Italian sculptor Gianfranco Meggiato (b. 1963) found his vocation at an early age, having featured in his first exhibition in his native Venice while still in his teens. He studied at the Isituto Statale d’Arte in his home city for five years before embarking on a career as a sculptor.
Prior to 2014, his work was featured in several exhibitions per year from 1998. Highlights from this period include a solo exhibition at the Palazzo delle Prigoni in Venice (2001), a solo exhibition at the headquarters of UBS in Lugano, Switzerland (2010), and dual exhibition in Kuwait City and Dubai organised with patronage from the Italian Embassies in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, respectively (2009)
Onyeka Ibe Interactive Spaces24 Sep - 9 Nov 2013Gallery Elena Shchukina is delighted to present Interactive Spaces, an exhibition of new and recent works by New York-based Nigerian-born artist Onyeka Ibe (b. 1971). Whilst some of his portraits and landscapes are purely representational, others lean much more towards abstraction. Ibe's colour palette is reminiscent of Africa's rich, earthy tones yet the villages he paints are not restricted to a particular land mass. As such, he brings together elements of his native Africa and combines them with Western influences. The subjects of his figurative works tend to be white...