Samaneh Atef. Out of place

Samaneh Atef Out of place Vernissage: Wednesday November 8, 2023 – 6:30 pmOn view: November 9 – December 22, 2023 After the stop in Turin, at GliAcrobati gallery, Samaneh Atef arrives in Milan at Maroncelli 12 with the exhibition “Fuori posto / Out of place”. The Iranian artist (1989, Bandar Abbas, Islamic Republic of Iran) presents […]

Raffaele Capuana. Il rosso è un colore che non conosco

Raffaele Capuana Il rosso è un colore che non conosco Immagine precedente Immagine successiva Vernissage: Thursday May 18, 2023. At 6.30 pmOn view: May 19 – September 27, 2023 I first encountered Raffaele Capuana’s painting while leafing through the pages of the Outsider Art Observatory (n. 20) where the important text by Giorgio Seveso underlines […]

Davide Cicolani. e rimanemmo a guardare quello che accadeva

Davide Cicolani e rimanemmo a guardare quello che accadeva Vernissage: Wednesday November 16, 2022. At 6.30 pmWith the presence of the artistOn view November 17, 2022 – February 24, 2023 After participating in the Outsider Art Fair Paris, Maroncelli 12 returns to the gallery with a solo exhibition by Davide Cicolani. “e rimanemmo a guardare […]

Carlo Zinelli

Carlo Zinelli Carlo Zinelli was born at San Giovanni Lupatoto (Verona) in 1916. He was only two years old when his mother died. When he was nine, his father, a carpenter, sent him to work on a farm. Carlo later became a butcher’s apprentice at the municipal abattoirs in Verona. During this time he began […]

Annamaria Tosini

Annamaria Tosini In the garden of the family villa in Casteldaccia (Palermo), in a path of flowers, sounds, perfumes, where the trees had drops of crystal fruits, Annamaria Tosini (Palermo 1930-2013) had walked around welcoming Jorge Luis Borges and her wife Maria Kodama. The wife of an engineer, Annamaria Tosini, has been a permanent presence of the […]

Franca Settembrini

Franca Settembrini Franca Settembrini was born in 1947 in Florence. She has been hospitalized into Florentine psychiatric hospital at 11 years old. Since 1976 she has been attending the art laboratory La Tinaia, painting with a lot of energy but in a discontinued way. She stops painting in 1986 when she moves out of Florence. In […]

Alessandro Santoro

Alessandro Santoro Alessandro Santoro was born in Faenza (Ravenna) in June 1969. He lived with his family first in Marche and Lombardy, and at the end of the Seventies he moved to Novara, where his parents started a craft activity. After graduating as a surveyor, he enrolled in the faculty of architecture at the Milan […]


Nabila She was born in Cairo in 1945. In Egypt she lived for twenty years, then she married and moved to Italy. Following the failure of the marriage and after various difficult situations, Nabila faces an emigrant life and, while her residences vary, she loses more and more personal references and self-control. In 1997, in the former […]

Tarcisio Merati

Tarcisio Merati Tarcisio Merati was born in 1934 in Bonate Sopra, near Bergamo. He rebels very soon against his own family life conditions of extreme poverty. He loses his father when he is a little child. His mother remarries with an uncouth man who often beats him. After elementary school and professional training, Tarcisio works […]

Cristina Martella

Cristina Martella Cristina Martella was born in Atri, in the province of Teramo, where she lives and works. As a child she is attracted to painting but she graduated in Economics in Pescara. After university and a short trip to London, she decides to follow her dreams and devotes herself exclusively to painting, moving from […]