Gianni Oliva (born in Torino in 1964) currently lives and works in Torino.   Artist and professional Photographer, has been active since 1985.  Oliva started working with advertising campaigns for prestigious Italian brands, companies, galleries as well as renowned Italian and international magazines. Over the years he was drawn by the charm of foreign cultures and his gaze gradually turned to people, women, men from ancient cultures rich in history. The photographer’s trade drew him to research and travel worldwide. He learned the art of portraiture from masters like Dorothea Lange, JeanLoup Sieff, Steve McCurry and Natchwey, and focused on portraits. Many of the pictures he took in Lithuania (2008), India (2014/15), Patagonia (2017), and Cuba (2015) have featured in exhibitions in galleries and museums. Portraits representing “the truth of the moment”. Gianni Oliva is to be explored through the inebriating colors of his images, and the almost surreal, metaphysical black and white of his work, revealing a world floating between never-ending research and ever-changing truth. ​He has collaborated with a lot of important galleries and with the most prestigious Italian and international, artistic and geographical publishers, still continue with a over 20 years with Istituto Geografico DeAgostini, Mondadori Milano, Il Capitello publisher, SEI, Raffaello publisher, Cairo communications publisher- RCS mediagroup, Garzanti communication and Mibact The Italian Minister of Heritage He has worked and exhibited in many Italian Museums and Foundations, like MAO MUSEUM, PALAZZO MADAMA, MUSEO del CINEMA di TORINO, MUSEO EGIZIO and SAN FEDELE MILANO, SERENO REGIS TORINO In the artistic field, his work has been shown in public and private areas in solo and collective exhibitions. His artworks are displayed in Tosetti Value, Assicurazioni Generali Torino e Trieste, Banca del Piemonte e Intesa San Paolo a Torino, Banca Morval e Fige fiduciaria a Milano, Fideuram Milano offices, photographic works are acquired by italians and international collectors Since 2017 he is represented by Art Live Gaudio Art Gallery in Monaco Montecarlo, Made4Art gallery, Milano. In 2015 he was awarded the \"Photissima art prize\" contest-show organized by Artissima Fair  with his \"surreal\" work \"Siauliai, Hill of Crosses\" EXHIBITIONS ​ 2019 “OSPITI SALUZZO” “GUESTS Portraits of a real job” , Centro SERENO REGIS TORINO/MILANO curated by Tiziana Bonomo 2019 “MONACO, views” Circolo dei lettori, TORINO, curated by Gigliola Foschi and Roberto Mutti, MILANO 2019  “Ospiti”  Spazio Aperto San Fedele, Milano, a cura di Artphotò, testi di Roberto Mutti, con la partecipazione di Domenico Quirico e dell’Associazione Multietnica dei Mediatori Interculturali (A.M.M.I.) ​2018 “Ospiti” al Castello Francesetti di Mezzenile, Torino, a cura di Artphotò, con la partecipazione di Domenico Quirico e dell’Associazione Multiet


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