Biography

Lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 
London, UK, White Cube Mason’s Yard, Pier Paolo Calzolari, organized by Mathieu Paris,
March 21 – May 12, 2018
2017 
New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, AND I SAY, February 16 – March 25, 2017
2016 
Paris, France, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Ensemble, January 29 – March 5, 2016
2015 
London, UK, Ronchini Gallery, Pier Paolo Calzolari, January 23 – March 7, 2015
2014 
New York, NY, BOESKY EAST, Comodini, May 4 – July 4, 2014
2013 
Paris, France, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Another, September 14 – October 26, 2013
Milan, Italy, Galleria Repetto, Pier Paolo Calzolari: Sur l’aile du tourbillon intelligent, April 19
– May 25, 2013; Traveled to Acqui Terme, Italy, Galleria Repetto, June 8 – July 20, 2013
2012 
New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Abstract in Your Home, November 10, 2012 –
January 12, 2013
New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery in collaboration with Pace Gallery, When a
dreamer dies what happens to his dream, April 28 – June 2, 2012
2011 
Athens, Greece, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Pier Paolo Calzolari, October 6 – November 17, 2011
Venice, Italy, Ca’ Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, June 4 – October 30, 2011
Bologna, Italy, Galleria de' Foscherari, Che ne è del sogno, January 22 – February 27, 2011; 
Traveled to Bologna, Italy, Museo Morandi, January 22 – February 13, 2011; Bologna,
Italy, MAMbo, January 22 – March 27, 2011
2008 
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Quando il sognatore
muore che ne è del sogno, December 6, 2008 – March 22, 2009
2007 
Rome, Italy, Galleria Il Ponte Contemporanea, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Nature Morte, Fall 2007
2006 
Milan, Italy, Galleria Cardi & Co., Collezione Christian Stein, Pier Paolo Calzolari, New Works,
May 11 – July 22, 2006
2004 
Verona, Italy, Studio La Città, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 2004
2003 
Fossombrone, Pesaro, Italy, Quadreria Cesarini, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 2003
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Galerie Catherine Issert, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1967–2003,
Berlin, Germany, Galerie M + R Fricke, Arte Povera 2: Pier Paolo Calzolari. Grafik, Multiples,
Buchwerke, 2003
Nice, France, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Pier Paolo Calzolari, June 28 –
November 16, 2003
2002 
Verona, Italy, Studio la Città, Pier Paolo Calzolari, July 7 – September 28, 2002
2001 
Paris, France, Galerie de France, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Ballata bluia, 2001
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 2001
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Galerie Catherine Issert, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Kleine Musi,
Winter 2001
2000 
Düsseldorf, Germany, Galerie M + R Fricke, Arte Povera 2: Pier Paolo Calzolari: Objekte und
Grafik, 2000
1999 
Le Crestet, France, Crestet Centre d'Art, Au Clair de la lune, 1999
Bologna, Italy, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Villa delle Rose, Pier Paolo Calzolari, March 14 –
May 2, 1999
1998 
Bignan, France, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Là, où les êtres
et les choses se font miroir, 1998
Rennes, France, La Criée, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1998
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1998
1997 
Châteaugiron, France, FRAC Bretagne, Commande Pubblique, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1997
1996 
Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1996
1994 
Paris, France, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1994; Traveled to
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, 1994
Bignan, France, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Domain de Kerguéhennec, Lieu, personne,
temps, chacun influe sur l'autre, 1994
Brescia, Italy, Galleria Piero Cavellini, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1994; Traveled to Florence,
Italy, Galleria Gentili Arte Contemporanea, 1994; Pully Lausanne, France, FAE Musée
d'Art Contemporain, 1994
1992 
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Galerie Catherine Issert, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1992
1991 
Paris, France, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Selected Works, 1991
Rome, Italy, Studio Bocchi, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1991
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1991
Florence, Italy, Galleria Gentili Arte Contemporanea, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1991
1990 
Cologne, Germany, Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Skulpturen, 1990
Modena, Italy, Galleria Rossana Ferri, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Progetti e riflessioni, 1990
1989 
Perugia, Italy, Opera Associazione Culturale per le Arti Visive, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1989
Antwerp, Belgium, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1989
Milan, Italy Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1989
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean Bernier, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1989
1988 
New York, NY, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Sculptures 1968-1970, 1988
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1988
1986 
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Opere: 1968-1986, April 5 – June 1, 1986
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1986
1984 
Paris, France, Galerie de France, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Peintures, March 7 – April 15, 1984
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean Bernier, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1984
Vienna, Austria, Galerie Peter Pakesch, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1984
1983 
Milan, Italy, Galleria Luigi De Ambrogi, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Gouache, 1983
Verona, Italy, Galleria Ferrari, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1983
1982 
Zürich, Switzerland, Galerie Knoedler, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Neue Bilder, 1982
1981 
