Galleria d'Arte
Raffaella De Chirico

Via Giolitti, 52

Via della Rocca, 19

10123 Torino

Ph +39 392 89 72 581


Stefano Forgione, 1969. Pino Rossi, 1972.
Live and work between Avellino and Naples .

Inside the canvas, between its patterns, nature lives..... mould, Nature which cries out, fights and emits deaf sounds that become discernable tones only after their termination, which has been irreversibly established by the artist. A single solo of pure natural essence that silently breaks free like the wind in a melody without instruments. The canvass acts as a cradle, throbs with internal travail, feels life pervading and invading it, silently and inertly reacting. That same canvas, up to now a simple tool, pretext and concept, becomes a “part”, an accomplice, earth, God, of that which the gaze of the observer, unaware of the internal process, will perceive as a simple “picture”.

TTOZOI intervenes preemptively in an unambiguous and absolute way defining that which, by primogenial assumption, should be free from any constraint: Nature. Thus subverting such an axiom is exactly the crude and frayed story of the contemporary: bent, constrained, directed by standardized economic bonds, technological and aesthetic, cause and effect of the inescapable liquefying of all references. "It has appeared to us as extraordinary that, still today, it is possible to crystallize this essence of modernity by means of the disarming force of two seemingly “simple” elements: the canvass, quintessential artistic tool, and nature".

TTOZOI, therefore, does not create new events but is the one who knows how to let them happen. He restricts himself to promoting the carrying out of such new events with the spontaneity and imagination of dreams, leaving the story of his works in the hands of an automatism freed of all descriptive intent. The observer, is swept away by the vibrations of life born free of any dogma or reasoned action, he and only and he decides its natural termination, consecrating the work to the eternal and sublime artistic narration.

Here is the naturally absolute informal:the lyrical dimension between being and becoming.


Rome, Palazzo della Cultura, Anima Loci
Avellino, Cripta Cattedrale di Avellino, Anima Loci
Reims, Galerie 3W, Wine Cube
Tokyo, Metropolitan Art Museum curated by ART1307
Paris, Galerie ArtCube, Wine Cube

Venice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Imago Mundi
Como, Terme Romane di Como, Thesaurus
Mezzago, Biblioteca Civica, Terra
Los Angeles, Loft at Liz's, Palate to Palette
Turin, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Imago Mundi
Bologne, Set Up Art Fair
Milan, Affordable Art Fair
Turin, Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary Art, Sex on canvas. Molds

Padova (Italy), Arte Fiera, Tedofra Art Gallery
Bologna (Italy), Tedofra Art Gallery, Memoria
Ortigia (SR, Italy), Zak Project Space, Geografie, curated by Gaia Pasi and Marina Gennari
Europe, Imago_Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection
Milan (Italy), Step Art Fair, Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary
Bologna (Italy), Tedofra Art Gallery, Incipit
Bruxelles (Belgium), OFF CONTEMPORARY Art Fair, Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary Art
Siena (Italy), Zak Project Space, (R)Evolution
Los Angeles (CA, USA), ART 1307 @ Stixty 29 Contemporary, Breaking the Molds: TTOZOI IN EVOLUTION, curated by Peter Frank
Bologna (Italy), ArteFiera, Zak Project Space

Turin (Italy), Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary Art, MATER
Siena (Italy), Galleria Zak, In Natura
Milan (Italy), Avista Show Room, “ARTE E MODA: TTOZOI // LAMBERTO PETRI”, presentantion of a collection of dresses with moulds during the fashion week
San Potito Ultra (AV, Italy), Museo del Lavoro, Moulds, curated by Professor F. D'Oria
Los Angeles (CA, USA), ART 1307 @ - SIXTY29 CONTEMPORARY, E.K V A. & ITALIAN ART NOW, curated by Cynthia Penna
Avellino (Italy), Teatro C. Gesualdo, E il settimono riposň, curated by E. Emblema
Turin (Italy), Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary art, To Be Continued...(group ehibition)

Berlin (Germany), W. Bischiff Gallery, Schimmel auf Leinwand (mould on canvas), curated by C. LIO - I.A.V.
Brescia (Italy), Galleria Delle Battaglie, Gli elefanti non sanno saltare
Turin (Italy), 54 Biennale di Venezia, Torino Esposizioni - Sala Nervi
Karlsruhe (Germany), Art Karlsruhe Fair, Walter Bischoff Gallery
Corio (Italy), Regione Piemonte, 8th International Award for Sculpture
Verbania (Italy), Lakeside Gallery, Culture_muffe su tela, curated by Neil Davenport
Turin (Italy), Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary Art, Germination
Verona (Italy), Galleria Melepere, Al quarto giorno non si risorge, curated by P. Silingardi, concept S. Rovatti
Catania (Italy), Catania Art Gallery, Altrove: luogo o poesia, curated by Beatrice Buscaroli
Avellino (Italy), Teatro C. Gesualdo, Arte in Scena
Santa Monica (CA, USA), Art Platform Fair, ART 1307, recommended in the TOP 10 artists' list
Los Angeles (CA, USA), ART 1307 @ L.A. ARTCORE, Molds on canvas, curated by Cynthia Penna
Los Angeles(CA, USA), ART 1307 @ Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Molds on canvas, curated by Cynthia Penna and Alberto Di Mauro

Vicenza (Italy), Yvonne Arte Contemporanea, Con un minimo gesto agitiamo il mondo
Naples (Italy), ART 1307 @ Villa di Donato, L'estetica delle muffe, curated by Cynthia Penna
Turin (Italy), Raffaella De Chirico Contemporary Art, MEET(ART)MORPHOSI
Vicenza (Italy), Yvonne Arte Contemporanea, Elogio della pausa, curated by E. Emblema
Arona (Italy), Spazio Moderno, La percezione del vuoto, curated by Silvia Ceffa
Avellino (Italy), Complesso Carcere Borbonico, Muffa & Arte
Naples (Italy), Daphne Museum - Castel Nuovo, Grande Napoli Arte, curated by L. Di Vaia

Naples (Italy), Castel Dell'Ovo, Muffe su tela, curated by Professor Luca Beatrice
Positano (NA, Italy), Franco Senesi Fine Art Gallery, Tremble
Terzigno (Italy), Salvatore Emblema Museum, Luce.Trame.Vita., curated by E. Emblema
San Giorgio a Cremano (Italy), Villa Bruni, Sulle tracce di Luca Giordano
Avellino (Italy), Palazzo della Prefettura - Circolo della Stampa, Le Muffe

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