Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude who died in 2009 will always be remembered as the masters of the so called Land Art, an artistic form characterized by the direct intervention of the artist on the natural territory. Other examples of this art form are the spirals by Robert Smithson or the Grande Cretto by Alberto Burri.
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The remains of a Roman villa were discovered almost a hundred years ago. Many attempts to find the rest of the construction which dates back to the first century were done throughout the twentieth century but only now the archeologists were able to locate this marvellous piece of Roman history.
From the 7th to the 9th of February The Affordable Art Fair opens its doors in Milan to art enthusiasts, collectionists and professionals willing to explore the latest contemporary art trends. 85 local and international art galleries will bring together artworks by well known and emerging artists.
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 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.
The Church of San Bernardino sits in the city centre of Milan behind the Royal Palace and just a few steps from the Duomo Cathedral. Its walls are entirely decorated with skulls and bones. The church is one of the best kept secrets of Milan and it surely worth of a visit. Read to know its story and the legends behind it
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…