Le Dimore del Quartetto organizes the first artist’s residency in collaboration with Fondazione Casa Lajolo and Galleria Rubin. The collaboration stems from the desire of Le Dimore del Quartetto to promote interdisciplinary projects which bring the cultural vocation of the Historic Houses in the contemporary world.
Form July 19th to July 31st the artist Jacopo Ginanneschi will be hosted by Fondazione Casa Lajolo. The artist during the residency will make a series of watercolors inspired to the House, the landscape and the territory of Pinerolo. Once back in the atelier, he will use this studies to realize several oil paintings, that will leter be exhibited in an art show with a date yet to be determined.
Jacopo Ginanneschi was born in 1987. In 2011 he graduated from Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, in the school of painting of professor Adriano Bimbi. He worked in 2011 as the assistant of the artist Nicola De Maria in the Museo Pecci in Prato. In 2012 he participated in the artist’s residence “International Plein Air Mark Rothko” in Daugavpils, in Latvia, and two of his paintings are part of the permanent collection of the Contemporary Art Museum of the city. On the occasion of the anniversary of the death of Michelangelo he partecipated to several group exhibitions in Florence, one of which in the Uffizi Gallery. In 2015 he took part to the group exhibition “Fine Art University Selection” in the Ibaraki Museum of Tsukuba, in Japan.
He partecipated to projects of painting and teaching by the Cinese Academies of Hangzhou and Chongqing. He is Honorary Academic of the painting class of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno. He lives and works in Casteldelpiano (GR).
Jacopo Ginanneschi, Le due porte, 2017, oil on canvas, 50×76 cm
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