Ronchini Gallery evolved from 20 years of private collecting. Paterfamilias Adriano Ronchini was an early supporter of artists such as Alighiero Boetti, Daniel Buren, Joseph Kosuth, Frank Stella and Michelangelo Pistoletto and collected their work throughout the seventies. Subscribing to the highest standards of curatorship and scholarship, the gallery provides a rigorous context in which its artists can be viewed. Ronchini Gallery also maintains a successful publishing arm which produces exhibition catalogues, monographs, critical texts and artist’s books.
UNTIL 9 JUNE
Sergio Fermariello works with paint, aluminium and steel to create wall based works that hold 3D qualities and sculptures. In his work, Fermariello explores the symbol of a warrior borrowed from mythology. The artist experiments with depth in his works by using overlapping shapes and materials as well as repetitive figures and patterns, exploring the relationship between figure and abstraction.
29 JUNE – 28 AUGUST
In collaboration with Studio la Città
Based in New York and of Japanese descent, Jacob Hashimoto builds installations compromised of hundreds of small kite elements handmade from paper and adhered onto a bamboo frame. During the installation process, Hashimoto strings these kites together suspending them between parallel dowels to form fragmented and layered fields, creating distinctive, interactive compositions. The installation will investigate themes evidenced in his previous work as he continues to explore his fascination with the intersections of painting and sculpture, abstraction and landscape.
6 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER
TIME, AFTER TIME- PARALLELS BETWEEN YOUNG AMERICAN ARTISTS AND ITALIAN MASTERS
Curated by ARTNESIA
Featuring young American artists Sam Falls, Andrew Brischler, David Mramor, Davina Semo and Rebecca Ward along side established Italian artists Piero Dorazio, Mario Schifano and others, this exhibition explores parallels between generations of artists. ARTNESIA is an arts projects initiative set up in August 2010 by Jason Lee and Carlo Berardi. Its main activities are curatorial projects around the globe, artist’s residencies and representations as well as book publishing.
10 OCTOBER – 24 NOVEMBER
Curated by Kenneth Baker
In collaboration with Archivio Marca-Relli, Ronchini Gallery will present Conrad Marca-Relli’s first solo exhibition in the UK. Recognized as a pioneer of American Abstract Expressionism, Marca-Relli (1913 – 2000) was a central figure in the band of New York painters who emerged in the years just after the Second World War- Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, and Philip Guston among them. Marca-Relli’s monumental-scale collage works combine oil painting and collage, with materials sometimes consisting of vinyl plastics and cut-out aluminium. Over the years the collages developed an abstract simplicity, evidenced by black or sombre colours and rectangular shapes isolated against a neutral backdrop. His first retrospective exhibition was held at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1967.
30 NOVEMBER – 12 JANUARY
Through his innovative use of tilt-shift aerial photography taken from a helicopter, Olivio Barbieri transforms the way we see the world, shrinking immense urban landscapes into miniaturised model-like imagery absent the imperfections of reality. Barbieri began the Site Specific project in Rome, before moving on to Amman, Jordan, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Shanghai. For this exhibition, the artist will interpret the London cityscape for the first time in his career. He has exhibited at MoMA, New York; Tate Modern, London; The Wexner Center for the Arts; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, among others.
18 JANUARY – FEBRUARY
GROUP SHOW CURATED BYJAMES PUTNAM
Further details TBA
About Ronchini Gallery
Ronchini Gallery is a contemporary art gallery founded by Lorenzo Ronchini in 1992, in Umbria, Italy, which expanded in February 2012 with a space in Mayfair, London. Its exhibitions have explored pioneering movements within Italy; the gallery aesthetic is defined by Minimalism, Spatialism, Conceptualism and Arte Povera and it retains an unblinking future-focus on progressive movements.