Vanessa Beecroft
Artist

Vanessa Beecroft was born in Genova in 1969 and lives and works in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, she moved to New York towards the end of the 90’s where she continued an exciting artistic career, that began in Italy in 1993. In the last twenty years her work has been exhibited at leading Italian and international art institutions including the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1998), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (2003); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2005); National Gallery, London (2006); PAC, Milan (2009); Mercato Ittico (Fish market), Naples and the Carrara Biennial (2010), MMK Frankfurt (2010). Beecroft participated at the São Paolo Art Biennial in 2002, at the Venice Biennale, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte in 1997, 2011 and in 2015.

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Vanessa Beecroft
Artist

Vanessa Beecroft was born in Genova in 1969 and lives and works in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, she moved to New York towards the end of the 90’s where she continued an exciting artistic career, that began in Italy in 1993. In the last twenty years her work has been exhibited at leading Italian and international art institutions including the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1998), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (2003); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2005); National Gallery, London (2006); PAC, Milan (2009); Mercato Ittico (Fish market), Naples and the Carrara Biennial (2010), MMK Frankfurt (2010). Beecroft participated at the São Paolo Art Biennial in 2002, at the Venice Biennale, Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte in 1997, 2011 and in 2015.

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