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Solo exhibitions

 

2017

Francesca Pasquali. AranhaBolaColoridas”, Melissa FE.MI.NI.NE collective project, Melissa temporary Gallery, Brera Design District-Milano, 4-9 April

 

2016

Francesca Pasquali”, curated by Ilaria Conti, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, 8 September-22 October

Kinesis. Francesca Pasquali, Laura Renna”, two solo exhibitions, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, ALT Museum, Alzano Lombardo (Bergamo), 16 September – 30 October

Spiderwall”, curated by Michael Petry, in collaboration with Francesca Pasquali Archive and Tornabuoni Art, MOCA London, London, 3 July – 31 July

FRANCESCA PASQUALI metamorphoses”, in collaboration with Francesca Pasquali Archive, with an exhibition catalogue with texts by Fatoş Üstek, Michael Petry, Matt Williams and Ilaria Bignotti, Tornabuoni Art, London, 28 June – 17 September

 

2015

Plastic shapes”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Gino Pisapia, Tornabuoni Arte Contemporary Art, Florence, 18 September – 28 November

Spiderball cloud” curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Biennale Giovani Monza 2015, Arengario and Museo Casa degli Umiliati, Monza, April 12 – June 28

 

2014

Sixties spiderballs”, curated by M&C Saatchi, The House of Peroni, London, 2 – 31 May

39000 light straws”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Federica Patti, Fondazione Cardinale Giacomo Lercaro for Art First Off, Bologna, 22 – 26 January

 

2013-2014

Critica in Arte. Francesca Pasquali”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, MAR Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, 14 December 2013 – 14 January 2014

 

2012

Francesca Pasquali. A me gli occhi”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Galleria Colossi Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, 3 March – 25 May

 

2011

Elastic”, curated by Eleonora Mayerle, Spazio Thetis, Venice

SCOPAmi”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Denitza Nedkova, Galleria OltreDimore, Bologna, 18 March – 30 April

Camminando/Contaminando”, curated by Mazen, Spazio Capo di Lucca for Art First Off, Bologna, 28 – 31 January

 

2010

Metamorfosi”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Museo Diocesano, Brescia, 2 – 12 October

Intrecci”, curated by Paolo Insolera, Palazzo Gnudi, Bologna, June

Mi sento S-gonfia”, Galleria La Pillola for Art First Off, Bologna, 29 – 31 January

 

Group exhibitions

 

2017

Nero su Nero. Da Fontana e Kounellis a Galliani”, curated by Vera Agosti, promoted by Fondazione Bardini Peyron and Tornabuoni Art, Villa Bardini, Firenze, April 14 – July 9

RAID. Sfornare mondi”, abandoned paistry factory “Cova”, Milano, curated by Fat Ass. Cultural Association – Alessandro Brighetti and Giulio Cassanelli, 31 March, site-specific interventions of 12 artists, streaming and real life

BILDUNG. Arte contemporanea tra esperienza e conoscenza” [BILDUNG. Contemporary Art, between Experience and Knowledge], curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Andrea Dall’Asta SJ, Raccolta Lercaro, Bologna, in collaboration with Cortesi Gallery, January 26-March 13

RAID. Museo per piccioni”, abandoned factory, Bologna, curated by Fat Ass. Cultural Association – Alessandro Brighetti and Giulio Cassanelli, 28 January, site-specific interventions of 14 artists, for 6 hours-live streaming

 

2016

Creative Energy. Arte per il rinnovabile”, curated by Elena Di Raddo, Palazzo Della Regione, Milano, 1-30 December (catalog)

Kinesis“, Francesca Pasquali & Laura Renna, curated by I. Bignotti, T. Leggeri, ALT Arte Lavoro Territorio, Alzano Lombardo, Bergamo, 16 September-30 October

Per vie diverse”, curated by Claudio Spadoni, Magazzini del Sale, Cervia, 15 July – 28 August (catalog)

Flux-us. Mary Bauermeister, Francesca Pasquali, *fuse”, curated by Angela Memola and Pascual Jordan, C.U.BO Centro Unipol, Bologna, 27 January – 16 April

 

