BORN:            Rome, Italy – Lives and Works in New York 


Studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy 


2007        “Works on Paper” 1987 -2007  Francis Naumann  Gallery , NY

2006        “ The Silence of Harmony” The Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

2005        “Rooms of Myth”   Museum Palazzo  Te, Mantova, Italy

2004           “On the Appian Way (Mariani/Pignatelli)” Galleria Poggiali e Forconi, Florence     

 “Memory and the City” Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2003      “City Meditations.” Earl McGrath Gallery, NY

2002       “Light & Shadow,” Hackett-Freedman, San Francisco, CA

              “Spiritual Erosion”, inaugural exhibition, Axel Raben Gallery, Chelsea NY

2001      Prudential Art Space, Bridgehampton, NY

1999     “The Mysterious Enchantment of Beauty, Carlo Maria Mariani,” The Frye            Museum, Seattle, Wa.2000   2000  

             “Works on Paper and a Painting” Hackett- Freedman, San Francisco, CA    

1997      Associated American Artists Gallery, NY,

        “Dialogues”, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco

 Carlo Maria Mariani – The Early Years”, Museum, Premio Marche, Biennale,              Ancona, Italy

1996      “Respectful Heresies,” Studio Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

1995      “Stillness in Time,” Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

             Galerie Klemm, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1994      “The Graphic Work of Carlo Maria Mariani,” La Stamperia, Rome, Italy

1993      “Dreams,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY

1992      Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

             “Works on Paper,” Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1991-92 Mathildenhohe Darmstadt, Germany

1990      “Future Dimension, XLIV Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte,” Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

             “A Rebellion for a New Time,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NY                                   

Drammen Kunstforening, Drammen, Norway

1988      “Paradiso Riconquistato, Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, Rome

             “Paradise Regained,” Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1987      “Centric 27: Carlo Maria Mariani,” University Art Museum, CA State University, Long Beach, CA

             “Solemnis Caerimonia,” Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

             Carlo Virgilio, Rome, Italy

             Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, Italy

1986      Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany

             Edward Totah Gallery, London, England

1985      “Oeuvres Recentes 1982-84,” Galerie Eolia, Paris, France

             “Dessins et Pastels,” Galerie Seroussi, Paris, France

1984      Carlo Maria Mariani, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

1983      “L’Allegoria Mancina,” Galleria Mario Diacono, Rome, Italy

1982      Galleria Mario Diacono, Rome, Italy

1981      Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York, NY

          “Constellation of Leo,” Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, Italy

1980      Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, Italy


2009      “ Inventing  Marcel  Duchamp”  The Dynamics of Portraiture  National  Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution, Washington  DC.

             “Gli Anni 80” / The  80s Villa  Reale , Monza / Milan Italy

2008      “Donne di  Roma”  Auditorium Parco  delle  Musica,  Rome, Italy

“Per Amore” (For Love) Palazzo Incontro, Rome, Italy

“Colori Di Roma” (Color of Rome) Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, Italy

2007      “Porte Aperte” (Open Door)  Collection Farnesina, Rome, Italy

 “Azioni e Idée degli Anni Settanta in Italia” (Action and Ideas: The 1970’s in Italy) Museum Villa  Croce, Genoa, Italy

           “Interni Roma”(Inside Rome)  Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy

                The Palio della Giostra della Quintana,  Foligno, Italy
2006      “Le Strade Di Roma”, Palazzo Poniatowski, Villa Giulia, Rome, Italy

“Three  Artists” Gallery of  Contemporay  Art, Ciampino, Italy

2005           “Good Heart” Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

“Western Biennale” (curated by Edward Lucie Smith), Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.

“ Un’Estate Italiana”   Die Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany

“Gli Anni Settanta,” Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

“Mirror, Mirror”  Florence  Lynch  Gallery New York, N. Y.

