Paolo Salvati was born in Rome on February 22, 1939, in a house on Via Labicana. Expressionist painter, from 1967 exhibited a series of works in oil on canvas throughout cities in Sardinia such as Cagliari, Oristano, Bosa, Ghilarza, Paulilatino until 1969. Since 1970 he participated in exhibitions of plastic and figurative art in the church Trinità dei Monti and in Galleria Colonna renamed Galleria Alberto Sordi in Rome.
He painted subjects figment of the imagination, such as Pietra Blu in 1973 and 1974, Sogni di Primavera d’Alta Montagna in 1974, d’Estate in 1975, the paintings Alberi Blu in 1980 and Montagna Gialla in 1991; subsequently creates a series called Fronde Rosse in 1993, 1994 and 2000. He also realized landscapes, seascapes, portraits. He used the techniques colors oil on canvas, gouache, pastels, acrylic and personally prepared canvases and frames which were used in his works.
From 1977 to 1993 he worked as a portrait painter in Piazza Navona in Rome; he used pastels on paper, oil on canvas painting miniatures depicting Roman monuments and landscapes of fantasy, produced numerous portraits also oil on canvas.
Expert in designing and making frames on wooden base, research techniques to the preparation of adhesives or for the application of real gold and silver leaf. His passion for guitar music concert lead him to engage in lute making.
He became closer with the painter and his maternal uncle Patriarch Gabriel, with Rinaldo Caressa (artist), Roberto Venturoni (painter and sculptor), Alessandro Sbardella (painter, poet and actor), with whom he shared some of the exhibitions, such as 100 painters Margutta and paint-off demonstration.
In the 1990 he won first prizes in different editions of paint-off: in December 1996 he received the prize Artitalia at the Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Galleria l’Agostiniana in Rome; in 1995 he exposed the painting Scogliera in Notturno oil on canvas 50x60; in August 2000 he was awarded the first prize at the fourth edition of the competition of paint-off of Anticoli Corrado with a 50x60 oil on canvas painting depicting La Fonte Vecchia; between November 2000 and January 2001 he performed at the Galleria Gesù e Maria in Via del Corso in Rome, at the beginning with a solo exhibition then participates in the exhibition of painting and sculpture “Jubilee Events in time and in the present” organized in order to celebrate the closing of the Jubilee Year.
In 2006 Salvati met the critic Andrea De Liberi and his biography appears in the journal Cultura dell’Istituto Europeo delle Politiche Culturali ed Ambientali.
In July of 2009 in Trani he knew the art critic Paolo Levi, then artistic director of the Catalogue of Modern Art Giorgio Mondadori, and participated in the Biennial of Contemporary Art, exhibition curated by Giuseppe De Nittis foundation which takes place in rooms used for the exhibitions in Castello Svevo.
On 20 and 21 October 2012, the pilot Andrea Palma, during the trial and race in the national racetrack in Monza, displayed a copy of a portrait painted by Salvati, a color print positioned on the bonnet of the Ferrari 458 Italy.
- Catalog of Modern Art No. 45, Paul Levi, Daniela Brignone; Mario Guderzo; Lea Mattarella, "The Italian Astist from the early twentieth century to today” (Gli Artisti Italiani dal Primo Novecento ad Oggi), Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, 2009, pp.. 176-358. ISBN 978-88-6052-245-0.
- Catalog of Modern Art No. 46, Paul Levi, Daniela Brignone; Mario Guderzo; Lea Mattarella, "The Italian Artist from the early twentieth century to today" (Gli Artisti Italiani dal Primo Novecento ad Oggi), Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, 2010, pp.. 192-352-353. ISBN 978-88-6052-321-1.
- Catalog of Modern Art No. 47, in Paul Levi, Daniela Brignone; Mario Guderzo; Lea Mattarella, "The Italian Astist from the early twentieth century to today"( Gli Artisti Italiani dal Primo Novecento ad Oggi) Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, 2011, pp.. 192-379. ISBN 978-88-6052-389-1.
- Catalog of Modern Art No 48, in Paul Levi Young Faccenda; Daniela Brignone; Mario Guderzo; Lea Mattarella, "The Italian Artist from the early twentieth century to today"(Gli Artisti Italiani dal Primo Novecento ad Oggi), Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, 2012, p. 27-392-401-402-403-404. ISBN 978-88-6052-459-1.
Paolo Salvati in Museums
- Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Artists present at Anticoli between the nineteenth and twenty-first century of Anticoli Corrado.
- Encyclopedia of Italian Art, Catalogue 900 artists from today: Paolo SALVATI detail Works from 1957-2013
- Encyclopedia of Italian Art, Catalogue 900 artists from today: Paolo SALVATI, Dating and changes
- Website of the Museum of Modern Art in Anticoli Corrado: detail Artists present at Museum the XIX and XXI century
- Official website of Paolo Salvati with the artist's biography, works and much more
- Official website of Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Anticoli Corrado
- Official page on Facebook