NEWS


16.05.24    Mirabilia et Antiquaria curated by Andrea Bruciati is an exhibition celebrating the acquisition of new works within the permanent collections of Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este in Tivoli, Italy. Among the acquisitions is one of Nico Vascellari’s very first works: A Great Circle (2003).  On view until July 7th at Villa d’Este.

23.04.24    Archetipi curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi is a series of performances held at Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, in Rome, Italy. Nico Vascellari debuted a new piece by the title Fuori Dalla Grazia Di Dio (2024).

20.04.24    On occasion of the 60th Biennale Arte, Giorgio Armani celebrated the acquisition of Nico Vascellari’s new neon piece by the title ? (2024). A large red neon work depicting a question mark hovered over the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, adorning the facade of the Gritti Palace Hotel. Inside, Nico Vascellari presented another new piece, titled Cosa Siamo (2024).

18.04.24    Nico Vascellari’s work Horse Power (2023) has been acquired by Banca Ifis and installed permanently inside the International Sculpture Park of Villa Fürstenberg, in Marocco, Venice. Horse Power consists of nine monumental aluminum sculptures that enhance the peculiarities of the relationship between man and nature immersed in the botanical-naturalistic ecosystem of the villa’s garden.

27.03.24    The Uncanny House curated by Ilaria Marotta & Andrea Baccin investigates the sense of unheimlich, a place that provides an especially favored locus for uncanny disturbances through the work of eighteen international artists. Nico Vascellari debuted a new piece by the title The Fifth Room (2024). On view until September 1st at Museum Casa di Goethe, Rome, Italy.

28.02.24    Foreign Flowers curated by Dan Thawley is a multidisciplinary exhibition featuring works by 17 international artists. Nico Vascellari debuted a new piece by the title In The Spirit Of Total Resistance (2024). On view until March 17th at India Mahdavi Project Room, Paris, France.

16.02.24    Poetics of Encryption curated by Nadim Samman is an extensive group exhibition bringing together works by over 40 international artists, building upon Samman’s recent book by the same title. Nico Vascellari’s VIT (2020) holds a monumental place in the show running til May 26th at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.

01.02.24    SkyArte released the documentary Melma – Nico Vascellari, exploring the influences, challenges and visions behind the artist's latest great solo show in Florence, Italy. Contributing to the narration are Sergio Risaliti, Roberto Lacarbonara, Cristina Fogazzi, Tommaso Sacchi and Silvia Venturini Fendi.

13.01.24    Concept and Direction of Fendi Men’s Fall Winter 2024-25 Fashion Show at the house showroom in Milan, Italy.

03.10.23    VS #0.5 (Oltre) is launched as the second issue of Nico Vascellari Studio’s own publication, collecting archive materials, references encountered throughout the making of artistic projects between June and October 2023, in preparation for the performance ALESSIO. Available here.

03.10.23    ALESSIO, a performance by Nico Vascellari curated by Sergio Risaliti and Stefania Rispoli, is presented at Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio, in Florence. The video work Alessio will be presented in the Sala d’Arme of Palazzo Vecchio in December and will become part of the collections at Museo Novecento, Florence, thanks to the 12th Italian Council grant by the Ministry of Culture.

24.06.23    VS #00 (The Party Organ of Nico Vascellari Studio) is launched as the first issue of Nico Vascellari Studio’s own publication, collecting archive materials, references encountered throughout the making of artistic projects, texts collected between January and June 2023, in preparation for the exhibition MELMA. Available here.

24.06.23    MELMA, a solo exhibition by Nico Vascellari curated by Sergio Risaliti, director of Museo Novecento, opens at Forte Belvedere in Florence. The exhibition will continue with Fioretti, an installation in Piazza della Signoria, and Alessio.

23.06.23    The upcoming project Alessio by Nico Vascellari, presented by Museo Novecento, Florence, and Haus der Kunst, Munich, is among the awardees of the 12th Italian Council grant by the Ministry of Culture.

15.06.23    Concept and Direction of Fendi Men’s Spring Summer 2024 Fashion Show and ADV Campaign at the house factory in Bagno a Ripoli (FI).

14.04.23    Falena, a large installation made of aluminium, brass-leaf and gold is now part of the main collection of Triennale Milano, Milan, Italy, and currently installed in the sculpture park of the Museum.

03.04.23    Falena, a large installation made of aluminium, brass-leaf and gold is now part of the main collection of MAXXI – The National Museum of 21st Century Art, Rome, Italy, and currently installed in the foyer of the Museum.

03.03.23    Rara Avis curated by Jerry Stafford is a group show bringing together artifacts and works sharing the subject of birds. Nico Vascellari’s MooN is included in the show running til April 23rd at White Cube Paris, France.

14.01.23    Concept and Direction of Fendi Men’s Fall Winter 2023-24 Fashion Show. Nico Vascellari transformed the house headquarters in Milan into a giant roller disco pinball machine, with a custom disco soundtrack entitled 'After Dark', specifically created by the legendary Italian composer and producer Giorgio Moroder.

09.12.22    Nico Vascellari is awarded the XXIV Pino Pascali Prize by Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare, Italy. The award show Tre, Quattro Galline was among the recipients of the PAC 2022 grant, issued by the Italian Ministry of Culture. The installation Tre, Quattro Galline is now part of the collection of the Museum.