Giuseppe Penone

Giuseppe Penone, Foglie di pietra (Leaves of Stone), 2013, bronze and found stone, 116 1/8 × 59 1/16 × 66 15/16 inches (295 × 150 × 170 cm) © Giuseppe Penone

Giuseppe Penone Listed Exhibitions (Selected) (134 Kb)

Giuseppe Penone was born in 1947 in Garessio, Italy. He lives and works in Paris and Turin. Public collections include Tate Gallery, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; MAXXI, Rome; Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Recent solo exhibitions include Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2004); Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan (2008); Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom (2009); Musée des Arts Contemporains, Grand-Hornu, Belgium (2011); Documenta 13, Kassel (2012); “The Bloomberg Commission: Giuseppe Penone,” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2012); “Penone Versailles,” Château de Versailles, France (2013); “Giuseppe Penone,” Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2013); “Ideas of Stone,” Madison Square Park, New York (2013–14); “Prospettiva Vegetale,” Forte di Belvedere—Boboli Gardens, Florence (2014); “Breath is a Sculpture,” Beirut Art Center, Beirut (2014); and “Giuseppe Penone,” Musée Grenoble, France (2014). Penone co-represented Italy in the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007) and was awarded the Praemium Imperiale by the Japan Art Association in 2014.

The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas will present a major solo exhibition of Penone’s work from September 19, 2015 to February 10, 2016.