By Pietro Ferrazzi
MiArt 2018 – international Modern and Contemporary Art Fair – is about to start in Milan. Many different sections, art galleries involved and interesting talks open to the public: this important art event, now at its 23rd edition, animates the City with an international audience from the art world
More and more lively and international, MiArt fair
starts today offering the public a wide array of artworks from many important galleries.
Italian gallerist Massimo De Carlo
opted for a solo exhibition by Carsten Holler
, displaying a huge mushroom together with many smaller ones all arranged into a cute glass cabinet – leaving aside the spring-like freshness for a high-impact result.
Carsten Holler at Massimo de Carlo
’s large booth embraces color with an extra-white sculpture by Paolo Icaro
as well as colorful combs “Per la barba di Merlino!
” created by Alice Ronchi
and Nicholas Byrne
look at each other into a beautiful dual show presentation at Federica Schiavo Gallery
Graceful, light and colored is Mathias Bitzer
’s sculpture at Almine Rech
Always inspiring, the Generations
curated section in which two galleries create a dialogue between artists belonging to different generations. Both galleries share the same stand collaborating on a single exhibition project.
Here you will love the tridimensional artworks by Alicja Kwade
) displayed together with Luisa Lambri
’s photographies (Thomas Dane Gallery
section instead, pays tribute to the central role of art galleries throughout the 20th century. Each booth, embracing a key moment or historical period, exhibits a special project – in a succession of 9 – dating from the 1910s to the 1990s.
We suggest you to have a look at Afro Basadella
(Galleria dello Scudo
) and Jo Spence
at Richard Saltoun’s gallery
features a section of the recently ended exhibition “Foreign Bodies
”, a double solo show by the artists John Coplans and June Crespo who respectively, through photography and sculpture, have conducted research with a particular focus on the relationship between the body and its representation.
Young and brilliant Loom Gallery
has choosen three elegant emerging artists: Paul Gees
, Marco Andrea Magni
and Louis Reith
Mai 36 Galerie
opted for a single booth with artworks by Matt Mullican
– on view also at Hangar Bicocca (Milan) with a solo retrospective “The feeling of things
Matt Mullican at Mai 36
Throughout the artFari, there will be many live art events in the city such as the gallery night
(on wednesday), the opening of Prada Foundation’s 60 mt Tower and Michele Guido
’s exhibition at Palazzo Borromeo.
It’s going to be an intense week!
Stay tuned for more fresh art delivered daily.