Biography

Luca Monterastelli was born in Forlimpopoli in 1983. He studied at Fine Art Brera Academy of Milan. Solo exhibition dedicated to the artist’s work: “How To Make a Hero” Deweer gallery, Otegem, Belgium (2017); THEN/now, curated by P. Pys and J. Gregory, miart (2016); “The Close of the Silver Age” Lia Rumma project space at Fonderie Battaglia, Milan (2015); “White – Endlessly Rocking”, Viafarini DOCVA , Milan (2013); “Open Studio”, Centre d’art contemporain Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-eaux – F (2012); “Graceland”, Néon – Diffuseur d’Art Contemporain, Lyon (2012): “La camera degli sposi”, MARS, Milan Artist Run Space, Milan (2011).

Among the group show: “Ennesima”, curated by Vincenzo De Bellis, Triennale, Milano (2015); “In forma di ceramica”, Fondazione Bevilaqua la Masa, Venice (2014); “braccia # 2” Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2014); “Senza Titolo”, Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples (2013); “Una luce rischiara l’oscuro scrutare. La morte non sa leggere”, curated by Marco Tagliafierro, galleria 1+1 Milan (2010); “All strange away”, curated by Beniamino Foschini, neon>campobase, Bologna (2010); “L’uomo ridotto”, curated by L. Francesconi, Brown Project Space, Milan (2010).

He also took part at the following residencies: HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Program, Helsinki (2014); guest artist at Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza (2013); Residénces secondaires, Centre d’art contemporain Parc Saint Léger, Pougues- les-eaux (2012); “Solid Void” Progetto Diogene, Turin (2011); Residency Suddenly, Beauchery-Saint-Martin (2011); “Triangle France” La Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille (2011). In 2015 he partecipated at 56th Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Venice Biennal.