Ade Quercianera

Origin: Italian, 1976
Medium: Multidisciplinary

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Initiator on the journey of transforming darkness, fear and uncertainty into light of understanding.Wolfgang Goethe’s familiar words “ Where there is light, there is also shadow” comes to mind when looking at the art of Ade Quercianera.He dares to look at the dark sides of life.He does not rise to the position of a declarer or a judge.He only suggests,leaves a lot in the vague. In order to understand what he sees,the viewer opens to the presence of the dark, perhaps even threatening, in Quercianera‘s work. By confronting the dark aspects, not suppressing them or denying them, there is clarity, light, understanding and deep compassion. Getting involved in Quercianera‘s work has the quality of an initiation. Perhaps that explains how it is possible that behind the not easily accessible, rather gloomy work there is such an open,radiant,life-affirming artist personality

Exhibitions

2020-2021 What We Want – ARTBASE Gallery – Wiesbaden
2020 “When the World sleeps“ ARTBASE Gallery Wiesbaden
2019 A&G – Via Ventura – Milan
2018 Future Stone – L-ART – London
2017 D&L – EC2 Space – London
2016 B side – Via Ventura – Milan
2015 COLLISION – Italian Embassy of Copenhagen&Berlin and at Officina Temporanea Milan
2014 Revolution -Galerie nord – Berlin
Ventura Contemporary Art – Milan
2012 Micro and Macro – Temp Gallery – Milan
Modern Talking – Museum of Art – Curated Nicola Trezzi and Daria D. Pervain – Cluj-Napoca
Circus Crew – Larm Gallery – Curated Lýdia Pribišová – Copenhagen
Quadriennale – Milan
2011 Four Rooms – Ujazdowski Castle – Warsaw
Prague Biennal – EXPANDED PAINTING INTERNATIONAL, curated by Giancarlo Politi, Helena Kontova, Nicola Trezzi – Prague
EXPLODING FLUID INEVITABLE – Piscine Caimi – Milan
2010 Chi ha paura della pittura – Temp Gallery – Curated by Giorgio Verzotti – Milan
Il raccolto d’autunno continua a essere abbondante – DOCVA of Careof & Viafarini – Curated by Milovan Farronato – Milan
Solo exhibithion – Room Gallery – Milan

Publications
Flashart
Education
Bologna art academy

Based in Berlin