Stuttgart, Germany, Galerie Ursula Schurr, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1981
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean Bernier, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1981
Modena, Italy, Galleria d’arte Emilio Mazzoli, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1981
Paris, France, Galerie Eric Fabre, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1981
1980 
Turin, Italy, Artist’s Studio, in collaboration with Galleria Franz Paludetto, Pier Paolo
Calzolari, Sputafuoco, 1980
Turin, Italy, Artist’s Studio, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1980
Turin, Italy, Galleria LP 220, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1980
Rome, Italy, Galleria Giuliana De Crescenzo, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1980
Venice, Italy, Cantieri Navali, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1980
Venice, Italy, Galleria del Capricorno, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1980
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Galerie Catherine Issert, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Dessins,
December 26, 1980 – January 31, 1981
1979 
Modena, Italy, Galleria d’arte Emilio Mazzoli, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1979
Turin, Italy, Galleria Tucci Russo, Giardino dei Gethsemani., 1979
Zürich, Switzerland, Ink, Halle für Internationale Neue Kunst, Dokumentation 3, 1979
Cologne, Germany, fabbrica abbandonata, Giardino dei Gethsemani II, 1979
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean & Karen Bernier, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1979
1978 
Bologna, Italy, Galleria Ferruccio Fata, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Tre dipinti, 1978
Rome, Italy, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1978
Milan, Italy, Galleria Salvatore Ala, Appunti Appunto, 1978
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean & Karen Bernier, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1978
1977 
Turin, Italy, Galleria Tucci Russo, Luogo persona tempo. Ognuno dei quali influisce
sull’altroI, 1977
Naples, Italy, Museo Diego Aragona Pignatelli Cortes, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1977
Bologna, Italy, Studio Cavaliere, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1977
1976 
Milan, Italy, Galleria Franco Toselli, Il Treno, 1976
Brescia, Italy, Piero Cavellini – Nuovi Strumenti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1976
Genoa, Italy, Galleria Forma, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1976
Saiano, Brescia, Italy, Villa Delma, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Opere dal 1968 al 1972, September
28, 1976
Milan, Italy, Galleria De Ambrogi-Cavellini, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1976
1975 
Pescara, Italy, Galleria Lucrezia de Domizio, Avere pallido il viso avere bianco il viso, 1975
Turin, Italy, Galleria Marinucci-Russo, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Opere dal 1965 al 1970, 1975
Milan, Italy, Via de Castillia 28, Studio Paola Betti, 1975
Turin, Italy, Galleria Multipli, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1975
Cuneo, Italy, Studio eRRe, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1975
1974 
Milan, Italy, Galleria Franco Toselli, Canto sospeso, 1974
Bern, Switzerland, Kunsthalle Bern, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1974
Bari, Italy, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1974
Bochum, Germany, Galerie Inge Baecker, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1974
1973 
Berlin, Germany, Galerie Folker Skulima, Usura e misericordia, 1974
Paris, France, Festival d’Automne, Musée Galliéra, Canto sospeso, 1973
Berlin, Germany, Artist’s Studio, Day After Day. A Family Life, 1973
1972 
Naples, Italy, Modern Art Agency, Galleria Lucio Amelio, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1972
Bologna, Italy, Artist’s Studio, Usura amore e misericordia, 1972
1971 
Paris, France, Galerie Sonnabend, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1971
New York, NY, Sonnabend Gallery, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1971
1970 
Turin, Italy, Galleria Gia Enzo Sperone, 1 e 2 giorno come gli orienti sono due
Paris, Galerie Sonnabend, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1970
1969 
Turin, Italy, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1969
1968 
Bologna, Italy, Studio Bentivoglio, Senza titolo (Malina), 1968
1967 
Bologna, Italy, Studio Bentivoglio, Il filtro e benvenuto all’angelo, 1967
1965 
Bologna, Italy, Studio Bentivoglio, Pier Paolo Calzolari, 1965


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 
Bloomfield Hills, MI, Cranbrook Art Museum, Landlord Colors: On Art, economy, and
Materiality, curated by Laura Mott, Taylor Renee Aldridge and Ryan Myers-Johnson, June 21 –
October 6, 2019
2018 
Paris, France, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Latifa Echakhch, Douglas
Gordon, Jannis Kounellis, Alicja Kwade, Claude Lévêque, September 6 – October 6, 2018
Verona, Italy, Studio la Città, Senza Tema. Carta/Paper, June 9 – September 29, 2018
ST. Petersburg, Russia, Arte Povera. A Creative Revolution, curated by Carolyn ChristovBakargiev and Dimitri Ozerkov, May 17 – August 16, 2018
New York, NY, Simon Lee Gallery, Towards Infinity: 1965 – 1980, May 2 – June 23, 2018
Cold Spring, NY, Magazzino for Italian Art, Arte Povera: From the Olnick Spanu Collection,
opened March 1, 2018
2017 
Aspen, CO, Boesky West, Tonic of Wildness, December 13, 2017 – February 19, 2018
Florence, Italy, Tornabuoni Arte, Arte moderna e contemporanea. Anotlogica scelta 2018,
November 25, 2017 – November 24, 2018
New York, NY, Lévy Gorvy, Ileana Sonnabend & Arte Povera: Curated by Germano Celant,
November 2 – December 23, 2017
Turin, Italy, Mazzoleni, Neon in Contextual Play: Joseph Kosuth and Arte Povera, October 30,
2017 – January 20, 2018
New York, NY, Luxembourg & Dayan, Contingencies: Arte Povera and After, October 23 –
December 16, 2017
Rome, Italy, La Galleria Nazionale, È solo un inizio, October 2, 2017 – January 28, 2018
New York, NY, Hauser & Wirth, Arte Povera. Curated by Ingvild Goetz, September 12 –
October 28, 2017
Jesi, Italy, La Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio – Palazzo Bisaccioni, La densità del vuoto.
