Fausto Melotti

FAUSTO MELOTTI

Born Trentino, Italy

1901-1986

Awards and Prizes


2003

“Fausto Melotti,” Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto,

Rovereto, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Bottega d’Arte, Acqui Terme, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Amadeo Porro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Milan, Italy


2002

“Fausto Melotti,” Il Segno, Rome

“Fausto Melotti,” Musée Picasso, Antibes, France

“Fausto Melotti,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York


2001

Fausto Melotti,” Nicolas Sursock Museum, Beirut

“Fausto Melotti,” Carlina Galleria d’Arte, Turin, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Museo Virgiliano, Virgilio, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Compagnia di Belle Arti, Milan, Italy


1986

Golden Lion, awarded posthumously, XLII Biennale, Venice, Italy


1978

Premio Antonio Feltrinelli for sculpture, Academia Nazionale dei Lincei


1977

15th Premio Europeo Umberto Biancamano


1974

Rembrandt Prize, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Foundation, Basel, Switzerland


1964

Gold Medal, International Exhibition, Munich


1962

Gold Medal, International Exhibition, Prague


1958

Grand Gold Medal for Italian craftsmanship, Milan


1951

Grand Prize, IX Triennale di Milano


1938

Premio La Sarraz, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions


2005

“Fausto Melotti,” Museo Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Milan, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid

“Fausto Melotti,” Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany


2004

“Fausto Melotti,” Musée des Arts Contemporains, Grand-Hornu, Hornu, Belgium

“Fausto Melotti,” Palazzo Binelli, Carrara, Italy


2000

“Fausto Melotti,” Fondazione Bandera per l’Arte, Busto Arsizio, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany

“Fausto Melotti,” Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, Istanbul

“Fausto Melotti,” Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany

“Fausto Melotti,” Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy


1999

“Fausto Melotti,” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

“Fausto Melotti,” Lawrence Rubin/Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, Italy


1997

“Fausto Melotti,” Studio Casoli, Rome


1996

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria delle Scudo, Verona, Italy


1995

Fausto Melotti,” Whanki Museum, Seoul

“Fausto Melotti,” Forni Scultura, Bologna, Italy


1994

“Fausto Melotti,” Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York

“Fausto Melotti,” IVAM Centro Julio Gonzàlez, Valencia, Spain


1991

“Fausto Melotti,” Villa Arconati, Bollate, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Tega, Milan, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria delle Scudo, Verona, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Eva Menzio, Turin, Italy


1990

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria di Meo, Paris

“Fausto Melotti,” Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland

“Fausto Melotti,” Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan


1989

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Civica Palazzo Todeschini, Desenzano del Garde, Italy


1988

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria d’Arte Il Cenacolo, Trento, Italy


1987

“Fausto Melotti,” Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

 “Fausto Melotti,” Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtù e San Nicola dei Greci, Palazzo   

 Lanfranchi, Matera, Italy

 “Fausto Melotti,” Elisabeth Franck Gallery, Knokke-Le-Zoute, Belgium


1986

Fausto Melotti,” La Sanseverina Galleria d’Arte, Parma, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Marie-Louise Janneret Art Moderne, Geneva, Switzerland


1985

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria d’Arte Martano, Turin, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Frankfurter Westend Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany


1984

“Fausto Melotti,” Studio d’Arte Contemporanea Dabbeni, Lugano, Switzerland


1983

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Pancheri, Rovereto, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria San Luca, Bologna, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome


1982

“Fausto Melotti,” Galerie Lopes, Zurich, Switzerland

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria d’Arte Martano, Turin, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” L’Arco, Studio Internazionale d’Arte Grafica, Rome


1981

“Fausto Melotti,” Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, France

“Fausto Melotti,” Forte di Belvedere, Florence, Italy


1979

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Anna d’Ascanio A2, Rome

“Fausto Melotti,” Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Pero arte contemporanea, Milan


1978

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Morone 6, Milan, Italy


1977

“Fausto Melotti,” Castello del Buonconsiglio, Trento, Italy


1976

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Editalia QUI arte contemporanea, Rome

“Fausto Melotti,” Università di Parma, Sala delle Scuderie in Pilotta, Parma, Italy


