artist: Cristian Castelnuovo
Cristian Castelnuovo was born in 1977, he lives in Milan but the activity brings him to work wherever, in Italy and to the foreign countries. He became professional photographer since 2003, he achieved, in 2001, a Master in Photographic Studies in the Westminster University of London, which an academic activity is followed as Teacher of photographic Technique and History of the photo near the Manor Park College, University of Luton; University of Bedfordshire. From 2004 he works for the agency national Ansa, Grazia Neri and Massimo Sestini News Pictures. In 2006 he received the "Celestial Prize" as best Italian artist (under 30), in 2007 he is selected for Gemine Muses competed national of it for young artists, he also has been interviewed by Maria Luisa Agnese (Corriere della Sera Magazine), one of the most meaningful recognitions for the category. This brings him to exhibit all over the world his job among the more shows' meaningful that to the international airport in Denver and to the Cda in Los Angeles. In 2008 he elaborates a new project "Formaldehyde" with which Europe turns with personal (Milan, Paris, Berlin, Venice) shows, he is selected in awarding for the Prize International Art Lagoon. In 2010 he is mentioned by the magazine Art among the best young photographer-artists in the national panorama. An enviable curriculum for Cristian Castelnuovo that it doesn't also hide his passion for the portraits, in the years he has acquired competences and developed his talent in all the sectors of the photo. The portraits or, better, the covers that bring its signature don't count (one of the most recent, July 2011, it immortalizes on the cover of "Gentleman" the new enfant prodige of the sweater Manassero) him but the celebritieses that have passed in front of its objective include characters of the show and the sport, political, entrepreneurs, from the President of the Council Berlusconi to the president of Confindustria Marcegaglia, to entrepreneurs as Lapo Elkann and and Renzo Rosso, to exponents of the Government, to the historian of the art Philippe Daverio, to Professor Umberto Veronesi, to the pianist Giovanni Allevi, to George Clooney, Gianna Nannini and hundreds of protagonists of the actuality. Your the catalogs and the photo-books of personal and collective shows, cultural events, publishing initiatives, from mezionare the portrait to Vittorio Sgarbi ("Closing in Milan and not only - from Sister Letitia to Salemi and return" 2008) and the backstages of important journalistic services, cinema and television (from Mondadori to Mediaset) productions. He works for the most important daily paper and periodicals (Corriere della Sera, Republic, Vanity Fair, Grazia, Espresso, Panorama, Panorama Economy, Io Donna, Donna Moderna, Glamour, Chi, to the foreign countries with the Sunday Telegraph, Bunte and the Berliner Morgenpost, but activity is equally intense with the world of the enterprises for which he has realized countries and tools of communication (Sea Aeroporti, Sky, Starwood Hotels and Kawasaki).