Simone Bergantini

Bio

Simone Bergantini was born in 1977 in Velletri, in the province of Rome. He lives and works between Turin and Milan, where he teaches Photography at the Accademia di Brera since 2013. After a degree in History of Art at the Sapienza University of Rome, in 2004 he moved to Milan where he began his artistic path. He worked for many years as an assistant in the field of Fashion and Advertisment Photography, where he learnt the instruments of that language which remains his primary means of expression today and his favourite field of investigation.
Besides having his work exhibited both in Italian and foreign galleries, in the last years Simone Bergantini won some of the most prestigious national and international photography awards such as the FOAM Talent Call and the Terna prize 02. His work has been published on the foremost international photography magazines such as Der Greif, Blow, Vice, Foam, and also displayed at public and private institutions in Europe, United States and Asia.

Works

Simone Bergantini, The Night Watch #1, 2014/2015, iPhone 3 glass, wooden frame, anti-glare glass, triptych, 23x17cm each, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Cieli (Cielo #4, Cielo #5, Cielo #6), 2015, inkjet print on cotton paper, triptych, 40x60cm each, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #4, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #9, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Flower, 2008/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 40x30cm, edition 5/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Untitled, 2012-2013, inkjet print on cardboard, 25x20cm, edition 8/25, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Mr. Smith – From the “American Standard Remix” series, 2010, inkjet print on paper, 156x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, La Compagnia dei Pappagalli (LCDP 08), 2010/2012, charchoal pigment print, 25x20cm, edition 3/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 003, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 006, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T005 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 2/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T053 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T055 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Golden Path – Element 3, 2018/2019, brass elements covered with 24k gold, 12 pieces, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Night Watch #2, 2014/2015, iPhone 3 glass, wooden frame, anti-glare glass, composition of 10, 23x12cm each, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #2, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #5, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #12, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, NO horizon ON horizon, 2009, charchoal pigment on cotton paper, triptych, 130x300cm, edition 4/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, PICS (32), 2014, inkjet print on cotton paper, 40x25cm, edition 1/5,
courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Mrs. Smith – From the “American Standard Remix” series, 2010, inkjet print on paper, 156x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, La Compagnia dei Pappagalli (LCDP 09), 2010/2012, charchoal pigment print, 25x20cm, edition 5/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 004, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 007, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T020 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondioon cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T043 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Golden Path – Element 1, 2018/2019, brass elements covered with 24k gold, 13 pieces, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Golden Path – Element 4, 2018/2019, brass elements covered with 24k gold, 16 pieces, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #3, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, ADDICTION #6, 2013, inkjet print on cotton paper, 160x120cm, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Cloud, 2008/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 130x100cm, edition 6/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Untitled, 2010, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 40x30cm, edition 3/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, PICS (40), 2014, inkjet print on cotton paper, 40x25cm, edition 1/5,
courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, La Compagnia dei Pappagalli (LCDP 05), 2010/2012, charchoal pigment print, 25x20cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 002, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, Uncapture 003, 2011/2012, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 60x50cm, edition 1/3, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T006 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T025 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, T054 – From the “TROPHIES” series, 2017/2018, charchoal pigment print on cotton paper, 42x32cm, edition 1/7, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Golden Path – Element 2, 2018/2019, brass elements covered with 24k gold, 31 pieces, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio

Simone Bergantini, The Golden Path – Element 5, 2018/2019, brass elements covered with 24k gold, 36 pieces, courtesy the artist and Galleria Giampaolo Abbondio