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Grazia Varisco

Biography

Grazia Varisco

1937  born in Milan
1956–1960  studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan
1960  joins gruppo T, founded in 1959
1969  first one-year stay in the USA
1979  lecturer for graphics and visual communication at the Società Umanitaria and at the Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan
1981-2007  lecturer and from 1984 chair for perceptual and gestalt theory at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan
1999-2000  lecturer for visual communication at the Politecnico di Milano
Grazia Varisco lives and works in Milan

Solo Exhibitions (selection)
1966     Galleria Vismara, Milan
1976     Random walks with random numbers, State University Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus
1987     Antologica, 1958-’87, Galleria Sagittaria, Pordenone
1990     Toyama Now ’90, Triennale of Toyama, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
1991     Centro Cultural da P.U.C. Solar Grandien de Montigny, Rio de Janeiro
1995     Vismara Arte, Milan
2001     Opere scelte ‘58/’01, Galleria Plurima, Udine
2002     Antologica di Grazia Varisco, Fioretto Arte, Padua
2003     Zibaldone Visivo, Spazio Olim, Bergamo
2005     Silenzi, Galleria Peccolo, Livorno
2006     Grazia Varisco. Projekte und Werke 1960-2006, Galerie Hoffmann, Friedberg
2012      Grazia Varisco, Se…, Museo della Permanente, Milan
2013     Mit rastlosem Blick, Museum Ritter, Waldenbruch
2014     If… works 1959-2014, DIEHL, Berlin
Cubo al quadrato, quadrato al cubo, Diehl CUBE, Berlin

Group Exhibitions (selection)
1960     miriorama 6. gruppo T, Galleria Pater, Milan
1961     Bewogen Beweging, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1962     Arte programmata, Showroom Olivetti, Milan
1963     Nove Tendencije 2, Galerija suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb
1964     Nouvelle Tendance, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris
1965     Licht und Bewegung, Kunsthalle Bern
1983     Arte programmata e cinetica, L’ultima avanguardia, Palazzo Reale, Milano
2000     Force Fields. Phases of the Kinetic, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Hayward Gallery, London
2001     Luce, movimento e programmazione. Kinetische Kunst aus Italien ’58-68, Ulmer Museum et. al.
2005     L’œil moteur. Art optique e cinétique 1950-1975, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg
2006     Die Neuen Tendenzen, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
2007     Op Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
2009     Materialbild 1950-1965, ZKM Karlsruhe
2012     Ghost in the Machine, New Museum, New York
2013     Dynamo, Grand Palais, Paris
2014     Spielobjekte – Die Kunst der Möglichkeiten, Museum Tinguely, Basel