What: GR gallery will present a retrospective of Italian artist and kinetic art pioneer Alberto Biasi featuring over thirty of his most famous works, from the late Sixties ‘til today, from his best known series “Optico-Dynamic Reliefs”, “Torsions” and “Assemblages”.
When: Opening reception: Thursday March 31, 2016, 6:00pm - 9:00pm (Exhibition Dates: March 31–May 22, 2016) Members of the press can contact GR gallery in advance to schedule a private viewing and/or an interview with Alberto Biasi. The artist will be attending the opening night.
Where: GR Gallery, 255 Bowery (btw Houston & Stanton) New York, NY 10002 Who: Founded in the mid-seventies by Italian art critic Giovanni Granzotto in Sacile, Italy, Studio d’Arte GR has been specializing in Kinetic, Op and Programmed Art; its US branch, GR gallery, continues its mission in North America.
Why: Alberto Biasi (Padua, 1937) is one of the most important Italian contemporary artists, internationally recognized as a quintessential representative of Kinetic and Programmed Art. In the Sixties, Biasi was one of the founding members of Gruppo Enne (“N Group) that together with Germany’s Zero Group and America’s Anonima Group where among the first movements of kinetic sculpture and op art. Biasi’s artwork has been featured in over 400 hundred group shows and 200 solo shows and his works belong to some of the most important museum permanent collections among which the MoMA’s, Rome’s GNAM and Saint Petersburg’s Hermitage. Contact/ Press enquiries: Eva Zanardi at GR gallery email@example.com Image: Dinamica Circlorare, 1962-1965, Mixed media assemblage, diameter 20 1/8 inches Visitor Information: Tue- Sat 1200pm – 7:00pm; Admission