Work & Bio

Massimo Pennacchini

Massimo Pennacchini is an artist who had the integrity to undertake the difficult way that leads to figurative painting. In 2005 his works are installed in the VIP rooms of the J.F. Kennedy Airport in New York. He publishes his first monograph, desired and edited by prof. Massimo Duranti, a volume, wherein collaboration with other critics the artistic path of the last decade is illustrated. The theme of “tango”, so rich in creative stimuli and with such a strong experience, has undoubtedly marked a large part of his production and has led to the nickname “The painter of the tango”. Racial integration, communication, passion, sensuality are important pawns of his artistic career. After meeting the greatest Argentine tango dancer in the world, Miguel Angel Zotto, a partnership was born that saw him exhibit in the major theaters of the world in collaboration with the great artist, then in 2008, he performed respectively at the City Center in New York, at the Peacock Theater in London and the Astalia Theater in Buenos Aires.

A lot of his works are permanently installed in the open space of M.A.Z. in Buenos Aires. In the meantime, he participated in numerous art fairs both in Italy and abroad. In 2010 at Palazzo Valentini, the seat of the province of Rome, a solo exhibition on Argentine Tango with a text by prof. Paolo Levi illustrates the artist’s pictorial ability in describing human weaknesses and virtues in the metaphor of the tango. It is included in the Mondadori Modern Art Catalog in the first 32 Italian artists who distinguished themselves in the year for their artistic activity. In May 2011 he flies to Hangzhou (China) to represent Italy with the project “Following the path of Marco Polo”, two works are permanently exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hangzhou. we mention “signature”, “charm”, “art”, “cultural events” “art effect” “art in” and international magazines. Pennacchini’s works are present in numerous private and public collections, in Italy as well as in Germany, France, England, Switzerland, the United States of America, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, and Russia.