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Renato in braccio alla mamma DiomiraRenato Missaglia was born in Chiari in 1946. He lives in Gussago (Brescia - Italy).
He attended the Faculty of Law at Milan University and worked in several firms.
He has taken an interest in art ever since he was a boy and has been devoting his attentions to it entirely since 1979.
Indeed, he first opened a gallery in Chiari, the Apse, then he totaly dedicates himself to painting.
The way is steep, but his commitment and perseverance led him to the first important results.
In 1987 and 1991, he was invited to the Salon d'Autômne (in the Grand Palais, in Paris).
In 1991, he held a personal in Hong Kong of works for scenery and costumes for Verdi's Aida.
In 1992, he took part in the first Paris-Moscow-Beijing rally as a painter, photographer and journalist, writing numerous articles about this great event in daily newspapers and monthly magazines published in Italy and elsewhere. In 1993, he published the book Parigi-Mosca-Pechino il viaggio, le forme (Paris-Moscow-Beijing: the journey and its forms) with Prospettive d'Arte edition, Milan.
The paintings made and photographs taken during and after the rally have been the subject of numerous itinerant exhibitions in Italy and other countries, after a début in February 1993 in the Pyramid at the Louvre, in Paris.
It was still 1993 when he wrote the book Milena Milani ricordi e incontri (Milena Milani: memories and meetings - Nuovedizionidolomiti, second edition 1994) and illustrated the poetry of Silvana Sar Ciochetto in Mysotis (International Graphic Centre, Venice).
In 1994, the book Renato Missaglia o il sogno della realtà (Renato Missaglia or the dream of reality) which is the Floriano De Santi's monography that has been published by the International Umberto Mastroianni Centre of Castle Ladislao in Arpino, near Frosinone.
To mark the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of its foundation, in September 1994, the C.E.R.N. (European Nuclear Research Centre) in Geneva commissioned Missaglia to portray the five Physics Nobel Laureates who worked there (Jack Steinberger, Sam Ting, Carlo Rubbia, Simon van der Meer and George Charpak).
In 1995, he painted D'après la Tapisserie de Bayeux (After the Bayeux Tapestry) that is a work seventy metres long, which has been shown in Venice, Brescia, Innsbruck, Munich and Vienna.
In 1996, he presented Renato Missaglia o il sogno della realtà. Dieci anni di pittura (Renato Missaglia or the dream fo reality. Ten years of painting) at the Umberto Mastroianni Foundation of Castle Ladislao in Arpino. Also in 1996, he was invited to take part in the XII Quadriennale d'Arte, in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, and he organised the event La Pittura colta in Italia (Learned Painting in Italy) in the Olivetan Abbey at Rodengo Saiano, Brescia, with Floriano De Santi.
In December 1996, he made a graphic interpretation of the poetry of Franca Zubani, Maschi distratti (Distracted Males - International Graphic Centre, Venice).
In 1997, Missaglia showed his works in Vienna, Lisbon (Museu da Agua), Venice, Cortina d'Ampezzo (Belluno) and New York. Also in 1997, he was invited to take part in the Michetti Award (Chieti) and the Celano Sacred Art Award (L'Aquila).
The same year also saw the publication of two books A Cortina d'Ampezzo, Renato Missaglia pittore mio amico (To Cortina d'Ampezzo, Renato Missaglia the painter, my friend) by Milena Milani, published by the International Umberto Mastroianni Centre of Castle Ladislao, Arpino, and Dolomiti Nord (North Dolomites), a little art book that sprang from Missaglia's work with the art historian Osvaldo Patani (Nuovedizionidolomiti, Belluno).
In 1999, Missaglia held a personal exhibition in the Borgogna Art Gallery in Milan, with a catalogue by Luciano Caramel.
The publisher Edizioni Borgogna brought out a monograph Renato Missaglia, duemila emozioni (Renato Missaglia, two thousand emotions), curated by Gaia Agosti.
In 2000, Missaglia showed his works in Brescia; in 2001 in Rome, in Al-Khobar (Saudi Arabia) and in Sondrio.
Until 2001, Missaglia was the creator and artistic director of the Historical and Photographic Collection of the Remo Bianco Cultural Association, for which he organised numerous events; he also edited the cultural section of the Notizie AIB-News magazine published by the Young Industrialists' Group of the Brescia Industrialists' Association.