2015

Black. An idea of light”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Paola Formenti Tavazzani, Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, 7 October – 31 December

Macrocosmi – Ordnungen anderer Art, Pattern of another order”, curated by Martina Cavallarin, Petra Dregger and Pascual Jordan, Altes Postfuhramt West, Berlin, 16 – 20 September

Trame contemporanee”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Fondazione La Verde La Malfa, Catania, 14 June – 30 October

SIHX arte e industria alla Corte Deloitte”, curated by Paolo Carli, Enrico Ciai and Philippe Daverio, Corte Deloitte, Milan, 31 May – 31 October

Arte Mashup. Il gusto di fare arte”, curated by Davide Sarchioni, Associazione Culturale Il Frantoio, Capalbio, 30 May – 30 June

White not”, curated by Chiara Massimiello, Spazio Ersel, Turin, 4 – 24 May

Art on loan”, curated by Enzo Fiammetta, Creative Lab Museo Arte Contemporanea, Alcamo, 28 February – 30 April

Macrocosmi – Ordnungen anderer Art, Organismi fuori centro”, curated by Martina Cavallarin and Pascual Jordan, Teatri di Vita, Bologna, 21 – 25 January

“Reti di resilienza”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Enzo Fiammetta, Fondazione Orestiadi, Gibellina, 15 January – 24 February

 

2014

Reti di resilienza”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Enzo Fiammetta, Museo RISO, Palermo, 27 November – 8 December

Street Scape ComOn”, curated by Chiara Canali and Ivan Quaroni, Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio, Como, 9 October – 9 November

Eccentrico Musivo. Young Artists and Mosaic”, curated by Linda Kniffitz and Daniele Torcellini, MAR Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, 21 September – 9 November

Premio Fondazione Henraux”, curated by Enrico Mattei, La Versiliana, Marina di Pietrasanta, 1 – 31 August

Espressioni contemporanee”, Tornabuoni Arte Contemporary Art, Florence, 20 June – 30 September

Resilienza italiana. Il mare visto da monte”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, PAV Parco Arte Vivente, Turin, 13 April – 7 May

Resilienza italiana. Punti di partenza”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti, Spazio GIVA, Milan, 21 March – 11 June

 

2013-2014

D.A.B. Design per Artshop and Bookshop”, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, 10 December 2013 – 6 January 2014

 

2013

O(Ax) = dO(Am) Equazione Impossibile”, curated by marte Associazione Culturale and Daniele Torcellini, Galleria Ninapì, Ravenna, 26 October – 10 November

Bianco Italia”, curated by Philippe Daverio, Tornabuoni Arte, Florence, 4 October – 9 November

D.A.B. Design per Artshop e Bookshop”, curated by Ornella Corradini, Galleria Civica, Modena, 30 April – 19 June

Bianco Italia”, curated by Dominique Stella, Tornabuoni Art, Paris, 25 April – 13 July

 

2012

NaturalMente”, curated by Associazione Aikal, Biennale Italia-Cina, Villa Reale, Monza, 19 October – 12 December

roBOt Festival”, curated by Federica Patti, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, 10 – 13 October

Personal Effect on Sale”, curated by Francesco Calzolari, David Casini, Viola Emaldi, Irene Guzman, Valentina Rossi, Marco Scotti and Sissi, Esprit Nouveau Pavillon for Art First Off, Bologna, 26 – 29 January

 

2011

D.A.B. Design per Artshop e Bookshop”, curated by Ornella Corradini, Castel Sant’Elmo, Naples, September – October

ARTE nell’ARTE”, curated by Fondazione Brescia Musei, Museo della Città Santa Giulia, Brescia, 24 September – 9 October

 

2010

FabulART, il sentiero delle fiabe”, curated by Simona Gavioli, Palazzo D’Accursio, Bologna, 3 – 18 December

Attraverso lo specchio”, curated by Elisabetta Modena, Castello dei Pico, Mirandola, 16 October – 27 November

Il segreto dello sguardo”, curated by Andrea Dall’Asta S.J. and Angela Madesani, Galleria San Fedele, Milan, 14 October – 14 November

Riciclarti. Cantiere Arte Ambientale”, curated by Natasha Bordiglia and Marisa Merlin, Ex Macello, Padua, 25 May – 26 June