 Shanghai Biennale of Art, China

2004      “Oltre: Art of the 21st Century” Galleria Tondinelli, Rome, Italy 

“Iconica Sicilia 2004” Italian Factory (curated by A. Riva), Italy

“Figurative Art from Italy” Die Gallerie, Frankfurt, Germany

“Italian Master Drawings: 1540 to the Present,” The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

         “Il Fascino Indiscreto della Pittura” Maniero Gallery, Rome, Italy

2003      “D’ Apres” Galleria Gagliardi, Turin, Italy

             “The Madonna in Contemporary Art” The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

             The European Parliament, Brussels

             “Thirty Three Women” Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland 

             “Immagine dell Essenza” Open Art Gallery, Florence, Italy

2002      “Desire” Museum of Modern Art, Bologna, Italy

“Red as a Color for Exploration and Expression,” Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

             “Artists of the Ideal” Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy

             “The Sea, the Sea…” Art Upstairs at Glenn Horowitz, East Hampton, NY

             “80s” Italian Cultural Institute, London, England

             “Sorvegliare e Punire,” Arte Contemporahea Gallery, Udine, Italy

2001      “Between Earth and Heaven,” Oostende Museum of Modern Art, Belgium

             “Crossroads – Incroci,” Castello Colonna, Genazzano, Italy       

             “Tesori Nascosti – Hidden Treasures,” Museum del Corsi, Rome, Italy

             “Twentieth Century: The Story of Modern Art in Italy” Palazzo Quirinale,

             “Shoes or No Shoes?” Museum of Modern Art, Gent, Belgium

    “2000 volte 2000, Arte e Idee per La Pace,” (Art and Idea for Peace) Di Aroma – Villa Ponti. Ed.   Fondazio ne Arte Museo.

2000      Lincoln Center List Collection at the Gallery Lincoln Center New York, NY

             Smetana Hall Municipal Hall, Prague

             “Contemporary Art in Progress”, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,


             “Deja Vu”, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

             “Documenta”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Pontiac, MI

             “The First 35 Years”, Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 8011/00

1999      “La Pittura Ritrovata, 1978/1998″, Museo del Risorgimento, Rome

             “La Bellezza”, Curated by Maurizio Fagiolo, Appiani Arte, Milan

             Lincoln Center List Collection/Nicola Rukaj Gallery, Toronto

1998      “Ideal and Reality – The nude figure in 20th Century art from Bonnard to Warhol”, Rupertinum Museum, Salzburg, Austria

“In the Shadow of the Gods” Greek Myth and Contemporary Art Museum, Renato Guttuso, Sicily

             “Novecento Nudo”, Museum of the Risorgimento, Rome, Italy            

“On Paper”, Associated American Artists, NY

“Inaugural Exhibition”, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1997/98 “Pittura Iconica/Image Painting” Museum of Modern Art, Bologna

“L’ombra degli dei/In the Shadow of the Gods”, Istituto Di Storia Dell’Arte, Palermo, Italy

“The Light of The Mediterranean, Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy   

1997      “Form & Function of Drawing”/”From Head to Toe”

             Fragments of the body- Frankfurt Kunstverein, Germany,

         “Von Kopf Bis Fuss”- Kunstraum Innsbruck, Burgenlandische-Galerie. Ursula
     Blickle Foundation, Germany, Eisenstadt Austria
     “1980:  Galleria, Planita, Rome, Italy
     “Figured” Associated American Artists Gallery, New York, NY

1996      “Myths and Magical Fantasies,” California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA

             “The Borghese and their Art,” Cultural Center Borghese, Tuscany, Rome

             “Anthology,” Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

             “The Room of the Marvelous,” Palazzo Cuttica, Alessandra, Italy

             “Per Grazia ricevuta,” Ciocca Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

“La Profondita dello Sguardo,” Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

1995      “Myth and the Classic in Contemporary Italian Art, 1960-1990,” Fortezza Firmafede, Sarzana, Italy

             “XXVII Premio Vasto: Italian Art in the Last Century – Art Povera to

             Post Modern,” Istituto di Philippo Palazzi e Comune di Vasto, Vasto, Italy

1993      “Deus ex Charta,” Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

             “The Purloined Image,” Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI  

         “Masquerade-The Mask as Art,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los
     Angeles, CA
     “Noah’s Ark,” Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy
    “All the Streets Lead to Rome,” Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome

1992      “National Exposition of Art,” Quadriennale D’Arte Di Roma, Rome, Italy

1991      “Unalternative Europa,” Museum of Art, Palazzo Dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy

1990      “Il Mondo delle Torri da Babilonia a Manhattan,” Palazzo Reale, Comune di Milano,       Milan

1989      “Open Mind-Closed Circuits,” Museum van Hedendaagse, Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

“2000 Jahre die Gegenwart der Vergang Heit,” Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

“Italian Art in Russia,” Art Center, Moscow and Exhibition for Contemporary Art, Leningrad

“Ten Years of Acquisitions 1979-1989,” Civico Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

1988      “Mnemosyne, or the Theater of Memory,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt

             “Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art,” Queens Museum, NY

1987-88      “Reason and Emotion,” Edinburgh International Exhibition, Royal Scottish
      Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Edinburgh

“Memory and Imagination,” Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland

1987      “Exotisme au Quotidien,” Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium

             “Modern Myths, Classical Renewal,” Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID (traveling)

             “State of the Art,” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

             “Avant-Garde in the Eighties,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA

1986      “Neo Neo-Classicism,” Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

“Vom Keichnen: Aspekte der Keichnung, 1960-1985,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt        

             Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA    

“Aspekte der italienischer Kunst 1960-1985,” Osterreiches Museum for Angewande Kunst, Vienna, Austria
“Second Sight; Biennal IV”, San Francisco Museum Of Art, SF, CA
Sydney Biennal, Sydney Australia     
“Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art”, Queens Museum, NY

1985      Akron Museum of Art, Akron, OH

“A New Romanticism: Sixteen Artists from Italy,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

“Metaphor and/or Symbol: A Perspective on Contemporary Art,” National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1984-85      “El Arte Narrativa,” Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City and P.S.I., Long
     Island, NY

1984      “Via New York,” Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada

             “Alibis,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris

“Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., Germany

             “A Different Climate,” Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf

“An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture,” Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY

“Art in the Mirror,” XLI Esposizione Internazionale d’Art, Biennale de Venezia, Venice, Italy

1983      “XXIII Biennale d’Arte Roma Milano,” Palazzo Gottifredi, Alatri, Italy

1982      “Aperto XL Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte,” La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

             “Documenta 7,” Kassel, Germany

1981      “XVI Bienal de Sao Paulo,” Pavihao Armando Arruda Pereira, Sao Paulo, Brazil

             “Drawings,” Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York, NY

1980      “Arte e Critica 1980″, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

             “Neuerwerbungen” Galerie Rudolf Zwirrner, Cologne, Germany


2009      Art at Lincoln Center the Public Art & List Print & Poster Collection , p 187

2008      Belloni, Fabio “La Mani Decapitata” – Transavanguardia Fra Disegno e Citazione” (The Hand Decapitated- Transavantgarde Between Drawing and Quote) p. 260

2007      Goodman, Jonathan. “Carlo Maria Mariani.” Art in America. April 2008.
Tomassoni, Italo; Anni Settanta, Artisti Italiani Fra Cronaca e Mito “Editori Laterza” (The 60’s, Italian Artists of Myth) p. 106-141-149-150-158-163-214-231.

Pincus–Witten, Robert Carlo Maria Mariani. exhibition catalogue Francis N. Naumann Gallery

2005           Tessiner Zeitung, Carlo Maria Mariani, September 12, 2005, Germany

Kopp-Marx, Michaela “Zwichen Petrarca und Madonna” (Der Roman Der Postmoderne)

Beatrice Buscaroli, Carlo Maria Mariani, September 10, 2005, Il Domenicale, Italy Alessandra

Radaelli, Mariani. La caduta degli dei (The Fall of the Gods), October 2005, Arte, Italy

Oates, Leah  “Magical Landscapes” NY Arts Magazine, April 2007  p. 71

Riva, Alessandro “Carlo Maria Mariani: The Myth and His Vision” Exhibition Catalogue, Palazzo Te Mantova

2004      Riva, Alessandro, Carlo Maria Mariani Luca Pignatelli: On The Appian Way

             Rizzoli, The Nude in Art

    Armitage, Diane, “Carlo Maria Mariani: Memory and the City” THE Magazine, November, p. 46

Calvesi Maurizio, “Of Politically Incorrect Art”, Maniero Gallery catalogue

Marx, Michaela, “Zwischen Petrarca und Madonna; Der Roman der Postmoderne, p.177-180,255.

2003      “A Challenge to Contemporary Taste”, Hermitage Museum Magazine, April, London, England St. Petersburg, Russia

Lucie-Smith, Edward, Art Tomorrow, Vilo International, London, England pg. 113

Ebony, David,  “ Curve, The Female Nude Now” Rizzoli, New York, p. 146-

             Radaelli, Alessandra,  “Mariani a New York, ” Arte, May 2003, p. 62.

    Ebony, David,  “Carlo Maria Mariani’s Eternal Cities,” Art in America, October 2003, p. 110-114, 167

             Rosenblum, Robert, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” exhibition catalogue.