In December 2001, Missaglia won the Rodolfo Valentino Award for art related to communication.
In 2002, he showed his works in the Borgogna Art Gallery and at the Library in Via Senato, both in Milan and in Cortina d'Ampezzo (Farsetti Gallery, Hausammann Gallery and Marescalchi Gallery); in addition, he received and executed a commission from the organisers of the MIFF (Milan International Film Festival) to create seven painting trophies as final awards for the film competition.
In the same year, the short film Il Quadro (The Painting), which he created, produced and acted in, directed by Franco Bertan, represented Italy in the MIFF 2002.
In 2003, Missaglia showed in Perugia (Rocca Paolina) with an anthological exhibition.
In 2004, he was invited to show in the Castle of Charles V in Lecce and in Saluzzo, in the framework of the XXVII Antiques Exhibition, where he showed both paintings and an event of his own design, 2004 NEW EUROPE, in which he dedicated a very unusual tribute to the Heads of State of the European Union's 25 member states.
Since 2004, Missaglia has been director of the Remo Bianco Museum of Contemporary Art in Franciacorta at Monticelli Brusati, Brescia, which he devised and promoted himself.
In 2005, he presented a preview at the Banca di Roma International in Monte-Carlo the exhibition Rencontres a Monte-Carlo (Monte-Carlo Meetings) and Missaglia completed it with a catalogue published by the GAM Gallery (texts of Milena Milani and Osvaldo Patani).
In 2006, Coca-Cola chose Missaglia to act as its sole artistic testimonial during the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin (he painted 40 pieces inspired by the Olympics for the giant American multinational).
In the same year, he was commissioned by the Municipality of Sestriere, in agreement with the Turin 2006 Organising Committee (the body responsible for organising the Winter Olympics) to attend to the many different facets of the event, recording images and emotions that were collected in a DVD and in the book Con gli occhi dell'arte. XX Olimpiadi Invernali Torino 2006 (With the eyes of art. XX Olympic Winter Turin Games 2006) published by Renografica of Bologna. Launched in Turin on 27 November 2006, in the setting of the Museum of the Cinema (in the Mole Antonelliana), and at the Yacht Club de Monaco in December.
When AD, the international interior design magazine, wanted to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary (in 2006), it chose Missaglia to review the previous quarter of a century of its history, by making a reinterpretation in painting of some of its more celebrated covers and advertising pages, launching the message that an artist can still find important space in advertising and add a touch of awareness, of value and of warmth to a graphic design scene that is sometimes a shade too cold for comfort.
In 2007 Missaglia showed several portraits realized for the art exhibition at gallery Maison d'Art (Monte-Carlo).
In November 2007 he performed a Ferrari's Art Event in the same gallery.
Missaglia partook in Shangai and Palm Beach International Art Fairs.
During the 2008 e 2009 Winter he has designed a limited serie of art-trophy for the Cortina Yacht Club.
Under the Monte-Carlo Wine Festival (February 2008) Missaglia made an artistic DVD that collects a series of works inspired by the brands present at the event.
The General Command of the Italian Carabinieri also chose Missaglia to create the art book I Carabinieri e Torino. Due secoli di storia, dalla Fondazione ai Giochi Olimpici Invernali (The Carabinieri and Turin. Two centuries of history, from the Foundation to the Winter Olympics Games) telling the story of the Force in its everyday work, featuring several acts of heroism and also illustrating a series of successful athletes, with a special focus on the events in which they were involved during the Turin Winter Olympics in 2006. The book has been presented at the Salone del Libro di Torino 2008. The first reprinting entitled I Carabinieri e il Piemonte. Due secoli di storia dalla fondazione ai giorni nostri (The Carabinieri and Piedmont. Two centuries of history from the foundation to the present day) had been annexed to the newspaper La Stampa in July.
In late October 2008, Missaglia presented at the Conference Hall Museum of Santa Giulia in Brescia a second reprint of the book published by the CAB Foundation.
Even in May, at Campidoglio in Rome, it was also presented the Artistic Poster 2008 that Renato Missaglia designed for the 1000MIGLIA, together with 100 lithographs retouched by hand were made available for a fundraiser for the Red Cross (Brescia and Rome).
