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Patrizio Travagli

Patrizio Travagli was born in Florence in 1972. He has completed his degree at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze in 1993. Soon afterwards he had his first exhibitions, winning prizes in Italy and abroad. Mainly known for his light installation work, he skillfully applies mathematics and architecture to his sculptures. Combining the historical arts and sciences to his own contemporary findings on glass and light, he has shown in galleries, museums, art fairs, public spaces and private commissions worldwide. He has taken part in exhibitions at the Chelsea Art Museum, New York, at the Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Arts MAK, Vienna, at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, at the Museum of Architecture MUAR, Moscow and at the Tornabuoni Art gallery, Paris. Between the most important venues in Italy that hosted his work we find the Sinagogue e Jewish Museum, Forte Belvedere, Zoological Musem “La Specola”, Stazione Leopolda and the MUDI – Spedale degli Innocenti in Florence, the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino, Palazzo degli Affari in Turin and Castello Sforzesco in Milan. He has been invited to participate in numerous biennales, such as the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Paris Biennale, the Cairo Biennale and in two editions of the Venice Biennale of Art.