Venus, 2020 oil and acrylic on canvas, cm 80 x 100
Untitled 20#02, 2020 oil on canvas, cm 45 x 40
Natura morta #1, 2020, oil on canvas, cm 30 x 38
Untitled 19#05, 2019, mixed media on cardboard, cm 89 x 67,5
Carnevale #02, 2019, oil on canvas, cm 35 x 26
Terzo-Paesaggio_#13, 2019, oil on canvas on-canvas, cm 70 x 80
Madonna con bambina, 2019, oil on canvas, cm 60 x 50
Natura morta 19#02, 2019, acrylic and oil on canvas on canvas, cm 80 x 70
Paesaggio (pizza) #2, 2019, oil on canvas, cm 160 x 200
Senza titolo 19#09, 2019, oil on canvas, towel, cm 86 x 120
Terzo Paesaggio #21, 2019, oil and acrylic canvas on canvas, cm 40 x 50
Terzo Paesaggio #15, 2019, oil on canvas on canvas, cm 50 x 60
Lettera, 2019, oil on canvas, cm 80 x 70
Il fiore di Anna, 2019, oil on canvas, cm 200 x 250
Il fiore di Anna #2, 2019, oil and crayon on canvas, cm 200 x 250
Veronica_18#02, 2018 oil on canvas, cm 35 x 26
Testimone #10, 2018, oil on canvas, cm 50 x 40
Terzo paesaggio #8, 2018, oil on canvas on canvas, cm 70 x 80
Veronica 17#05, 2017, oil on canvas, cm 80 x 100
Blue Lady #02, 2018, oil on canvas, cm 50 x 40
Il buon futuro di una volta #10, 2018, oil and acrylic on canvas, cm 100 x 150
Luca Bertolo, 2018, exhibition view, Mart, Rovereto, Focus Collezioni
Luca Bertolo, 2018, exhibition view, Mart, Rovereto, Focus Collezioni
Luca Bertolo, 2018, exhibition view, Mart, Rovereto, Focus Collezioni
untitled 17#06, 2017, oil on canvas, cm 40 x 50
Sign 17#09, 2017, oil acrylic on canvas wood, cm 199 x 38 x 4
Sign 17#08, 2017, oil acrylic on canvas wood, cm 191 x 35 x 4
Saturno che divora un figlio (copia da un quadro di Francisco de Goya), 2017, oil on canvas, cm 200 x 300
Le Belle Parole, 2017 exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Le Belle Parole, 2017 exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Bandiera (flag) #11, 2014, oil and collage on canvas, cm 80 x 100
Guerre Pace, 2015, exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Guerre Pace, 2015, exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Untitled 15#01, 2015, oil on canvas, cm 50 x 40
Untitled 15#02, 2015, oil on canvas, cm 80 x 70
San Francesco parla agli uccelli #2 / St. Francis Preaching to Birds #2, 2016, oil on canvas, cm 200 x 160
UFO, 2013, exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Bandiera (flag) #12, 2014, oil, acrylic, collage on canvas, cm 120 x 150
Untitled 11#9, 2011, oil and acrylic on canvas, cm 160 x 130
Il Ritorno del Reale e Altri Imprevisti The Return of the Real & Other Unexpected Events, 2011, exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, 2013, oil on canvas, cm 252 x 369, exhibition view at Centro per L'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
La felicità non fa racconto, 2009, exhibition view, SpazioA, Pistoia
Allegoria, 2009, oil and acrylics on canvas, cm 280 x 380
Il caso Charms, 2009, oil and acrylics on canvas, variable size.
INNEN + AUSSEN (interno + esterno), 2008, oil on canvas, cm 160x130.
Et in Arcadia Ego, 2007-2009, oil on plastic, ∅22,8 x 2,5 cad. variable dimension
Et in Arcadia Ego #18, Et in Arcadia Ego #22, 2007-2009, oil on plastic plates, cm ø 22,8 x 2,5 each

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021
(upcoming) CHI CI SALVA, Barriera, Torino, IT

2019
Why Write? Why Paint?, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT

2018
Luca Bertolo, MART, Rovereto, IT
Blue Led Song, Tripla, Bologna, IT

2017
Le Belle Parole/The Beautiful Words, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
Luca Bertolo. Se non qui dove (If not Here, Where?), organized by MAN, Gavoi, Ex Caserma, Nuoro, IT
Everybody is always right, Arcade, London, UK