Gli anni 70’ dell’Arte, June 30 – September 24, 2017
Cold Spring, NY, Magazzino for Italian Art, Margherita Stein: Rebel With a Cause, June 28,
2017 – January 15, 2018
Rome, Italy, Museo nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, MAXXI Collection. The Place to Be,
curated by Margherita Guccione and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, May 6, 2017 – October 2018
2016 
Paris, France, Centre Pompidou, Un art pauvre, June 8 – August 29, 2016
Venice, Italy, Punta della Dogana, Accrochage, curated by Caroline Bourgeois, April 17 –
November 20, 2016
2015 
Vancouver, Canada, Griffin Art Projects, Woosh: From Two North Shore Collections, 2015
London, UK, Alison Jacques Gallery, Organic Sculpture, March 27 – May 23, 2015
2014 
London, UK, Simon C. Dickinson Ltd., Italian Show at Dickinson, January 29 – February 28, 2014
2013 
New York, NY, Museum of Modern Art, Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New,
December 21, 2013 – April 21, 2014
Venice, Italy, Fondazione Prada, When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013,
curated by Germano Celant, June 1 – November 24, 2013
Venice, Italy, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Ca’ Pesaro, La Collezione
Sonnabend, curated by Gabriella Belli, May 31 – September 29, 2013
Cantanzaro, Italy, MARCA, Bookhouse. La Forma del Libro, curated by Alberto Fiz, May 4 –
October 5, 2013
Paris, France, Tornabuoni Art, Bianco Italia, April 26 – July 13, 2013
Brescia, Italy, Galleria Massimo Minini, Hans-Peter Feldmann / Pier Paolo Calzolari, April 13
– May 29, 2013
Pietrasanta, Italy, Lucca, Galleria Cardi, Two, March 30 – May 30, 2013
New York, NY, Chosen, March 4 – 5, 2013
New York, NY, 980 Madison Avenue, Merci, Mercy, curated by Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld and
Christine Messineo, January 24 – February 17, 2013
2012 
Pavia, Italy, Musei Civici di Pavia, Castello Visconteo, I colori del tempo, curated by Giosuè
Allegrini, December 10, 2012 – January 31, 2013
Milan, Italy, Museo del novecento, Collezionare il Novecento. Claudia Gian Ferrari gallerista,
collezionista e storica dell'arte, November 9, 2012 – March 3, 2013
London, UK, Ben Brown Fine Arts, From de Chirico to Cattelan: A Survey of 20th Century
Italian Art, October 8 – November 29, 2012
New York, NY, Leonard Hutton Galleries, The Memory of White, October 8 – November 29, 2012
Paris, France, Tornabuoni Arte, Tout feu tout flamme, October 5 – December 22, 2012
Aqui Terme, Italy, Galleria Repetto, L'ignoto che appare. Torino, presenze, 1964-1990,
September 22 – December 15, 2012
Basel, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Basel, Arte Povera. The Great Awakening, curated by
Bernhard Mendes Bürgi, September 9, 2012 – March 2, 2013
Weimar, Germany, Neues Museum Weimar, Arte Povera: aus der Sammlung des
Kunstmuseums Liechtenstein, curated by Friedemann Malsch, Valentina Pero, August 28 –
September 21, 2012
Rome, Italy, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, NEON: La materia Luminosa dell’
arte, June 21 – November 4, 2012
Turin, Italy, Rivoli, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Oltre il muro, curated by
Beatrice Merz, June 15 – December 31, 2012
Bergamo, Italy, Palazzo della Ragione, Arte Povera in città, curated by Germano Celant,
Giacinto di Pietrantonio, M. Cristina Rodeschini, April 6 – July 16, 2012
Milan, Italy, Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Fare Lume. Candele tra arte e design, curated by Beppe
Finessi, April 5 – May 21, 2012
Milan, Italy, Galleria Cardi, Domenico Bianchi, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Lawrence
Carroll, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Mimmo Paladino, Giulio Paolini, Giuseppe
Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Remo Salvadori, Gilberto Zorio, March 6 – July 30, 2012
Paris, France, Maison Rouge, Neon, Who’s afraid of red, yellow and blue?, curated by David
Rosenberg, February 17 – May 20, 2012
2011 
Lugano, Italy, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Collezione Christian Stein. Una storia dell’arte
italiana, 2011
Graz, Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Anti/Form Sculptures from the MUMOK Collection, 2011
Linz, Austria, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Che fare? Arte Povera – A period in history, 2011
Naples, Italy, MADRE, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Arte Povera più
Azioni Povere 1968, curated by Germano Celant, Eduardo Cicelyn, November 11, 2011 –
February 20, 2012
New York, NY, The Pace Gallery, Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb, October
28 – November 26, 2011
Milan, Italy, Fondazione Stelline, Collezioni alle Stelline, Pittura europea dagli anni ottanta
ad oggi. Opere dalla collezione Alessandro Grassi, October 18, 2011
Milan, Italy, Triennale di Milano, Arte povera in Italia, curated by Germano Celant, October
18, 2011
Rivoli, Italy, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Arte Povera 2011, curated
by Germano Celant, September 2011 – March 2012
Bologna, Italy, Galleria de’ Foscherari, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Gianni Piacentino, Gilberto
Zorio, September 24 – December 26, 2011
Bologna, Italy, MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna, Arte povera 1968, curated by Germano
Celant, Gianfranco Maraniello, September 24 – December 26, 2011
New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Night Scented Stock, curated by Todd Levin,
September 14 – October 22, 2011
Venice, Italy, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Ileana Sonnabend: An Italian Portrait, May 29
– October 2, 2011
Moscow, Russia, MAMM – Multimedia Art Museum Moscow, Arte povera in Moscow. Works
from the collection of the Castello di Rivoli, May 17 – June 10, 2011
New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Dwelling, January 29 – March 26, 2011
2010 
Aosta, Italy, Centro Saint-Bénin, Entre Glace et Neige. Processi ed energie della natura,
Milan, Italy, Galleria Tega, L’artista e la materia, 2010
São Paulo, Brazil, Sesc Belenzinho, Arte Povera. Opere dalle Collezioni del Mart di Rovereto, 2010
Valencia, Spain, IVAM – Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Collecion Christian Stein,
Una historia del arte italiano, 2010
Turin, Italy, Tucci Russo Studio per l'arte contemporanea, Torre Pelice, Basico Moto
Perpetuo, October 10, 2010
Mexico City, Mexico, MUAC – Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo, Ergo, materia.
Arte Povera, June 24 – October 31, 2010
Rome, Italy, MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Spazio. Dalle collezioni
di arte e architettura del MAXXI, May 30, 2010 – January 23, 2011
Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Che fare? Arte Povera - The Historic
Year, May 7 – September 5, 2010
Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Notations/Forms of Contingency: New York
and Turin, 1960s-1970s, April 24, 2010 – September 26, 2010
2009 
Verbania, Italy, CRAA – Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Villa Giulia, Flower Power, 2009
Geneva, Switzerland, MAMCO – Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Cycle
rolywholyover, septième et dernier épisode – JEFFMUTE, 2009
Catania, Italy, Fondazione Puglisi Cosentino, Palazzo Valle, COSTANTI del classico
nell'arte del XX e XXI secolo, 2009
Bielefeld, Germany, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 1968 Die Große Unschuld, 2009
Venice, Italy, Palazzo Fortuny, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, In-finitum, 2009
Milan, Italy, Galleria Ca' di Fra', Paesaggi verbali, 2009
Wiesbaden, Germany, Museum Wiesbaden, Arte povera bis minimal Einblicke in die
Sammlung Lafrenz, 2009
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, KLIK – Centrum Kunstlicht in de Kunst, Change of the
Century, 2009
Varese, Italy, Villa e Collezione Panza, Arte Povera. Energia e metamorfosi dei materiali, 2009
2008 
New York, NY, Luhring Augustine, Red Sky: Arte Povera (Alighiero e Boetti, Pier Paolo
Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Michelangelo Pistoletto), 2008
Prato, Italy, Galleria Gentili, Oggetti Smarriti, 2008
Siena, Italy, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Numerica, 2008
Graz, Austria, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Viaggio in Italia -
Italienische Kunst 1960-1990, 2008
2007 
Saint-Etienne, France, Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, 20 ans du Musée d'Art
Moderne - L'art après 1960 dans les collections, 2007
New York, NY, Vivian Horan Fine Art, Italian Visions: 40 Years of Art, 2007
Bremen, Germany, Werke aus der Sammlungen – Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen,
Out of Time, 2015
Turin, Italy, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo – Ciriè, Marcello Levi: uno sguardo su
Torino tra gli anni Sessanta e Settanta, 2007
Venice, Italy, Padiglione Venezia, Giardini della Biennale, 52. Biennale di Venezia.
