ITA:
Daniele Basso è un artista italiano noto per i lavori in metallo lucidato a specchio. Opere che indagano il senso ed il significato delle cose. Messaggi come riflessioni aperte che ci conducono ad una più profonda coscienza di noi stessi, aiutandoci nella ricerca della nostra identità singola e collettiva. Ha partecipato a tre edizioni della Biennale d’Arte di Venezia, con mostre e opere in diverse parti del mondo, tra cui Carrousel du Louvre (Parigi), Università del Seraphicum (Città del Vaticano), Galleria Nazionale Arte Moderna di Roma (GNAM), Expo 2015 (Milano), World of Coca Cola (Atlanta), Museo Officine della Scrittura (Torino), Museo del Parco (Portofino), nelle collezioni della Meneghetti Foundation e Boga Foundation (Lugano), e in gallerie a New York, Dubai, San Pietroburgo, Monte-Carlo, Forte dei Marmi, Lugano, Milano, Torino e Bologna.
Nel 2015 le opere “Coke Its Me” (The Coca-Cola Company) e Gigant (SWC Alta Badia – Unesco Park Dolomites). Nel 2016 il monumento “Aquamantio” (MOSCA1916) nella piazza della Biblioteca a Biella. Nel 2017 la collaborazione con il curatore Ermanno Tedeschi , i premi Casa Sanremo Award (67° Festival di Sanremo), l’opera “Il Cavallino” per il 70° anniversario di Ferrari, la collaborazione con Star Team Monaco e S.A.S. il Principe Alberto II di Monaco, i trofei per Inter Football Club e la collaborazione con il campione di sci azzurro Max Blardone al progetto di beneficienza “In pista per Amatrice”. Nel 2018 le collaborazioni col curatore Matteo Graniti, con Galleria Ferrero d’Ivrea e Hysteria Art Gallery Milano; le mostre “La Vespa nella Storia” al M.A.C.I.S.T. Biella, “Unforgettable Childwood” a Matera, al Museo Nazionale di Ravenna e alla Tel Aviv Artist House, la personale in Azimut Capital Management a Roma e l’opera “In Fila Per Uno” nella mostra “Ricordi Futuri 4.0” al Memoriale della Shoah di Milano a cura di Ermanno Tedeschi. Nel 2019 main artist sul palco del Teatro del Silenzio nello spettacolo “Ali di Libertà” di Andrea Bocelli, direzione artistica Alberto Bartalini e regia Luca Tommassini.
Infine dal 2006 collabora in modo continuativo con diversi studi di architettura nazionali ed internazionali su concorsi, progettazioni grandi opere e settore privato, tra cui i progetti per installazioni d’arte alla Stazione FS Bologna, a Expo Dubai 2020, la riqualificazione del Parco Centrale della città di Prato, il Concorso per il Memoriale della Shoa a Bologna, la riqualificazione del Borgo di Biella Piazzo e la candidatura per il progetto Gran Paris Express.

ENG:
Daniele Basso is an Italian artist well known for his mirror finish metal works, which search and investigate the deeper meaning of things. His works are messages and reflections that lead us to a deeper understanding of ourselves and help in the search for a collective and individual identity. Daniele participated three times to the Biennale d’Arte di Venezia with personal exhibits and works on display in several corners of the world, including Carrousel du Louvre (Paris), Seraphicum University (Vatican City), Galleria Nazionale Arte Moderna di Roma (GNAM), Expo 2015 (Milan), World of Coca Cola (Atlanta), Museo Officine della Scrittura (Turin), Museo del Parco (Portofino), in the collections of Meneghetti Foundation and Boga Foundation (Lugano), and in various galleries in New York, Dubai, Saint Petersburg, Monte-Carlo, Forte dei Marmi, Lugano, Milan, Turin and Bologna. In 2015 he completed the works “Coke Its Me” (The Coca-Cola Company) and Gigant (SWC Alta Badia – Unesco Park Dolomites). In 2016 the monument “Aquamantio” (MOSCA1916) in Bialla, in Piazza della Biblioteca. In 2017 he worked with curator Ermanno Tedeschi and was awarded the prizes Casa Sanremo Award (67° Sanremo Festival), he completed the work “Il Cavallino” for Ferrari’s 70th anniversary, he worked with Star Team Monaco and H.S:H. Alberto II, Prince of Monaco, he was awarded trophies for Inter Football Club and for the collaboration with Italian ski champion Max Blardone at the charity project “In pista per Amatrice”. In 2018 the collaborations with the curator Matteo Graniti, with Galleria Ferrero in Ivrea and Hysteria Art Gallery in Milan; the exhibitions “La Vespa nella Storia” at M.A.C.I.S.T. Biella, “Unforgettable Childwood” in Matera, at the National Museum of Ravenna and at the Tel Aviv Artist House, the solo in Azimut Capital Management Rome and the sculpture “In Fila Per Uno” in the exhibition “Ricordi Futuri 4.0” at the Holocaust Memorial of Milan curated by Ermanno Tedeschi. In 2019 the he is the Main Artist at the Teatro del Silenzio, creating the stage of the show “Ali di Libertà” by Andrea Bocelli, artistic director Alberto Bartalini and directed by Luca Tommassini.
Since 2006 he has been working with several national and international architecture firms on competitons, large- scale public works projects and private clients, including art installations in Bologna Railway Station and Expo Dubai 2020, uban renewal of Prato’s City Park, the competition for the Holocaust Memorial in Bologna, urban renewal of the Borgo di Biella Piazzo and a candidature for the project Gran Paris Express.

