About the exhibition
Giuseppe Veneziano was born in the town of Mazzarino (Caltanissetta, Sicily) on February 22, 1971 and lived in the municipality of Riesi up to the age of 18. In 1996 he graduated from the University of Palermo with a degree in Architecture. Since 2002 he lives in Milan.
In 2007 the artist participated in the 6th edition of the St. Petersburg Biennale where he achieves an award. In 2008 he is amongst 20 artists invited to represent Italy at the XXIX Olympic games in Beijing, China. In 2009 he took part in the IV Prague Art Biennale.
In 2011 Vittorio Sgarbi invited him to participate in the 54th edition of the Venice Biennale with an exhibition in the Italian Pavilion. In this highly esteemed location the artist exhibited the work, "Solitamente vesto Prada". The work was seen by stylists Dolce&Gabbana who commissioned two new works for their collection. In 2012, Ivan Quaroni chose Veneziano amongst 60 Italian artists that participated in the Italy-China Biennale.
By critics and art magazines Veneziano is recognized as one of the maximum exponents of "Italian New Pop" and of the group "Italian Newbrow".