Cristiano Tassinari moved to Berlin from Forlì, Italy. He studied Fine Arts in the
Academy in Bologna and Milan.
All the work of Cristiano Tassinari can be seen as a personal lived experience project
(his own, his friends and his parents) that he shares with the public in a poetic way.
In his installation Tassinari joins the “traditional” painting with an anonymous and
generic sign production: he leads a process of deconstruction and reduction of the
artistic creation, playing with conventions and mistakes.
“Since the beginning of my work, I have passed through such schemes, aimed by the
intentions to negotiate the reciprocal relations. Shifting from photo-paintings to some
more conceptual pieces, I try to call the praxis of artistic creation into question.”
The work reveals ambiguous relations and answers, shows the documentation of its
self-generation, brings to attention simple daily wares like a reflecting surface or a
The (apparently) different paths bring to the same end, the intention of transferring
private emotions to a public area, of spreading the awareness of the universal value of
some topics, like death or human frailty.
He’s been awarded with the Giorgio Morandi Prize and he’s took part in several
significant international residencies such as the SeMA, Seoul Museum of Art and the
A selected exhibition history of the artist includes shows at: Bernheimer
Contemporary, Berlin; Ncontemporary, Milan; MAR, Museum of the City, Ravenna;
PAC, Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Milan and Michetti Museum.
His works are held in numerous public and private collections such as San Domenico
Museum, Forlì; Michetti Foundation, Francavilla Mare; Malvina Menegaz
Foundation, Castelbasso and MAR, Ravenna Art Museum, Ravenna.