Massimo Vitali

Born in Como, Italy, in 1944
1995 Begins the Beaches serie
1993 Starts working on large format photography
1989 Director of Photography in Fiction and Advertising movies
1979 Free-lance photo-journalist
1964 London College of Printing, England, Photography
1961 Liceo, Milano, Italy
1944 Born in Como


Solo Shows

2006
Massimo Vitali, Hilger Contemporary, Wien (A)
Massimo Vitali, M+B, Los Angeles (USA)
A new series of american Beaches, Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea, Roma (I)
Playas, Discotecas y Supermercados, Galeria Senda Barcelona (E)
Recontres Internationales de la Photo, Arles (F)
Crown Gallery, Bruxelles (B)

2005
Bonni Benrubi Gallery,New York (USA)
Museum-Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz (A)
La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid (E)

2004
Guidi&Schoen arte contemporanea, Genova (I)
Museum- Fundacion DBK, Bilbao, Spagna (E)
Ernst Hilger Gallery, Wien (A)
Museum- PMMK, Oostende, (B)
Museum- C-Arte. Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato (I)
Nextdoor. Artgalleria, Roma, (I)
Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, (USA)
Crown Gallery, Bruxelles, (B)

2003
Isabella Brancolini Arte Contemporanea, Firenze (I)
Cons-Arc, Chiasso (I)
La Cour d’Ecole, Cinemateque de Corse, Porto Vecchio, Francia (F)
La Cour d'Ecole, Cit? Pietramarina, Ville di Pietrabugno, Francia (F)

2002
The Photographers’ Gallery Print Room (GB)

2001
Serieuze Zaken galerie, Amsterdam (NL)
Crown Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgio (B)
Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germania (D)
La Cour d’ecole, Centre Culturel Una Volta, Bastia, Corsica (F)
La Biennale di Venezia, June (I)
Serieuse Zaken, Amsterdam (NL)
Arndt & Partner, Berlin (D)
Gallery Hotel Art, Firenze (I)

2000
Arte e Personae, Firenze (I)
Crown Gallery, Bruxelles (B)
Hotel Des Arts, Toulon, Commission (F)
Fotohof, Salzburg (A)
Espace Malraux, Chambery, Commission (F)

1999
Le Quartz, Brest (F)
Galerie du Jour Agnes b., Paris (F)

1998
Recontres Internationales de la Photo, Arles (F)
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (USA)
Atheneum, Universit? de la Bourgogne, Dijon (F)



Group Shows

2006
Hereford Photography Festival 2006, GB
Hay Festival, Hereford Photography Festival, Presentation book: So Now Then, Talk. Hay on Wye (GB)
Photomeetings Luxemburg,Neumunster Abbeye (L)
Tate modern, London, UBS Collection (UK)
The Age of Metamorphosis European Art Highlights from the Centro Pecci Collection, MoCA Shanghai
Images d'un Territoire , Centre Culturel Francais des Damas (Syria)
Ballermann. The Exhibition Kunsthalle zu Kiel (D)
See into liquid, curated by Cydney Payton, Museum of Contemporary Art - Denver
Beyond Delirious CIFO Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami (USA)
See into liquid Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (USA)
Different Realities? Crown Gallery, Bruxelles (B)
Images d'un Territoire Les chateau d'eau Toulose (F)
Photo meetings Luxembourg 2006, Gallerie Claire Fontaine, Luxembourg
Images d'un Territoire, Galerie le Lieu, Lorient (F)
Suoni e visioni 3, Mueo d'arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova
Highlights from Harn Museum of Photography, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville Georgia (USA)

2005
Come la Neve al Mare, Guidi & Schoen, Genova (I)
Collezione Permanente, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci (I)
6° Premio Cairo,Palazzo della Permanente, Milano (I)
Beyond Delirious: Architecture in Selected Photographs from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection,
curated by Christopher Phillips. Miami Art Central
Est-ce ainsi que les hommes vivent, curated by Gabriel Bauret - grilles de Jardin de Luxembourg
Mare Nostrum. Pinacoteca Provinciale, Bari (I)
La Dolce Crisi, curated by Bonami-Cannarutto Villa Manin, Udine (I)
10 ans de commandes photographiques, Citadelle de Saint Florent, Corse (F)
Il Paesaggio Italiano Contemporaneo, Palazzo Ducale,Gubbio (I)
Italia. Doppie Visioni. Palazzo Reale, Milano (I)
Europe in art. (MNAC) Palace of the Parliament, Bucuresti (ROMANIA)
Photographic Reality. Crown Gallery, Bruxelles (B)
57 on 57th Street: Holiday Show. Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)
Artcore/Fabrice Marcolini, Toronto (CANADA)
Landschaft als Metapher, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, (D)

