Alessandro Raho

1971 Born in Nassau, Bahamas
Lives and works in London, England


1991 – 94 Goldsmiths College, London, England, BA Fine Art
1989 – 90 Croydon College of Art, Diploma in Foundation Studies


2003 Cheim & Read, New York
Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

2002 Taro Nasu, Tokyo, Japan

2001 Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2000 aspreyjacques, London , England

1999 Taro Nasu, Tokyo, Japan

1997 Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy

1996 Maureen Paley / Interim Art, London, England
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York

1995 Rena Bransten, San Francisco, CA
Maureen Paley / Interim Art, London, England


2003 Jun Hasegawa, Paul Morrison, Allessandro Raho, Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002 Painting on the Move, Kunsthalle Basel 2002
Contemporary Drawing Exhibition: Finalists of Pizza Express Prospects 2002, Essor Gallery, London, England

2001 Unseen Landscapes, The Lowry, Salford; traveling to York City Art Gallery and Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

2000 OO, Barbara Gladstone, New York

1999 Figuration, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal; traveling to Rupertinum, Salzburg; Museum of Modern Art, Bolzano Group Show, S.A.L.E.S. Gallery, Rome

1998 Dumbpop, Jerwood Space, London, England
Surfacing; Contemporary Drawing, I.C.A., London, England
The Erotic Sublime (Slave to the Rhythm), Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg Hanging, Galeria Camargo Vilaça, Sao Paolo, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro and Fundaçåo Cultura da Distrito Federal, Brazilia

1997 People, Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Art in Jeans, Artenergie, Firenze
One in the Other, London, England
Countenance, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
False Impressions, curated by Alison Jacques, The British School at Rome, Italy
1996 Face to Face, (with John Currin, Machiko Edmonson, Jun Hasegawa, Alex Katz, Robin Lowe, Elizabeth Peyton, Mike Silva), Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England

1995 Portraits, curated by Janice Guy, New York
Brilliant! New Art From London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1994 Don't Wake Up, (with Julie Roberts, Thaddeus Strode, Sarah Seager),
Maureen Paley / Interim Art, London, England
Artissima 94, Turin, Italy


2002 'Ewan Gibbs and Allesandro Raho', Kultureflash, no.07, July 23
'Unseen Landscapes: Artists and Wilderness', The Guardian Guide, January 5
'Exhibitions - See This!', The Guardian Guide, January 5
'Unseen Landscapes on show at Towner', Eastbourne Herald, Jan 4

2001 'New art from Raho', Eastbourne Herald, December 14
Mark Irving, 'Northern exposure', RA Magazine, Summer issue 71
Robert Clark, 'Unseen Landscapes', The Guide, The Guardian, May 12-18
Mark Irving, 'The land strikes back', The Independent on Sunday, 13 May
'Grenzen überwindende Malerei, Georg Baselitz und Alessandro Raho in der Galerie Ropac in Salzburg', Salzburger Nachrichten, 4 May
Anselm Wagner, 'Hat uns die Erde jetz, oder hat sie uns nicht', Der Standard, 30 April/1 May

2000 Mark Gisbourne, 'Oculus Imaginations', Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 31
Chris Noraika, 'Alessandro Raho', Untitled, Summer, no. 22
Fisun Güner, 'Alessandro Raho', What's On, May 24
Jonathon Jones, 'Portrait of the Week', The Guardian, May 20
Jonathon Jones, 'Exhibitions', The Guardian, May 11
Gemma de Cruz, 'Alessandro Raho', Artclub Magazine, Summer
Perretta, Gabriele, 'Young British Artists', Flash Art International, March, p. 118

1999 Toshio Simizu, 'Artscape: Alessandro Raho', Ryuko Tsushin/Made in Tokyo, August 8, vol. 433
Monty DiPietro, 'Why so pale and wan, fond lover, prithee why so pale?', Asahi Evening News
Simon Morley, 'Surfacing: Contemporary Drawing', Contemporary Visual Arts, issue 21
Ludovico Pratesi, 'Dai fumetti alla Pop Art', La Repubblica
William Packer, 'Dumb by name but not by nature', Financial Times, January 12
Jane Burton, 'Art at the cut-price', Metro Newspaper

1998 Adrian Searle, 'Dumb and dumber', The Guardian, December 1
Helen Sumpter, 'Choice: Dumbpop' Evening Standard Hot Tickets, November 19

1997 Camila Viegas, 'Mostra aponta rumos da pintura moderna', Caderno 2, May 4
Jonathan Jones, 'Dumbpop', The Observer, December 20
Martin Maloney, 'Alessandro Raho's Portraits', Frank, December
Enrico Casarini, 'Il Segno della moda', Max, September
Helena Kontova, 'Alessandro Raho, Just Painting Faces', Flash Art, May /June
Marina Wallace, 'False Impressions', Art Monthly, April, no. 205
Andrea Beolchi, 'Raho, la pittura esplora il della publicita', Awenire ARTE, March 30
Alessandro Riva, 'Arte Pittura', Arte, April, no 284
'Arte e Cultura', La Repubblica, April 3

1996 Elizabetta Planca, 'Arteritratto', Vogue Italia, December
Maria Porges, 'San Francisco Fax: Alessandro Raho at Rena Bransten', Art Issues, March – April
David Bonetti, 'Gallery Watch', San Francisco Examiner, January 10

1995 Martin Maloney, 'London's Wannabe Art Scene'. Flash Art, October, no184
Tessa Williams, 'Art Focus', X Magazine, Issue One
Sarah Kent, 'Alessandro Raho, Interim Art', Time Out, April 5, no1285
Martin Maloney, 'Alessandro Raho, Interim Art', Flash Art, May – June, no182

1994 David Lillington, 'Don't Wake Up', Interim Art, Time Out, no1257


2001 Unseen Landscapes, published by The Lowry, Salford

1999 Figuration, published by Edition Oehrli; texts by Ursula Blickle, Prof. Peter Weiermair and Pier Luigi Sieria

1998 Artenergie: Art in Jeans, published by Charter; texts by Vichy Hasson, Ludovico Pratesi and Gianluca Lo Vetro

1997 False Impressions, published by the British School at Rome; text by Alison Jacques

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