Chiara Dynys


As one of the most renewed italian artist across the world, Chiara Dynys disregards every concept of style and school, to freely express her view of the world we live in, speaking through the language of art. Ever since she started her artistic career in the late ‘80, her work has followed two main currents, both motivated by a single underlying outlook with regards to reality: to identify in the world, as well as in every form, the presence and the meaning of that anomaly, that variant, that ”threshold“ which allows the mind to travel from human reality to an almost metaphysical scenario. In order to do this, she uses seemingly eclectic materials, from glass, resins, mirrors, ceramics, metal castings, fabrics, but also video and photography, and most of all, the light, used as a tool for experimentation. Her works appear in search of space to be conquered, constantly referring to the science of language, focusing on the rituals of our society. Chiara Dynys work has been featured in solo as well as group exhibitions in many important museums and cultural spaces, throughout Italy and Europe. Chiara Dynys work is part of several private and public collections, like: Civiche Raccolte d’Arte, Milano; MART, Rovereto; VAF-­Stiftung, Francoforte; UBS bank, Milan, Manno and Zurich; Intesa San Paolo bank, Milan; Museo Cantonale, Lugano; Kunstasammlung, Weimar; Atel Energia, Milan; ZKM, Karlsruhe; Collezione Panza, Varese; Accademia di Architettura -­ Casa dello Studente, Mendrisio; Terna Energia, Rome; Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Foligno; Mobimo AG, Zurich; Rocco Guglielmo Foundation, Catanzaro; Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Milan; GNAM-­ Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna permanent collection, Rome. Chiara Dynys was born in Mantova in 1958 and now lives and works in Milan.

Recent solo shows:

2016

Look Afar, December 2016 – March 2017, M77 Gallery, Milan, IT
Please Don’t Cry, Studio Copernico, Castelbeltrame, IT
Baroque, Eidos Immagini Contemporanee Gallery, Asti, IT
Fragile Beauty, Sjomagasinet, Giteborg, SE
2015
Poisoned Flowers, Luca Tommasi Gallery, Milan, IT
Poisoned Flowers, M77 Gallery, Saint-­Moritz, CH
Tutto Niente, Alessandro Casciaro Gallery, Bolzano, IT
Pane Al Mondo, MARCA Museum, Catanzaro, IT
Tendopoli, Palazzon Arnone National Gallery, Cosenza, IT
2014
Chiara Dynys. Illuminazioni, Galerie Hollenbach, Stuttgart, DE
Chiara Dynys. Duel, Eduardo Secci Contemporary, Florence, IT
2013
Right To Play, Rocco Guglielmo Foundation, Catanzaro, IT
Più Luce Su Tutto, permanent installation, GNAM, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, IT
Simboli e Geometria in Piero della Francesca-­Una Lettura di Chiara Dynys, Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan,
IT
Duale, Spazio Borgogno, Milan, IT

Recent group shows:

2016
ArteFiera, Bologna, IT
Scope Miami Beach 2016, Miami, FL
2015
“Fotografica -­ immagini delle collezioni del museo”, Lugano, Museo Cantonale d’arte, CH
“Il pane e le rose”, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, IT
2014
Luci d’Artista, Doppio Sogno. Più luce su tutto, Turin, IT
X Giornata Del Contemporaneo, Non C’è Nulla Al Di Fuori, Installation, GAM, Modern and
Contemporary Art Gallery, Rome, IT
Pink, Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano, CH
2013
Rosa Pietro, Rosa Tiepolo, Rosa Spalletti, Rosa … , Studio La città , Verona, IT
Back To Earth, Rediscovering ceramics in art -­ From Picasso to Ai Weiwei, Amburgo, Gerisch-­Stiftung
Gallery, DE
Cedar Forest, permanent installation, Milano, MAPP -­ Museo d’arte Paolo Pini, IT
Artisti nello Spazio -­ Da Lucio Fontana a oggi: gli ambienti nell’arte italiana, Catanzaro, Complesso
Monumentale S. Giovanni, IT

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