Ria Lussi

Ria Lussi, La Logica, 2018, ink on silk, 200x112 cm

Ria Lussi, Enigmatic Portrait, 2016, ink on silk, 60x60 cm

Ria Lussi, A Rebours, 2018, ink on silk, 66x66 cm

Ria Lussi, Lo spirito di Maria, 2016, neon on plexiglass, 60x48x10 cm

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Born in Milan, Ria Lussi’s artistic training crosses both boarders and media; she studied painting in Paris, visual design in Urbino, and poetic translation in Trieste. She currently lives and works in Rome.

Among her exhibitions: the traveling exhibition dedicated to the series of Emperors of Light, exhibited in 2014 at Villa del Principe in Genoa, Galleria Doria Pamphilij in Rome, Palazzo Collicola di Spoleto and finally at Villa Necchi in Milan. In 2015 was held theMater-Matrix-Mother, and in 2016 she presented the project Mitochondriaat the birthplace of Raffaello in Urbino. In 2017 the exhibition Fragilewas held in Mucciaccia Contemporary gallery, and in 2018 she participated at the MacroAsilowith the artistic residence entitled #iosonogiordanobruno.

The artistic technique of Ria Lussi finds its soul in drawing usually performed with a black pen. It is a technique that allows neither afterthoughts nor cancelation. She loves to use different medium such as glass, neon and silk. These fragile but resistant materials are all characterized by a vibrant, almost inappropriate luminosity that express the sense of the fragility of human life; it can break in one moment. About the beings that are the traditional subjects of her works, she leaves free interpretation to the spectator, who in front of them is called to free his imaginative fantasy.

2018

Iosonogiordanobruno, atistic residence, Macro Asilo, Rome

2017

Fragile, Mucciaccia Contemporary Gallery, Rome

La Speranza, II act about Giordano Bruno Luminous opera in three acts, with an epilogue, Giardini di viale  Matteotti, Spoleto

La Bestia Trionfante, I act about Giordano Bruno Luminous opera in three acts, with an epilogue, Masseria di Cultura Internazionale, Corato, Altramurgia, Altamura 

2016

Mitochondria,  curated Umberto Palestini, Birthplace of Raphael and Botanical Garden, Urbino

2015

Lussi di Penelope, Biblioteca del Daverio, Milan

Matrix, Mater, Mother, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Spoleto

Close Up, Primo piano sulla pittura italiana, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive,  Spoleto

2014

Imperatori di luce, curated by Gianluca Marziani, traveling exhibition: Genova, Villa del Principe / Spoleto, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive / Rome, Galleria Doria Pamphilj /  Milan, Villa Necchi Campiglio

2013

Warriors of Light in support of Women of Madagascar, Galleria Rosso20sette, Rome

2012
Guerrieri di Luce, Galleria Blanchaert, Milan

Death Dance, curated by Maurizio Cont and Gianmarco Serra, Forte Stella, Porto Ercole, Grosseto

Il Vulcano, l’estuario, Palazzo della Vicaria, Fondazione Sgarbi, Trapani

Excesses of an estuary, Mel Sembler Gallery, Rome

2011

Orfeo,  curated by Lena Salvatori, Libreria e Galleria Ferro di Cavallo, Rome

2010

Have a dream, Galleria L’Affiche and Galleria Tricromia, Rome

2014

Baculus, curated by Studio ‘A87, Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto