Giovanni Maranghi, italian painter, was born in Lastra a Signa, near Florence. Maranghi studied at the Liceo Artistico Art High School the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Florence, and the Accademia di Belle Art in Florence. He began showing his work in the mid-1970s and has had exhibitions in Italy, Holland, Belgium, United States, Turkey and France.
Just turned twenty he found space for a personal exposition at the San Frediano Gallery in Bari. From this moment, several personal and collective expositions followed both in Italy and abroad. Among the most important dates of these first years, should be remembered the one at the Spinetti Art Gallery of Florence (1982), the one at the Dalders Gallery in Amsterdam (1985), and at the Diva Gallery of Bruxelles (1887).The nineties’ opened with an important personal “The dreams’ armchair” at the Nuovo Sagittario Gallery in Milan, with which he experienced an important partnership that would let him know and be known by many art collectors in a short time. In the nineties he has been leading artist also in California with a personal at the Medici Gallery in Carmel city, and furthermore at the Studio 205 of Chicago. These United States series closed temporarily in 1997 with a personal in New Orleans. The artist started to display again in Italy with the “spells’ carousel” at the Pieve of San Lorenzo in Signa, in 1998.