Fortunato D’Amico is an independent artistic curator. He graduated in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan in April 1986, with a degree thesis, focus on Guarino Guarini, the Baroque and the symbolic analysis of the Sindone Chapel.
He has always been interested in navigating the multidisciplinary and multicultural nature of languages, passing through the territories of art, design and architecture, combined with philosophy, science, astronomy, life systems.
From 1992 to 2003 he worked for the architectural promotion of large projects and for the realization of exhibitions and conferences for the Marazzi Group.
For television he produced, between 2004 and 2007, the television broadcasts: L’Archibalena and I Talents. For the newspaper La Stampa, from 2010 to 2018, he directed the WEB version of the blog culturanatura (https://www.lastampa.it/blogs/culturanatura).
He is one of the organizers and promoters of the Dedalo Minosse International Prize to the Client of Architecture and the Vergilius d’Oro of Mantua, an event dedicated to the multidisciplinarity of architecture and art.
In 2012 he was curator of the MaCS – Mazda Contemporary Space in Milan.
From 2013 to 2018 he was the curator of the artistic exhibition Natura Contemporanea, at G.A.M. Gallery of Modern Art of the Genova Nervi Museum.
He writes essays and takes care of the drafting of catalogs. It organizes exhibitions and cultural events, in Italy and abroad, where the arts are at the center of the responsible social, environmental and economic transformation. He has participated as a speaker in hundreds of conferences.
In 2018 he curated the cycle of 10 meetings, entitled The long ’68 of Art, at the Polo del ‘900 in Turin.
He is one of the curators of the Pistoletto-Cittadellarte Foundation.
Recent events include:
Various Artists, Urban Solutions, Milano, 2009; Various Artists, Arte in Luce, Torino, 2009; Various Artists, Laboratorio di Architettura, Milano 2010; Various Artists, Culture_Nature, Evento Collaterale della Biennale di Architettura, Venezia 2010; Various Artists, AAA, Agricoltura, Alimentazione, Architettura, Bologna, Milano 2011; Nino Mustica: Pittura solida, Pietrasanta 2010; Think Green, Milano, 2010; Chiara Dynys: Labirinti di memoria – Più luce su tutto, Roma 2010; Various Artists, 012 Profetica Proetica Poetica, Torino 2011; Daniele Pignatelli e Kinki Texas, Io ed Esso.Ergo Sum, Milano 2012; Daniele Pignatelli, Kinki Texas, Giuliana Cunèaz, Movie Art , MIA, Mia Image Art Fair, Milano 2012; Jernej Forbici, Milano 2012; Mustica. Sparkle, Milano 2012, Paolo Galetto. Portraits, Alba-Torino, 2012; Roberto Rosso e Rosetta Messori, Rosso Messori, Milano, 2013; Various Artists, Made4Ceramics -Made Expo Milano 2013; Superortopiù – Michelangelo Pistoletto, Coltivare la Città –Il Terzo Paradiso, Milano 2014; Silvino Lopeztovar, Diseño de Autor, Mexico City, 2014; Il Terzo Paradiso: 6 installations by Michelangelo Pistoletto, Brescia, 2015; MIchelangelo Pistoletto, Il Terzo Paradiso, installation, Mexico City, 2015; Landau, Père & fils Sigmund & Jean Pierre Landau, Milano 2015; Various Artists, BAR – Bellezza, Arte e Ristoro Architettura, cibo e design nell’Italia del ‘900, la sezione espositiva Kilometro Zero, Roma 2015; Various Artists, XFormance – Arti in Movimento, Biennale Italia Cina, Torino 2016; Various Artists, Casa México. La casa ideale, Milano 2016. Elia Festa, Nato soprattutto a Milano, Milano 2017; Michelangelo Pistoletto, Da Cittadellarte alla Civiltà dell’Arte, Mantova 2018; Eve Carcan, Art for the Global Goals, Vigevano 2018; Al passo della Costituzione con il Terzo Paradiso di Michelangelo Pistoletto, Roma 2018; Michelangelo PIstoletto, Il Terzo Paradiso, installation, Puebla (Mexico), 2019; Angelo Savarese e Michelangelo Pistoletto, La Bandiera del Mondo, installation and performance, Vigevano 2019 ; Elia Festa, Blau, Milano 2019; Michelangelo PIstoletto, Il Terzo Paradiso, installation, Monterrey (Mexico), 2020.