All posts filed under “Milan

The Black Image Corporation, Project by Theaster Gates at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, September 20, 2018 – January 14, 2019

“The project explores the fundamental legacy of Johnson Publishing Company archives, which feature more than 4 million images and have contributed to shape the aesthetic and cultural languages of the contemporary African American identity. Founded by John H. Johnson in 1942, his eponymous publishing company created two landmark… Read More

Leonor Antunes: the last days in galliate at Pirelli Hangar Biccoca, Milan, September 14, 2018 – January 13, 2019

“Pirelli HangarBicocca presents the exhibition the last days in galliate, dedicated to Berlin-based artist Leonor Antunes (born 1972 in Lisbon). Using traditional materials—such as rope, wood, brass, leather, rubber and cork—and employing ancient artisan or manual techniques, Antunes creates elegant sculptures and installations that investigate… Read More

John Bock: The Next Quasi-Complex at Fondazione Prada, July 18 – September 24, 2018

“Conceived by the German artist John Bock (Gribbohm, 1965; lives and works in Berlin) for the Podium exhibition space, the project reflects his own practice that freely employs performative elements with audience engagement, installation, environment among others. His performances, called “lectures” by the artist himself, parody academic presentations and… Read More

Slight Agitation 4/4: Laura Lima at Fondazione Prada, Milan, June 15 – October 22, 2018

“Slight Agitation, a four-part project of newly commissioned, site-specific works hosted in sequence within the Cisterna in the Milan venue of Fondazione, including works by Tobias Putrih (Slovenia, 1972), Pamela Rosenkranz (Switzerland, 1979) and Austrian collective Gelitin, continues with a final installment by Brazilian artist Laura Lima. Lima… Read More

Waste No More by Eileen Fisher DesignWork at Ventura Centrale, Salone del Mobile, Milan, April 17 – 22, 2018

Eileen Fisher has dedicated her career to challenging the ways of the fashion industry. In 2015 with Vision2020, the company took a bold step in reaching its ambitious environmental and social goals. DesignWork is the company’s latest initiative; a creative exchange between makers who felt and stitch consumers’ used garments… Read More

Questioning Pictures: Stefano Graziani at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, through February 26, 2018

“In Questioning Pictures Stefano Graziani investigates archival and conservation systems in museums like the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, Canada; Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, UK; the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum Insel Hombroich in Neuss, Germany; the Museo di Castelvecchio in Verona, Italy; and the… Read More

Slight Agitation 2/4: Pamela Rosenkranz at Fondazione Prada, February 9 – May 14, 2017

“Slight Agitation 2/4: Pamela Rosenkranz, the second iteration of a four-part project of newly commissioned, site-specific works hosted in sequence within the Cisterna, one of the pre-existing buildings at Fondazione Prada’s Milan venue. The title of the project was inspired by the poetic expression ‘une légère agitation’, employed… Read More

Give Me Yesterday at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, December 21, 2016 – March 12, 2017

“The Osservatorio, a new exhibition space dedicated to photography and visual languages, is located in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan. The Osservatorio’s inaugural exhibition “Give Me Yesterday” was  curated by Francesco Zanot. The show includes works by 14 Italian and international artists (Melanie Bonajo, Kenta Cobayashi, Tomé Duarte, Irene Fenara, Lebohang Kganye,… Read More