Paolo Patelli

Paolo Patelli was born in Istria in 1934, lives in the Veneto since the war, now in the province of Treviso.
Graduated from the University of Padova, he taught painting at New York University, and has taught or player in Britain in Sheffield and Norwich. Took the chair of painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice and has for some years Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Ca 'Foscari in Venice
He has had solo exhibitions since 1962 about ninety in Milan (Galleria del Milione, Vinciana gallery, gallery Plurima), Verona (Studio City, three times), Vienna (gallery Nacht St. Stephan), Geneva (galerie Blancpain - Stepcinski), Livorno (gallery Peccolo), Naples (Modern Art Agency Lucio Amelio), Venice (tunnel Cavallino - eight times), and other cities.
He participated seven times in the Basel Fair, seven to FIAC in Paris six to Cologne Trade Fair, twelve at the University of Bologna, and also to those of Madrid, Stockholm, Berlin, Zurich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Bari, Brussels, Milan, Turin, Florence, Lausanne, Ostend, Dusseldorf.
Work right from the beginning in the abstraction, close to the analytical painting, in the seventies he has been associated with the so-called line of Pura Pittura, and with its members has exposed several times, while differing in their propensity to painting gesture.