Artist: Marco Lodola.
Copy no.: 29/50.
Size: 30 x 20 cm.
Title: “Angus Young”.
Certified and framed work.
Artist: Marco Lodola.
Copy no.: P.A.
Size: 30 x 20 cm.
Title: “Michael Jackson”.
Certified and framed work.
Marco Lodola was born in Dorno (Pavia).
He attended the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze and Milano, and he finished his studies discussing a dissertation on the Fauves, who would be a point of reference for his production along with Matisse, as well as Fortunato Depero and Beato Angelico.
In the early 1980s, around the Luciano Inga Pin gallery in Milan, Marco Lodola founded the New Futurism movement with a group of artists, of which critic Renato Barilli was the main theorist.
Since 1983 he has been exhibiting in the major Italian and European cities, such as Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, Lyon, Vienna, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, and Amsterdam.
Marco Lodola participated in exhibitions and projects for important industries such as Swatch, Coca Cola, Vini Ferrari, Titan, Grafoplast, Harley Davidson, Ducati, Riva, Illy (artist’s cup collection), Dash, Carlsberg, Nonino, Valentino, Coveri, Fabbri, I Mirabili, Shenker, Seat, and Lauretana.
In 1994 he was invited by the government of the People’s Republic of China to exhibit on the premises of the former archives of the imperial city of Beijing.
In 1996 Marco Lodola started to work in the United States in Boca Raton, Miami, and New York.
He participated in the XII Rome Quadrennial and in the VI biennial sculpture exhibition in Monte Carlo.
Several collaborations with contemporary writers, including Aldo Busi, Claudio Apone, Marco Lodoli, Giuseppe Pulina, Tiziano Scarpa, and Giuseppe Cederna, and with musicians: 883 of Max Pezzali, Timoria, Jovanotti, Andy (Bluvertigo), and Syria.
In summer 1998, on behalf of Saatchi & Saatchi, he made the drawings for the posters of Piazza del Popolo in Rome, for Puccini’s opera Tosca.
In 2000, always attached to the theme of dance, Marco Lodola was commissioned the creation of “Gli avidi lumi” by the Teatro Massimo of Palermo, four luminous totems with a height of six metres, depicting significant episodes of the nine operas on the poster. A video documentary was made by Sergio Pappalettera for the occasion.
The sculptures would remain in the major city squares, as it already happened in Monte Carlo, Riccione, Faenza, Bologna, Paestum, and at the Visconti Castle of Pavia, São Paulo in Brazil, and Cagliari.
He is the author of the works awarded to the winners of the 2001 Nonino Literary Prize edition.
In 2001 Marco Lodola was commissioned to curate the image of the Carnival of Venice. For the occasion, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa organised the exhibition “Futurismi a Venezia” with works by him and by Fortunato Depero.
In June 2002 he created the luminous sculpture “A tutta birra”, dedicated to the figure of the great entrepreneur Venceslao Menazzi Moretti, which is placed in the new city park of Udine, where the first factory of the famous beer was located.
In 2003 he made the luminous work “Venerea” for the “Venere Svelata” exhibition of Umberto Eco, held at the Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels. In the same year he set up the “Controluce” exhibition at Palazzo del Turismo in Riccione, an exhibition that was moved in 2004 to São Paulo in Brazil (Museo Brasileiro da Escultura Marilisa Rathsam), Rio de Janeiro (Museo de Arte Moderna), Mexico City (Polyforum Siqueiros), and Museo Regional de Guadalajara.
In 2005 Marco Lodola made a poster for the Winter Olympics of Turin, a collection of furniture for Mirabili, the pink jersey for the 88th Giro d’Italia, the logo for the “Speciale per voi...” broadcast by Renzo Arbore, as well as the new image of Roxy bar for Red Ronnie.
In 2006 he placed another luminous sculpture at the Mexico City international airport, and for Christmas a sculpture at Piazza di Spagna (Rome). He also made the image of the centenary of Gandhi’s peace movement.
In 2007 he made the logo for the 50th anniversary of ARCI, the image of the 70th Maggio Fiorentino, “I miti della Musica” logo for Volkswagen, the image for the 100th anniversary of Fiat Avio, and the 110th anniversary of the foundation of Juventus, and the Air One brand.
In 2008 Marco Lodola set up the facade of the Ariston and the Casino for the 58th San Remo Festival and the sets of the film “Questa notte è ancora nostra” with Nicolas Vaporidis. On the occasion of the Canoe European Championships in Milan he made a luminous canoe, and for the Stav bus lines he created “Festivalbus”, a local bus decorated with some works.
In October he made a luminous installation on the facade of Palazzo Penna in Perugia, for the “Infinita città” exhibition curated by Luca Beatrice.
In 2009 he set up the “Rock’n’Music Planet” in Milan in Piazza del Duomo, the first rock museum in Europe, with 25 sculptures representing music myths.
He participated in the 53rd edition of the Venice Biennale with the “Balletto Plastico” installation dedicated to the Futurist theatre.
In 2010 he made the “FIAT LUX” luminous sculpture for the Mirafiori MotorVillage in Turin, he reassessed the logo for the Mont Blanc Tunnel, he designed the image of the Umbria Jazz 2010 poster, he participated in the Shanghai International Expo, and he created a sculpture-icon for the Hilton Hotel group.
In 2011 Marco Lodola participated in the Venice Biennale with the “Ca’ Lodola” installation, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, at Ca’ d’Oro on the Grand Canal. His works were chosen by designer Vivienne Westwood as set for the Autumn/Winter men’s fashion show during the Milan fashion week. He collaborated with Citroen for an installation in Via della Spiga in Milan, called “Citroen Full Electric”. He exhibited in London. He collaborated with Dash and Unicef for the charity initiative against neonatal tetanus with the “Madre Natura” luminous sculpture, displayed in Piazza Cordusio in Milan.
In 2012 Marco Lodola displayed his works in an important solo exhibition curated by Luca Beatrice, at Palazzo de’ Medici in Florence. His works participated in the “Made in Italy in the World” during the Beijing Luxury Property Showcase. With the “Nuovo Futurismo” group he exhibited in Rovereto at Casa Depero and in Milan at Spazio Oberdan.
He collaborated with Sanrio-Hello Kitty on a charity project for Emergency.
Some works were in the set of the Metropolis program for the Comedy Central channel and The Apprentice with Flavio Briatore.
In 2013 he exhibited in Geneva for the Bel Air Fine Art Gallery.
The Red Dragon sculpture was unveiled at Museo del Parco - Centro Internazionale di Scultura all’Aperto, Portofino.
In October 2013 he placed the Pegaso luminous sculpture for Class Horses.
In 2014 in April he exhibited in Moscow for Harmont & Blaine with the exceptional patroness Sofia Loren; in June he opened a solo exhibition at the Evita Peròn Museum in Buenos Aires and at the Museo du Futebol in São Paulo on the occasion of the World Cup in Brazil. In autumn he made the “Ponticino” lighting on Ponte dell’Impero in Pavia.
In 2015 Marco Lodola was present at the 56th edition of the Venice Biennale in the Costa Rica pavilion with the “Hermosa Bandera” work.
- Marco Lodola (1955)
- Título de la obra de arte
- Angus Young | Michael Jackson
- norte. 2 serigrafías en el marco
- Firmado a mano
- 50 ej.
- Dimensiones totales
- 45×35×2 cm