2002      Guzzi, Domenico “L’Anello Mancante,” Figurazione in Italia negli anni ’60 e ‘70” (Figuration in Italy 60’s and 70’s) Vol. I p. 23,530,554. Vol.II p. 133. Editori Laterza

Coltri, Marcella, “Carlo Maria Mariani.  L’Ultimo dei neoclassici alla ricerca della bellezza”, Arte, January 2002, p. 175      

             Nott, Robert, “Seeing Red”, The New Mexican, February 2002, p. 21-22

Oliva, Achille Bonito,  “The 80s” Carlo Maria Mariani catalogue exhibition, Italian Cultural Institute, London, England

             Riva, Alessandro, “Corsi & Ricorsi,” Arte, June 2002

2001      Ebony, David, Carlo Maria Mariani, Huber Editions, Frankfurt, Germany

             Boatto, Alberto, Crossroads, Campisano Editore, Rome, Bumber 177, 178, 179

    Lucie-Smith, Edward, Between Earth and Heaven: New Classical Movements in the Art ofToday, Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Iannoo, Belgium, p. 79-93, 218-219

Von Uwe,Wittstock, “Verpasste Chance Verlorenes Jahrzehnt” Die Welt February 3,2001

Lucie-Smith, Edward, Movements in Art Since 1945, Thames and Hudson, London, England

             Pratesi, Ludovico, Tesori Nascosti, Bulgari, p. 34

    Ebony, David,  “Readymade Ideals: Elements of Architecture in the Paintings of Carlo Maria

             Mariani,” The Classicist, No. 6, N. Y. p. 91-97

    Weiss, Marian Wolberg “Honoring the Artist: Carlo Maria Mariani” October 5, 2001 Dan’s Papers

             Cover Image and article p. 65

                       A. Riva, Arte, December 2001, p. 81  

2000      Calvesi, Maurizio, Ginsborg, Paul Novecento: The History of Art in Italy, Skira, Geneva & Milan, p. 36, 374, 375, 396, 397

di Maurizio, Gregorini, “’Lavori in corso’: testimonianza e riflessione della nostra epoca,” Italia Sera, 5/11/00

di Ludovico, Pratesi, “La Rassegna Diciotto artisti alla Galleria comunale nell’ex Peroni,” La  Republica, 5/11/00

             Franceschetti, Gianni, “Lavori in corso 10,” Rinascita, 5/19/00

    “Carlo Maria Mariani”, feature Bravo, Arts &Minds, aired February in Canada and United States

Rosenblum, Robert, “Encounters: Remembrance of Art Past”, London, National Gallery/Yale, 8-23

Riva, Alessandro Mariani – The Past and the Grand Future, ARTE, September 2000, Milan, Italy

    “35 Anni di Mostra tra Europa e America” Gian Enzo Sperone. Hopefulmonster. Italy. Vol. I p. 55-57, 58-63 Vol. II p. 313, 356/357

1999                McCarthy, Gerard, “Carlo Maria Mariani at Hackett-Freedman”, Art in America, September, p. 135

             Kangas, Matthew, “Of Mind and Matter”, Seattle Times, May 13, p. 24

             “Arte da premiare” ARS, February, p. 102-104,

Calvesi, Maurizio, “Un classicismo d’ avanguardia”, p. 108-111

Martin, Aimee, “This Artist Is Not Content to Rest on His Laurels” Southampton Press, 1/14/99

1998           Cannaviello 68/98, Cannaviello, Milan, Italy                                               

Gomez, Edward, “Past is Present”, Art & Antiques, Dec. p. 60-66

Cherubini, Laura, “A Conceptual Painter: Carlo Maria Mariani”, ars mediterranea, N.1,

             Barcelona, Spain, p. 46-55       

Mary Schneider Enriquez, “Carlo Maria Mariani” Artnews, March, p. 172    

Chiori Santiago, “U.S. Collectors Discover Mariani”, Artnewsletter, Vol.XXIII, No. 11, January 27

             A. Brizzi, La Pittura Delle Gioie/Painting Gems, Bulgari, Rome, Italy

             L’Osservatore Romano, Citta del Vaticano, Anno CXXXVIII, N.34, February

1997      Eccher, Daniel, “Italian Art, the last forty years” Carlo Maria Mariani, Electa, p. 206-209,236,

1997      M,Vescovo, Nineteen hundred Nudes, p 33, 34, Viviani Arte, Rome    

Von Kopf / Big Fuss: Fragmente des Korpers, Ursula Bickle Stiftung, Kraichtal und Edition           Stemmle AG, Zurich, p. 82      

