Giorgio Tentolini





Giorgio Tentolini was born in Casalmaggiore (Cremona) in 1978, he trained in Graphic Arts at the Toschi Art Institute in Parma, to graduate in design and communication at the University of Reggio Emilia. After stages with artists such as Marco Nereo Rotelli, he begins a very personal research with installations on a photographic basis, for which he immediately obtains significant recognition. Each of his works is born from a precise investigation of Time as memory and identity, in a careful and slow reconstruction that takes place with the study of light and the engraving of layers of different materials, fabrics, papers, PVC. Tulle and adhesive tape are the current medium of his search for the meditative lightness that its layers give back to the image, a metaphor for places and memories, dreams and visions. A pictorial work living the reality of sculpture. Winner of the Nocivelli Prize 2012, the Rigamonti Prize as part of the Visual Arts Prize, organized by the San Fedele Foundation of Milan, the Absolute First Prize of Paratissima Turin 2015 and the 2016 Arteam Cup Special Prize, Tentolini exhibited in London, Berlin, Amsterdam, in the Principality of Monaco, at the Royal Palace of Milan, the MAR. Art Museum of the city of Ravenna, the National Automobile Museum of Turin. The artist has also participated in important international exhibitions of contemporary art such as Arte Fiera Bologna, Art Athina and Art Vilnius. Since 2014 one of his works has belonged to the permanent collection of the Ravenna MAR. He lives and works between Casalmaggiore, Reggio Emilia and Milan.