The art gallery 800/900 Artstudio was established in 1978. The gallery was founded by Andrea Conti in Livorno; along with his wife Giovanna Bacci di Capaci, he enhanced artistic sensibility in the city. 800/900 Artstudio has regularly organized exhibitions of 19th and early 20th century Tuscan painting; they took place in the Livorno headquarters and in the Milan gallery, closed in 1999 due to the untimely passing of Andrea. Andrea Conti has collaborated with Raffaele Monti and with other art historians towards the organisation of public exhibitions (La Giovinezza di Fattori, 1980; Benvenuto Benvenuti, 1982; Filadelfo Simi, 1985; Divisionismo toscano, 1995). The gallery specialises in artists working from the second half of the 19th century and the first decades of the Italian 20th century. A long artistic season marked by the presence of great masters and lesser known artists who, thanks to the promotion and work of the 800/900 Artstudio, acquired their place in the history of art (Adriano Baracchini Caputi, Guglielmo Amedeo Lori, Elin Danielson, Raffaello Gambogi, Francesco Fanelli, Giangualberto Guerrazzi, Alfredo Müller, Ferruccio Pagni, Leonetto Cappiello, and many more.). The gallery has organized exhibitions at its headquarters and at public institutions for over thirty years (I pittori del Lago, Cultura artistica intorno a Giacomo Puccini, Seravezza 1998; Elin Danielson, una donna nella pittura, Livorno 2002; La Scuola di Micheli: da Modigliani a Lloyd, Pietrasanta - Livorno 2004; Nella luce italiana, dipinti di Elin Danielson Gambogi e Raffaello Gambogi. Helsinki 2007; Lina Rosso, da Venezia a Torre del Lago, Torre del Lago 2008). The "Giorgio Kienerk" Museum was unveiled in Fauglia in 2008: Giovanna Bacci di Capaci is a curator and collateral events promoter for the venue. 800/900 Artstudio has taken part in in antique exhibitions since 1982 (Florence International Biennial Antiques Fair, International Antiques Fair, Milan; Modenantiquaria; Saloni dell'Ottocento at Saint-Vincent, Modena and Como; Artefiera in Bologna). Since 1994, 800/900 Artstudio has its headquarters in the Palace Semama in Livorno (Via Roma) and Giovanna and Filippo Bacci di Capaci now run the gallery. With the same commitment and passion, in the wake of the activity that has always characterized the gallery, numerous retrospective exhibitions have taken place in recent years, and some monographic exhibitions of Tuscan artists from the early 20th century (Giulio Allori, Giovanni March, Arturo Checchi, Alberto Zampieri and Francesco Franchetti).
Exhibitions: Prima Quadriennale d'Arte Nazionale di Roma, 1931 (TIvoli dal Casalaccio); "Emporium", Vol. LXXIII, n. 438, June 1931, p. 339 (Campagna di Tivoli); C. L. Ragghianti, J. Recupero, Ferruccio Ferrazzi, Rome 1974, p.160; "Tutti in moto. Il mito della velocità in vento anno di arte", exhibition catalogue edited by D. Fonti e F. Bacci di Capaci, Pontedera, Palazzo Pretorio e Museo Piaggio, 9 December 2016 - 18 April 2017, Pontedera 2016, p.61.
Exhibitions: "Mostra individuale delle opere del pittore Ettore Tito", exhibition catalogue by R. Calzini, Milano, Galleria Pesaro, February 1928, Rome 1928, n° 51, p. 27; Raffaello Giolli," Cronache milanesi: Mancini inedito - Il ritorno di Tito - Ballande e Raffaelli - Omaggio a Pica - Esposizioni a decine - Monti, Castagnino, L. Bazzaro, Irolli, I sette", in “Emporium”, Rivista mensile illustrata d’Arte e di Coltura, Vol. LXVII, n. 399, Bergamo 1928, p. 178. Provenance: Scopinich Gallery, Ferria Collection.