Bourdon, David, Depicting the Inexplicable, Associated American Artists, catalogue with color reproductions

             Riva, Alessandro, Mariani Dada nel’70  Arte, Italy, July p. 82-84

    Bonetti, David, Contemporary art’s complex charm, San Francisco Examiner, May 6     

Ebony, David, Carlo Maria Mariani, Dialogues, Hackett-Freedman, SF,CA, (catalogue with color reproductions)

Jeromack, Paul, “Mariani at Associated American Artists”, Art & Auction, November p. 62

             Area (politica-Comunita-Economia), Anno II, N. 20, December

             Il Giornale Dell’Arte, Anno XIV-N.159, October

             Johnson, The New York Times, Art Review, November 21

             Kuspit Donald, Dialektik der Dekadenz, Tertium Stuttgart, p. 47-50   

1996      Kuspit, Donald, Idiosyncratic Identities, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA, p. 153-176

Jencks, Charles, What Is Postmodernism? Art and Design, London   

Anthology, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy (exhibition cat.)

Cherubini, Laura, “Mortal Sin,” Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, (catalogue with color reproductions)

             Fiz, Alberto, “Quotations Without Cliches,” Italia Oggi, p. 18

    Grasso, Sebastiano, “Let’s Call it Quits, Old Caryatids,” Corriere della Serra, May 20, p. 27

Tomassoni, Italo, “Carlo Maria Mariani, The Painter of Silence,” Flash Art, Summer #199, p. 56-59

             Cabutti, Lucio, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Arte Magazine October, p. 92-99

             Senaldi, Marco, “We are all the Worlds Story,” Flash Art, Summer #199, p. 56-

             Pontiggia, Elena, “The Sarcastic Gods of the New De Chirico,” Il Giornale, May  

             Codrington, Andrea, “Figuratively Speaking,” Art & Auction, June, p. 76 – 81

    Lucie-Smith, Edward, Visual Arts in the 20th Century, Laurence King Publishing, London, p. 348

Tomassoni, Italo, “La Profondita dello Sguardo,” Trevi Flash Art Museum, catalogue exhibition   

1995      Bensley, Lis, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” The New Mexican, July 1995

             de Walle, Mark van, “Essential Art in July,” Santa Fean, Vol. 23, p. 56 -57

             Panni, Mario Bruno, “The World of Citation,” Arte, No. 260, March, p. 56-65

             Art in the Twentieth Century, ‘Art in Diversity,’ Longman, Australia, p. 172 -

             Armitage, Diane, “Carlo Maria Mariani, Stillness in Time”, THE, July, p. 71

             Fleming, William, Arts & Ideas, Harcourt Brace, New York, p. 673-675

             Lucie-Smith, Edward, Art Today, Rizzoli, New York, NY

Quiljano, Ana Martinez, “Serene Beauty oneiric works,” Buenos Aires Herald, September 3

             Galli, Aldo, “las Convicciones Viscerales,” La Nacion, August 19, Buenos Aires    

             Ebony, David, “Stillness in Time,” Gerald Peters Gallery, SF, NM Magazine, p.

1994      Ebony, David, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Art in America, January, p.104

Rama, Claudio, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Arte, October

1993      McEviley, Thomas, The Exiles Return, Cambridge U. Press, p. 136-144       

Cameron, Dan, “Dreams,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY (catalogue with color reproductions)

Rosenblum, Robert, “A Postscript, Some Recent New-Romantic Mutations,” College Art Association, p. 74-84               

Bard,Elin, “Carlo Maria Mariani, “Dan’s Papers, Who’s Here, April, p.16

Kuspit, Donald “The Dialectic of Decadence”

1992      Wilson, William, “The Classical Musings of Carlo Maria Mariani,” Los Angeles Times, March 7

Sullivan, Meg, “Mariani Accentuates the Positive,” Los Angeles Daily News, March 6

             Pontiggia, Elena, “Utopia and the Hat of Angelica,” Il Giornale, January 23

“The Wife of Lot,” 15 Years of Contemporary Art in Italy 1978-1992, Pelizzano, Italy, pp. 16-17

Williams/ Wilson “From Caves to Canvas”

Hansen/ Furulund, “Drommen om Roma” Aschehoug. Norway.

