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Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures at Fondazione Prada

Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures the new exhibition at Fondazione Prada is now open and will be till the 13th of January 2020. The exhibition has been conceived by Juman Malouf, the Lebanese illustrator and designer and Wes Anderson, the movie director behind masterpieces like The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).

Pre-Raphaelites. Love and Desire. In Milan 80 artworks from the Tate Gallery

Pre-Raphaelites. Love and Desire is the name of the art exhibition currenlty taking place at the Palazzo Reale in Milan. The exhibition brings to Milan 80 artworks from the Tate Gallery in London and will end on October 6th. So less than one month to admire the masterpieces by artists like John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Arthur Hughes and John William Waterhouse.

MITO: a 90 miles music festival

The MITO the music festival which happens simultaneously in Milan and Turin will take place from the 3rd to the 19th of September. MITO a brief history Founded in 1978 by Giorgio Balmas the MITO was born to promote classical music through the use of uncommon spaces to enjoy it. Hospitals, courtyards, railway stations, schools, public parks, factories and many other places where usually music (and classical music) is not played become the scenery of unforgettable concerts. The two cities that are 90 miles apart from each other thus become two huge concert halls where in every corner for 16…

Roy Lichtenstein in Milan: last days to enjoy this stunning exhibition

“Roy Lichtenstein Multiple Vision” this is the title of the exhibition currently on display at the MUDEC, the Museum of Cultures in the Tortona Design District in Milan. But hurry up! It’s closing on the 8th! Roy Lichtenstein’s bio Born in New York in 1923 Roy Fox Lichtenstein was the son of a real estate agent and a housewife. He studied at the New York Franklyn School for boys and after that he went to the Ohio State University where he studied art. His education was then interrupted by the beginning of World War II and he served in the…

The black image corporation at Fondazione Prada

The black image corporation is the title of the new photography exhibition at “Osservatorio Prada” the location of the Fondazione Prada right in the heart of the city of Milan. This new exhibition explores the archives of the Johnson Publishing Company which has contributed to the definition of the African-American culture with its two most iconic magazines: Ebony and Jet. The curator of the black image corporation art exhibition is Theaster Gates who is an installation artist and professor of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago where he currently lives and works. For this specific project in cooperation with…