Italo Rota was born in Milan in 1953. He studied architecture at the Polytechnic Institute of Milan and worked in the studios of E. Albini. In the 70s he worked with Gregotti Associati studios and for “Lotus international” magazine. In 1979 he was the curator of an exhibition on “The instruments of design” at the 16th Milan Triennial. In 1980 he worked with G. Aulenti and R Castiglioni on the winning project in the competition for L’aménagement intérieur del Musée d’Orsay then moved to Paris to oversee the work on the Musée d’Orsay. In 1985 he won the competition on invitation for the new French School rooms in Cour Carré del Louvre, in 1982 he Worked with the director Patrice Chéreau; designed and conducted renovation of Théàtre des Amandiers (1982-83) and a film production centre with a set studio in Nanterre (1982-86). In 1984-88 he Worked with director Bernard Sobel on sets for productions staged in Paris and Berlin ; designed and conducted renovation of the theatre in Genevilliers (1987-88). On 1985 he was the Curator of the “L’lmage des Mots” exhibition at Centre Pompidou. Learn more.
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