2016
If Anything, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2015
Guerre Pace, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT

2014
Uno più uno uguale tre, a project by Ettore Favini, Museo Archeologico, Cremona, IT

2013
UFO,SpazioA, Pistoia, IT

2012
A Painting Cycle, curated by Cecilia Canziani e Ilaria Gianni, Nomas Foundation, Roma, IT
Six tips for ageing with grace, Arcade, London, UK

2011
Il Ritorno del Reale e Altri Imprevisti / The Return of the Real & Other Unexpected Events, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT

2009
La felicità non fa racconto, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
L’INVERNO ESISTE PROVE ED ESEMPI, Mars – Milano Artist Run Space, Milano, IT
The Domain of Painting, Arcade, London, UK

2007
La vita degli animali. Introduzione #1 (with Chiara Camoni), curated by F. Pasini, Assab One, Milano, IT

2006
La Repubblica delle Donne, Galleria De March, Milano, IT
TreStanzeSpazioA, SpazioA gallery, Pistoia, IT

2005
Pastelli su carta, A+M Bookstore, Milano, IT

2003
Galleria De March, Milano, IT

2002
Galleria De March, Legnano, IT

1999
Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, DE

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2008    Artist in Residence, Villa Sträuli, Winterthur, Swiss
2007    Artist in Residence, Schrattenberg beim St Lorenz, Austria
2005    Artist in Residence Programm, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien
2001    Annual grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York

BIBLIOGRAPHY
– 
D. Ferri, Le realtà ordinarie, exhibition catalogue, 2020
– Luca Bertolo, I baffi del bambino. Scritti sull’arte e sugli artisti, Quodlibet, Macerata, 2018
– D.Isaia, S. Velotti, Luca Bertolo, exhibition catalogue, 2018
– Luca Bertolo (2012-2017) – Le Belle Parole/The Beautiful Words, Mousse Publishing, September 2017
– Luca Bertolo per il Corriere della Sera, la Lettura, domenica 17 gennaio 2016, numero 216, copertina
– I. Mariotti, Luca Bertolo – Revolutions and vases of flowers, arte e critica, autunno 2015, numero 83, pag. 56-57-58
– M. Bazzini, Luca Bertolo – Contraddizioni, Arte, Settembre 2015, numero 505, pag. 119-122
– A. Sarra, Luca Bertolo allo SpazioA, Pistoia, ATP Diary, 2014 (online)
– I. Gianni, Inevitable Figuration, Artforum online, 2013
– Luca Bertolo. Paintings and, with texts by R. Rubisten, D. Ferri, P. L. Tazzi, C. Sharp, CURA.BOOKS, 2012
– E. Minna,Dalla macchia alla traccia. Nella pittura di Bertolo,arte e critica 71, giugno-agosto 2012
– L. Bertolo, Curare la critica, “Flash Art”, 280, February, 2010
– S. Colaiacomo, London eye #1. Dagli artisti curatori ai giovani pittori, “Exibart.com”, January, 2010
– A. Mugnaini,Luca Bertolo, SpazioA – Pistoia, “Flash Art”, 278, October – November, 2009
– A. Bruciati,Im03, l’immagine sottile, exhibition catalogue, 2009
– I. Colsell, D. Ferri, P. Goodwin, S. Menegoi, C. Sharp,The Domain of Painting, exhibition catalogue, 2009
– M. Bazzini, Nessuna Paura. Arte dall’Italia dopo il 2000, exhibition catalogue, 2007
– L. Bertolo, Composita Solvantur, artist’s book, SpazioA gallery, 2007
– “Flash Art”, 263, 2007
– L’oggetto mancante,“Cross”, April, 2007
– A. Mugnaini, “Flash Art”, 261, 2006
– I. Bombelli, “Flash Art online”, 2006
– S. Barassi, 1:1 – Translations of the real, exhibition catalogue, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK, 2006
– E. Fabbris,Senzafine, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Fogazzaro, Schio, 2006
– D. Ferri, Non finito, exhibition catalogue, Galleria De March, Milano, 2004
– A. Madesani, Cantieri dell’arte, exhibition catalogue, Milano, 2004
– V. Costa,Luca Bertolo, “Flash Art”, August / September 2003
– M. Dantini,Teste-corolle, exhibition catalogue, Galleria De March, Legnano, 2002
– D. Nani, Intervista, “That’s Art”, 32, 2002
– M. Dantini, UTZ, Alcune considerazioni sulla stranezza, “N.1 periodico del Palazzo delle Papesse”, Siena,1999
– M. Cingolani, Scorribanda d’artisti con destrezza, “Tema Celeste”, Milano, 1999
– E. Krum,Incubi di Hieronimous Bosch, “Corriere della Sera”, Milano, 1997
– F. Tondi,Autoproduzione d’energia, exhibition catalogue, Studio Cannaviello, 1997

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
Flow, Francesco Carone’s studio, Pistoia, a project by Francesco Carone and SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
Le realtà ordinarie, curated by Davide Ferri, Palazzo de’ Toschi, Bologna, IT

2019
Nous, with Chiara Camoni, Arcade Brussels, BE

2018
Superbellezza, curated by Michele Dantini, CasermArcheologica, Sansepolcro, Arezzo IT
Blackout, curated by Antonio Grulli, Galeria 3+1, Lisboa, PT
10 Years of Love, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT

2017
Oltreprima, curated by Fabiola Naldi e Maura Pozzati, Fondazione del Monte, Bologna IT
Material Life, The Goma, Madrid, ES

2016
Gegen Weiss: Peripherien der Zeichnung, curated by CAPRI Berlin, Palais fur aktuelle Kunst Gluckstadt, DE
Raccontare il presente – opere del premio Gallarate, curated by Emma Zanella e Alessandro Castiglioni, Italian Cultural Institute, London, UK
Urban Mining, Rigenerazioni Urbane, XXV Premio Internazionale Arti Visive città di Gallarate, Museo MA*GA, Gallarate, IT
Face to Face, Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, IT

2015
Recto Verso, Fondazione Prada, Milano, IT
Ri-pensare il medium: il fantasma del disegno, curated by Cristiana Collu and Saretto Cincinelli, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno (PI), IT
Anna Barham, Luca Bertolo , John Wallbank, Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, BE
Club of Matinee Idolz, Co2, Torino, IT

2014
Zig Zag. Annegret Hoch – Luca Bertolo, Städtische Galerie Cordonhaus Cham, Cham, DE
I baffi del bambino, curated by Luca Bertolo, Lucie Fontaine, Milano, IT
Luca Bertolo, Alessandra Spranzi, Arcade, London, UK
Krobylos. Un groviglio di segni, da Parmigianino a Kentridge, curated by Alessandra Bigi Iotti, Marinella Paderni, Massimo Pulini, and Giulio Zavatta, Biennale Disegno Rimini, Rimini, IT

2013
Souvenir, organised by Lucie Fontaine, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, FR
Fig. 2: Natura Morta, curated by Cecilia Canziani & Ilaria Gianni, GNAM, Roma, IT
Picasso D’Oro, Studio VP93, Milano, IT
La Figurazione Inevitabile curated by Marco Bazzini e Davide Ferri, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea L. Pecci, Prato, IT
FUORI POSTO, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, IT

2012
Altra Natura, a project curated by Stefano Pezzato, Museo Pecci, Milano, IT

2011
Senza di te, che sarei mai io?, curated by A. Bruciati, Dimora Guado dell’Arciduca, Nogaredo al Torre, IT
Difetto come indizio del desiderio, curated by A. Bruciati, NEON Campobase, Bologna, IT
Alarums and Excursions, curated by E. Crenson e A. Alic, Front Room Gallery, New York, USA
Meriggio a Carignano, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Villa, Carignano, IT
FuseWorks Multiples and Editions, University Galleries, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, USA

2010
ort/da, curated by Alis Filiol, CARS, Omegna, IT
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Festa mobile, curated by Davide Ferri e Antonio Grulli, Bologna, IT
HOTELPUPIK – Lieblingspositionen, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, DE
Impresa pittura, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, CIAC, Centro Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Castello Colonna di Genazzano, Roma, IT

