Giuliani Giuliano was born in Ascoli Piceno in 1954. With a life-long love for the material most associated with his city, travertine, he transformed his father’s quarry, into his privileged space and research laboratory.
After attending the local State Art Institute, he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts of Macerata. He had his first exhibition as a student in 1975 at Galleria Nuove Proposte in Ascoli Piceno. Since then he has participated in numerous expositions such as the Venice Biennial, the Premio Marche, the Premio Michettie and the San Gabriele Biennial of Sacred Art. He has also had many solo shows, including those in 1992 at Galleria de’ Serpenti in Rome; 2000 at Galleria L’Isola in Trento; 2002 at Palazzo Massari in Ferrara; 2004 in the Madonna delle Virtù grotto church in Matera and 2007 at Bastione Sangallo in Loreto and Galleria Ceribelli in Bergamo. In 2011, with Lo splendore della Verità, la bellezza della Carità he took part in the tribute of artists to Bendetto XVI for the 60th of Priesthood, Città del Vaticano, Paolo VI’s room. In 2012 together with Giorgio Cutini at the Museum of Rome in Trastevere. He is mentioned in the Nuovo Lezionario CEI in the section “Gli Artisti e la Bibbia”.
In 2014, he had a large exhibition occupying 18 rooms at the Forte Malatesta in Ascoli Piceno, with photographs by Mario Dondero. He participates in the 48th edition of Premio Vasto. With “Graziano Ricami Art Design” he participated in the Salone del Mobile in Milan and “La Creation II” in the Italian Embassy in Paris. He also showed at Galleria Gino Monti in Ancona and the Eataly Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015, “Treasures of Italy". From November 2015 to January 2016, he shows the solo exhibition Bandiere o dormienti at La Nuova Pesa Center for contemporary art in Rome.
Elisabetta Sgarbi chooses one of his sculpture for Sgarbi’s family tomb. From June to September at Galleria Monserrato Arte ’900, with Nedda Guidi- Giuliani Giulano. Visioni animali at Museo Tattile Statale Omero Mole Vanvitelliana of Ancona. He was invited to realize a homage display at the 66th International Review G.B. Salvi Prize of Sassoferrato “La profondità della Leggerezza”. Currently, a collaboration with the architect Mario Botta is in progress to realize the liturgical furnishings of the chapel of the Centro OTAF Casa Nava, at Sorengo (Lugano).
Recently the artist created a monument in memory of Eric Waters, father of Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, who was among the fallen in the WWII landing at Anzio. The work was unveiled in the countryside near Aprilia in the English musician’s presence. Those who have curated his exhibitions and written about his work include, among others, Mariano Apa, Giuseppe Appella, Marco Belpoliti, Mario Botta, Carlo Alberto Bucci, Lorenzo Canova, Carlo Chenis, Fabrizio D’Amico, Mario Dal Bello, Massimo Duranti, Carlo Franza, Antonio Gnoli, Paolo Mauri, Carlo Melloni, Tullio Pericoli, Osvaldo Rossi, Marisa Vescovo. Giuliani’s sculptures can be found in numerous private collections, as well as the collections of the Vatican Museums, the Contemporary Sculpture Museum of Matera, the Paolo Pini Art Museum in Milan, Center for Contemporary Sculpture of Cagli and the Diocesan Museum of Lecce, the BNL’s collection in Rome, the Trasanni Sculpture Park in Urbino, the Casilino- Labicano park in Rome and the city of Brufa.