Giovanna Rasario lives in Florence, where she works prevalently on large canvases using oil. She was born in Catania, Sicily, where she began to paint at a very early age, proceeding from a more figurative style to increasingly more abstract and metaphysical one.

She held important personal exhibitions on invitation by public institutions, among which the exhibition at the Grand Theatre d’Angers in France (curator: Mimma Breasciani) the one at the Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies (curator: Antonio Natali) and most recently at the National Museum of San Matteo in Pisa (curator: Valerio Dehò). During her career she exhibited at Europ’Art of Geneva, at Lineart of Ghent in Belgium, at the Galerie des Kommunalverbandes on invitation by the city of Hannover, at the Miart in Milan, at Artefiera in Bologna and at Lingotto in Turin.
Her pieces can be found in public collections such as the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and the Istituto Superiore di Studi Umanistici at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, and private in Italy (Capalbio, Catania, Firenze, Milano, Pozzuoli, Pisa, Roma, Torino) and abroad (Paris, London, Oxford, San Diego, New York, Minneapolis, New Haven, Washington D.C.).

Trained as both an artist and an art historian, she started with classics and then continued her studies at the school of Giulio Carlo Argan at the University of Rome La Sapienza, before obtaining her PhD in Modern Art History, with a thesis on Giorgio De Chirico.
Her activity as a painter was always accompanied by her marked interest in art history and in the promotion of the study of arts.
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