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Raul Gabriel biography,  CV,  selected shows,  artistic interventions,  contemporary art, art and sacred, lectures,  publications,  public works.
Raul Gabriel

Raul Gabriel is a contemporary Italian-Argentine artist. He lives and works between Milan, London and Rome. His work involves painting, video, digital, sculpture and design. Since 2009 he has also worked in the field of art at the service of the sacred, with projects, creations and reflections. He writes for the culture pages of Avvenire, Paradoxaforum and Istituto di politica. Among his recent exhibitions and projects: 2017 “The body outside the norm - the Via Crucis of Form” Texts by Msgr. Cesare Pagazzi and Stefano Castelli. “Lucebuio” Tortona Diocesan Museum and former Delle Piane Cotonificio in collaboration with the Divisionismo Foundation, Diocese of Tortona and Cassa di Risparmio di Tortona Foundation, curated by Paolo Bolpagni; “The Glorious Nothing”, Pacta Teatro Milano produced by Fondazione RivoliDue; 2020 “Body and soul” Dekka arts gallery Margate, Kent, curated by Derek Dempsey; 2023 TAPELAND anthology at the Michetti Museum in Francavilla curated by Paolo Bolpagni and Seven Acts Of Mercy for BergamoBrescia Capital of Culture 2023 curated by Paolo Bolpagni. His works have been exhibited in prestigious venues, such as the Mudima Foundation, the Rome Quadrennial, Palazzo Collicola in Spoleto, the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence, the Michetti Museum in Francavilla al Mare, the Milan Triennale, the Broadbent Gallery from London. Alongside his work as a visual artist, he also creates architectural concepts such as Silkocoons, awarded at the Sapienza University and shown at the Shanghai Universal Expo, and permanent sculptural interventions in important architectural contexts, the most recent within a Cistercian abbey from the 1200s.

Among the articles published on the theme of art and sacredness for Avvenire: the series “The spirit of the place” (2018) and the series “Creating an altar” (2019). In December 2022, one of his essays was published, published by Vita e Pensiero, in collaboration with Avvenire, for the Prime Pagine series entitled ‘Il Gesto Digitale’ presentato in numerose occasioni tra cui LIBRIXIA 2023 in the Salone Vanvitelliano of Palazzo Loggia. He currently writes the column for Avvenire ‘Intelligenze’ in cui tratta gli aspetti più controversi delle Intelligenze artificiali e ‘Le vie dell’immagine’ in the Rivista del Cinematografo.

Interventi contemporanei in edifici sacri  moderni e storici

2009 – 2013 | Overall liturgical resignification of Santa Maria di Colle Perugia. Liturgist SE Mons. Vittorio Francesco Viola bishop of Tortona. Complete documentation and drawings of the project acquired by the Archdiocese of Perugia governed by Archbishop Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti.

2013-2015 Liturgical adaptation, liturgical elements for the church of Santa Maria della Speranza Olmo. Liturgist +Etc. Mons. Vittorio Francesco Viola Bishop of Tortona. Dedication HE Monsignor Paolo Giulietti Archbishop of Lucca.

2019 Liturgical elements, geometries, compass for the project of the parish complex and new church for Torre Calzolari, Diocese of Gubbio. Architect Giuseppe Lepri, Liturgist HE Mons. Vittorio Francesco Viola Bishop of Tortona

2023 | liturgical adaptation Cistercian Abbey of Rivalta Scrivia 12th century Liturgist SE Mons. Vittorio Francesco Viola

Some exhibitions (starting from the most recent)

2023 | TAPELAND personale Museo Michetti Francavilla a cura di Paolo Bolpagni in collaborazione con

Fondazione La Rocca

SEVEN ACTS OF MERCY Bergamo Brescia Capitali cultura 2023 da marzo 2023 a gennaio 2024 a cura di

Paolo Bolpagni Fondazione Poliambulanza Brescia

ETHERHEAL Boston Scientific Bergamo Brescia Capitali cultura 2023

2020 | BODY AND SOUL Mostra personale di Raul Gabriel, DEKKA-ARTS GALLERY Margate, Kent, Regno

Unito maggio-giugno

2019 | “La sixieme Republique” Raul Gabriel. Testi di Francesco Alberoni. Milano Cittadella degli Archivi.

