was born in Naples in 1945 where he lived most of his early youth and attended the Academy of Fine Arts.
He participated in several collective exhibitions organized in the capital, Turin and Milan, and was invited to create works in Germany, Holland, Sweden, France, England, the United States, Japan, among which: the Baptistery and the Sainte Vierge de Nôtre Dame du Liban, more than five meters high and sits on top of the Dome of the Maronite Church in Sydney, two sculptures of angels for the collection Blafford-Owen in Houston (USA), the Angel of Peace for the atrium of the CNR headquarters (Italian National Research Council) in Rome, the bronze Gate of Life for the Mariano Sanctuary in Rodi Garganico, the three monumental bronze doors for the Sanctuary of Bonaria in Cagliari, the doors for the San Filippo Neri Oratory of Molfetta, the Angel of the Third Millennium in Barletta, the Christ of the Pomegranate in Terlizzi (Puglia) and the Monument to Saint Benedict the Moor in San Fratello (Messina).
In 1992, the City of Rome commissioned Lamagna the Medal of Christmas of Rome to be realized in bronze, silver and gold, just as also Emilio Greco and Umberto Mastroianni had been asked in previous years. Lamagna was the secretary for sculpture of the Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters, Virtuosi al Pantheon in Rome, for several years. He is the creator of the Processional Hammer and Cross used for the Great Jubilee of the year 2000, which is now part of the Treasures of the Vatican Museum. In 2000 he created the Gates of the Pontifical Basilica of San Vito dei Normanni (Brindisi) and installed the bronze sculpture The Angel of Light at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels and Martyrs in Rome. In 2002, one of his angels was displayed in front of the Sant'Andrea Hospital in Rome. In 2003 he participates with the sculpture Ecce Mater Dulcissima to the monumental exhibition, organized by the Vicariate of Rome, held in the Pantheon in Rome, in which only twenty-five artists were invited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pontificate of His Holiness John Paul II.
He exhibits his sculptures entitled De humanitate at the European Parliament in Brussels in 2007 and in 2010 he takes part in the exhibition Contemporary Art for the Temple of Zeus in the Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples, with his sculpture The Angel of the Valley of the Temples where it is still on display. He realized the doors, the pulpit and the baptistery of the New Church Mother of Pantelleria. He has been recently invited, the only living artist, to exhibit in group exhibitions along with Afro, Greco, Manzù, Mastroianni, Messina.
was born in Messina in 1977. Self-taught artist, between 1995 and 2009 his works are exhibited in Portugal, Switzerland, Denmark, United States, Hungary and China. In 2010, he exhibits in three different galleries in Belgrade and in 2011 he participates at the Venice Biennale. In 2013 his works are shown in the United Arab Emirates in the exhibition The Bride Show. He was selected among more than one thousand artists from all over the world to exhibit at the Louvre, on occasion of the International Expo. Caminiti is showing in Shanghai with a solo exhibition of his recent works. Along with the Chilean Antonio Becerro and the Nubian Fathi Hassan, he has completed the ceiling of the auditorium of the Foundation Villa Piccolo of Capo d’Orlando. He lives and works in Messina.