2009
Fuse Works, Multiples and Editions, Front Room Gallery, Brooklin, New York, USA
Glad to invite you, curated by Gian Paolo Striano, Mostra d’oltremare, Napoli, IT
No More Than a Point of View, curated by A. Mosca, Prague Biennale, CZ
Im03, l’immagine sottile, curated by A. Bruciati, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Gorizia, IT
Italian Genius Now, curated by M. Bazzini, Macro Future, Roma, IT

2008
One or three ways to turn on the light, Villa Sträuli – Winterthur, Zürich, DE
Via Amati 13, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
Falling from an apple tree by mistake, curated by R. Selvaggio, Wilde Gallery, Berlin, DE
A Colour Box,featuring Len Lye, Arcade, London, UK
Manual CC – Instruction for Beginners and Advanced Players, a project by D. Bienert, D. Drechsel, M. Sorbello, A. Weitzel, uqbar, Berlin, DE
Italian Genius Now, curated by M. Bazzini, Korean Design Centre, Seoul, KR
Istituto Italiano di Cultura Tokyo, Bao Tang My Thuat Viet Nam, JP
Multiples & Editions, vol. 2, The Front Room Gallery, New York, USA
Fuori ConTesto, curated by D. Filardo, G. Giannuizzi, C. Guida, public spaces of Bologna, Milano, Rovereto, IT
Sottile, curated by F. Di Nardo, Undo.Net

2007
Nessuna Paura. Arte dall’Italia dopo il 2000, curated by M. Bazzini, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Pecci, Prato, IT
PointingPainting, curated by A. Mugnaini, SpazioA gallery, Pistoia, IT

2006
Uscita Pistoia, SpazioA contemporanearte, Pistoia, IT

2005
By Artificial Resemblance: Portraits from Four Centuries, curated by E. Crenson, The Front Room Gallery, New York, USA
Fuori Posto – Berlino, curated by M. Sorbello, Villa delle Rose (GAM), Bologna, IT

2004
Cantieri dell’arte, curated by A. Madesani, Ex Cartiere Binda, Milano, IT
Hic et Nunc, San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Berliner Kunstprojekt, Berlin, DE

2003
Sedici pittori a Berlino, ex Consolato Cecoslovacco, Berlin, DE

2002
Five (un)ambiguous statements upon distance and beauty, curated by M. Dantini, Galleria De March, Legnano, IT

2001
Offene Ateliers in der Schulstrasse, Münster, DE

2000
Die blaue Begeisterung, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, DE

1999
UTZ, curated by M. Dantini, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, IT
Galerie Kühn, Berlin, DE

Luca Bertolo
Luca Bertolo
Exhibition catalogue, Mart, Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto.

curated by Danis Isaia; texts by Denis Isaia, Stefano Velotti; published by Mart, Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto; 83 p.; graphic design Headline, Rovereto. (cm 21 x 17)

ita / eng

2018
Luca Bertolo
I baffi del bambino. Scritti sull’arte e sugli artisti

curated by Davide Ferri; published by Quodlibet, Macerata; 232 p.; paperback. (cm 12 x 18)

ita

2018
Luca Bertolo
Luca Bertolo 2012 – 2017. Le Belle Parole / The Bautiful Words

texts by Luca Bertolo, Craig Burnett, Antonio Grulli, Dieter Roelstraete;  published by Mousse Publishing, Milano; 160 p.; softbound; graphic design by Mousse, Milano. (cm 23 x 26)

ita / eng

2017
Luca Bertolo
PAINTING AND
Works / Opere 2005 – 20012

texts by Raphael Rubinstein, Davide Ferri, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Chris Sharp; published by cura.books, Rome; produced by SpazioA, Pistoia, in collaboration with Arcade London; 128 p.; hardbound; graphic design Andrea Baccin. (cm 21 x 26)

ita / eng

2012
Luca Bertolo
Luca Bertolo. The Domain of Painting

texts by Ilsa Colsell, Davide Ferti, Paul Goodwin, Simone Menegoi,Chris Sharp; published by Arcade, London and SpazioA contemporanearte, Pistoia; 72 p. (cm 26 x 26)

ita / eng

2009
Luca Bertolo
la repubblica delle donne / the republic of women

edited by Luca Bertolo and galleria alessandrodemarch; 40 p. (cm 27.2 x 20.7)

2006