Omaggio alla Somalia

Where: Rome, Istituto Italo-Africano Date: 1980 This exhibition focused again on Novaresio’s African memories. The paintings displayed here were largely appreciated by the public and critics. After the exhibition, all the works were taken to the Somali Embassy to be selected: inexplicably, they remained there for seven years.

Genova, Galleria Rotta 1952

Luogo: Genova, Galleria Rotta Anno: 1952 Questa mostra raccolse generale consenso da parte della critica, che seppe leggere il significato della ricerca di Novaresio all’interno di una selezione decisamente eterogenea. Alle pareti si allineavano infatti sia opere figurative (soggetti sacri e floreali, paesaggi e ritratti) sia astratte: due linguaggi che..Leggi di più

Via Crucis

Where: Voghera, Palazzo Gounela Date: 1986 Through essential but powerful etchings, in 1949 Novaresio illustrated the cycle of the Via Crucis. After more than thirty years, the etching plates were ‘rediscovered’ and given to Novaresio’s friend, the lithographer Miles Fiori. Images and scans Prefazione catalogo, Fabretti

Tempere di Giovanni Novaresio

Where: Kismayo (Somalia), Kismayo School Date: 1954   This is Novaresio’s first solo exhibition outside Italy. The artist described it as a tribute to Somalia: he did not yet know that this would be the first of a long series of exhibitions on his land of adoption. Landscapes and, above..Leggi di più

Genova, Associazione “La Serenissima”

Where: Genoa, Associazione ‘La Serenissima’ Date: 1954 An example of the often abused comparison between art and nature: Novaresio’s and Tampieri’s paintings were displayed in the halls of the association ‘La Serenissima’, together with the works of the flower painter Podestà. No photographs were found, but the theme of the..Leggi di più

Somali a palazzo San Giorgio

Where: Genoa, Palazzo San Giorgio Date: 1962 Novaresio did not personally take part in this exhibition, but promoted it actively and passionately. The real protagonists of this event were Aden Mohamed, Fatuma Giana and Isuf, three young Somali artists. The exhibition also included a series of small sculptures from the..Leggi di più