Premio Arte Laguna”, curated by Igor Zanti, Italienische Kulturinstitut Wien, Vienna, 20 May – 3 June

Premio Arte Laguna”, curated by Igor Zanti, Italian Cultur Institute Prague, Prague 12 – 26 April

Premio Arte Laguna”, curated by Igor Zanti, Arsenale, Venice, 6 – 27 March

Organic/Inorganic”, curated by Andrea Lerda, Galleria Neon>Campobase, Bologna, 8 – 28 January

 

Prizes and mentions

 

2017

BIENALSUR, International Art Biennale of the South America. Project curated by Ilaria Bignotti, “Resilience Fields”. Pre-selected.

 

2016

Collezione Paolo VI Prize. Finalist

 

2015

Cairo Prize. Finalist

 

2014

Henraux Foundation Prize. Second Prize

D.A.B. Design per Artshop e Bookshop. Winner

 

2013

Curators on Sculpture Today Prize, Sculpture Network, project by Ilaria Bignotti, Strategy of resilience. Fundamentals, negatives and survival in the Italian sculpture of younger generation. Winner

Area SLAM, Art Verona. Selected

 

2012

Premio Nocivelli. Third Prize

DesignER. Giovani Designers in Emilia Romagna, Fashion Design section. Winner

 

2011

CO.CO.CO, Como Contemporary Contest. Finalist

Premio Arte Rugabella. Finalist

Premio Bice Bugatti – Giovanni Segantini. Finalist

 

2010

Riciclarti. Cantiere Arte Ambientale, Visual Arts section. Winner

A cura di…, project by Simona Gavioli, FabulART, sentieri nelle fiabe. Winner

Premio Arti Visive San Fedele. Finalist

Premio Arte Laguna. Finalist

A cura di…, project by Andrea Lerda, Organic/Inorganic. Winner

 

2009

Talent Prize, Visual Arts section. Mentioned

 

Works in public collections and foundations | Opere in collezioni pubbliche e fondazioni

 

ALT Museum, Alzano Bergamasco (Bergamo), Italy

Ghisla Art Collection Foundation, Locarno, Switzerland

MAR Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, Italy

MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, London, U.K.

Museo Diocesano, Brescia, Italy

Patrimonio Gruppo Unipol, Bologna

Thetis Foundation, Venice, Italy

 

Collaborations

 

2017

Aranha Bola Colorida, “Francesca Pasquali for MELISSA FEM.IN.INE COLLECTIVE”, Melissa Shoes, Fuori Salone, Brera Design District, Milan, Fuori Salone, 3-10 April

 

2016

Setole, “Francesca Pasquali for Salvatore Ferragamo”, Salvatore Ferragamo boutique, London, 7 April – 9 June

Setole, “Francesca Pasquali for Salvatore Ferragamo”, Salvatore Ferragamo boutique, Milan, 24 February – 21 March

 

2015

SCOPAmi, for cover of the album by Aaron und Pascal, In front of you, #01, Sorry for this Records, Berlin

 

2014

Alberi riflessi for Itlas, in collaboration with Archea Associati, Abitare il tempo, Marmomacc 2014, Verona, 30 September – 3 October

 

2013

Sofia straws, artist’s bag for Salvatore Ferragamo, Milan

 

2012

Spiderballs for Guru Store, Milan, 1 – 30 June

Marazul for Guru Store, Barcelona, 1 January – 28 February

 

Catalogues

 

2017

Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Antologia scelta, Tornabuoni Arte, Florence

 

2016

Creative Energy. Arte per il rinnovabile, curated by Elena Di Raddo, with texts by Elena Di Raddo, and Ginevra Addis, exhibition catalog, Palazzo Della Regione, Milano, 1-30 December, Manfredi Edizioni, Milano, pp. 34-35

Francesca Pasquali, curated by Ilaria Conti, exhibition catalog, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, 8 September-22 October 2016, New York

Per vie diverse, curated by Claudio Spadoni, Magazzini del Sale, Cervia, Grafiche Morandi, Fusignano (Ravenna)