Padiglione Venezia: Omaggio a Emilio Vedova, 2007
La Spezia, Italy, CAMeC – Centro d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Arte Povera,
Conceptual Art e Minimal Art. Opere dalle Collezioni del CAMeC, 2007
Verona, Italy, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Forti, Il Settimo
Splendore. La modernità della malinconia, 2007
Paris, France, L'Or du Temps, Calzolari - Degottex – Lewitt, 2007
Verona, Italy, Studio la Città, E ricomincio da tre, May 12 – October 5, 2007
2006 
Milan, Italy, Studio Maria Cilena, Dissonanze, 2006
Venice, Italy, Palazzo Grassi, Where Are We Going? Opere scelte dalla Collezione François
Pinault, 2006
Marina di Pietrasanta, Italy, Parco e Villa della Versiliana, Il marmo e la celluloide, 2006
Carrara, Italy, Museo della Scultura, Ex Convento di S. Francesco, XII Biennale di
Scultura: Alveare, opere e artisti nel Museo della Scultura, 2006
Verbania-Pallanza, Italy, Villa Giulia, Museo del Paesaggio, BAM – Biennale d'Arte Moderna
e Contemporanea del Piemonte: seconda edizione, 2006
Bologna, Italy, Galleria de' Foscherari, Essenziale all’arte. Calzolari, Fabro, Parmiggiani,
2006
2005 
Toyota, Japan, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Arte povera, 2005
Milan, Italy, Museo della Permanente, FILOLUCE, da Fontana a Flavin, 2005
Bologna, Italy, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna contemporanea, 2005
Perugia, Italy, Città di Castello, Visitazioni, Arte contemporanea dal CAMeC al Quadrilatero di
Palazzo Bufalini, 2005
Milan, Italy, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, La scultura italiana del XX secolo, 2005.
Milan, Italy, Galleria Cardi, La materia dell'Arte, 2005
2004 
Urbino, Italy, Palazzo Tiranni-Castracane, Cagliari Pesaro, W lo Spac, curated by R.
Barilli, 2004
Busto Arsizio Varese, Italy, Fondazione Bandera per l'Arte, Il disegno nell'arte italiana dal
1945 al 1975, 2004
Pesaro, Italy, Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, W lo Spac, 2004
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Nuove acquisizioni, 2004
Ancona, Italy, Mole Vanvitelliana, Riflessi dell'arte, 2004
Verona, Italy, Studio la Città, Je ne regrette rien, November 21, 2004 – February 20, 2005
Rovereto, Italy, Museo d’arte, The laboratory of ideas; Images and figures from the 900's
contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, April 20 – November 20, 2004
2003 
Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Migration, 2003
Magdeburg, Germany, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, La
poetica dell'Arte Povera, 2003
Rovereto, Italy, MART – Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Skin Deep. Il corpo
come luogo del segno artistico, 2003
2002 
Siena, Italy, Palazzo delle Papesse, De Gustibus. Collezione private italiana, 2002
Trento, Italy, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea e Castello del Buonconsiglio,
Parole parole parole, 2002
Crotone, Italy, Santa Severina, Castello Fortezza, Onde del Novecento. Capolavori della
Collezione Cozzani, 2002
Sydney, Australia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Arte Povera: Art from Italy, 1967-2002, 2002
New York, NY, Zwirner & Wirth, Recent Acquisitions, 2002
Teramo, Italy, Pinacoteca Civica and other local venues, Exempla 2 – arte italiana nella
vicenda europea 1960-2000, 2002
Urbino, Italy, Palazzo del Collegio Raffaello, Incidere. Grafica d'arte dall'Accademia di Belle
Arti di Urbino 1970-2002, 2002
Turin, Italy, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Anselmo, Calzolari, Merz, Pistoletto, Zorio, 2002.