 

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Exhibitions

2018/2017 Personale “Daniele Basso” – Ferrero Gallery. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Ivrea

2017 “Angeli e Artisti” work and collective exhibition on loan from the Iglesia de los Angeles, county of Salta, Argentina. Organized by the Museum of the Park of Portofino with the support of Reggia di Monza, with the High Moral Patronage of Arzobispado De Salta, Gobierno de la Provincia de Salta, de la Republica Argentina, the Embassy of Italy in Argentina and the Institute of Italian Culture. Edited by D. Crippa and S. Mormino. Serrone di Villa Reale, Monza

2017 Exhibition “Luce & Pensiero” by Daniele Basso and Paolo Amico. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice

2017 Exhibition “Filari di Luce” by Daniele Basso and Dado Schapira. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Cantine Gianni Gagliardo, La Morra

2017 Participation with the work “Coke Its Me” P.A. at “Fatti ad Arte” exhibition. Organized by Palazzo Lamarmora, Palazzo Ferrero and Palazzo Gromolosa. With the support of Chambre of Commerce of  Biella and Vercelli. In collaboration with Fond, CRB, OMA, ACRI, ADSI, Fond, Cologni Mestieri d’Arte, Fond. Antonio Carlo Monzino, Province of Biella and City of Biella. Edited by Patrizia Maggia. Palazzo Lamarmora, Biella Piazzo

2017 Permanent exhibition of the work “Naturae” in the residence of the Italian Ambassador in the State of Israel. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Tel Aviv

2017 Monaco Star Team Trophies with the high patronage of SAS Le Prince Albert II De Monaco. Edited by Mauro Serra. Principality of Monaco and Alta Badia

2017 “Reflections” anthological exhibition, organized by the municipality of Argenta and by the Giovan Battista Aleotti 1546 association with the participation of the Cultural Market Center, the Capuchin Cultural Center and the Fluctuating Theater. Edited by Irene Finiguerra. Cultural Market Center, Argenta

2017 Auction “My heart beats for Israel” organized with Sotheby’s by the Italian Israel Association in Turin. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Camis De Fonseca Foundation, Turin

2017 “Casa Sanremo Awards” for the 10th anniversary of Casa Sanremo on the occasion of the 67th Sanremo Festival, Sanremo

2016 Collective exhibition at Rouge Space Manhattan. Organized by Clen Gallery. Edited by Antonio De Carlo. New York

2016 Inauguration of the works “Aureo” and “Aureo JR” and collective “Scripta Volant” on the occasion of the opening of the Museum. Patronage of the Piedmont Region and the Municipality of Turin. Edited by Ermanno Tedeschi. Officina della Scrittura, Turin.