FRANCESCA PASQUALI metamorphoses, edited by Tornabuoni Art in collaboration with Francesca Pasquali Archive, texts by Fatoş Üstek, Michael Petry, Matt Williams and Ilaria Bignotti, Tornabuoni Art, London, Forma Edizioni, Florence

Flux-us. Mary Bauermeister, Francesca Pasquali, *fuse, edited by Angela Memola and Pascual Jordan, C.U.BO Centro Unipol, Bologna, C.U.BO Editions, Bologna

Ghisla Art Collection, texts by Luciano Caprile, Pierre Casè, and Annamaria Maggi, Ghisla Art Collection, Vol. I, Fotoearte 2016

Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Antologia scelta, edited by Tornabuoni Arte, Florence

 

2015-2016

6 opere in marmo dalla Fondazione Henraux, texts by Paolo Carli, Enrico Ciai, and Philippe Daverio, Corte Deloitte, Milan

 

2015

Francesca Pasquali. Plastic shapes, edited by Tornabuoni Art, texts by Ilaria Bignotti and Gino Pisapia, Tornabuoni Arte Contemporary Art, Florence, Forma Edizioni, Florence

Biennale Giovani Monza 2015, texts by Daniele Astrologo Abadal, Anna Bernardini, Ilaria Bignotti, Francesco Cavallucci, Claudio Cerritelli, and Elio Grazioli, Arengario and other spaces in the city, Monza

White not, text by Chiara Massimiello, Spazio Ersel, Turin

Macrocosmi – Ordnungen anderer Art, Pattern of another order, texts by Martina Cavallarin and Pascual Jordan, Teatri di Vita, Bologna, Altes Postfuhramt West, Berlin

Black. An idea of light, edited by Ilaria Bignotti and Paola Formenti Tavazzani, Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, Mousse Publishing, Milan

Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Antologia scelta, edited by Tornabuoni Arte, Florence

 

2014

Premio Fondazione Henraux. In memoria di Ermino Cidonio, text by Enrico Mattei, Henraux Foundation, Baldecchi e Vivaldi, Pontedera

Eccentrico Musivo. Young Artists and Mosaic, texts by Linda Kniffitz and Daniele Torcellini, MAR Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, La Greca Arti Grafiche, Ravenna

Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Antologia scelta, texts by Roberto Casamonti and Fabio Migliorati, Tornabuoni Arte, Florence

Resilienza italiana. Dialoghi e riflessioni, edited by Ilaria Bignotti, Francesco Arecco, Giacomo Ghidelli, and Matteo Reale, Mimesis, Milan

The House of Peroni. Volume 3, text by John-Paul Pryor, The House of Peroni, London

 

2013

Critica in Arte. Francesca Pasquali, edited by Ilaria Bignotti, MAR Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, La Greca Arti Grafiche, Ravenna

Bianco Italia, edited by Dominique Stella, Tornabuoni Art, Paris, Forma Edizioni, Florence

O(Ax) = dO(Am) Equazione Impossibile, edited by marte associazione culturale, texts by Daniele Torcellini and others, Galleria Ninapì, MAR Museo d’Arte della Città and Planetary, Ravenna, marte edizioni, Stampa Grafiche Morandi, Ravenna

 

2012

Francesca Pasquali. A me gli occhi, edited by Ilaria Bignotti, Galleria Colossi Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, ColorArt, Rodengo Saiano

Personal Effect on Sale, edited by Francesco Calzolari and others, Esprit Nouveau Pavillon for Art First Off, Bologna, Danilo Montanari Edizioni, Ravenna

 

2011

SCOPAmi, texts by Ilaria Bignotti and Denitza Nedkova, Galleria OltreDimore, Bologna

Francesca Pasquali. Mirame, text by Ilaria Bignotti, ColorArt, Rodengo Saiano

A cura di…,edited by Ornella Corradini, Associazione GA/ER giovani artisti dell’Emilia Romagna, Bologna

CO.CO.CO. Como Contemporary Contest, text by Laura Cherubini, Assessorato alla Cultura, Como, Banfi, Como

52° Premio Internazionale Bice Bugatti-Giovanni Segantini, texts by Ilaria Bignotti, Matteo Galbiati, and Elisabetta Modena, Accademia Libera di Pittura Vittorio Viviani, Silvia Editrice, Nova Milanese