New York, NY, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Arte Povera, 2002
Naples, Italy, Castel Sant'Elmo, Grande Opera Italiana, September 2002
2001 
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Arte Povera in collezione, 2001
Creil, France, Espace Henri Matisse, Paysages, 2001
London, UK, Italian Culture Institute, Beyond Infinity, 2001
London, UK, Tate Modern, Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972, 2001; Traveled to
Minneapolis, MN, Walker Art Center; Los Angeles, CA, The Museum of Contemporary Art;
Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Saint-Goazec, France, Domaine départemental de Trévarez, L'expérience du paysage, 2001
New York, NY, Columbia University, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Arte Povera:
Selections from the Sonnabend Collection, 2001
Turin, Italy, GAM e Promotrice delle Belle Arti, La GAM costruisce il suo futuro, 2001
Verona, Italy, Studio La Città, Il respiro nascosto delle cose, 2001
2000 
Turin, Italy, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Arte Povera in Collezione, December 6, 2000 –
March 25, 2001
Rome, Italy, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, (E così via) (and so on) 99 artisti
della Collezione Marzona, 2000
Turin, Italy, Palazzo Cavour, Luci in galleria da Warhol al 2000, 2000
Madrid, Spain, Galleria Arco, Italia 2000. "Arte e sistema dell'arte", 2000
Bologna, Italy, Fondazione di Ca' la Ghironda, Ponte Ronca di Zola Predosa, Pratiche
creative nella seconda metà del XX secolo a Ca' la Ghironda, 2000
Modena, Italy, Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea di Palazzo Ducale, Pavullo nel Frignano,
Il cuore di una collezione, 2000
Rome, Italy, Galleria Oddi Baglioni, Opere su carta 1951/1987, 2000
Saint Paul de Vence, France, Galerie Catherine Issert, 25 ans. Echange de vues, 2000
1999 
Munich, Germany, Sammlung Goetz, Arte Povera. Arbeiten und Dokumente aus der
Sammlung Goetz 1958 bis heute, 1999
Rome, Italy, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, XIII Quadriennale. PROIEZIONI 2000. Lo spazio
delle arti visive nella civiltà multimediale, 1999
Bornholm, Denmark, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Arte Povera. Når Holdninger Tager
Kunstnerisk Form, 1999
Brest, France, Centre d'Art Passerelle, Espace, modes d'emploi, 1999
1998 
Modena, Italy, Palazzo Santa Margherita, 1960/2000. L'arte contemporanea nelle collezioni
private modenesi, 1998
Prato, Italy, Au rendez-vous des amis. Identità e opera, 1998
Dunkirk, France, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, On se dit à jeudi?, 1998
Urbino, Italy, Sale del Castellare, Palazzo Ducale, Bottega Giovanni Santi, Accademia
di Belle Arti, Rampa di Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Sala del Maniscalco, Artefici.
Trent'anni dell'Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino, 1998
Venice, Italy, Lido di Venezia, Open, 1998
Rome, Italy, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, La coscienza luccicante. Dalla videoarte all'arte
interattiva, 1998
Hazebrouck, France, Musée Municipal, Présence du Sacré dans la création contemporaine, 1998
Strasbourg, France, Musée d'Art moderne et contemporain, Sentimentale Journée, 1998
1997 
Nagoya, Japan, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Arte italiana 1945-1995. Il visibile e
l'invisibile, 1997; Traveled to Tokyo, Japan, Museum of Contemporary Art; Tottori, Japan,
Yonago City Museum of Art; Hiroshima, Japan, Hiroshima City Museum of
Contemporary Art
Bremen, Germany, Neues Museum Weserburg, Arte Povera. Arbeiten und Dokumente aus
der Sammlung Goetz 1958 bis heut, 1997; Traveled to Nuremberg, Germany, Kunsthalle
Nürnberg; Cologne, Germany, Kölnischer Kunstverein; Vienna, Austria, Museum
moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig; Gothenburg, Sweden, Konsthallen Göteborg
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Palazzo Crepadona, Belluno, Galleria Civica, Arte Povera e
dintorni, 1997
Bologna, Italy, Il Campo delle Fragole, Rewind, 1997
Genoa, Italy, Andrea Contini Galleria, Fluxus & Arte Povera, 1997
Reims, France, FRAC – Fond Régional d'Art Contemporain, Nouvelles Acquisitions '96, 1997
1996 
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Collezionismo a Torino, 1996
Nice, France, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Arte Povera. Les multiples 1966-1980, 1996
Trieste, Italy, Castello San Giusto, Museo di Storia Naturale, Acquario, Museo del
Mare, Museo Sartorio, Natura Naturans, 1996
Erice, Italy, La Salerniana, Ex Convento di San Carlo, Arte in Italia negli anni Settanta.
Verso i Settanta 1968-1970, 1996
Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, France, Grand Hôtel du Golf et des Panoramas, Panoramas 1981- 1996, 
la collection du Frac Bretagne, 1996
Saint-Quentin, France, Espace Saint-Jacques, Portraits d'objects, 1996
1995 
Paris, France, Galerie Liliane et Michel Durand Dessert, Arte Povera 1965-1972, 1995;
Traveled to Milan, Italy, Triennale
Wolfsburg, Germany, Kunstmuseum, The Italian Metamorphosis, 1943-1968, 1995
Brussels, Belgium, Anciens Etablissements Old England, Les Fragments du Désir, 1995
Vienna, Austria, Palais Liechtenstein, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien,
Die Sammlung Marzona, Arte Povera, Minimal Art, Concept Art, Land Art, 1995
Ghent, Belgium, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent, Corpus delicti, twee privéverzamelingen: een dialog noord/zuid, 1995
Termoli, Italy, Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea, Disegni del Novecento. XL Mostra
Nazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, 1995
1994 
Amiens, France, FRAC Picardie, Acquisitions 1993, 1994
Paris, France, Musée du Luxembourg, Dessiner une collection d'art contemporain, 1994
Frankfurt, Germany, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Frankfurter
Banken, 1994
New York, NY, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Italian Metamorphosis, 1943-1968, 1994
Ancona, Italy, Mole Vanvitelliana, Premio Marche 1994. Biennale d'Arte Contemporanea, 1994
Rome, Italy, Studio Bocchi, Quadri, 1994
1993 
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Un'avventura internazionale.
Torino e le arti 1950-1970, 1993
Rome, Italy, Galleria Fidia, Il fascino degli anni '70, 1993
Lausanne, Switzerland, FAE Musée d'Art Contemporain, A la découverte de collections
romandes I, 1993
Rome, Italy, Associazione Culturale Arco di Rab, Progetti-disegni-appunti-di-sogni, 1993
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, Palazzina dei Giardini, Il disegno nelle raccolte private
modenesi, 1993
1992 
Kassel, Germany, Museum Fridericianum, Documenta IX, 1992
Turin, Italy, Castello di Rivara, Il gioco del pensiero, 1992
Osaka, Japan, Kodama Gallery, Arte Povera, 1992
1991 
Lausanne, Switzerland, FAE Musée d'Art Contemporain, Sélection, 1991
Lyon, France, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Un Musée en voyage: la collection de la Neue
Galerie de Graz 1960-90, 1991
Monreale, Italy, 1° Biennale d’Arte Filosofia Spettacolo, Monastero dei Benedettini,
Ottanta Novanta, 1991
Nuremberg, Germany, Museum Industriekultur, Unter Null, Kunsteis, Kälte und Kultur, 1991; 
Traveled to Munich, Germany, Münchner Stadtmuseum
1990 
Venice, Italy, XLIV Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Venezia, section: Ambiente Berlino, 1990
Turin, Italy, Galleria In Arco, Arte Povera, 1990
Paris, France, Espace Electra, Nature (artificielle), 1990
Tourcoing, France, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Le Diaphane une Réflexion, une Collection,
une Exposition, un Lieu, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, 1990
Rome, Italy, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma anni ’60. Al di là della pittura, 1990
1989 
Madrid, Spain Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Ulrich Rückriem, Gilberto Zorio, 1989
Milan, Italy, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Verso l'Arte povera, 1989
Lyon, France, ELAC, Verso l'Arte Povera, 1989
Venice, Italy, Palazzo Querini Stampalia, Ad Usum Dimorae, 1989
Antwerp, Belgium, Museum van Herdendaagse Kunst, Uit het leven-in de kunst. Au delà du
quotidien. Beyond the everyday object, 1989
1988 
New York, NY, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Jenny Holzer, Joseph
Kosuth, Mario Merz, Bruce Naumann, Keith Sonnier, 1988
Milan, Italy, Studio Guenzani, Neon Light, 1988
1987 
New York, NY, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Alighiero Boetti, Luciano Fabro, Pier Paolo
Calzolari, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, 1987
Frankfurt, Germany, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Disegno italiano del dopoguerra 1987
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, Disegno italiano del dopoguerra, 1987
Graz, Austria, Stadtmuseum, Malerei Wandmalerei, 1987
Madrid, Spain, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Collection Sonnabend, 1987; Traveled to
Bordeaux, France, CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain; Berlin, Germany, Hamburger
Bahnhof; Rome, Italy, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna
Chambéry, France, Musée Savoisien, Turin 1965-1987 de l'Arte Povera dans les collections
publiques françaises, 1987; Traveled to Lille, France, Musée de l'Hospice Comtesse; La
Roche-sur-Yon, France, Musée d'Art
Milan, Italy, Galleria Françoise Lambert, Barry, Calzolari, Paolini, Weiner, 1987
1986 
Berlin, Germany, Kunstverein, 1960-1985. Aspekte der Italienische Kunst, 1986; Traveled to
Frankfurt, Germany, Haus am Waldsee; Hanover, Germany, Kunstverein Hannover;
Bregenz, Austria, Bregenzer Kunstverein Künstlerhaus-Palais Thurn und Taxis; Vienna,
Austria, Hochschule für angewandte Kunst
Florence, Italy, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Il giardino d’Europa, 1986
Graz, Belgium, Stadtmuseum, Die Wahlverwandtschaften Zitate, 1986
1985 
Toronto, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, The European Iceberg, 1985
New York, NY, MoMA PS1, The Knot Arte Povera at P.S.1, 1985
Madrid, Spain, Palacio Velázquez, Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Del Arte Povera
a 1985, 1985
Mantova, Italy, Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento La Rustica Estivale, Paesaggio &
Paesaggio, 1985
1984 
Turin, Italy, Mole Antonelliana, Coerenza in coerenza. Dall'arte povera al 1984, 1984
1983 
Gibellina, Italy, Museo Civico d'Arte Moderna, Tema Celeste, 1983
Bologna, Italy, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, L'informale in Italia, 1983
Pescara, Italy, Museo della Fondazione 'Gabriele D'Annunzio', L'avanguardia plurale
(Italia 1960-70), 1983
Pisa, Italy, Palazzo Lanfranchi, Critica ad Arte - Panorama della post-critica, 1983
Frankfurt, Germany, Frankfurter Kunstverein Steinernes Haus am Römerberg, Kunst
nach 45 aus Frankfurter Privatbesitz, 1983
1982 
Rome, Italy, Mura Aureliane, Avanguardia/Transavanguardia 68-77, 1982
Hamburg, Germany, Kampuagel-Fabrik, Halle 6, 1982
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, Forma senza forma, 1982; Traveled to Pisa, Italy, Palazzo
Lanfranchi
Berlin, Germany, Martin Gropius-Bau, Zeitgeist, 1982
1981 
Cologne, Gemany, Rheinhallen Messegelände, Westkunst: Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939, 1981
Acireale, Italy, Palazzo di Città, Mostra d’arte, 1981
London, UK, Royal Academy of Arts, A New Spirit in Painting, 1981
Paris, France, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre George Pompidou,
IdentitéItalienne, 1981
1980 
Venice, Italy, Exposizione Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, XIL Biennale
Internazionale d’Arte, Venezia, section: L’Arte degli anni Settanta, 1980
Lyon, France, Elac/Espace lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Europe 80, 1980
Florence, Italy, Palazzo delle Poste Centrali, Umanesimo/Disumanesimo nell'arte europea
1890-1980, 1980
Rome, Italy, Galleria Sperone, Calzolari, Chia, Clemente, Mario Merz, 1980
1979 
Bochum, Germany, Museum Bochum, Words – l’uso del linguaggio nell’arte dell’ultimo
decennio, 1979; Traveled to Genoa, Italy, Palazzo Ducale
Paris, France, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre George Pompidou, Journées
interdisciplinaires sur l'art corporal et performances, 1979
Modena, Italy, Galleria Civica, L'estetico e il selvaggio. Associazione, dissociazione,
dissezione: l'obliquità dell'arte, 1979
Genazzano, Italy, Castello Colonna, Le Stanze, 1979
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Stedelijk Museum, Gerry Schum, 1979; Traveled to
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Museum Boymans van Beuningen; Cologne, Germany,
Kölnischer Kunstverein; Ghent, Belgium, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst; Vancouver,
Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery; Toronto, Canada, A Space
1978 
Bologna, Italy, Galleria Mario Diacono, Per una politica della forma: Calzolari, Merz,
Kounellis, 1978
Bologna, Italy, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Metafisica del quotidiano, 1978.
