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Paolo Grassino was born in Turin in 1967, where he lives and works. His work offers a reflection on the drift of current society, suspended on the fence between natural and artificial, between insecurity and mutation. Above all, his work is a search that recovers the full meaning of the craft. Working with synthetic rubber, wood, wax and polystyrene, but also with more advanced techniques like fusing aluminum and cement castings, Grassino brings his sculptures to another level of spectacularity. Recent solo exhibitions include: Maree - Eduardo Secci Gallery, Relais Santa Croce, Florence (2018); Paolo Grassino and Luigi Mainolfi, Casa Fiat de Cultura, Belo Horizonte, curated by Alessandro Demma (2017); Analgesia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Castello di Rivara, Turin (2016);Magazzinoscuro, MAC | Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Lissone, Milan (2015); Ciò che resta, Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence (2014); Percorso in tre atti, Museo Pecci, Milan (2013); La oscuridad en la luz, IIC|Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Palacio de Abrantes, Madrid (2013); Atmosphere, Paolo Grassino and Pierluigi Pusole, Fondazione 107, Turin (2012); 2000… 201, Castello di Rivalta, Turin (2010); Contaminazioni, Pinacoteca Albertina, Turin (2010). Recent group shows include: SPSI Art  Museum, Shanghai curated by IGAV (2015); Arti alle corti, Palazzo Cisterna, Turin (2015); 1985-2015, Museo d'arte italiana, Centro d'arte contemporanea, Castello di Rivara, Turin (2015); Icastica, Arezzo (2015); Il collasso dell'entropia, MAC|Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Lissone, Milan (2014); Il giardino segreto, Castello Svevo, Bari (2013); Nelle terre di Piero. Omaggio a Manzoni, Palazzo Barbò, Torre Pallavicina, Bergamo (2012); Rewriting worlds. 4°, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2011); KM011. Arti a Torino. 1995-2011, Museo di Scienze Naturali, Turin (2011); Gran Torino. The Crossroads of Italian Contemporary Art Scene, Frost Art Museum, Miami (2011); Senza rete, Etagi, Saint Petersbourg (2011); Macro Summer. La collezione e i nuovi arrivi, MACRO, Museo d'Arte contemporanea, Rome (2011); Essencial experience, RISO|Museo d'arte contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo (2009).

 

 

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