“The Circle” a cura di Nicoletta Castellaneta e Fondazione Rivoli2. Milano, AIPB sede.

2017 | “Il corpo fuori norma- la Via Crucis della Forma” Testi di mons. Cesare Pagazzi e Stefano

Castelli . Rocca di Romanengo.

“Raul Gabriel. Luce buio”. Personale in dialogo con opere di Gaetano Previati, Giuseppe Pellizza da

Volpedo, Angelo Morbelli. Tortona, ex cotonificio Dellepiane e Museo Diocesano.

“Corpo vivo” dialogo tra l’americano William Congdon e l’italoargentino Raul Gabriel. A cura di

William Congdon Foundation e Fondazione Crocevia, Chiesa Sant’Angelo , Milano.

“Raul Gabriel. The Glorious Nothing”,

a cura di Nicoletta Castellaneta, Fondazione Rivolidue.

Milano, Teatro Pacta Salone.

2016 | “Si fece Carne”, a cura di Federica Chezzi,

group show internazionale con Yves Klein, Nan Goldin,

Mark Wallinger, Adrian Paci e altri. Firenze, basilica medicea di San Lorenzo.

“Premio Michetti”, a cura di Luciano Caramel.

Francavilla al Mare, Museo Michetti.

“Design behind Design”, XXI Triennale di Milano.

Seven opera video di Raul Gabriel Museo Diocesano Milano MUDI a cura di Paolo Biscottini

2015 | “Raul Gabriel, Back2Berlin”, a cura

di Haim Baharier. Milano, Auditorium San Fedele.

“Raul Gabriel, Xfiction”. Brescia, piazza della Loggia

e Duomo Vecchio.

2014 | “OnetoOne”. Pavia, Broletto Arti Contemporanee.

“Raul Gabriel, Il segno il corpo il sacro”. Brescia, Museo Diocesano e Collezione Paolo VI Arte

contemporanea.

“Sinopie. Raul Gabriel incontra Lucio Fontana”,

a cura di Paolo Biscottini. Milano, Museo Diocesano.

“Raul Gabriel, Virtual Apraxia”, a cura di Roberto Diodato e Guido Cabib. Milano, The Format

contemporary art gallery.

2013 | “Lumen Ray” collettiva internazionale.

Milano, Jerome Zodo Gallery.

“Raul Gabriel. Caro Cardo”, a cura di Francesco Tedeschi. Assisi, Museo della Porziuncola.

“Raul Gabriel. Worm$”, a cura di Guido Cabib.

Milano, The Format contemporary art gallery.

2012 | “+50 Sculture in città”, collettiva in occasione

del cinquantenario della mostra “Sculture nella città”,

a cura di Gianluca Marziani. Spoleto.

“Raul Gabriel. Topos Tomie”, a cura di Paolo Bolpagni.

Perugia, Palazzo Conestabile della Staffa.

2011 | “Raul Gabriel. Bak2Berlin”. Berlino, Galleria

ArtMbassy.

“Raul Gabriel, GudBike”, a cura di Gianluca Marziani.

Spoleto, Palazzo Collicola.

2010 | “Raul Gabriel. Silkocoons”, progetto concept

Via della Seta. Shangai, World Expo.

2008 | “Raul Gabriel. Colorenoncolore”.

Perugia, Galleria Armory.

2007 | “Raul Gabriel. Traffic Lights Concert”.

Milano, Spazio Oberdan.

“Raul Gabriel. Grain Circles”, a cura di Gianluca Marziani.Roma, Galleria Pino Casagrande.

“Raul Gabriel. Urban Trash”. Milano, Grossetti arte

contemporanea.

2006 | “Raul Gabriel. Welcome to his planet”,

a cura di Dafydd Roberts. Londra, Broadbent Gallery.

“Whatever is, is somewhere else”

Raul Gabriel
  • Studio

Milan, Italy

Pesaro, Italy

London, UK

  • Contact

raugab@gmail.com

 
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