Athens, Greece, Galerie Jean & Karen Bernier, 1978
Venice, Italy, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, VIIIL Biennale di
Venezia. Dalla natura all'arte, dall'arte alla natura, section: Sei stazioni per Artenatura. La
natura dell’arte
Florence – Prato, Italy, VI Biennale Internazionale della Grafica d’Arte. La spirale dei nuovi
strumenti, 1978
1977 
Turin, Italy, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, 1960-1977 Arte in Italia, 1977
1976 
Rome, Italy, Galleria Enzo Cannaviello, Disegno/Trasparenza, 1976
1975 
Philadelphia, PA, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Video Art, 1975; 
Traveled to Cincinnati, OH, The Contemporary Arts Center; Chicago, IL, Museum of
Contemporary Art; Hartford, CT, Wadsworth Atheneum
Milan, Italy, Rotonda della Besana, Fotomedia, 1975; Traveled to Helsinki, Finland, Amos
Andersonin Taidemuseum
Berlin, Germany, DAAD – Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes, 10 Jahre
Berliner Künstlerprogramm, 1975.
1974 
Long Beach, CA, Long Beach Museum of Art, Americans in Florence: Europeans in Florence, 1974
Berne, Germany, Kunsthalle Bern, Vier aus Italien: Alfano, Di Bello, Calzolari, Paolini, 1974
Milan, Italy, Centro Internazionale di Brera, Nuovi Media, 1974
1973 
Berlin, Germany, Austellungshallen am Funkturm, Freie Berliner Kunstaustellung 1973
Berlin, Germany, Galerie Folker Skulima, Carlo Alfano, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Jannis Kounellis,
Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Cy Twombly, 1973
Paris, France, Musée Galliéra, Festival d'Automne. Aspects de l'Art Actuel, 1973
Philadelphia, PA, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Italy Two. Art Around '70, 1973
New York, NY, Sonnabend Gallery, 1973
São Paulo, Brazil, XII Bienal de São Paulo, 1973
1972 
New York, NY, Sonnabend Gallery, 1972
Rome, Italy, Incontri Internazionali d’Arte di Palazzo Taverna, Persona 2, 1972
Spoleto, Italy, XV Festival dei Due Mondi, Chiesa di S. Nicolò, 420 West Broadway at
Spoleto Festival, 33 Artists Shown, 1972
Kassel, Germany, Museum Fridericianum, Documenta V, 1972
Rome, Italy, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, X Quadriennale nazionale d'arte, 1972
1971 
Turin, Italy, Galleria Sperone e Video Gallery Gerry Schum, Identifications, 1971;
Traveled to Rome, Italy, L’attico
Belgrade, Serbia, Theatre Festival, Persona, International, 1971
Paris, France, Bois de Vincennes, Parc Floral, VII Biennale de Paris: manifestation biennale
et internationale de jeunes artistes, 1971
1970 
Bologna, France, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Gennaio 70. III Biennale
internazionale della giovane pittura, 1970
Luzern, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Processi di pensiero visualizzati: Junge
Italienische Avantgarde, 1970
Turin, Italy, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Conceptual Art, Arte Povera, Land Art, 1970
Lausanne, Switzerland, Musée cantonal des beauxarts, 3e Salon international de Galeries
pilotes Artistes et découvreurs de notre temps, 1970; Traveled to Paris, France, Musée d’art
moderne de la Ville de Paris
Modena, Italy, Galleria della Sala di Cultura del Comune, Arte e critica ‘70. Segnalazioni, 1970
1969 
London, UK, Studio Vista, Art Povera, Conceptual or Impossible Art?, 1969
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Stedelijk Museum, Op Losse Schroeven: Situaties en
cryptostructuren, 1969
Berne, Germany, Kunsthalle Bern, Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form/Works,
Concepts, Processes, Situations, Information, 1969; Traveled to London, UK, Institute of
Contemporary Arts; Krefeld, Germany, Museum Haus Lang
Essen, Germany, Museum Folkwang, Verborgene Strukturen, 1969
Turin, Italy, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Disegni progetti, 1969
San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, Palazzo Scolastico Gabrielli, Esperienze al di là della
pittura: VIII Biennale d'arte contemporanea, 1969
Leverkusen, Germany, Städtische Museum, Konzeption – Conception: Dokumentation einer
heutingen Kunstrichtung, 1969
Turin, Italy, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Anselmo, Boetti, Calzolari, Griffa, Maini, Merz,
Penone, Prini, Zorio, 1969
Düsseldorf, Germany, Städtische Kunsthalle, Prospekt 69, 1969
1968 
Florence, Italy, L'uomo e l'automobile, 1968
Varese, Italy, Studio Giaccari, Progetto televisione come memoria (ventiquattro ore non stop
di teatro all’aperto), 1968
Varese, Italy, Museo Civico, Lavori nell’aria e nella terra, 1968
Rome, Italy, Galleria La Tartaruga, Teatro delle mostre, 1968
Genoa, Italy, Galleria La Bertesca, Azioni per strada, 1968
Amalfi, Italy, Rassegna di arti figurative: arte povera – azioni povere, 1968
Düsseldorf, Germany, Städtische Kunsthalle, Prospect ’68, 1968
1967 
Livorno, Italy, Palazzo della Cultura, VIII Premio Modigliani, 1967
Bologna, Italy, Studio Bentivoglio, 1967
Acireale, Italy, Palazzo di Città, Premio internazionale di pittura, 1967
Rome, Italy, Prospettive 3, 1967
Turin, Italy, Deposito d’Arte Presente, 1967
1966 
Termoli, Italy, Palazzo Comunale, Premio Castello Svevo, 1966
Venice, Italy, Sala degli Specchi Ca' Giustinian, Bendini, Calzolari, Mazzoli, Ovan,
Pasqualini, 1966
Milan, Italy, Galleria San Fedele, Premio San Fedele, 1966
Rome, Italy, Prospettive 2, 1966
1965 
Bologna, Italy, Studio Bentivoglio, Calzolari, Mazzoli, Ovan, Pasqualini, 1965


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018 
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2017 
Creahan, Daniel. “New York – Pier Paolo Calzolari: ‘AND I SAY’ at Marianne Boesky through
March 25th, 2017,” AO (March 13, 2017) [online]
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Mitter, Siddhartha. “Exploring Arte Povera’s Bounty of Riches,” The Village Voice (September
19, 2017) [online]
Parisi, Chiara. “Like a Hologram: Chiara Parisi in conversation with Pier Paolo Calzolari,” Flash
Art (summer 2017)
Stapley-Brown, Victoria. “Three to see: New York, from a slice of the 1970s to a new pairing of
two abstract painters,” The Art Newspaper (February 23, 2017)
