Roberto Miniati

Roberto Miniati, Senza titolo, acrylic on canvas, 2011, 90x70 cm

Roberto Miniati, Senza titolo, acrylic on canvas, 2011, 90x70 cm

Roberto Miniati, Senza titolo, acrylic on canvas, 2011, 90x70 cm

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Roberto Miniati was born in Rome in 1952, where he lives and works today. Since childhood, a passion for art and collecting has allowed him to get in touch with curators and experts in the field. This passion and contact lead him to undertake his personal pictorial activity.

Among his solo shows: Affinità selettive in 2015 held at the Sala del Basolato in Fiesole and Nulla dies sine linea in 2014 held at the National Museum Villa Pisani in Stra. Notable too were his significant contribution and participation at the Venice Biennale of Art in 2017 and 2015 in the National Pavilion of Guatemala and at the Triennial of Visual Arts in Rome in 2017 and 2014. In 2019 Miniati takes part in the 58th Biennale di Venezia, showing at the collective exhibition of the Grenada Pavilion. 

His works are the result of a virtual dialogue with the artists of the historical avant-gardes of the 20th century. The flows of geometric abstractionism, American expressionism and the post-World War II artists become sources of inspiration for Miniati who, despite his influences, demonstrates his own style. The result is a painting made up of a compositional architecture mirroring his inner labyrinth. His paintings, always coherent with a research in continuous evolution, are not thought of, but mediated inwardly.

2015

Affinità selettive, curated by Giovanni Faccenda, Sala del Basolato, Fiesole, Florence

NAF, Napoli Arte Fiera, Oltremare, Galleria Esseerre, Naples

Winner of the first prize in the painting section of the Biennale of Asolo, Treviso

De l’infinito, universo e mondi, Galleria d’Arte Soleri, Rimini 

2014

Nulla dies sine linea, Roberto Miniati, curated by Michele Geraldo, Museo Nazionale Villa Pisani, Stra, Venice

Roberto Miniati, Villa Medicea di Artimino "La Ferdinanda", Artimino, Prato

2013 

Oltre l’invisibile, curated by Valentina Tassinari, Museo Magi Pieve di Cento, Bologna

Performance “Suite 307”, Hotel The First, Rome

2012 

Ferrara the 6th Biennale Internazionale D'arte, Ferrara

2011

Roberto Miniati, collateral event, 54th International Art Exposition, Biennale di Venezia, Molino Stucky, Venice

Arte Expo, S&R, ACCA in arte editrice s.r.l., Arezzo

2019

Padiglione del Grenada alla 58 Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte – La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello a Cannaregio, Venice

2017

Aeterna, curated by Gianni Dunil, Esposizione Triennale di Arte visive, Rome

2016

L’Italia degli Artisti, dalla 56a Biennale di Venezia al Giubileo della Misericordia, curated by Stefania Pieralice, Museo Fondazione Venanzo Crocetti, Rome

2015

All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, 56a Biennale di Venezia, National Pavilion of Guatemala, Venice

2014

Last Paradise, Esposizione Triennale di Arti Visive, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome