Jun 19, 2013
Striking colored light installation called Neon Stage
by Christian Herdeg
Jun 18, 2013
was born in 1951, in Turin, where he still lives and works. His début on the artistic Italian scene is in 1984 with Extemporanea, the exhibition which marks the re-opening of the legendary roman gallery l’Attico by Fabio Sargentini, which would dedicate to Ragalzi many personal exhibitions in the years to come. He takes part to the exhibition Anniottanta at the Modern Art Gallery in Bologna in 1985. That same year he is invited to the Museo de Arte in Sao Paulo, Brasil, and some of his works are presented at L’Italie Aujourd’hui, exhibition hosted by the Centre Nazionale d’Art Contemporain in Nice and in 1986 he takes part to the Frankfurt-Hannover-Wien travelling exhibition Aspekte der Italienischen Kunst 1960/1985, curated by Renato Barilli. In 2001, his sculptures are presented at the exhibition Italian sculpture in the 20th-Century, Italy-Japan 2001-2002, which is hosted at the three Japanese modern art museums in Ibaraki, Yokoana and Kagoshima. An anthological exhibition is organised at the industrial premises of Pagliero, in Castellamonte (Turin), in 2007. The most significant personal exhibitions in 2008 are: Acquario at Allegretti gallery in Turin, Voliere at Delloro gallery in Rome, Due insetti neri at Rivara Castle and Pioggia Nera at Grossetti Contemporary Art in Milan. In 2010, the installation Genetica 2093, was presented at the Auditorium of Rome, at the SuperstudioPiù in Milan, at the Lucas Carrieri Art Gallery within the 6th Berlin Biennale of Contemporary Art, in Via Palazzo di Città in Turin and at the Castello di Rivara. In September 2010, the installation Genetica 2093 was presented at the MACRO Museum in Rome, which has acquired its ownership.