LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Teresa Maresca has been living and working in Milan, Italy, since the 1980’s.
Her first shows on the theme of landscape, were presented with essays by art critic Roberto Tassi, Roberto Sanesi and philosopher Carlo Sini.
In 1995 at the Marino Marini Museum in Pistoia she staged a multifaceted exhibition entitled “Interiors of Stone” which was inspired by Graham Sutherland’s war sketches. Poet Roberto Carifi introduced the exhibition.
Her study of interiors grew to include “Cathedrals” in 1998, as well as “Factories”, between 2000 and 2004.This series on industrial archaeology was shown at the Museum of Iron in Brescia and at the former Falck steel factory on the outskirts of Milan. The exhibition was introduced by writer Lalla Romano, art critic Andrea Beolchi and poet Roberto Mussapi.
Her work, entitled “Americana”(2005-2008), is dedicated to the traces of time left on abandoned buildings of the American West . This work was exhibited in art galleries in Houston, Texas, and in France (Paris, Lion, and Thonon les Bains).
In 2009 she staged “CINEMA!”, an art installation in the new MUSIL, the Museum for Industry and Work in Brescia.
In the same occasion the film maker Andrea Montagnani shoot STILL MOVIE, a short movie on Teresa Maresca’s paintings.
In 2010, a solo exhibition, “FLOWERS AND BONES”, at the MUDI, the Museo Diocesano in Milan.
In 2011 she exhibited at the Biennale of Venice, Padiglione Italia.
In 2019 two solo exibitions: at the Aquarium of Milan, and at the Museum of Modern Art in Genova.
Some of her paintings are held at the Museum of Industry and Work , at the MUSIL Museum in Brescia, and at the Museo Diocesano in Milan.
WHO I AM
Pittore figurativo, figurazione visionaria. Temi: uomo nel paesaggio.
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