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Must See Milan

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  • Ends May 5th 2015

  • This exhibition juxtaposes a selection of Cindy Sherman’s photographs made between 1983 and 1995 with antique pottery and objects from Asia, Africa, and Europe. Also on view is an issue of the German magazine Die Welt from 2014 designed by Sherman.

    Cindy Sherman The World of Cindy Sherman

    Mar 10 - May 5, 2015

    Le Case D'Arte

    Corso di Porta Ticinese 87  / +39028054071 / lecasedarte.com
    Mon - Fri 3pm to 7pm

  • Opens May 9th 2015

  • With loans from the Louvre, the Prado, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the debut show at the Fondazione Prada’s new Rem Koolhaas–designed complex in Milan explores the relationship between Roman and Greek sculpture in terms of originality, imitation, and seriality. (A companion exhibition, “Portable Classic," at the foundation’s Venice location features miniature reproductions of classical sculptures.)

    Serial Classic

    May 9 - Sep 24, 2015

    Fondazione Prada Milan

    Largo Isarco 2  / +390254670515 / fondazioneprada.org

  • Ends May 15th 2015

  • McDermott & McGough’s current survey is the American duo’s third monographic show in Italy. Cyanotype photographs and acrylic paintings on canvas and on paper comprise the bulk of the nearly sixty works on view.

    McDermott & McGough CYAN LIGHT AND ABSTRACT

    Feb 16 - May 15, 2015

    M77 Gallery

    via Mecenate 77  / +390284571243 / m77gallery.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • Ends May 20th 2015

  • To coincide with Cory Arcangel’s exhibition at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in nearby Bergamo (April 1–June 28), Lisson Gallery presents sculptures the artist made using pool noodles found at his local Walgreens. Adorned with clothing items and accessories, the thin columnar flotation devices take on human characteristics.

    Cory Arcangel Hot Topics

    Apr 11 - May 20, 2015

    Lisson Gallery | Milan

    Via Zenale 3  / +390289050608 / http://www.lissongallery.com/
    Mon - Fri 10am to 1pm, Mon - Fri 3pm to 6pm

  • Ends May 23rd 2015

  • Linda Fregni Nagler’s second solo show at this gallery features a series of newspaper and magazine photos of figures about to jump, which the artist re-photographed and enlarged in the darkroom. Also on view are photographs of three sculptures made based Nadar’s photographs of a nineteenth-century machine designed to help him control the light in his own photographs.

    Linda Fregni Nagler

    Apr 10 - May 23, 2015

    Monica De Cardenas | Milan

    Via Francesco Vigan˛ 4  / +390229010068 / monicadecardenas.com
    Tue - Fri 3pm to 7pm, Sat 12pm to 7pm

  • Ends May 31st 2015

  • This retrospective dedicated to Post-Impressionist sculptor Medardo Rosso, who studied at Milan’s Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, begins with the sculptor’s earliest experiments from the late nineteenth century. Many of Rosso’s sculptures, which typically depict modern urban life as opposed to allegorical scenes, are on display in Milan for the first time.

    Medardo Rosso La luce e la materia

    Feb 18 - May 31, 2015

    Galleria D'Arte Moderna di Milano

    Via Palestro 16  / +390288445947 / gam-milano.com
    Tue - Sun 9am to 5:30pm

  • Ends June 27th 2015

  • Installed on low stainless-steel pedestals, Elmgreen and Dragset’s series of oversize custom-made glass vases populate the gallery space. Their deceptively cheerful shades—peach, pink, mint green, and pale blue—come from the same pigments used to coat pills prescribed to treat HIV.

    Elmgreen & Dragset Stigma

    May 3 - Jun 27, 2015

    Massimo De Carlo | Milan

    Via Giovanni Ventura, 5  / +390270003987 / massimodecarlo.com
    Tue - Sat 11:30am to 7:30pm

  • Ends July 31st 2015

  • Exhibited in the Kaufmann Repetto courtyard, Eva Rothschild’s new large-scale aluminum sculpture resembles a giant open laptop computer. On view inside the gallery, Latifa Echakhch’s latest works include canvases plastered with illegible newspaper pages and hanging black “clouds” made from wool, fabric, and acrylic.

    Eva Rothschild

    Apr 28 - Jul 31, 2015

    Kaufmann Repetto

    Via di Porta Tenaglia, 7  / +390272094331 / kaufmannrepetto.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7:30pm

  • Exhibited in the Kaufmann Repetto courtyard, Eva Rothschild’s new large-scale aluminum sculpture resembles a giant open laptop computer. On view inside the gallery, Latifa Echakhch’s latest works include canvases plastered with illegible newspaper pages and hanging black “clouds” made from wool, fabric, and acrylic.

    Latifa Echakhch

    Apr 28 - Jul 31, 2015

    Kaufmann Repetto

    Via di Porta Tenaglia, 7  / +390272094331 / kaufmannrepetto.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7:30pm

  • Ends August 7th 2015

  • Shown for the first time in Italy, Roni Horn’s recent series “Water Teller” (2011/2014) consists of eight paired photographs. In each, the German photographer Juergen Teller’s face appears reflected in a pool of water.

    Roni Horn Water Teller

    Apr 10 - Aug 7, 2015

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 4

    Via Stradella 4  / +39022043555 / galleriaraffaellacortese.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 1pm, Tue - Sat 3pm to 7:30pm

  • Ends August 23rd 2015

  • The first solo show dedicated Juan Muñoz (1953–2001) in Italy populates HangarBicocca’s expansive gallery with the Spanish artist’s signature figurative sculptures. The impressive sculptural environment Muñoz made for the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in 2001 is re-created here.

    Juan Mu˝oz Double Bind & Around

    Apr 8 - Aug 23, 2015

    HangarBicocca

    Via Chiese 2  / +390266111573 / hangarbicocca.org
    Thu - Sun 11am to 11pm

  • Opens April 2nd 2016

  • Since 1923 the Triennale di Milano has been a showcase for modern design, including decorative arts, fashion, and architecture. Among the exhibitions this year, “Arts and Foods: Rituals since 1851” (April 9­–November 1), curated by Germano Celant, provides a global overview of the connection between food-related aesthetics and rituals.

    Apr 2 - Sep 12, 2016

    La Triennale di Milano

    Viale Alemagna 6  / +3902724341 / triennale.org