Artist Gatto Bartolomeo

Country: Italy
City: Milan

1938
Bartolomeo Gatto born in Moio della Civitella (Salerno), a small town of Cilento, on 25 August.

1953
Leave Cilento. Gatto graduates from the Istituto d'Arte Superiore in Rome, where he has
studied scenography and poster design.

1957
He has a part in the movie "La sete" (Thirst) directed by Adriano Cavallo.

1959
Travels throughout London and Frankfurt, where he is deeply impressed by German expressionism.

1962
He attends painting courses at the Accademia in Venice, where he meets Virgilio Guidi and Emilio Vedova. During the same period he has his first solo exhibition at the Teatro Verdi in Salerno

1963
After studying at the Accademia. di Brera in Milan, he opens the gallery space "Il Cigno", which becomes a meeting point for intellectuals of that period.

1969
He is awarded the "Les Artes en Europe" prize, in Brussels. He meets Salvador Dalì in Madrid, and frequently meets Giorgio De Chirico in Milan


1970
First publication of art periodical "Il Cigno". Birth of his daughter Carla, followed by Davide in 1972, both of whom will inspire the "Children cycle" art works


1971
Exhibition in Munich, Oldenburg, Vienna, Geneva and Nuremberg, organized by Luis Pollhammer.

1973
Exhibition at Société Industrielle in Molhouse.

1975
"Dimensione G", first exhibition on the theme of ecology, on view in Basel, Rome, Milan, and Düsserldorf. He participates to "Kunstmesse" in Basel.

1978
While visiting Sardinia he is struck by the beauty of the place, which will inspire many of his future works.

1982
Exhibition - "Gatto azzurro" at Il Castello gallery in Milan.

1984
Exhibition -- "Un sogno di pietra" at Palazzo di Città in Salerno, and then at the gallery "L'Isola" in Milan, Eboli and Porto Cervo.

1985
Retrospective exhibition - Pinacoteca and Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Macerata.
Exhibition - Orsa Maggiore gallery in Ostia

1986
Exhibition - Antichi Arsenali della Repubblica in Amalfi
Retrospective exhibition - Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara
"Pietra come regesto", monograph by Everardo Dalla Noce.

1987
Exhibition - Salone dei Marmi, Palazzo Barberini, Rome.

1988
Solo exhibition - Palazzo Vescovile in Cava de' Tirreni.
Exhibitions at Convento di San Paolo in Parma and Villa Rufolo in Ravello.

1989
Exhibition - Sugarte gallery in Milan.

1990
Pietre Amanti" volume - introduction by Everardo Dalla Noce. Exhibition - Sala Carlo Cattaneo - Consolato Generale of Italy, Lugano.

1991
"Pietre Amanti" exhibition - Sala del Grechetto, Biblioteca Comunale in Milan.
Exhibition - Castello di Arechi, Salerno.

1992
Exhibition - Studio arte 10 gallery in Potenza.

1993
Exhibition - Il Mappamondo gallery in Milan.

1994
Exhibitions - Il Triangolo gallery in Cosenza, and De Lucarte gallery in Crotone.

1995
Opening of a studio-laboratory in Giovi Altimari, Salerno.

1996
He begins the great stone sculptures and monochromatic canvas.

1998
"Shape & Color" exhibition - Villa Rufolo, Ravello. Installation of a large stone sculpture in Piazza del Carmine, Salerno.

1999
Exhibition - Casina Pompeiana in Naples.

2000
Arte al Borgo" exhibition, Maratea.
"Inseguendo la Pace", stone sculpture installation in Giardino degli Aranci, Giffoni.

2001
Solo exhibition - Italian Cultural Institute, San Francisco.

2002
"Azione Arte" exhibition - Chiesa SS Trinità, Vico Equense.
"Abbro il fiero" bronze sculpture, Cava de' Tirreni.

2003
"Il filo di Arianna" exhibition, Potenza. "Verso il Futuro" sculpture - Parco delle Rimembranze Pellezzano, Salerno.

2004
"Zodiac" exhibition, Salone Fortunati, Salerno. "Qualcosa di Rosso" exhibition, Museo* *Archeologico Paestum.

2005
"Vite in gioco"sculpture - Villa Comunale Buccino, Salerno.


2006
Salerno -- "Il Cappello a tre punte" (against the Iraq war), Complesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia.


2007
"Una nota di rosso " exhibition - Italian Cultural Institute, Stuttgart.

"Lesson in Blue" exhibition -- Italian Cultural Institute, New York.

2008 "Rossodisera" gallery Lizard Capri
"Pristine" Premio Ischia
"Summer of the Sea" film with works by Bartolomeo Carlo Vanzina Cat
2009 - 2010 Award Amalfi - Communication
2011 Amalfi Prize - Biagio Agnes
2012 Capri - Prize Biagio Agnes
Awards and Recognitions
1969 Brussels, Les Art in Europe
1989 Milan, Ambrogino gold
1989 Bologna, National Award "Paths creative and new horizons"
1997 Salerno, National Award



Work list
Painting (Picture) : Сolors on the rock
1995 y. / 100x200 cm
20 000 €
Drawing : Vanity
2004 y. / 100x100 cm
720 €
Drawing : Peak blue
2005 y. / 160x160 cm
1 800 €
Drawing : Red figures
2005 y. / 300x160 cm
3 240 €
Drawing : Family
2003 y. / 80x80 cm
516 €
Drawing : Dance of  Reds and Greens
2004 y. / 160x160 cm
1 800 €
Drawing : Bunga bunga
2006 y. / 160x160 cm
1 800 €
Drawing : Yellow 3
2005 y. / 80x240 cm
1 548 €
Drawing : Stones of fertility
2004 y. / 120x220 cm
1 800 €
Drawing : Red desert
2004 y. / 60x180 cm
960 €
Drawing : Сonfidences
2006 y. / 100x100 cm
720 €
Drawing : Tango
2005 y. / 160x160 cm
1 800 €