          “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Venice Magazine, April, pp. 75-78

             Carlo Maria Mariani,” Journal of the Print World, Spring, p. 37

             Canem, Alexis, “Moderne Malerei Im Stil Der Altmeister,” Neue Zeut Berlin, Jan.

             Wiedmann, Christoph, “Butleers Bildungs Malerei,” Suddeeutsche Zeitung, Jan.

             Kolsch, Gerhard, “Sich Selbt Regenerierend,” Allegemeine Zeitung, Jan. 9

1991      Rose, Margaret, “The Post-Modern and then Post-Industrial,” Cambridge

Maenz, Paul, “Cologne 1970 -1990, An Avant-Garde Gallery and Art of Our Time,” Gert de Vries, Cologne, p. 255, 259, 262, 270, 288

Murken, Axel and Christa, “Von der bis zur Avantgarde Postmoderne,” Klinkhardt and Biermann, Germany, cover, p. 34,242, 321   Abb. 242

Fox, Howard, “Carlo Maria Mariani – An Abstraction,” Carlo Maria Mariani, Darmstadt, Germany/Los Angeles County Museum of Art       

Wolbert, Klaus, “Gradus Ad Parnassum,” Carlo Maria Mariani, Darmstadt Germany/Los Angeles      

County Museum of Art (catalogue with reproductions)   

             Calvesi, Maurizio, “The Classical Ideal as ‘Ready Made’,”                                                Carlo Maria Mariani, Darmstadt Germany/Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Feester, Sigrid, “Gruppenbild mit Malerfurst,” Frankenthaler Zietung Die Rheinpfalz, Dec. 12

             Hut, Goethes, “Mariani at Mathildenhohe, Ausweg Zuruck Zum                                      Klassizismus,” Frankfurt Allegmeine, Dec. 15, p. 25

             Schlagheck, Irma, “Den Olympischschen Goethe Ernannte Er Zu                                    Seinem Vater,” Art Das Kunstmagazin, Hamburg, No. 12, p. 108-111

1990      McEviley, Thomas, “A Rebellion for a New Time,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, NY, NY (catalogue)

             Jencks, Charles, “Was ist Postmoderne?” Zurich/Munich, S. 24 ff

             Kuspit, Donald, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Venice Biennial Cannaviello Milan

Pettersson, Jan Ake, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Drammen Kunstforening, Norway (catalogue)

             Lucie-Smith, Edward, Art in the 1980′s, Phaido Press, Oxford, p. 109-114

             “Bitjutsu Techno,” Vol. 42, No. 627, Japan, Aug., p. 65

             “Artists Talk,” Flash Art, No. 150 Jan/Feb, p. 161

             Tondelli, Pier Vittorio, “Un Weekend Post Moderno,” Bompani, p. 257-262

             Dittmar, Peter, “Review,” Die Welt, May 26

             Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, “Review,” Flash Art, No. 157, p. 88-89

             Leibman, Lisa, Contemporanea, Nov., p. 48-53

             McEviley, Thomas, “Constellation of Leo”, Carlo Maria Mariani, p.54-55

O’Neill Jr.. George “Personaggi dell Arte Italiana del ‘900: Ritratti” (Italian Art Personalities: Portraits) C.L.E.B. Gallery Club. p. 55

1989      “Italian Art Now,” Art & Design Academy Editions, St. Martins Press, New York, p. 36-37

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Flash Art, No.152, October/Nov. p. 14

Calvesi, Maurizio, “Review,” L’Espresso, p. 159

“Open Mind, Closed Circuits,” Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

Pohlen, Annelie, “200 Jahre, Die gegenwart der Vergangenheit,” Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

             Flash Art Estate, Summer No. 151, Flash Art News, p. 6

1988      Pontiggia, Elena, “Mariani trova il suo Parnaso,” Il Gironale, Nov. 6 

Kohn, Michael, “Paradise Revisited,” Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)

Cannaviello, Enzo, and Carlo Maria Mariani, “Paradiso Riconquistato,” Bellochio, Flavio, “Carlo Maria Mariani, Flash Art, December/ January, p. 147

             Iannacci, Anthony, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Artforum, December, p.132

             Cumming, Hugh, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Art & Design, June, p.17-25

             Barak, Ami, “Carlo Maria Mariani, un neo-piege Classique,” Art Press, April

             Barilli, Renato, “Review,” Corriere della Sera, October 23

             Suvan, Gee, ” Review,” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 11

             Vettese, Angela, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Flash, October