2004
A holiday group show, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NY (USA)
Italia. Doppie Visioni. Scuderie del Quirinale, Roma (I)
Sguardi Gardesani. Museo Civico, Riva del Garda (I)
Collection Agn?s B. Les Abattoirs-Frac Midi-Pyr?n?es, Toulouse (F)
Nous Remontons de la "Calle" Toutes le Photographies. Galerie du Jour Agn?s B., Paris (F)
Italy Space and Places. Robert Mann Gallery, New York (USA)
L'idea di Paesaggio nella fotografia italiana dal 1850 ad oggi. Palazzo Santa Margherita, Modena (I)

2003
L’idea di paesaggio nella fotografia italiana dal 1850, Galleria Civica, Modena (I)
L’attimo fuggente tra fotografia e cinema, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Torino (I)
Agrup?monos todos, ARTIUM Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contempor?neo, Vitoria (E)
Agrup?monos todos, MARCO Museo de Arte Contempor?nea, Vigo, (E)
Vacant Community, Fondazione Olivetti, Roma (I)
Beaufort 2003, Kunst aan zee Triennale, Oostende (B)
Undergang, Kunsthalle, Bergen (N)
Melting Pop, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Siena (I)
Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (D)
La montagna disincantata, Tour Fromage, Aosta (I)
By the Sea. Yossi Milo Gallery, New York (USA)
CMYK: Contemporary Color Photography. Benni Benrubi Gallery, New York (USA)
Summer Holiday. Galerie Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim (D)
Alta Densit?. Brancolini Grimaldi Arte contemporanea, Firenze (I)

2002
Camere con vista, Il Filatoio di Caraglio (I)
Continuit?: Arte in Toscana 1968-1989, Palazzo Fabroni, Pistoia (I)
Cache-Cache, Camouflage, MUDAC Mus?e de Design et d’Arts appliqu?s contemporains, Lausanne (CH)
Trade, Nederlands Foto Institut, Rotterdam (NL)

2001
Mediterraneo um nuovo muro?, Culturgest, Lisboa (P)
Effetto Provos, Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milano (I)
Kunst und Kur, Kunsthaus Meran, October-April (I)
Arkens Samling, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishoj/Denmark (DK)
Trade, Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH)
Mutamenti+Analogie, Centro Trevi, Bolzano (I)
Biozones, Forum Culturel Blanc-Mesnil, Bobigny (F)
Contemporary Artists of the Mediterranean, Culturgest, Lisboa (P)
Collection 3, FRAC Alsace (F)
Painterly Photography, Blains Fine Arts, London (GB)

2000
Tempo!, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma (I)
Arte y Tiempo, Centre de Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona (E)
Toi, Paris, tu m’as pris dans tes bras, Galerie du Jour Agnes b., Paris (F)
PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (USA)
Kuenstler fuer die Natur, WWF, Munich (D)
La Collection de photograhie d’Agnes b., CNP Centre National de la Photographie, Paris (F)
Desirs de Rivages, 1ere Biennale internationale de la Photographie maritime, Musee nationale de la Marine(F)
NoConfines, Musei di Porta Romana, Milano (I)
Stadt, Land, Mensch, Arndt & Partner, Berlin (D)
Studio Guenzani, Milano (I)
Le Temps Vite, MNAM Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (F)
Dormir/Sleep, Coromandel Press (E)
Firenze Fotografia Duemila, Fondazione Studio Marangoni, Polistampa, Firenze (I)
Pique-Nique, Binome, Paris (F)
Art y Temps, Centre de Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona (E)
Biozones, Forum Culturel de Blanc-Mesnil, (F)