giuseppe penone (born in 1947, in garessio, italy. lives and works in turin and paris) studied at the accademia di belle arte in turin, italy. giuseppe penone’s earliest exhibitions include the museum of modern art, new york (1970), kunstmuseum luzern, lucerne (1977); staatliche kunsthalle, baden-baden (1978); and stedelijk museum, amsterdam (1980). more recently he has exhibited at the kunstmuseum winterthur, switzerland (2013), the whitechapel gallery, london (2012), the museo d’arte moderna di bologna, bologna, italy (2008) and had a retrospective at the centre georges pompidou, paris (2004). short listed for the turner prize in 1989, penone has exhibited in documenta v (1972), vii (1982), viii (1987) and xiii (2012) and at the venice biennale (2007, 1995, 1986, 1980, and 1978).