Giampaolo Bertozzi (born in Borgo Tossignano in 1957), and Stefano Dal Monte Casoni (born in Lugo di Romagna in 1961, died in Imola in 2023), met as students at the Gaetano Ballardini Ceramic Art Institute in Faenza, Italy. Their work was featured in the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2009 and 2011. Solo museum exhibitions include a survey at Castello Sforzesco and Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza (2008-09), a solo show at Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare, Italy (2011-12); and “Bertozzi & Casoni: Timeless” at the Museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag, The Netherlands (2013). Recent solo museum exhibitions include MAMbo, Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (2015-16); Palazzo Poggi, Bologna (2017); Museo MARCA, Catanzaro (2019); Museo Morandi, Bologna (2019-20); and Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (2022). Opening 28 October 2023, “Bertozzi & Casoni: Tranche de vie,” a multi-institution survey organized by the City of Imola and Imola Museums will be on view at Palazzo Tozzoni, Museo San Domenico and Rocca Sforzesca until 18 February 2024. In 2017, Museo Bertozzi & Casoni, a permanent exhibition space devoted to their work, opened at the Cavallerizza Ducale in Sassuolo, Italy. Bertozzi currently lives and works in Imola. They have had solo exhibitions at Sperone Westwater in 2005, 2015 and 2021.
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