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Massimo Polello

Italy

Based in Turin, Italy, Massimo Polello has worked as a calligrapher artist for over fifteen years. Since studying calligraphy, he has explored its classical and contemporary applications and potentiality in art and graphic design. He has exhibited, taught workshops and seminary regularly and internationally all over the world and taught in New York and the University of Montreal, and Calgary. He worked on several short films, is a contributor to Graphicus, TipoItalia and Letters Arts Review magazines and collaborated with the Medicea Laurenziana Library in Florence. He took part and was invited to the International Type Designer Conference in Moscow, Istanbul and at the ATypI 2015 International Type Designer Conference Sao Paulo. Massimo published in 2016 in collaboration with the designer Marcel Wanders a prestigious limited edition book for the RIJKS MUSEUM in Amsterdam The Rijksbook and in 2009 Traité de la peinture-Extraits with Editions Alternatives Publisher-Paris and worked with artist and filmmaker Peter Greenaway in "Peopling the Palace" and with the director Luca Ronconi on the installation of the of 150th Anniversary exhibition of the Unification of Italy, "La Bella Italia". He is President of Turin calligraphers´ guild “Dal Segno alla Scrittura” and works in his Studio Gallery ABC Atelier in Turin.

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