Installation view: John Bock, Barlach, 2010, Giò Marconi Gallery, Milano
Gallery Giò Marconi, Milano started in 1990 under the initiative of Giò Marconi who created the Studio Marconi 17, an experimental space for young artists and art critics that he directed from 1986 to 1990. At the beginning, the new gallery was directed by Giò and his father Giorgio, who founded the Studio Marconi (1965-1992); now Giò Marconi gallery mainly focuses on contemporary positions and, at the same time, continues to include historical artists of the Studio Marconi into its programme.
Giò Marconi is interested in the works of the European and international avant-garde, showing artists such as Franz Ackermann, John Bock, Matthew Brannon, Nathalie Djurberg, Wade Guyton, Christian Jankowski, Sharon Lockhart, Michel Majerus, Jonathan Monk, Jorge Pardo, Paul Pfeiffer, Tobias Rehberger, Markus Schinwald, Dasha Shishkin, Elisa Sighicelli, Thaddeus Strode, Catherine Sullivan, Vibeke Tandberg, Grazia Toderi, Atelier Van Lieshout, Francesco Vezzoli, Christopher Wool. From 1965 until now shows by the following artists have been reaized by the Studio Marconi and Giò Marconi gallery: Valerio Adami, Enrico Baj, Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Peter Blake, Alighiero Boetti, Alberto Burri, Alexander Calder, Anthony Caro, Enrico Castellani, Patrick Caulfield, Mario Ceroli, Marc Chagall, Christo, James Coleman, Gianni Colombo, Willem de Kooning, Sonia Delaunay, Lucio Del Pezzo, Antonio Dias, Bruno Di Bello, Piero Dorazio Lucio Fontana, Sam Francis, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Hsiao Chin, Anselm Kiefer, Martin Kippenberger, Franz Kline, Lee U Fan, Man Ray, Giuseppe Maraniello, Joan Mirò, Maurizio Mochetti, Aldo Mondino, Francois Morellet, Keizo Moroshita, Ugo Mulas, Louise Nevelson, Helmut Newton, Gastone Novelli, Giulio Paolini, Gianfranco Pardi, H.P.Paris, A.R.Penck, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Mimmo Rotella, Mario Schifano, Daniel Spoerri, Aldo Spoldi, Emilio Tadini, Antoni Tapies, Herve Telemaque, Joe Tilson, Giuseppe Uncini, Emilio Vedova, Tom Wesselman, William T.Wiley.