017
    Bernardi, Nicolò. “Miart 2017: Plutschow Gallery – Riccardo Beretta and avaf”, Posi+tive Magazine, April 2017
    D’Aurizio, Michele. “miart senza Milano?”, Flash Art Online, April 10, 2017
    Dogliani, Jenny. “Miart punta al primato”, Il Giornale dell’Arte.com, April 3, 2017
    Beretta, Riccardo. “La sfumatura”, Flash Art Italia, n.332, April 2017, pp. 58-61
    Silva, Sofia. “La memoria fatta di legno e di stoffa”, Arte, n.523, March 2017, pp. 129-132
    “Paravento Playground”, Arte e Critica, n.88/89, Spring-Summer 2017, p.51
    Tagliafierro, Marco. “Paravento Playground”, ARTFORUM.COM / Critics’ Picks, January 2017
    Federici, Flavia G. “Altro Carattere”, Elle Decor Italia, February 2017, pp. 60-65
    2016
    “Tutto il mondo dietro un paravento”, laLettura#263, Corriere della Sera, December 11, 2016
    2014
    Paesaggio Italiano, Fortino Editions
    Art or Sound, catalogue of the exhibition, Fondazione Prada
    Style - Corriere della Sera, June
    Juliet Art Magazine, n.167
    Living n.04 - Corriere della Sera, April
    PIN-UP, issue 16, text by Michele D’Aurizio
    2013
    Abitare, issue 537, text by Michele D'Aurizio,
    The Collected work of H.C., Mousse Puplishing
    Let me give you a pack of art!, catalogue of the International Pavilion, 2013 Cheongju International Craft Biennale
    SansSouci Magazine, Italy
    Moroso Award For Contemporary Art, catalogue, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa
    2012
    Fuoriclasse, catalogue of the exhibition, Kaleidoscope Press
    Frieze, issue 152, text by Barbara Casavecchia
    BRIGHT! – Typography between illustration and art, Slanted c/o MAGMA Brand Design, Daab Books
    Premio Terna 04, catalogue of the exhibition, SilvanaEditoriale
    Flash Art Italia, October, text by Marta Casati
    KULT magazine, October, text by Daniele Perra
    ARTFORUM, October, text by Marco Tagliafierro
    Blow Up, September, text by Francesco Tenaglia
    Die TÄT Publikation, TÄT, Germany
    Ogni cosa a suo tempo, catalogue of the exhibition, Mousse Publishing
    Artists Unlimited Newspaper, Germany
    2011
    Il Bel Paese dell'Arte, catalogue of the exhibition, GAMeC, Nomos Edizioni
    Flash Art Italia, November, text by Francesco Garutti
    ArtVerona, catalogue, Cambi Editore
    Prague Biennale 5, catalogue of the exhibition, Giancarlo Politi Editore
    EcoArt Book, Guido Talarico Editore
    Mousse Magazine n.27, January 11, Diary by Antonio Scoccimarro
    2010
    ARTFORUM, Critics’ pricks, The Historical Archive: Four Interpretations, text by Marco Tagliafierro
    Flash Art n° 285, July, Giovani artisti alle prese con l’archivio, text by Francesco Scasciamacchia
    La Repubblica, 22th May, Dopo il cinema l’arte sul set di Villa Necchi, text by Barbara Casavecchia Corriere della Sera, 22th May, Fiabe in giardino e sculture “segrete”, text by Francesca Bonazzoli
    Low Déco, catalogue of the exhibition, texts by Alessandro Rabottini, Michele D’Aurizio, Lucia Borromeo, Kaleidoscope Press
    Carte Blanche #1, catalogue of the exhibition, texts by Giampietro Morreale, Francesca Malvezzi and Francesca Pagliuca, UniCredit Press
    IBRIDO, catalogue of the exhibition, texts by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Francesco Garutti, Silvana Editoriale
    La Repubblica, year 35 - Number 60, Una galassia sconfinata e ibrida è la nuova scena del contemporaneo, text by Barbara Casavecchia
    Domus 932, January, Il fatto nuovo, text by di Caroline Corbetta
    2009
    Flash Art International, n° 267, July-September, Craft, text by Nicola Trezzi
    STUDIO VISIT, texts by Marco Tagliafierro, Stefano Coletto, Andrea Bruciati, Nemanja Cvijanovic
    Ti manco a Milano?, Poster in limited edition, a conversation by Lucie Fontaine, Francesco Garutti, Marco Tagliafierro, Riccardo Beretta
    MIART MAGAZINE#02, Milano Utopie, Call for proposal: RE-FORMING MILAN, curated by Paola Nicolin, Francesco Garutti, Giacinto Di Pietrantonio
    Flash Art n° 275, April-May, Il ramo d’oro, text by Marco Tagliafierro
    Exhibart.onpaper n° 56 II year, April-May, NUOVI NUOVI NUOVI Curated by Milovan Farronato
    Flash Art n° 272, October-November, Speciale Pittura
    2008
    Opera 2008, catalogue of the exhibition, texts by Angela Vettese, Daniele Zangrando
    Maestros y discipulos II, catalogue of the exhibition, texts by Stefano Moscatelli, Giacinto Di Pietrantonio