Timeline

1998
Awarded the prestigious Feltrinelli prize from the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, for lifetime achievement in painting
1998
Guggenheim Museum of Art acquires a Mariani
1999
Lincoln Center Poster Commission for Chamber Music Festival
2001
Carlo Maria Mariani by David Ebony published in Frankfurt by Huber Editions
2002
The Philadelphia Museum of Art acquires a Mariani
Studied at the Academia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy
Lives and Works in New York

Exhibitions

2003
‘D’apres’ Galleria Gagliardi, Turin, Italy
2003
‘The Madonna in Contemporary Art’ The Pantheon, Rome, Italy.
2003
The European Parliament, Brussels
2003
‘Thirty Three Women’ Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland
2002
‘Artists of the Ideal,’ Palazzo Forti Museum, Verona, Italy
2002
‘Desire,’ Bologna Museum of Modern Art, Bologna, Italy
2002
‘80s,’ Italian Cultural Institute, London, England
2002
‘Spritual Erosion,’ Axel Raben Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
2002
‘Light and Shadow’ Hackett- Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
‘Between Earth and Heaven,’ Oostende Museum of Modern Art, Belgium
2001
‘Shoes or No Shoes?’ Museum of Modern Art, Ghent, Belgium
2000
‘Déjà vu,’ Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2000
‘Art in Progress,’ Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2000
‘Works on Paper and a Painting,’ Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999
‘The Mysterious Enchantment of Beauty, Carlo Maria Mariani,’ The Frye Museum, Seattle, WA
1999
‘Fourteen Compositions for a Female Chorus,’ Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998
‘Bonnard to Warhol,’ Rupertinum Museum, Salzburg, Austria
1998
‘Pittura Iconica/Image Painting,’ Museum of Modern Art, Bologna, Italy
1997
‘Fragments of the Body,’ Frankfurt Kunstverein, Germany
1997
Associated American Artists Gallery, NY, NY
1997
‘Carlo Maria Mariani - The Early Years,’ Premio Marche, Biennale, Ancona Museum, Italy
1996
‘Respectful Heresies,’ Cannaviello, Milan, Italy
1996
‘Myths and Magical Fantasies,’ California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
1996
‘The Borghese and their Art,’ Cultural Center Borghese, Rome/Tuscany, Italy
1995
‘Stillness in Time,’ Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1995
Galerie Klemm, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1993
‘Dreams,’ Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY
1993
‘Masquerade – The Mask as Art,’ Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1993
‘The Purloined Image,’ Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
1991–1992
Mathildenhohe Darmstadt Museum, Germany
1992
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1992
‘Works on Paper,’ Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992
‘National Exposition of Art,’ Quadriennale Museum, Rome, Italy
1990
‘A Rebellion for a New Time,’ Hirschl & Adler Modern, NY
1990
Drammen Kunstforening Museum, Drammen, Norway
1990
‘Future Dimension, XLIV Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte,’ La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1989
‘Open Mind – Closed Circuits,’ Museum van Hedendaagse, Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
1989
‘2000 Jahre die Gegenwart der Vergang Heit,’ Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
1988
‘Paradise Regained,’ Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1987
‘Centric 27: Carlo Maria Mariani,’ University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1987
‘Solemn Ceremony,’ Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
1987
‘Exotisme au Quotidien,’ Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium
1987
‘State of the Art,’ Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
1987
‘Avant-Garde in the Eighties,’ Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1987
‘Memory and Imagination,’ Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland
1986
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1986
‘Second Sight; Biennial IV’, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
1986
Sydney Biennial, Sydney Australia
1986
‘Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art,’ Queens Museum, NY
1986
Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
1985
Dessins et Pastels, Natalie Seroussi, Paris
1985
‘A New Romanticism: Sixteen Artists from Italy,’ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
1984
Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
1984
‘Alibis,’ Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris
1984
‘Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984,’ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
1984
‘A Different Climate,’ Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
1984
‘An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture,’ Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1984
‘Art in the Mirror,’ La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1982
‘Aperto XL Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte,’ La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1982
‘Documenta 7,’ Kassel, Germany
1982
Galleria Mario Diacono, Rome, Italy
1981
Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York, NY
1981
‘Drawings,’ Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York, NY
1980
‘Neuerwerbungen,’ Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany
1980
Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, Italy
1978
'Cartoni,' Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, Germany