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Pietro Gallina (1937, Turin, Italy)

is an italian artist. He is especially known as the creator of Nevigrafie (snow prints) and painted wooden silohuettes.

Career:

Born in Turin, Gallina begin his art career after working since young in advertisement at Armando Testa Studio. In 1967 he started exploring visual arts, illustrations, and graphic experimentation.

In the ‘70s he also he collaborates as graphic, for FrancoRosso Travel Agency, creating catalog covers.

He designed several logo for different brands;

His works are exhibited at MoMa ("portrait of Alighiero Boetti"), GAM and many other galleries around the world.

In 2006, Bolaffi (for which Gallina created several art covers of collector's albums) guested him for a solo exhibition, which collected a comprehensive group of operas from different eras.

One of the most recent exhibition was at the Turin Gallery of Modern Art in 2013.

References and external links:

website:

https://gallinapietro.wix.com/arte

twitter:

https://twitter.com/pietrogallina_t

blog:

http://pietrogallina.blogspot.it/

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/gallina_pietro/

reviews

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premio_Michetti

http://www.regione.piemonte.it/notizie/piemonteinforma/archivio/diario/2006/giugno/mostragallina.htm

http://www.gamtorino.it/it/eventi-e-mostre/surprise-pietro-gallina-ombre-profili-impronte

interview:

https://youtu.be/bsrdfS6mFlA

Books:

1971 - Aldo Passoni, "NEVIGRAFIE", edizioni d’Arte l’Atelier

1988 - AMA: l'Uomo dell'Artka, ed. M. Noire

1991 - Le dimensioni della felicità, ed. Blu international studio

1992 - Il valore essenziale dell'arte, ed. PaoloTonin arte contemporanea

2002 - Franco Rosso, “Cinquant'anni di tour operating in Italia”, Ulrico Hoepli Editore ISBN 8820330377

2006 - Luciano Caprile, “Vivere l’arte attraverso la vita”, Bolaffi editore ISBN 9788888406145