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Friday, October 9

  • Ends October 31st 2015

  • Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s third solo exhibition at this gallery marks the tenth anniversary of the duo’s debut with Giò Marconi. Their new installation fills the space with a mysterious landscape comprising bird sculptures, waterfall animations, and dramatic lighting effects.

    Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg A thief caught in the act

    Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2015

    Giò Marconi

    via Tadino 20  / +390229404373 /
    Tue - Sat 11am to 7pm

  • The monumental triptych by Lucio Fontana on view in the newly renovated Fondazione Marconi has been installed according to the artist’s own drawings (which are also on view as part of this exhibition.) Additional works made between 1951 and 1968 demonstrate the artist’s diverse creative output, which ranges from figuration to pure abstraction.

    Lucio Fontana

    Apr 24 - Oct 31, 2015

    Fondazione Marconi

    Via Tadino 15  / +390229419232 /
    Tue - Sat 10am to 1pm, Tue - Sat 3pm to 7pm

  • This exhibition presents over thirty works by Vincenzo Agnetti made between the late 1960s and 1980s. The Italian conceptualist’s multifaceted output mixes mathematics, art theory, photography, and sculpture.

    Vincenzo Agnetti Testimonianza

    May 19 - Oct 31, 2015

    Studio Giangaleazzo Visconti

    Corso Monforte 23  / +3902795251 /
    Mon - Fri 11am to 7pm

  • Ends November 1st 2015

  • Curated by Italian art historian Giovanni Lista, this exhibition of Futurist photography includes more than one hundred works borrowed from public and private collections. A section devoted to the “Fotodinamismo” treatise explores how the Futurists’ interest in movement translates to still photography.

    Fotografia Futurista

    Jun 10 - Nov 1, 2015

    Galleria Carla Sozzani

    Corso Como 10 /
    Sun - Tue 10:30am to 7:30pm, Fri - Sat 10:30am to 9pm

  • Ends November 7th 2015

  • Known for his large black-and-white paintings that incorporate text in a variety of languages, American artist Tony Lewis here presents two new bodies of work. One series was made using a nineteenth-century stenographic system, while the other consists of large sheets of graphite-covered paper hung together to suggest a brick wall.

    Tony Lewis Wordnonpsuedo

    Sep 17 - Nov 7, 2015

    Massimo De Carlo | Milan

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

  • The Canadian artist’s recent sculptures made with everyday items focus on textiles such as blankets, clothing, and fabric samples. Works on view include wool blankets hanging from metal hangers (with and without plastic dry-cleaning bags) and folded cotton garments encased in cubes of translucent silicone rubber.

    Liz Magor

    Sep 23 - Nov 7, 2015


    VIa Stilicone 10  / +393397656292 /
    Wed - Sat 2:30pm to 7pm

  • Ends November 12th 2015

  • The Los Angeles–based artist’s latest “painting-objects” explore an eclectic range of inherited systems and structures developed over centuries of human existence. Molzan examines cultural artifacts (such as eating implements) and practices (such as the act of putting paint on a flat surface).

    Dianna Molzan Earthquake Weather

    Sep 17 - Nov 12, 2015

    Kaufmann Repetto

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

  • Ends November 15th 2015

  • Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, this exhibition traces iconographies of motherhood through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The 127 works by international artists celebrate femininity across a range of cultural artifacts, from Stone Age fertility figures to postfeminist art.

    The Great Mother

    Aug 26 - Nov 15, 2015

    Palazzo Reale

    Piazza del Duomo, 12  / +39020202 /
    Mon - Tue 2:30pm to 7:30pm, Tue - Wed 9:30am to 7:30pm, Thu 9:30am to 10:30pm, Fri 9:30am to 7:30pm, Sat 9:30am to 10:30pm, Sun 9:30am to 7:30pm

  • Ends November 21st 2015

  • On view at Raffaella Cortese’s Via Stradella 7 gallery, the final part of Francesco Arena’s show is an installation of handmade sculptures referencing the Bamiyan Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

    Francesco Arena sette, uno, quattro

    Sep 24 - Nov 21, 2015

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 7

    Via Stradella 7  / +39022043555 /
    Tue - Sat 10am to 7:30pm

  • The title of Francesco Arena’s first show at this gallery refers to the street numbers of Raffaella Cortese’s three exhibition spaces #1, #4, and #7 Via Stradella, all of which the Italian artist takes over with his work. Here, at Via Stradella 1, Cortese presents three bronze self-portraits.

    Francesco Arena sette, uno, quattro

    Sep 24 - Nov 21, 2015

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 1

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

  • The second part of Francesco Arena’s show fills Raffaella Cortese’s Via Stradella 4 location with two granite slabs engraved with a Susan Sontag quote.

    Francesco Arena sette, uno, quattro

    Sep 24 - Nov 21, 2015

    Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 4

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

  • Ends December 5th 2015

  • The large-scale photographs by Thomas Struth presented here hail from three separate recent projects documenting places of scientific research, Disneyland, and Israel and Palestine. The exhibition comes in advance of Struth’s retrospective, which will open at Essen’s Museum Folkwang before traveling to other venues in Germany and the US.

    Thomas Struth

    Sep 24 - Dec 5, 2015

    Monica De Cardenas | Milan

    Via Francesco Viganò 4  / +390229010068 /
    Tue - Fri 3pm to 7pm, Sat 12pm to 7pm

  • 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 /