Mario Iannelli starts his activity as art dealer in 2006, focusing on the Italian art from 50ties to 70ties, curating exhibitions by some of the major exponents. After two years of work from 2010-2012 with “Galerie Mario Iannelli Berlin”, he returned to Rome in 2014, grounding a new hub to collaborate with international artists who share the common interest in experimenting with contemporary visual language.

The exhibitions were often the climax of residence periods that aimed at the realization of unedited projects, generating as well a stimulating cultural exchange.

The program pulled out a unique reflection on the present time through artistic researches that combined different conceptual perspectives with a wide range of media, exploring the expressive potential of the space.

Subsequently, the gallery raised the interest in exhibit the artists’ research in group exhibitions that have focused on their work.

From 2021 “Work in process # 1” is underway, following the publication of “Work in process” which documented the activity of the Mario Iannelli Gallery from 2014 to 2020 (CURA. Books, 2021). The project, which aims to collectively exhibit the artists’ work, continues the research on the artwork observed in its process and the experimentation of exhibition methods related to it.