Milano Art Week 2020 presents a program of initiatives, exhibitions and performances organized by the City of Milan (April 14-19), that flanks miart, the trade fair of modern and contemporary art that takes place in Fiera Milano (April 17-19). Milano Art Week sees the participation of major public institutions and private foundations, all inaugurating new exhibitions and original artistic commissions. The 2020 programme confirms Milan’s thriving exhibition scene, which makes it an international destination for art and reflects the diverse range of institutions and venues that form the city’s cultural mosaic.
Milano Art Week 2020 will present solo exhibitions and new commissions by international artists such as Olafur Eliasson for Nicola Trussardi Foundation, Tania Bruguera at the PAC|Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea contemporary art gallery, Martin Kippenberger and Liu Ye at Prada Foundation, Rirkrit Tiravanija at the Museum of Science and Technology, Nairy Baghramian for Furla Foundation at the GAM|Gallery of Modern Art, Charles Atlas at ICA Foundation, Enzo Mari at the Triennale, Trisha Baga at the Pirelli HangarBicocca, Marinella Senatore at Stelline Foundation and Alessandro Pessoli at the Diocesan Museum. There will be major retrospectives and in-depth exhibitions of Chen Zhen at the Pirelli HangarBicocca, Carla Accardi at the Museo del Novecento and Gianni Colombo at Fondazione Marconi. At the Triennale Guillermo Kuitca will curate a selection of works from the collection of Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain. There will also be performance art by Christodoulos Panayiotou at the Triennale and MAI/Marina Abramović at the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation.
The preview of the upcoming 2020 Milano art fair was announced at a New York City press conference by Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director, Trussardi Foundation, Milan and New Museum, New York; Filippo del Corno, Deputy Mayor for Culture, City of Milan and spokesperson for Milano ArtWeek; Alessandro Rabottini, Artistic Director of miart and spokesperson of miart 2020.
Images courtesy City of Milan.