Giuliano Grittini was born and lives in Milan where he attended the School of Graphic Design and the studios of some important artists; working and creating artistic books, exploring the art ofprinting. He has worked with artists such as: Baj, Fiume, Sassu, Guttuso, Scanavino, Tadini, Warhol, Vasarely, Rotella, and, being passionate about photography, photographed them in various phases of their work. His photographs and works have been published by: Rizzoli, Bompiani, Frassinelli, L’Espresso, Panorama, Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, and l’Unità. Besides being a printer and photographer, he expresses his creativity by making his own particular artistic journey.
He has held numerous solo and group exhibitions, and has participated in national and international events such as: Festival of the Word Venezia Poesia, Venice, 1977 photographing Alda Merini and Umberto Eco; Venice Biennale, participating in the poetic Bunker. He has exhibited in Innsbruck, Siena, Foggia, Accadia (FG), Brescia and in 2006 in Legnano. In 2010 he participated in several group and solo projects: “MARILYN la storia del mito” curated by Bruno Baglivo, Gallery of the Palazzo Coveri in Florence; “MARILYN arte della bellezza”, curated by Carlo Occhipinti, Villa Ponti in Arona; “Ultimo atto d’Amore”, Alda Merini, Marilyn Monroe, Mimmo Rotella, and Giuliano Grittini, MDM Museum in Porto Cervo; “ALDA MERINI - L’anima della luce - Testimonianze” at the Spazio Oberdan for the Province of Milan; in December at the Palazzo Reale in Milan he presented a series of images dedicated to Alda Merini directed by Pierpaolo Venier in the exhibition titled “Ultimo atto d’Amore” with Mimmo Rotella and a series of works dedicated to Marilyn.
He is the author together with the director Cosimo Damiano Damato of the film “Una donna sul Palcoscenico” about Alda Merini with poems performed by Mariangela Melato, presented at the Venice Film Festival. His books include: “È già difficile vivere una volta, figuriamoci molte volte” with a preface by Carlo Franza (with Alda Merini, CLON - ART, 1997); and “Ringrazio sempre chi mi dà ragione” (with Alda Merini, Alternative Press, 1997). In 2011, he held a solo exhibition in Ravenna at the Church of San Domenico. In 2011/2012 he presented “Marilyn life”, Castello Pozzi, Milan; in 2013 “Aston Martin Story, miti e ...” at Il Sole 24 Ore, Milan; “Atto d’Amore in London”, First Solo Exhibition and “Cara Alda, un ricordo di Alda Merini tra immagini e carta stampata”, at the Spazio Oberdan in Milan. In 2014, he participated in “Omaggio a Basquiat e Haring” at the MDM Museum in Porto Cervo, in the “Sorella Marilyn” collective at Città di Castello. Alda Merini “Diva” in Sesto Fiorentino; and was present in the “Amstel Art collective in Hong Kong”. Finally, in 2014/2015 he held a personal exhibition at the Palazzo Ducale, Genova, in preparation for the grand show Genio e Poesia for Expo 2015.
2015 Città di Castello, “Tex Willer”, collective presented by Vincenzo Mollica.
2016 After several experiments, born CRACKER ART new experimental technique and INGIURIES were created in collaboration with Giuliano and Linda Grittini.
October 2016. Unpublished “Warhol, digital and artistic experiments” by Giuliano Grittini - Brescia, Museum of Industry and Labor.
2016 Milan, MI-ART, installation at Pozzi’s Castle of Rinaldo Denti, of the opera “NEW GAME” light sculpture.
2016 Novara. LEGART Art Gallery, Palazzo Gualtieri, personal exposition titled “Even today will be inside history”.
2017 Lugano, Villa Principe Leopoldo “Art Routes” with Mazzoleni Foundation.
2017 Miami Collective presented by Corrado Rizza.
2017 Contact Gallery, Rome.
2017 House of arts Milano, personal exposition titled “Atto d’Amore” Merini Home Foundation.
Collaboration with the Corriere della Sera.