Vettese, Angela, “Month after Month Returning to the Ancient,” Ore 24,October 24

1987      Norklun, Kathi, “Mariani, Neoclassical Lone Ranger,” Press Telegram, May 24, p. 3

             Nairne, Sandy, State of the Art: Ideas and Images in 1980′s Channel 4 Books

1987      Jencks, Charles, Post-Modernism: The New Classicism in Art and Architecture, Academy Editions, LondonJencks, Charles, “The Post-Avant Garde,” Vol. 3, No. 7/8

Iannacci, Anthony, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Artscribe International, No. 64, Summer, p. 92-93

             Bird, John”State of the Art,” Artscribe, No. 62, March/April, p. 11,12

             Panicelli, Ida, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Artforum, Vol. 25, no. 10, Summer, p. 130-

Barnes, Lucinda, Carlo Maria Mariani, University Art Museum, Cal. State University, Long Beach, CA (catalogue)

             Russell, John, review, The New York Times, April 24     

    Tondelli, Pier Vittorio, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Flash Art, February/March (cover story)

             Fox, Howard, “Avant-Garde in the Eighties,” Los Angeles Times

             Dimitrijevic, Nena, “Alice nei Paesaggi Culturali, Flash Art, Feb/Mar

             Mariani, Carlo Maria, “Solemnis Caerimonia,” Sperone Westwater

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn,” “Interview with Carlo Maria Mariani,” Flash Art International, April, no. 133, p. 60-63          

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, “Ritratto Eroicomico Warhol Napolene,” Sole, Mar. 2, p. 23

             Hathorn, Sandy, “Modern Myths: Classical Renewal,” Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

             Panicelli, Ida, “Review,” Artforum, Summer, p. 130-131 

1986      Poirer, Maurice, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” ArtNews, December

Beal, Graham W.J., “Second Sight Biennial IV,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, SF, CA

Fox, Howard N., A New Romanticism, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Wash., D.C.

Drier, Deborah, Neo Neo-Classicism, Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (catalogue)

             Waterlow, Nick, Biennale Sydney, (exhibition catalogue)

             Kohn, Michael, “Review,” Flash Art, Summer

             Dimitrijevic, Nena, “Alice in Culturescapes,” Flash Art, Summer

             Aspekte der italienischen Kunst, 1969-1985, Milan, p. 43, 96. 97

             Calvesi, Maurizio and Marisa Vescovo, “La Memoria del Tempo”

             Oliva, Achille Bonito, “Arte Santa,” Edizioni Essegi, p. 82

1985      Henry, Martin, “Inside Europe, Italy,” Artnews, February

“Metaphor and/or Symbol: A Perspective on Contemporary Art,” National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, p. 61  

             Marcade, Bernard, “Review,” Flash Art, Summer

1984      Feaver, William, “Remembrance of Things Past,” Artnews, September

             Hughes, Robert, “Gliding Over a Dying Reef,” Time, July 2

Rosenzweig, Phyllis, Howard Fox & Miranda McClintic, Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984, Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

McEvilley, Thomas, “On the Manner of Addressing Clouds,” Artforum, Summer

    Kohn, Michael, “Mannerism & Contemporary Art: The Style & It’s Critics,” Arts, March

Greenspan, Stuart, “Gallery-Hopping in Manhattan,” The Wall Street Journal, February 7

Levillayer, Agnes, “Review,” Art Press, Sept.Pincus-Witten, Robert and Phillip Evans-Clark, Via New York, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal

Berger Danny, “Carlo Maria Mariani in his Studio,” Print Collector’s Newsletter, July-Aug

             Gambrell, Jamey, “Review,” Art in America, May

             Kohn, Michael, “Review,” Flash Art, April-May

Larson, Kay, “500 Years from Today, ” New York, Feb 20        

Levin, Kim, Artful Dodgers,” The Village Voice, Feb 7

             Diacono, Mario, “Verso una Nuova Iconographia” Reggio Emilia Tauma               

Argan, Giulio Carlo, “A Different Climate,” Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Oct.