2016 Inauguration of the “Aquamantio” work in Piazza Curiel (Civic Library of Biella) for the centenary MOSCA1916. Patronage of the Municipality of Biella. Edited by Marco Roberto Marelli. Biella

2015 The sculpture “Coke It’s Me – 100th Anniversary Contour Bottle” in the permanent collection of the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Altlanta. Edited by Russel Jacobs – WOCC. Atlanta

2015 “OPEN 18.International Exhibition – 56.International Art Exhibition” parallel to the “72.International Film Festival – La Biennale di Venezia” in collaboration with the Municipality of Venice and the Municipality of Lido Pellestrina. Edited by Paolo De Grandis, Carlotta Scarpa, Serena Mormino. Hilton Hotel Sucky, Venice

2015 “GIGANT – 30th Anniversary Ski World Cup Alta Badia Dolomites” Inauguration. Under the patronage of the Municipality of Alta Badia, of Trentino Alto Adige and included in the UNESCO Dolomites Park. La Villa Alta Badia, Piz la Ila

2015 “Corporate Art” exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome. With the patronage of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Italian Tourism. Edited by Luca Desiata and pptArt. GNAM, Rome

2015 The sculpture “Coke It’s Me – 100th Anniversary Contour Bottle” at the Coca-Cola Pavilion. EXPO Milan

2015 Personal exhibitions by Daniele Basso and Dalya Lutwang. Organized by Ca D’Oro Art Gallery New York. Edited by Gloria Porcella. Ca D’Oro Art Gallery, New York

2014 Personale “Daniele Basso” – Personal exhibition of “Daniele Basso”. Organized under the patronage of the Municipality of St. Petersburg. Edited by Ruslan Chernobaev. Yellow Korner Gallery Saint Petersburg

2014 Personale exhibition “Dark Light Reflections”. Edited by Elisabetta Scantamburlo. Nhow Hotel, Milan

2014 “Dubai Skyline” work at the Nakkash Art Gallery Dubai (UAE). Edited by Mr. Wajih Nakkash. Dubai Design Days

2014/2013 Exposition of the work “Tempus Angulare” in the celebrations of the Holy Christmas for the kind concession of Mons. Mana. St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Biella Cathedral

2013 Exhibition “Urbis & Artis Art Prize” – The “Tempus Angulare” work is on display. With the Patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture. Un. Pontificia Seraphicum, Vatican

2013 Exhibition “Beyond the Fear” – Raffaello Lodola and Daniele Basso. Organized by CUBO Centro Unipol Bologna. Edited by Angela Memole. Bologna

2013 Personale – “Beyond the Mirror there is You!” (parallel to the 55th Venice Biennale OverPlay Event) sponsored by the Municipality of Forte dei Marmi. Edited by Patrizia Grigolini. Il Forte Art Gallery, Forte dei Marmi

2013 OverPlay – Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia. With the patronage of Goethe Institut, Consulate General of Germany-Milan, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany-Rome. Edited by G. Bonomo, N. Pizzul and Capello. Palazzo Albrizzi, Venice

2013 Personale – “Contemporary Reflections” – MrBotGotTalent lighting installation. Edited by Elisabetta Scantamburlo. Nhow Hotel, Milan

2013/2012 Personale – “Oltre lo specchio ci sei tu!”. Organized by Dalmazio Ambrosioni. Rivabella Art Gallery, Lugano (CH)

2012 BIC – Biella in Contemporanea – Exhibition of the Kryste opera. With the patronage of the Councilorship of Culture of the Municipality of Biella. Edited by Luca Beatrice and Irene Finiguerra. Museo del Territorio, Biella

2011 54th Venice Biennale – Italian Pavilion – Concluding event with the selection of 200 works by Vittorio Sgarbi. With the patronage of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Italian Tourism. Edited by Vittorio Sgarbi and Giorgio Grasso. Palazzo delle Esposizioni,Turin

2011 Acquisition of the work “We = Wall” in the permanent collection of Museo del Parco – International Center for Outdoor Sculpture. Daniele Crippa and Serena Mormino. Portofino

2011 Sign off Design: collateral event 54th Venice Biennale. Edited by Luca Beatrice. Chiostro SS. Trinità, Venice

2011 Collective exhibition “Cavour and Mazzini: two protagonists of the Risorgimento revised by contemporary artists” for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy. Edited by Francesco Santaniello. Museo del territorio, Biella

2009 Multisensory show “Sale di Vita” on the properties of salt, stone and mirrors. Parocinato from Piedmont Region and Municipality of Turin. Edited by Monica Mantelli. Piazza Vittorio, Turin

2000 Exposition of the “MAN – Mobility Assistant Network” thesis realized with Michael Robinson and Roberto Giolito (FCA) selected among the best 3 thesis projects in Europe of the academic year 1999/2000 with the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Education of the EU. Carrousell Du Louvre, Paris