Gió Marconi started in 1990 under the initiative of Giò Marconi who created the Studio Marconi 17, an experimental space for young artists and art critics that he directed from 1986 to 1990.

At the beginning, the new gallery was directed by Gió and his father Giorgio.

Now Gió Marconi mainly focuses on contemporary positions and, at the same time, continues to include historical artists of the Studio Marconi into its programme, such as:

Valerio Adami, Enrico Baj, James Coleman, Gianni Colombo, Sonia Delaunay, Lucio Del Pezzo, Antonio Dias, Bruno Di Bello, Lucio Fontana, Richard Hamilton, Hsiao Chin, Man Ray, Louise Nevelson, Giulio Paolini, Gianfranco Pardi, Mimmo Rotella, Mario Schifano, Emilio Tadini, Giuseppe Uncini, William T.Wiley.

Gió Marconi is interested in the works of the European and international avant-garde, showing artists such as Franz Ackermann, Atelier Van Lieshout, Will Benedict, John Bock, Kerstin Brätsch, Matthew Brannon, André Butzer, Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg, Simon Fujiwara, Wade Guyton, Annette Kelm, Sharon Lockhart, Jorge Pardo, Tobias Rehberger, Markus Schinwald, Dasha Shishkin, Grazia Toderi, Fredrik Vaerslev, Amelie von Wulffen.