In June 2008, in Florence at the Pitti Immagine Uomo, Missaglia presented at Palazzo Spini Feroni, original site of the mark, Salvatore Ferragamo, 80 anni di emozioni: interpretazione artistica di Renato Missaglia (Salvatore Ferragamo, 80 years of emotions: artistic interpretation of Renato Missaglia) new exhibition devoted to the creations of the most iconic brand in Florence.
The same works, together with 6 portraits of Salvatore Ferragamo, have been exhibited in Milan Triennale Design Museum, the exhibition Salvatore Ferragamo-Evolving Legend 1928-2008.
During the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Missaglia has created, always for Salvatore Ferragamo, a series of paintings and an artistic DVD which have been presented together in China.
On behalf of Assicurazioni Generali, he has produced 12 portraits delivered to the winners of the Venice Historical Regatta in November 2008.
In 2009, Missaglia held a personal exhibition L'Arte che comunica (Art that communicates) in the Remo Bianco Museum of Contemporary Art in Franciacorta at Monticelli Brusati, Brescia.
Also on behalf of the organization of Mille Miglia, he interpreted pictorially some monuments of the cities that the race has passed through then the works were published in the book-strenna Mille Miglia 2009.
In 2009, still in the Mille Miglia event, he produced, for the Chamber of Commerce of Brescia and for Brescia Tourism, 400 folders containing 5 lithographs, retouched by hand, which are views of the territory of Brescia.
In January 2010, the Museum of Remo Bianco Contemporary Art in Franciacorta has edited the volume ArtisticaMente (Artistically) with a preface by Milena Milani. Moreover he was awarded the 33rd edition Environment Prize Stresa 2010.
He also initiates a charity partnership for AIRC-Veneto Committee entitled 80 volti per l'AIRC (Eighty Faces for AIRC).
37 artworks exclusively created for AD through the pictorial reworking of some of the finest advertising pages of the magazine's historical customers are offered in order to raise money for a charity initiative in favor of Mirabilia Dei.
On the occasion of 61th birthday of the Mayor of Milan, Letizia Moratti, he personally delivered into her hands a portrait commissioned by the City Council.
Renato Missaglia is no stranger to such events: for the 72 years of President Silvio Berlusconi he has signed the painting commissioned by the secretariat of the Palazzo Chigi.
Furthermore he has realized portraits for the Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne, the president of Confindustria Emma Marcegaglia, the chairman of the Senate Renato Schifani, the senator Guido Possa and, among others and most recently, of Jane Fonda, Indira and Sonia Gandhi, Hillary Clinton; for Pope Benedict XVI (2012) and Pope Francesco (2013), devoted homage to their collection.
In 2011 produces labels for the bottles of Pasqua Large Reserves Amarone during the event Riva Trophy 2011 in Monte-Carlo and on the occasion of the marriage of Charlene and Albert II of Monaco.
He also exhibits at the Galleria La Ruota of Cortina d'Ampezzo Nudi con l'anima (Naked with the soul), born of an inspiration gained from the need to «reveal the secret identity of the skin».
Interprets in a video and in thirty art works the song La follia (Madness) of Omar Pedrini presenting them in Nizza Monferrato (Asti) with a performance of three, Omar Pedrini, Luca Gardini, Italian champion sommelier and Renato Missaglia.
At ArteFiera 2012, he presents a multisensory evening in Omnia Lab space, Bologna, La follia: emozioni da una canzone di Omar Pedrini (Madness: emotion from a song by Omar Pedrini), paintings and videos by Renato Missaglia; In Omnia Farm, artist's proofs of the creative calendar which is the fruit of images, ideas and emotions of Giovanni and Renato Missaglia; Wall of Fame, the faces of famous characters.
In 2013, he presents the project Cooks in colors in Florence, who also describes, as a speaker at the International Forum of Made in Italy 2014 Monte-Carlo, the opportunity that will create a link between art and gastronomy and will pay tribute to the entire Italian agribusiness chain designed in perspective of Expo 2015.
The 2013 also sees him in Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, in Cortina d'Ampezzo  (Belluno) at the Mario Rimoldi Modern Art Museum and in Venice at the event Taste with Cooks in colors; in Monte-Carlo at the Maison d'Art gallery with the exhibition Le Carré d'Or and Jardin exotique de Monaco and at the Barclays Bank with a series of logos interpreted; in Brescia in Santa Giulia Museum with a special show Madness, emotions from one song by Omar Pedrini and in Trento with a permanent exhibition at the Cultural Space Le Albere.
