Biography

Born in Milan in 1969, Loris Cecchini lives and works in Berlin. One of the most prominent Italian artists on the international scene in the last decade, he has shown his work around the world, with solo shows at prestigious museums and galleries like the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, the PS1 in New York, the Shanghai Duolun MoMA, the Museo Casal Solleric in Palma di Maiorca, the Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporaneo in Santiago de Compostela, the Kunstverein in Heidelberg, the Fondazione Teseco in Pisa, Quarter in Florence, the Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci in Prato, and others. 

Cecchini has also participated in various international art events, including the 49th and 51th Venice Biennale, the 6th and 9th Shanghai Biennale, the 13th and the 15th Rome Quadriennale, the Taipei Biennial (Taiwan), the Valencia Biennial and the 12th International Sculpture Biennale of Carrara. He has contributed to many group shows, for instance at the Ludwig Museum of Cologne, Palazzo Fortuny in Venice and Macro Future in Rome, and has produced a number of permanent site-specific installations, in particular in Italy, at Villa Celle Pistoia) and in the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, in 2012.