About the Book
Dina Cangi was born in Arezzo, where she lives and works in the locality Chiani. After high school graduation she devoted herself to art by exercising, with a constant search for colors, lights, materials and surfaces, the practice of painting. She's passionate about anthropology and archeology.
The artist has a deep appreciation for the tradition and culture of the past, that tends to recycle, filter and return through the suggestions of her work, with the eyes and heart of those who live militant by the art of living in the state of being contemporary.
Since her earliest appearances in group exhibitions, reviews and competitions, Cangi has immediately obtained awards and critical acclaim. Since the Nineties she exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad.
To remember are the successes in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Regensburg (Germany), Atlanta (U.S.A.) and Ghent (Belgium). Some of her works are part of public and private collections. /// Dina Cangi nasce ad Arezzo, dove vive e lavora in località Chiani. Dopo il diploma di scuola superiore si dedica all’arte esercitando, con un’assidua ricerca di colori, luci, superfici e materiali, la pratica della pittura. È appassionata di antropologia e archeologia.
L’artista nutre un grande apprezzamento per la tradizione e la cultura del passato, che tende a recuperare, filtrare e restituire attraverso le suggestioni dei suoi lavori, con gli occhi e il cuore di chi vive da militante l’arte della propria contemporaneità.
Fin dalle sue prime apparizioni in mostre collettive, rassegne e concorsi, la Cangi ottiene immediati riconoscimenti di pubblico e critica. Dagli anni Novanta ha esposto con personali e collettive in Italia e all’estero.
Da ricordare i successi ottenuti a Berlino, Düsseldorf e Regensburg (Germania), Atlanta (U.S.A.) e Ghent (Belgio). Alcune delle sue opere fanno parte di collezioni pubbliche e private.
Danielle Villicana D'Annibale is the Founder & Artistic Director of Via Cavour 85, an alternative space located in the historical center of Arezzo in Tuscany, dedicated to contemporary art, where she organizes solo & group exhibitions, art & musical events as well as poetry readings. Since 2010, together with her husband Maurizio D’Annibale, light designer, she has curated & organized over 80 exhibitions as well as created more than 45 catalogues and monographs for artists. Originally from Pasadena & Laguna Beach, California, in 1994 Danielle graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles, earning a B.A. in Art History and the Visual Arts. In the same year she moved to Florence where she frequented some of the most important Florentine atelier. Subsequently she learned the fresco techniques at the school of Leonetto Tintori in Prato. In 2006 she obtained the academic diploma in Painting with highest honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. VIVA L'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA!