Born in 1961 in Turin, where he lives. Degree in history and criticism of cinema at the University of Turin; specialization diploma in art history at the University of Siena.
Lecturer in art history at the Albertina Academy of Turin, where he also holds courses in design history and television history. Professor of contemporary art at the IAAD of Turin.
Art critic, curator of exhibitions. Collaborates on the cultural pages of "Il Giornale", writes on "Linkiesta", "MOW Mag", "Tuttosport".
In 2009 curator of the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. From 2010 to 2018 he was president of the Readers' Club of Turin. Among the latest exhibitions curated are the monographs by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock and the school in New York, Edward Hopper, the Andy Warhol collective and the 80s in New York, Easy Rider, Futuro.
Married, four children.
MAIN AREAS OF SCIENTIFIC INTEREST
Contemporary art, cinema, television, pop and rock music, contemporary literature
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Among the art essays, we would point out:
What art are you? (2010), Pop (2011), Sex (2013), Nati sotto il Biscione (2015), all published by Rizzoli, Arte è libertà (Giubilei Regnani 2020)
Among the musical essays: Visioni di suoni (Arcana 2010), Renato Zero's biographies (2007-32017 both for Baldini Castoldi), Canzoni d'amore (Mondadori 2018)
Out in January 2021 What art are you staying? Ten lessons to understand contemporary art (Rizzoli)