Andrea Galvani


Deconstruction of a Mountain #3 (left detail) , 2006 C-print mounted on aluminum dibond, edition of 5 74.8 x 27.6 inches 190 x 70 cm



Andrea Galvani was born in Italy and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Drawing from other disciplines and often assuming scientific methodologies, his conceptual research informs his use of photography. Work by Andrea Galvani has been exhibited internationally, including at the Whitney Museum, New York, NY; the Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT; Mart Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Trento, Italy; Macro Museum, Rome, Italy; GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy; De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Oslo Plads, Copenhagen, Denmark; and the Unicredit Pavillon, Bucharest, Romania. Four Works, the artist's most recent solo exhibition in New York, opened in July of 2011 on the occasion of his receiving the annual Exposure Prize from the Aperture Foundation. The same year, Andrea Galvani was included in the 4th Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art and nominated for the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. Galvani earned a BFA in Sculpture from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna in 1999, and his MFA in Visual Art from Bilbao University in 2002. From 2006 to 2009, he was a professor of Photographic Language and the History of Contemporary Photography at the University of Carrara for Fine Arts in Bergamo, Italy.

Artist News

ARTnews reviews Andrea Galvani and Tim Hyde

May 2012

ARTnews reviews Andrea Galvani's A Few Invisible Sculptures and Tim Hyde's, The Island: Prologue in their May issue.

Andrea Galvani interviewed by Phaidon

The Italian artist explores the meaning of experience in his New York Meulensteen Gallery show.