The Monteverdi Gallery is a place for international artists to exhibit new works and spend time in the historical and inspiring village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro. To date, the gallery has exhibited top tier international artists such as Patrizio Di Massimo (IT), Fay Nicolson (UK), Sanya Kantarovsky (RU/US), Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (UK), LV Peng (China), Andrea Chiesi (IT), Rob Mango (US), and Billy Sullivan (US).
All exhibitions are free and open to guests and the public.
We are pleased to announce Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost and acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing as residents at Monteverdi in Tuscany in 2017. Prouvost will exhibit in the Monteverdi Gallery and Laing will read from her work in various locations around Monteverdi’s inspiring property.
In addition to Ms. Prouvost, the Monteverdi Gallery will also exhibit works from other leading contemporary artists throughout 2017.
Olivia Laing’s first book, To the River, was a book of the year in the Evening Standard, Independent and Financial Times and was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. Olivia is the former Deputy Books Editor of the Observer and writes for a variety of publications, including the Observer, New Statesman, Guardian and Times Literary Supplement. She is a 2011 MacDowell Fellow and has received awards from the Arts Council and the Authors’ Foundation.
Laure Prouvost (b.1978, Lille) lives and works in London and Antwerp. After winning the Max Mara Art Prize for Women in 2011, she was the first French artist to win the prestigious Turner Prize in 2013. Selected solo exhibitions include Le Consortium Dijon, Dijon; MMK, Frankfurt-am-Main; Hangar Bicocca, Milan; Haus der Kunst, Munich; Fahrenheit, Los Angeles; Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart; Tate Britain, London; Whitechapel Gallery, London; CCA, Glasgow; and the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow.