Giancarlo Neri was born in Naples in 1955. He studied painting and sculpture at the Art Students League and became a full time artist in 1980. Neri works predominantly on large scale, site-specific installations internationally, having exhibited these works in the U.S.A, Europe and Brazil. In the Summer of 2005 ROLLO facilitated his monumental installation of a giant 30 metre high table and chair ’The Writer’ on Hampstead Heath, London, which travelled to Monza, Italy for permanent display. Subsequently Neri has been involved in many more monumental projects including the installation of 20,000 light bulbs in Rome for Notte Bianca 2007. Neri currently lives and works in Rome.