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Silvano Rubino


Silvano Rubino (1952) is an Italian artist born in Venice, Italy. He currently lives and works in Venice and Milan.

“After experiences with photography, installation, sculpture, and video, painting is the recovery of a language I had shelved since 1993. A break of 24 years.
I always looked at painting with interest. Even in the years in which I did not practice. A bug was always waiting to come back sooner or later. I knew I do it again.
My experience with painting has always been characterised by an introverted approach. It was an instinctive action. Nowadays, I believe I have rediscovered the path, recovering the features of abstractism, but also the behaviour, but now with more awareness of the harmonisation of different worlds, accumulating different experiences and combining them.”
Extract from Pittura in Tre Tempi – Contemporary Italian Artists catalogue, 2019.

Selected shows

2019, Pittura in tre tempi - Contemporary Italian Painters, SPARC* Spazio Arte Contemporanea, Venice, Italy
2019, Hansel e Gretel, White traces in search of yourself, curated by Francesca Giubilei and Luca Berta, Fondazione Valmont, Venice, Italy
2018, Identità sospese II, Palazzo Franchetti / Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Venice, Italy
2017, Unheimlich shon, Stilleben heute, curated by Christine Wetzlinger-Grundnig, Museum Moderner Kunst Karnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
2015, Silvano Rubino Stasi Neutrale, Walker Gallery, Klagenfurt, Austria
2015, The Dialogue of Fire: Ceramic and Glass Masters from Barcelona to Venice, 56° Biennale Internazionale d’Arte Venice, Italy, Collateral Event.
2010, In equilibrio tra due punti sospesi, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy.

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