1975

“Fausto Melotti,” Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria La Piramide, Florence, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Martini Ronchetti Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Beniamino, Sanremo, Italy


1974

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria dei Bibliofini di Milano, Milan, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Marlborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome


1973

“Fausto Melotti,” Marlborough Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

“Fausto Melotti,” Marlborough Galleria d’Arte, Rome


1972

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy


1971

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Galatea, Turin, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria d’Arte Martano, Turin, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria dell’Ariete, Milan, Italy


1968

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Il Segno, Rome

“Fausto Melotti,” Sala Comunale delle Esposizioni, Reggio Emilia, Italy

"Fausto Melotti,” Palazzo dei Diamanti, Centro Attivita Visive, Ferrara, Italy

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Notizie, Turin, Italy


1967

“Fausto Melotti,” Toninelli Arte Moderna, Milan, Italy


1960

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, Italy


1957

“Fausto Melotti,” Galeria de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas


1956

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria L’Annunciata, Milan, Italy


1935

“Fausto Melotti,” Galleria del Milione, Milan, Italy

 

Group Exhibitions


2005

“Il disegno della scultura contemporanea. Da Fontana a Paladino,” Palazzo Binelli, Carrara, Italy

“La Scultura italiana del XX secolo,” Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy

“La mar de arte. Art Galore,” Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain


2004

“Bambini nel tempo,” Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy

“Les enfants terribles. Il linguaggio dell’infanzia nell’arte 1909-2004,” Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland


2003

“La Collecciòn Gori – The Gori Collection,” Institut Valencià d’Arte Modern, Valencia, Spain

“Scultura lingua morta,” Henry Moore Institute, Leeds


2001-2002

“Italian Sculpture of the XX Century,” Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

[traveled to: Kagoshima City Museum of Art, Kagoshima, Japan; The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Japan; Shimane Art Museum, Shimane, Japan]


2001

“L’avventura della materia – Der Italienische Weg vom Futurismus zum Laser,”

Kunstforum in der Grundkreditbank, Berlin

“La Scultura Moderna in Italia,” Basilica Palladiana, Venice, Italy


2000

“L’Opéra, un chant d’étoiles,” Ateliers de la Monnaie, Brussels

“Voici, 100 ans d’art contemporain,” Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels

“Novecento – Arte e storia in Italia,” Scuderie papali al Quirinale – Mercati di Traiano, Rome


1998-2000

“Minimalia: an Italian vision of 20th Century Art,” Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome [traveled to: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York]

 


1997-1998

“ABSTRACTA, Austria Germania Italia 1919-1939,” Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bolzano [traveled to: Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, Austria; Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, Italy]

“Italian Art 1945-1995, The Visible and the Invisible,” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art,

Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya, Japan [traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo;

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan]


1997

“Années 30 en Europe,” Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

“Minimalia. Da Giacomo Balla a…,” Palazzo Querini Dubois, Venice, Italy


1996

Fausto Melotti und Lucio Fontana,” Galerie Lawrence Rubin, Zurich, Switzerland

“Face à l’Histoire,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris


1995-1996

“Art and Power; Europe under the dictators 1930-1945,” The Hayward Gallery, London

[traveled to: Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona, Spain; Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin]


1995

“XLVI Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte,” Museo Correr, Venice, Italy


1994-1995

“The Italian Metamorphosis 1943-1968,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York [traveled to: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany]


1994

“Disegno e scultura nell’arte italiana del XX secolo,” Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy

“Kunst und Diktatur,” Kunstlerhaus, Vienna


1993

“La Collection Mme Christian Stein,” Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France

“Un’avventura internazionale, Torino e le arti 1950-1970,” Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy


1992

“A short history of Modern Italian Sculpture,” The Murray and Isabella Rayburn Foundation, New York

“La collection Christian Stein, Un regard sur l’art Italien,” Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France

“Internationale Kleinplastik,” Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisberg, Germany


1991

“An idea of lightness,” Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan

“Arte Italiana 1895-1952 dai Musei Triveneti,” Palazzo Sternberk, Prague

“Letteratura artistica, Documenti del Novecento in Italia,” Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy

“Nuove acquisizioni,” Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy


1990

“Italiens moderne. Futurismus und Rationalismus,” Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

“Vanguardia Italiana de Entreguerras, Futurismo y Racionalismo,” IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain

“Scultura a Milano 1945-1990,” Palazzo della Permanente, Milan, Italy

“Paris, Arte Abstracto arte Concreto, Cercle et Carré,” IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain

“Disegno Italiano del Novecento,” Villa Malpensata, Lugano, Switzerland

“Memoria del futuro: Arte italiano desde las primeras vanguardias a la posguerra,” Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid


1989

“Italy in the Thirties,” Galerije Grada Zagreba, Zagreb

“Italian Art in the 20th Century,” Royal Academy of Arts, London

“Italian Master Sculptors of the XX Century,” Panicali Fine Art Gallery, New York

“Dibujos de escultores, Museo Pablo Gargallo,” Zaragoza, Spain

“Arte contemporanea per un museo,” Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy“Exhibition of Italian sculptors from post-war to today,” Museum of Modern Art, Seoul


1988

“Accardi, Castellani, Fontana, Manzoni, Melotti, Nigro, Paolini, Twombly,” Galerie Di Meo, Paris

“Il segno degli scultori,” Galleria Pieter Coray, Lugano, Switzerland


1987

“L’Art en Europe, Les années décisives: 1945-1953,” Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France

“Italienische Zeichnungen,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

“Standing Sculpture,” Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy


1986

“Zur Italiensichen Kunst nach 1945: Deutsche Künstler und Italien II Band,” Frankfurter Westend Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany

“Qu’est-ce que la sculpture moderne?,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris

“Firenze per l’Arte Contemporanea,” Forte di Belvedere, Florence, Italy

“Italics 1925-1985, Sessant’anni di vita culturale in Italia,” Centre for Italian Studies, Columbia University, New York


1985

“Fausto Melotti e Lucio Fontana,” Galleria Martano, Turin, Italy

“Italienische Kunst 1900-1980,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

“Diálogo sobre a Arte Contemporánea en Europa,” Primera Exposição, Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

“Vom Klang der Bilder, Die Musik in der Kunst des 20 Jahrunderts, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany


1984

Fausto Melotti, Luigi Figini, Gino Pollini, Renata Melotti,” Palazzo dell’Istruzione, Rovereto, Italy


1983

“Kunst nach 45, aus Frankfurter Privatbesitz, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany


1982

“Gli Anni Trenta: Arte e Cultura in Italia,” Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy


1981

“Zur italienischen Kunst nach 1945, Deutsche Künstler und Italien,” Frankfurter Westend Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany

“Materiali: arte italiana 1920-1940 nelle collezioni della Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna di Torino,” Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy

“Contemporary and XX Century Masters, Galerie Lopez, Zurich, Switzerland


1980

“Anni creativi al ‘Milione’ 1932-1939,” Palazzo Novellucci, Prato, Italy


1979

“Artisti Italiani nella XV Biennale di São Paolo,” São Paolo

“Italy and Japan, art in the last ten decades,” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan


1978

“Abstraction-Création 1931-1936,” Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Germany

[traveled to: Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris


1977

“Arte in Italia 1960-1977,” Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy

“Espace-Lumière dans des sculptures du cubisme à aujourd’hui, Château de Ratilly, Treigny, France

“Abstraction-Création” Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Brera e gli artisti contemporanei,” Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris


1976

“L’Arte e il suo doppio,” Galleria Blu, Milan, Italy

“Brera e gil artisti contemporanei, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Brera, Milan, Italy


1975

“Scultori Italiani Contemporanei,” Villa Malpensata, Lugano, Switzerland

“Italian Contemporary Sculpture,” National Gallery, Athens

“Salon d’Automne 1975: Hommage à Michel-Ange,” Grand Palais, Paris


1974

“Abstraction-Création, Art non figurative 1932-1936,” Galerie Depot 15, Paris

“Selezione 11,” Galleria Galatea, Turin, Italy


1973

“XII Biennale,” Musée de Sculpture en Plain Air, Antwerp, Belgium


1972

“Milano 70/70, Un secolo d’arte, 3, dal 1946 al 1970,” Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy


1971

“Milano 70/70, Un secolo d’arte, 2, dal 1946 al 1970,” Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

“The Non-Objective World 1924-1939,” Galerie Jean Chauvelin, Paris [traveled to:

Annely Juda Fine Art, London; Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy]

“New Italian Art 1953-1971,” Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England

“Arte Concreta Der Italienische Konstruktivismus,” Westfalischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany [traveled to: Haus deitscher Ring, Hamburg, Germany]


1969

“Aspetti del primo astrattismo italiano 1930-1940,” Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Monza, Italy

“Incrementi 1969,” Galleria Civia d’Arte Moderne, Turin, Italy


1968

“Esperienze dell’astrattismo italiano 1930-1940,” Galleria Notizie, Turin, Italy

“Léger, Tanguy, Picabia, Herbin, Miró, Soldati, Fontana, Burri, De Chirico, Kandinsky, Magritte, Melotti, Balla, Brauner, Ernst,” Galleria Notizie, Turin, Italy


1967

“Arte moderna in Italia 1915-1935,” Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

“Domus Formes Italiennes,” Galeries Lafayettes, Paris


1966

“XXXIII Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte,” Venice, Italy


1963

“Aspetti dell’Arte Contemporanea,” Castello cinquecentesco, L’Aquila, Italy


1961

“L’Esposizione Internazionale del Lavoro, Italia ’61,” Palazzo del Lavoro, Turin, Italy


1959

“50 anni d’arte a Milano, Dal divisionismo a oggi,” Palazzo della Permanente, Milan, Italy

“La céramique contemporaine,” Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ostend, Belgium


1958

“LXII Mostra annuale,” Società per le Belle Arti ed Esposizione Permanente, Milan, Italy


1957

“Formes Idées d’Italie,” Galerie Christofle, Paris

“XI Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy


1954

“X Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy


1953-1954

“Moderne Italienische Keramik,” Ausstellung der Neuen Sammlung, Monaco; [traveled

to: Landesgewerbemuseum, Stuttgart, Germany; Orangerie, Karlsruhe, Germany; Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany]


1953

“Nutida italinsk konst,” Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm


1952

“XXVI Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte,” Venice, Italy

“Art decorative italien,” Galerie del l’Orfèvrerie Christofle, Paris


1951

“Mostra delle ceramiche italo-francesi,” Associazione Italia-Francia, Milan, Italy

“Arte astratta italiana 1: I primi astrattisti italiani 1913-1940,” Galleria Bompiani, Milan, Italy

“IX Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy


1950

“Italy at Work, Her Renaissance in design today,” The Art Institute, Chicago

“XXV Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte,” Venice, Italy


1949

“14 ceramisti,” Galleria dell’Annunciata, Milan, Italy

 


1948

“Handicraft as a Fine art in Italy,” House of Italian Crafts, New York

“XXIV Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte,” Venice, Italy


1947

“VIII Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy

“Angelo del Bon – Fausto Melotti,” Galleria Genova e L’Isola, Genoa, Italy


1943

“IV Quadriennale d’Arte Nazionale, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome


1940

“VII Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy

 


1937

“Esposizione Internazionale,” Italian Pavilion, Paris

“Venti firme in una mostra collettiva,” Galleria del Milione, Milan [traveled to: Galleria

 Genova, Genoa, Italy]


1936

“VI Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy

“Mostra di pittura moderna italiana,” Villa Olmo, Como, Italy

“Primera exposicion de dibujos y grabados abstractos,” Galeria Moody, Buenos Aires


1935

“Prima mostra collettiva di arte astratta italiana,” Studio di Casorati e Paulucci, Turin, Italy

“Collettiva di bianco e nero,” Galleria del Milione, Milan, Italy


1934

“Exposition d’Art Italien,” Palais de l’Athénée, Geneva, Switzerland

“35 artistes italiens,” Lausanne


1933

“V Triennale di Milano,” Palazzo dell’Arte al Parco, Milan, Italy


1930

“IV Esposizione Triennale Internazionale d’Arte Decorativa e Industriale Moderna,” Villa Reale, Monza, Italy