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Roberto Ferri

Roberto Ferri (born 1978) is an Italian artist and painter from Taranto, Italy who is deeply inspired by Baroque artists (particularly Caravaggio) and other old masters of Romanticism, Academy and Symbolism.


In 1996 he graduated from the Liceo Artistico Lisippo Taranto, a local art school in his hometown. He began to study painting on his own and moved to Rome in 1999 to expand his studies in the field of ancient painting, starting, in particular, from the end of the 16th century.

In 2006 he graduated with honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.

His work is in important private collections in Rome, Milan, London, Paris, New York, Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Miami, San Antonio (Texas), Qatar, Dublin, Boston, Malta and the Chateau de Menerbes in Provence. His work was featured in the controversial Italian Pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale, and exhibited at the Palazzo Cini, Venice, at the 2010 Kitsch Biennale.


Roberto Ferri: oltre i sensi Roberto Ferri, Fabio Isman, Italian Cultural Institute (London, England), Palazzo del Vittoriano (Rome, Italy), Italian Cultural Institute (New York, New York), 2009; ISBN 88-572-0211-9.

  • (in Italian) Roberto Ferri – Official website
  • (in Italian) Roberto Ferri on
  • (in Italian) Academy of Fine Arts in Rome
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