 

2010

Il segreto dello sguardo, texts by Ilaria Bignotti, Andrea Dall’Asta S.J., Angela Madesani, and others, Galleria San Fedele, Fondazione San Fedele, Milan

5. Premio Internazionale Arte Laguna, text by Igor Zanti, Grafiche Antiga, Crocetta del Montello

Attraverso lo specchio, edited by Elisabetta Modena, Mirandola, Castello dei Pico

 

Press review

 

2017

La mosaïque en “site-specific”. Les installations “tessellisées” de Francesca Pasquali“, by Paolo Sacchini, in «Mosaïque Magazine», a. VII, n. 13 (january 2017), pp. 74-77. ISSN 2114-2793, Janvier 2017 (bilingual magazine; title in English version: Site-specific Mosaics Francesca Pasquali’s “tesselized” installations)

2016

Masterpiece Feature. The RBC Fifth Plinth”, dedicated to Women in art, in Masterpiece 2016, London, June 2016, p. 106

Francesca Pasquali”, by Pia Capelli, in Elle Italia, June

Francesca Pasquali metamorphoses”, Aesthetica magazine, June – July,

Francesca Pasquali metamorphoses”, Elephant magazine, n. 27, Summer,

News. Francesca Pasquali”, in Barche, April, p. 10

Salvatore Ferragamo. Nelle vetrine d’artista c’è l’essenza del vero lusso”, in Fashion Icons, supplement to the magazine Fashion. Il magazine di news, business, trend, n. 6, March 14, pp. 3-4

“Francesca Pasquali ha realizzato un intervento per la boutique di Salvatore Ferragamo”, by Stefania Freddi, in Sabato Sera, n. 9, March, pp. II-III

Inspiramais Verão 2017, January

 

2015

Una personale della Pasquali alla galleria Tornabuoni Arte”, by Stefano Luppi, in Gazzetta di Modena, 14 October, p. 37

 

2014

Speciale Versilia. Premio Henraux”, by Eleonora Caracciolo di Torchiarolo, in Arte In, n. 152, August – September, p. 97

Agenda Arte&Foto. Premio Fondazione Henraux-La Versiliana”, by Pia Capelli and Gabi Scardi, in Elle Italia, p. 76

Che cosa sta preparando Francesca Pasquali”, by Francesca Pini, in Sette-Corriere della Sera, n. 2, 10 January, p. 95

Sofia Straws for Salvatore Ferragamo”, by Massimiliano Giornetti, in Harper’s Bazaar Art China, n. 3, January, p. 164

 

2013

Opere che si fanno guardare e toccare”, by Mariateresa Cerretelli, in Class, n. 323, March, p. 106

Azzardi creativi e rischi critici”, by Ilaria Bignotti, in Titolo, n. 66, Winter, p. 5

 

2012

Guardami se puoi, toccami se vuoi”, by Igor Zanti, in Espoarte, n. 76, Summer, p. 104

Un ufficio tre design e opere d’arte”, by Federica Bonetti, in Dentro Casa, n. 156, November, pp. 110-111

 

2011

Massimiliano Adami, Soft Crack e Francesca Pasquali, Metamorfosi. Percorsi creativi tra arte e design”, by Ilaria Bignotti, in Arte Contemporanea, n. 25, January – February, p. 7

 

2010-2011

Massimiliano Adami e Francesca Pasquali. Scatti creativi e scarti d’autore”, by Ilaria Bignotti, in Juliet, n. 150, December 2010 – January 2011, p. 69

 

2010

Scampoli di estate indiana”, by Olivia Cremascoli, in Interni n. 606, November, p. 92

Insonnie creative”, by Ilaria Bignotti, in Juliet, n. 149, October – November 2010, p. 69

L’anima della materia”, by Laura Biazzi, in Barche, July, p. 84

Loft story by Marco Costanzi”, by Rosaria Zucconi, in Elle Decor, April, pp. 302, 304, 307

Sintetiche Evocazioni”, by Monia Marchionni, in Inside Art, n. 62, February, p. 56