Voien, Guelda. “Marianne Boesky: A Gallerist’s Work Is Never Done,” Observer (February 15,
2017) [online]
Yusof, Helmi. “Political art makes splash at Art Basel,” The Business Times (June 16, 2017)
“10 Art Events to Attend In New York City This Week,” ARTnews (February 13, 2017) [online]
“Pier Paolo Calzolari at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York,” Blouin Artinfo (February 27, 2017) [online]
2016 
Benoit, Guillaume. “PIER PAOLO CALZOLARI – GALERIE KAMEL MENNOUR,” Slash Paris
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Helmke, Juliet. “Q&A with Pier Paolo Calzolari,” Modern Painters (February 2016)
Ianeselli, Chiara. “Miami Updates: visita (e immagini) alle tre collezioni d’arte private più
importanti in città,” Artribune (December 4, 2016) [online]
Prange, Gregory. “PIER PAOLO CALZOLARI – GALERIE KAMEL MENNOUR,” Jeunes critiques
d’art (February 15, 2016) [online]
Tully, Judd. “Phillips’ Respectable $35.1M 20th Century & Contemporary Art Sale,” Blouin
Artinfo (February 9, 2016) [online]
2015 
“At The Armory Show, a Fresh-Faced Vernissage with Accessible Price Points,” Artsy (March 5, 2015)
2014 
Buscaroli, Beatrice. “Pier Paolo Calzolari,” Arte (May 2014)
Kazakina, Katya. “Forgotten Artists Monetized as Millionaires Buy History,” Bloomberg (April 9, 2014)
Marucci, Luciano. “Pier Paolo Calzolari: tra l’essere e il divenire,” Juliet (June 2014)
Naldi, Paola. “Natura e silenzio, gelo e bottiglie gli echi di Calzolari e Parmiggiani,” la
Repubblica (November 28, 2014)
Politi, Giancarlo. “Pier Paolo Calzolari: Il poeta e il musicista solista sono il punto estremo e più
libero dell’arte,” Flash Art (February 2014)
2013 
Amy, Michael. “Pier Paolo Calzolari,” Sculpture Magazine (March 2, 2013)
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2012 
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2011 
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2002 
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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2018 
Anfam, David, Calzolari, Pier Paolo, and Jon Wood. Pier Paolo Calzolari. London: White Cube.
2013 
Mazzonelli, Federico, and Paolo Repetto. Pier Paolo Calzolari Sur l’aile du tourbillon intelligent.
Milan: Red Clouds, Repetto Gallery.
2012 
Celant, Germano and Massimiliano Gioni. Pier Paolo Calzolari. New York: Abrams book,
Marianne Boesky Gallery and Pace Gallery.
2011 
Gioni, Massimiliano and Denys Zacharopoulos. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Venice: The Ori, Pistoia,
International Gallery of Modern Art of Ca ‘Pesaro.
Rogozinski, Luciana. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Who made you the instrument, who is playing you.
Bologna: The Ori, Pistoia, Galleria de ‘Foscherari.
2008 
Enrici, Michel and Tamura Ryuichi. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Quand le rêveur dies que reste-t-il du
rêve. Saint Paul de Vence: Foundation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght.
2002 
Bertoni, Mario. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Verona: Studio La Città.
2001 
Rogozinski, Luciana. Calzolari “Day.” Turin: Hopefulmoster, Torino, Giorgio Persano Gallery.
1999 
Guidieri, Remo. Le livre d’or. Arles: Crestet Centre d’art, edition Actes-Sud, Pier Paolo
Calzolari.
Bertoni, Mario and Bruno Cora. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Bologna: Hopefulmonster, Torino, Gallery
of Modern Art, Villa della Rose.
1994 
Cora, Bruno and Catherine David, Ida Gianelli. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Milan: Castillo di Rivoli
Museum of Contemporary Art.
Cora, Bruno and Catherine David. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Paris: Galerie Nationale du Jeu de
Paume.
Bertoni, Mario and Bruno Cora, Catherine David. Day After Day, Pier Paolo Calzolari. Torino:
Channel Pedrini – Persano.
1990 
Bertoni, Mario. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Projects and Reflections. Modena: Galleria Rossana Ferri.
1988 
Celant, Germano. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Sculptures 1968-1970. New York: Urbinas, Torino,
Barbara Gladstone Gallery.
1986 
Volponi, Paul. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Torino: Galleria Giorgio Persano.
Borgogeli, Alessandra and Ginestra Calzolari, Bruno Cora, Alain Cueff, Catherine David, Patrick
Javault, Luciana Rogozinski, with critical essay by Denys Zacharopoulos. Pier Paolo Calzolari,
works: 1968-1986. Modena: Cooptip Edizion, Galleria Civica.
1984 
Zacharopoulos, Denys. Pier Paolo Calzolari, Peintures. Paris: Galerie de France.
Ronte, Dieter. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Wien: Galerie Peter Pakesch.
1979 
Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 3. Zürich: Museum Ink, Halle für Internationale Neue Kunst.
1967 
Boarini, Vittorio and Alberto Boatto. The filter and welcome to the angel. Bologna: Studio
Bentivoglio.
1965 
Napoletano, Antonio. Pier Paolo Calzolari. Bologna: Studio Bentivoglio.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy
Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Collezioni Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, France
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
Fond national d’art contemporain, Puteaux, France
Fonds régional d’art contemporain Bretagne, Châteaugiron, France
Fonds régional d’art contemporain Champagne Ardennes, Reims, France
Fonds régional d’art contemporain Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Dunkirk, France
Fonds régional d’art contemporain Picardie, Amiens, France
Galleria civica di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino, Turin, Italy
Glenstone, Potomac, MD
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
MAXXI | Museo nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy
Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain, Nice, France
Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museo Cantonale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
Museo d’arte moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Museo Nacional Centro Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana, François Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway