Bros – Milan, 1981

Daniele Nicolosi, whose nickname is Bros, lives and works in Milan. He attended the Faculty of Architecture at Polytechnic and the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan. Since 1997 has been producing a lot of wall paintings in Milan, Rome, Naples, Turin, Catania, Varese, Perugia, Bologna, Caserta, Udine, Pisa, Modena, Novara, Palermo, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, Nizza, Cannes, London, Istanbul, Moscow, Havana, New York.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND WALL PAINTINGS

2015Magic boxes, Auditorium and Conference Center of Expo 2015, Milan.

2014Untitled, painting in Piazza Piemonte, Milan; Oasi, installation in Bros’s studio, Milan; Orbite, installation, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan.

2013: Padiglione Natura, Milan; Frutta di stagione, wall painting, Via Casoretto 41/a, Milan; Rosa, Rosae, Rosae, installation during the exhibition Last Young curated by Rossella Farinotti and Bice Bugatti prize, Centro di Cultura Villa Brivio, Nova Milanese.

2012: Art action on the facade of Villa Arconati (FAI) Bollate; Permanent intervention at MACRO, curated by B. Pietromarchi, MACRO – Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome.

2011: Installation for Sole 24 Ore building, Maretti catalogue, AAF (Affordable Art Fair), Milan.

2009Cinema Italia – Dal bianco e nero al colore, curated by A. Riva, Ex Caserma Cavalli, Turin;  Intort(On)A, wall painting, curated by G. Javicoli, Spazio Concept, Milan; Squaraus, Colore dal corpo, curated by M. Martini, Skira catalogue, Galleria Officine dell’Immagine, Milan; Street Without Wall, curated by C. Canali, installation on the facade of the Arciconfraternita della Misericordia, Piazza Duomo, Florence.

200820E20 – Bros si mostra, curated by A. Riva, Skira catalogue, Superstudio Più, Milan; Mi Art Art No, live painting for charity for MAPP (Gaetano Pini Hospital), Fiera Milano City, Milan; Arte Senza Tempo, installation at cloister of sixteenth century, Palazzetto Cenci, Edieuropa gallery, Rome.

2006I 7 Vizi Capitali, Bar Magenta, Milan; Ib Rubinetterie, wall painting, Booth 14, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan; Serre Ingegnoli, wall painting, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan; Wall Action, Novara Street Festival, Novara; Natura Viva, GAV, Milan; The Design Wall, Verona Fair for Abitare il Tempo show; La Routine Del Mattino, Le Biciclette, Milan.

2005Urban Edge Show, live painting, SPAZIO P4, Milan; JOB, POP SOLID Architecture Studio, Milan;

2004No Street, Spazio Xpò, Milan.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013Arte in Sarpi, curated by R. Farinotti, Milan.

2012: The nature of things, curated by M. Corbetta, Set Up Art Fair, Bologna.

2011Ah Che Rebus! Cinque secoli di enigmi fra arte e gioco in Italia, curated by A. Sbrilli and A. de Pirro, National Graphic Institute Palazzo Poli, Rome; Italian Pavillion, 54 Biennale Di Venezia, curated by V. Sgarbi, Skira catalogue, Palazzo, Mantova; Characters, Bros and Cosimo Filippini, curated by F. Pizzuto, Edieuropa gallery, Rome; Intralci, curated by J. Perfetti, Skira catalogue, Mudima Foundation, Milan.

2010Support, curated by T. Bovi, Galleria Novalis Contemporary Art, Turin and Sexy shop Magic America, Milan; XXL, curated by A. Zanchetta, Superstudiopiù, Milan; DAC – The rights of contemporary art, Gam, Turin; Enoizisopse, multidisciplinary installation, festival NO EXPO, Bros, C. Filippini, F. Cannata, text by A. Riva, Centro Sociale La Fornace, Rho; II Young Biennal, Moscow; Ritratti Italiani, curated by V. Sgarbi, Maretti catalogue, various locations, Cento; Pensiero Fluido, curated by M. Martini, Spazio Oberdan, Milan; La Scultura Italiana Del XXI Sec, curated by P. Meneguzzo, Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation, Milan; Intort(on)a, wall action, curated by G. Javicoli, Spazio Concept, Milan.

2009Streetart Painting Group Show, curated by A. Cozgarea, Sap AG Internationales Schulungzentrum Walldorf; XYZ – La potenza Nomade, participation as speaker in the Days of the Pio Manzu, International Research Centre, Rimini; Dante 100 X 100 – Il Paradiso, Il Raccolto catalogue, Società Umanitaria, Milan; Destiny, performance, multidisciplinary project dedicated to Dante 100 x 100, participation of J. Miceli and C. Filippini, Glicini Cloister, Società Umanitaria, Milan; Luna O L’ Altra – The art side of the Moon, curated by I. Bignotti, Galleria Colossi contemporary art, Brescia; Italian Guerrilla, Ex spazio Uovo magazine, Turin.

2008Scala Mercalli, curated by G. Marziani, Drago catalogue, Auditorium Music Park, Rome; Sold Out, curated by C. Canali, Silvana catalogue, industrial area of Limbiate; Street Art Village, wall painting, curated by D. Di Gessaro, Skira catalogue, Campofelice di Roccella; Collezione Pubblica, homage to Piero Manzoni, performance with the participation of photographic and video C. Filippini and J. Miceli, Former workshop of Piero Manzoni, Milan; Rumors, Italianfactory catalougue, Ex Armeria Borgo Dora, Turin.

2007: Street Art Sweet Art, curated by A. Riva, Skira catalogue, Contemporary Art Pavillion (PAC), Milan; Arte Italiana Dal 1968 Al 2007: Pittura, curated by C. Canali, Silvana catalogue, Fabbrica Borroni, Bollate; Street Art 4 Ama, Group exhibition for charity, curated by M. Donini, Sidecar; Il Treno Dell’ Arte, curated by C. Canali, Traveling exhibitions in 22 Italian cities.

2006Tutt’(H)A Un Tratto, Spazio Omnia, Milan; Dispiaceri Della Carne, six hands installation, Tortona 15, Milan.

2004Art Discount, XPò, Milan.


ARTISTS RESIDENCIES

2011Artistic Residence, Relais Franciacorta, Corte Franca.

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