OMAR GALLIANI

OMAR GALLIANI - Biography

Omar Galliani was born in 1954 in Montecchio Emilia. He is a leading exponent of the group of the Anachronists, supported by Maurizio Calvesi - who refer to a typically Italian humanistic culture, reformulate and contaminate iconographies and classical subjects and which cover ancient myths typical of the contemporary - and of the critic's primary Magic movement Flavio Caroli. From the eighties onwards Galliani was invited to various editions of the Venice Biennale, to the Biennial of São Paulo, to the Beijing Biennale, in which he won the first prize in 2003. Following numerous first national and then international exhibitions recognition in contemporary art museums in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kyoto, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Miami and Los Angeles. The 2006 Chinese tour of the exhibition “Omar Galliani. Italian design "seals its worldwide fame and ends with the exhibition" Between East and West "at the Querini Stampalia Foundation at the Venice Biennale. The last achievement was the acquisition of the "Notturno" Triptych and two drawings by the Uffizi Drawings and Prints Department.