During the Genoa Boat Show 2013 he proposes for the Sanlorenzo Shipyards the project Boat of Artist, which is a Nautical decoration with unique objects designed and inspired by his artworks.
In 2014 he presents  at the Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi, Cortina d'Ampezzo (Belluno), a video-book, A November to Venice - Venetian emotions of Milena Milani and Renato Missaglia.
In Milan, the flagship store Salmoiraghi & Viganò in Piazza San Babila hosts the exhibition Between seeing and imagining, devoted to the world of glasses.
Still in 2014 is borned Art to drink, one bottle to collect and one to drink customized for Costaripa winery and Grapparte in synergy with Serafino Levi Distillery who commissions Renato Missaglia 999 labels (off pieces) inspired by the theme of the Wild Woman who crosses hills. The original paintings will be copied on each label, retouched by hand, will become unique.
The first three bottles were presented to Neive (Cuneo), Monte-Carlo, Cortina d'Ampezzo (Belluno) and Campione d'Italia during the Euro-toques International in 2015.
The project Cooks in colors, originated from an idea and from a collaboration between Renato Missaglia and Alberto Lupini, grows in 2015 and results in a portraits "gallery" of 73 starred Chefs, 32 Winemakers, Products and Territories.
In conjunction with the opening of EXPO Milan 2015, Missaglia appears in the Italian Pavilion - Coldiretti with an installation.
Other artworks, video or installations are proposed for the whole EXPO Milan 2015 period in spaces of absolute importance and recognition: in Milan, at ABI and FII, in Cortina d'Ampezzo (Belluno) at the Mario Rimoldi Modern Art Museum, at the Le Albere Culture Space in Trento, in Mandello Lario (Lecco) at Villa Lario, in Monte-Carlo at the Opera Gallery, in Bolgheri (Castagneto Carducci - Livorno) at the Tenuta Donna Olimpia 1898, in Bolzano at Il Palato Italiano.
Memoirs, emotions, feelings that Missaglia live during the six months of EXPO are condensed in the volume EXPO 2015 Milano - Con gli occhi dell'arte (EXPO 2015 Milan - With the eyes of art).
In the little volume Renato Missaglia. Road to Dubai EXPO 2020, published in 2016, Renato Missaglia presents the 500 FIAT totally airbrushed made with his paintings. It will be the "torch" that will connect EXPO Milan 2015 to Dubai 2020.
In 2017 he is co-founder of Trois Villes, an association that through a series of related events whishes to bring together in an ideal network Venice Monte-Carlo and Cortina d'Ampezzo.
Always 2017, World Voices for Peace attributes to Renato Missaglia the nomination of Peace Ambassador for his humanitarian commitment; In Venice he is also appointed Ambassador for the Principality of Monaco in the field of Business Tourism. The Carnival Foundation in Viareggio chose Renato Missaglia for the creation of the Manifesto 2018.
During Pitti Uomo 2018 in Florence, Missaglia together with Malo “furnishes” the Limonaia of the Fortezza da Basso presenting the history’s anthology and the evolution of the brand filtered by his creative inspiration.

Sensitive to issues of solidarity, Missaglia becomes available always for charity events benefit of different realities. Recently collaborated with yhe Onlus Fondazione InSé and Swallow The citadel of Peace.
During exhibitions and other events often has proposed several art DVD and recently those born from the collaboration with the musician Rolando Giambelli and the songwriters Alberto Fortis (themed Coca-Cola, Ferrari, Eni, Ferragamo and Barclays Bank) e Omar Pedrini (La follia, Madness, presented out of competition at the 2012 Cortinametraggio.

Missaglia is present in numerous public and private collections including the prestigious collection of modern art Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon and from 2012, in the collection of Fondazione Roma and of Palace Lombardia.

From 2010 Missaglia is present, also, continuously in the headquarters of the Italian Investment Fund (Milan and Rome until 2017), ABI (Italian Banking Association, Milan and Rome), Strategy Fund Savings and Loan, Castello Fund (Milano), at the Le Albere Culture Space in Trento where personal exposures are represented with several of his pictorial cycles.

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