Benny Chirco

b. 1980, Marsala, Italy.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Seven Pieces of Love
Southard Reid, London, UK

2012
Non svegliate Holden (e la teoria dei neuroni specchio)  Don’t Wake Holden Up (and the Theory of Mirror Neurons)
Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy

2011
Metodo Moderno
A Palazzo, Brescia, Italy

The Voodoo Paintings
Southard Reid, London, UK

Documentary
Project, Q Forum/The Drawbridge, London, UK

2010
Video Installation at Atelier Yohji Yamamoto, Milan, Italy

Confessionale
White Cubicle, London, UK

2008
Gentlemen
Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 – 13
d’Apres Giorgio
Fondazione Isa e Giorgio de Chirico, Rome, Italy

2010
PPS Paesaggio e Popolo in Sicilia
Museo d’arte contemporanea, Palazzo Riso Palermo, Italy

2009
Emergency Room Project
PAN Palazzo delle arti Napoli, Naples, Italy

2008
30 pratiche pittoriche in italia
Galleria Comunale d'arte Monfalcone, Italy

Bad Boys
Castello degli Acciaioli Scandicci, Firenze, Italy

OTHER PROJECTS

2009
Assistant to Francesco Vezzoli: Project Francesco Vezzoli and Lady Gaga with the Bolshoi Ballet at LA MoCA’s 30th anniversary, USA

Assistant to Francesco Vezzoli: shooting and installation of La nuova dolce vita with Eva Mendes, Jeu de Paume, Paris

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2012

Frieze
D’Après Giorgio di Barbara Casavecchia, May 2012, N. 147

The New York Times, T Magazine
Visual Culture by Rocky Casale, 15 May 2012, p. 39

artforum
D’Après Giorgio by Mario Codognato, February 2012, p. 229

artforum
Make up By Marco Tagliafierro January 2012

CURA Magazine Lab
Demonizza prima di deliziarsi Project, Winter 2012, n.10

ARTE E CRITICA,
Dinamiche di latenze e risvegliby Gianna Di Piazza n.69

LE QUOTIDIEN DE L’ART by Emmanuelle Lequeux, N 21

2010
NERO MAGAZINE no. 23 – Spring - Summer 2010
ASK FRANCESCO, Project with Francesco Vezzoli

2009
NERO MAGAZINE - no. 21 - Autumn 2009, Cover

Domus Contemporary architecture interior design n 929 - October 2009
No space for parents, Special Project for Domus, text Caroline Corbetta.

Glamour no. 204 – February 2009 Monitor arte

2008
Arte – August 2008
Cognome e nome Under 35, text Maria Chiara Valacchi

Flash Art anno XLI  no. 270 – June/July 2008
Recensioni, text Helga Marsala

Luca Vona, Benny Chirco in 30:pratiche pittoriche in Itali
edited by Andrea Bruciati, Albissola Marina, Vanilla editions

Flashart - anno XLI-no. 272 – October/November 2008
HARD CANDY una generazione pittorica differente text by Andrea Bruciati
Speciale Pittura dizionario

Corriere della sera Magazine no. 36 – September

2007
Pericle Guaglianone, intervista a Benny Chirco, in IM02-L’immagine sottile:opere per la collezione della Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfacone, exhibition catalogue edited by Andrea Bruciati, GC.AC P.22-25

Cecilia Antolini, Benny Chirco, Benny Chirco, Serrone 07 Biennale giovani Monza, exibithion catalogue edited by Cecilia Antolini, Matteo Galbiati, Chiara Gatti, Carlo Ghielmetti, Lorenzo Giusti, Villa Reale, Monza, Silvana Editoriale