Toto Bergamo Rossi
Toto Bergamo Rossi, a restorer specializing in the conservation of stone, has restored important monuments in Italy and abroad. Since 2010 he has been the director of Venetian Heritage, an international nonprofit organization with offices in New York and Venice, which supports cultural initiatives through restorations, exhibitions, publications, conferences, studies, and research, with the goal of making the world more aware of the immense legacy of the art of Venice. He has led numerous restoration projects, exhibitions, and publications.
Venetian Heritage, a philanthropic organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Venice’s cultural treasures, has pursued its mission for two decades. Here, the architect Peter Marino, the organization’s chairman, joins Toto Bergamo Rossi, director of the Venice office, to tell Gagosian director Jason Ysenburg about the history and future of the organization and its program for the 2019 Venice Biennale.