Paola Di Bello

1961 · Italy

Paola Di Bello, born in Naples on 16th August 1961, lives and works in Milan. After training in the studio of her father, Bruno Di Bello, she is now a Lecturer in Photography and Head of the MA Photography at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. Over her career, she realized many solo shows such as: Paola di Bello MYNY, curated by Raffaella Perna, Galleria Bianconi, Milano; Paola Di Bello. Milano Centro, curated by Gabi Scardi, Museo del Novecento, Milano 2016; Sguardo italiano, Photografins Hus, Stockholm, 2011; Rear Window, Fotografia Europea, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, 2011; Framing the community, A portrait of Wien, Cosmos, Wien, Austria, 2010; In alto. Arte sui ponteggi, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano, 2002. She has taken part in group exhibitions at national and international museums and institutions such as Daegu Photo Biennal, South Corea; Pinacoteca of Brera, Milan; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2014); Museo Maxxi, Rome; Hôtel des Arts, Tolone (2013); Museo Gamec, Bergamo (2013, 2011); The Berta and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York; Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (2011); Museo Maga, Gallarate; Museu Colleção Berardo, Lisboa; Museo Marca, Catanzaro (2010). She has also shown her works in leading contemporary art venues such as the X Lyon Biennale (2009) and the 50th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2003). Among the major publications: Paola Di Bello, Works 84-16, Danilo Montanari Editore, Ravenna, 2016 (texts by Panaro, Scotini, Grazioli); Gabi Scardi, Il Teatro Continuo di Alberto Burri, Corraini Editore, Milano, 2015; Roberta Valtorta, Gustavo Pietropolli-Charmet, Tiziano. Scarpa,Paola Di Bello. Bildung, 1995-2000, Damiani Editore, Bologna 2008

Paola Di Bello