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Angelo Filomeno

Artist Biography

Born in Ostuni, Italy, 1963
Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION

1986
Academy of Fine Arts, Lecce, Italy, MFA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Angelo Filomeno: The House of Magic Affection ; Galerie Lelong; New York, NY

2013
Angelo Filomeno: Intoxication ; Istituto Italiano di Cultura; Toronto, Canada

2011
Angelo Filomeno: Venice Biennale In The World ; Italian Cultural Institute of New York; New York, NY
Angelo Filomeno ; Galeria Massimo Audiello Oaxaca; Oaxaca, Mexico

2010
The Marquis and a bearded dominatrix with a cake in the oven, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2009
Because the World Is Cruel, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Mortality's Alchemist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, GA; Traveled to Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008
Betrayed Witches, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
Eros and Thanatos, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2007
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2006
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2003
Massimo Audiello, New York, NY
Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2001
Massimo Audiello, New York, NY

2000
Hurqualia, Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY
Hurqualia, Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy

1999
Art Resources Transfer, New York (Project wall), NY

1998
Queensborough Community College (CUNY), New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010
Il Trucco e le Maschere, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy
185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National
Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2009
Thread Baring: A Portrayal of Masculinity One Stitch at a Time, Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
In Stitches, curated by Beth Rudin deWoody, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Flower Power, Villa Giulia, Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Verbania, Italy
Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, KAdE Kunsthal, Amersfoort, Netherlands
The Garden at 4 AM, Gana Art, New York, NY
Pretty Is As Pretty Does, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
En Découdre, Fondation d'Entreprise Espace Ecureuil, Toulouse, France

2008
Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, TX; Traveled through 2009 to the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, New York, NY; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Collection II: shell-shelter, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
A Year in Painting, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
Expanded Painting, Space Other, Boston, MA
Black, G Fine Art, Washington D.C.

2007
M*A*S*H Miami: The Expanded Painting Show, Miami Design District, Miami, FL
Pricked: Extreme Embroidery, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Shattering Glass: New Perspectives, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Senso Unico, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
4aXY: 10 Years of Gallery 4A, Gallery 4A – Asia Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
2ème Ete Culturel: Dialogues Mediterraneens, Citadelle de Saint-Tropez,
Saint-Tropez, France
Shadow, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, 52nd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2006
The way of all flesh, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
Arcadia, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
Fresh! Contemporary takes on Nature and Allegory, Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA (catalogue)
ARS 06, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland (catalogue)

2005
Alternative Paradise, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa,
Japan (catalogue)
Hanging by a Thread, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Neo-Baroque!, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy (catalogue)
It's Not About Sex!, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY
New Tapestries, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Mystery, Grace Li Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Surface, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY
Chronos, Il Filatoio, Caraglio, Italy (catalogue)
Filoluce, Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy (catalogue)

2004
100% Acid free, curated by Micaela Giovannotti, White Columns, New York, NY
Angelo Filomeno, Simon Periton, Philip Taaffe, Francesco Vezzoli,
Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY

2003
Stop & Stor, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY
Game, Salvatore Ferragamo, New York, NY
Makeover, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY
Il racconto del filo, curated by Francesca Pasini and Giorgio Verzotti (catalogue), Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MART), Rovereto, Italy
City mouse, country mouse, curated by David Hunt, Space 101, New York, NY
Fashion, Italian Style, curated by Valerie Steele, The Museum at FIT, New York, NY

2002
Proper Villains, curated by David Hunt, Untitled (space) Gallery, New Haven, CT
Sew Fine, curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York, NY

2002
Officina America, curated by Renato Barilli (catalogue), Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

2001
Guardaroba, Ex Monastero Santa Scolastica, Bari, Italy
Re:Duchamp, Traveling Exhibition, curated by NYArts Magazine, Istanbul Bienali, Venice Biennale

2000
Le Jardin, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Laurence Bossé, Hans Ulrich Obrist (catalogue), Villa Medicis, Academie de France à Rome, Italy
Re:Duchamp, Traveling Exhibition, Kulturbahnhof, Bremen, Germany
The Artists' Museum, Lodz, Poland
Emmanuel Heller Gallery, curated by NYArts magazine, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Inantartico, Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy

1999
Whichkraft?, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY (curating)
Surface Structure, Nikolai Fine Art, New York, NY
25 Years of Photography, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Paradise 8, Exit Art, New York, NY

1998
Artist of the week, Pierogi 2000, New York, NY
No England-No Amsterdam III, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Biennial works on paper, curated by Marilyn Kushner, QCC/CUNY, New York, NY
New York State Biennial, curated by Linda Weintraub (catalogue), New York State Museum, Albany, NY

1997
Three Rivers Arts Festival, curated by Thomas Sokolowski, Pittsburgh, PA
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

1996
Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY

LECTURES

Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, New York, NY
Queensborough Community College/CUNY, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Smith, Roberta, New York Times, Angelo Filomeno, Simon Periton, Philip Taaffe, Francesco Vezzoli, July 23, 2004
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Filomeno, Angelo, Self-portrait, Tema Celeste, October 2001, p. 72,73
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Kushner, Marilyn, Songs of the Universe, Queensborough Community College catalog 1998
Jaeger, William, Art of the State, Art New England, April-May 1998, p. 18
Ducmanis, Ingrid, An Angel at My Table, Brooklyn Bridge Magazine, May 1998, pp. 44, 45

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
The Lever House Art Collection, New York, NY
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
West Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence, Italy

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