Isabella Ducrot

b. 1931, Italy

Isabella Ducrot (b. 1931, Naples, Italy) has exhibited internationally since the mid-1980s, including at the Venice Biennales of 1993 and 2011. Recent solo exhibitions include Profusione, Le Consortium, Dijon (2024); La Bella Terra, MAXXI, Palazzo Ciampoli, Taormina (2023); other things, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2023); and La Bella Terra, Villa San Michele, Capri (2023). Her work has been included in numerous recent group shows, including Women artists. Paths in graphics from the twentieth century to today, Central Institute for Graphics, Rome (2023); Super Super Markt, Berlin (2023); The Drawing Centre Show, Le Consortium, Dijon (2022); Art and Nature, Museo Carlo Bilotti Aranciera di Villa Borghese, Rome (2021); Painting Stone, Fondazione Dino ed Ernesta Santarelli, Villa Lontana, Rome (2021); Io dico Io – I say I, Galleria Nazionale, Rome (2021); and Silent Transformations, BID21ART/ Biennale, Internazionale Donna, Trieste (2021). She is the author of numerous philosophical and art-historical essays, including the books Twenty-Two Places of the Soul (2022), Women’s Life (2021) and The Checkered Cloth (2019) all published by Quodlibet. In January 2023, the publishing house released a new catalogue, entitled Isabella Ducrot: Stoffe (Isabella Ducrot: Fabrics), an in-depth anthology of the artist’s exquisite collection of rare fabrics amassed over the course of her lifetime; presenting two hundred and fifty-two fabrics that originate from across four continents. Ducrot lives and works in Rome.