             Carlo Maria Mariani, Sperone Westwater, new York, (exhibition catalogue)

Russell, John, “Art: Carlo Maria Mariani in Classical Vein,” The New York Times, January 27

Bontempi, Pier Carlo, “Le Musée Perdu” Decoration International Paris, France

1983      Wohlfert-Wihlborg, Lee, “Europe’s Exuberant New Wave Artists,” Town & Country, April

1983      Drier, Deborah, “Mythic Image,” Artnews, March

Owens, Craig, “Honor, Power, and the Love of Women, “Art in America, January

Balmas, Paolo, “The Anachronisms of Art,” Flash Art, Summer & “Review,” Flash Art, April

             Tomassoni, Italo, “L’azione parallela degli ipermanieristi,” Flash Art, Summer    

             Oliva, Achille Bonito, “Avantgarde-Transavantgarde,” Vanguard, May        

1982      Ratcliff, Carter, “On Iconography and Some Italians,” Art in America, Sept.

Liebman, Lisa, “Carlo Maria Mariani at Sperone Westwater- Fischer,” Art in America, February

             Kohn, Michael, “Mariani and Neoclassicism,” Arts, January

             Barilli, Renato, “E’di moda il fuori moda,” L’Espresso, Aug. 8

             Fuchs, R.H., forward to, Documenta 7, Kassel

Cherubini, Laura, “Carlo Maria Mariani; Mario Diacono/Rome,” Flash Art, Summer

Gibson, Michael, “Calmer Times at the Venice Biennale,” International Herald Tribune, 6/19-20

             Grosskopf, Annegret, “Documenta 7,” Stern, June 16

1981      Mussa, Italo, “Carlo Maria Mariani,” Flash Art, Oct/Nov, p 36-38

             Levin, Kim, “Review,” The Village Voice, Nov. 18, p. 72

             Zimmer, William, “(Neo) Classical Gas,” The SoHo News, Nov. 17, p. 55

Marzorati, Gerald, “Art Picks: Carlo Maria Mariani,” The SoHo News, Nov. 17, p. 55

             Blau, Douglas, “Review,” Flash art, Dec/Jan p. 57- 58

Russell, John, “Art: Spirit of 1700′s Haunts a Soho Gallery,” The New York Times, October 30

             Villares, Kuiz, XVI Bienal de Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil

“Gli autoritratti firmati: Io Carlo Maria Mariani,” La Rivista dell’Arte, Vol. XII, No. 108, Ma

Grazioli, Elio, “Carlo Maria Mariani pictor philosophus,” Segno, No.20,       Pescara, p.   39, 3-4 / 81   

Cherubini, Laura, “Rome/Galleria Sperone: Carlo Maria Mariani,” Segno, No. 20, Pescara, p. 39, March/April

Balmas, Paolo, “Rome: coop AAM, Mariani/ Cantafora,” Segno, No.23, Pescara, p. 13, Oct/Nov

Cherubini, Laura, “Rome/Galleria Sperone: Carlo Maria Mariani,” Segno, No. 20, Pescara, p. 39, March/April              

             “Relation et Relation,” Edition Yellow Now, Crisnee, Belgium, p. 183-87

1980      Mussa, Italo, “Carlo Maria Mariani”, De Luca Editore, Rome

             Oliva, Achille Bonito, “Carlo Maria Mariani” Corriere della Sera, November 16     

Barilli, Renato, L’Espresso, Rome, December 23

Mussa, Italo, “La Via inattuale dell’arte,” Controspazio, Edizioni Dedalo, Anno XII, no. 1-6, p. 252-254


Feltrinelli prize from the Academia dei Lincei in Rome


The Guggenheim Museum, New York
Lincoln Center, New York
The Tate Gallery, London, England
Frye Museum, Seattle, Washington
The Civic Museum of Art, Milan, Italy
Groninger Museum, Groninger, Netherlands
Etude De Maître, Charbonneaux, France
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kemper Collection, Kansas City, Kansas
Kunstsammlugen-Schlossmuseum, Weimar, Germany
Università degli Studi di Parma, Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy
Museum of Modern Art, Rome, Italy
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York; Library of Congress, Washington D.C. The Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada
Collection Borghese, Rome, Italy
The Bulgari Collection, Rome, Italy
Millenium Hotel, New York; Rosewood Collection, Dallas, Texas
The Cresent Collection at the Phillip Johnson Building, Dallas, Texas
Banca d’Italia, Rome, Italy
Foundation Cassa di Risparmio, di Foligno, Italy
Mougins Museum of Art, Mougins, France
Museo di Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy
Franklin Mint, Philadelphia, Pensylvania
The Resnick Collection, Los Angeles, California
The Steve Wynn Collection, Dallas, Texas
Mikado Film, Rome, Italy
Fondazione Maramotti Museum, Reggio Emilia, Italy
The Eric Clapton Collection, London England