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An original anthological display dedicated to the conceptual artist in the form of a surprising itinerant exhibition.
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Jun 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Aug 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM
4 Artists Give Form to Freedom
The aesthetics of Eron, Alexis Diaz, BR1 and Faith47, each distintive and different from one another. become the metaphor of freedom of expression.
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Over 90 photographs document the protagonists of the British movement that, starting in the mid-70s, revolutionised music and fashion in London and beyond.
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Jun 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Sep 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Japanese Pop Collisions by Murakami
A dive into a parallel world dominated by both the highest and the most widespread symbols of Japanese culture.
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A display of two hundred works hanging over the abyss of the mind that pushes viewers into a maze of irony and play.
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Jul 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jul 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Super Jazz at the Orto Botanico Città Studi
The meeting between Branford Marsalis and Kurt Elling gave birth to the album Upward Spiral. Now the two jazz superstars are in town.
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Great literature with the English writer Jonathan Coe and the sublime jazz music of Paolo Fresu at the inaugural evening of Milanesiana, one of the city’s cultural traditions.
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Jun 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Music and the Sacred: A World Voyage through Millennial Musical Traditions
As part of the XXI Esposizione Internazionale della Triennale, the Museo Diocesano presents a series of concerts entitled A World Supreme. From Mali to Marocco, even passing through Tibet, a voyage to explore sacred and religious musical forms.
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Two masterpieces, their respective creation separated by an entire century. Two undisputed masters of the Renaissance and one subject uniting them. Andrea Mantegna and Annibale Carracci in dialogue over the Cristo Morto.
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Jun 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jul 8, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The Threads of Sam Havadtoy at the Fondazione Mudima
Forty works sketch the life of artist Sam Havadtoy, original voice of the New York art scene along with Yoko Ono, Keith Haring and Andy Warhol.
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With ”CUBA. Tatuare la Storia”, the Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea traces the guidelines for exploring Cuban art.
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Jun 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Mandolin Magic for a Musical Journey
Milan’s Orchestra a Plettro is scheduled to enchant audiences with a repertoire that represents a meeting between traditional, folk and modern music trends.
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The Maestro Riccardo Chailly directs the Philharmonic orchestra in the traditional free concert that opens up La Scala to the city.
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Jun 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 14, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The Fury of the Twentieth Century up for Auction at Il Ponte
A rich and varied catalogue that recalls the whirlwind that was the 1900s with selected works by important innovators in modern art.
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In a beautiful square in the center of Milan, a short distance from the chaos of busy shopping streets, Generali Private Banking presents an interesting exhibit of the works of the young Indonesian street-artist Farhan Siki.
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Mar 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Aug 28, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Creative Theft at the Fondazione Prada
German photographer Thomas Demand curates an exhibit investigating the theme of appropriation in a collective show involving more than 90 works from over 60 artists from 1820 to the present day.
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"Joan Miró. The Force of Matter" is a retrospective dedicated to the influence that primitive art played on the works of the Catalan master, considered "the most surreal of the surrealists".
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Apr 2, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Sep 12, 2016 12:00:00 AM
At the Triennale, the Design to Come
After 20 years, the return of the XXI International Exhibition organised by the Triennale. An event that breaks out of the confines of the Palazzo dell’Arte and embraces the entire city with a calendar of exhibitions and events. The central theme of the 2016 edition: the design of the new millennium.
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A repertory of over 140 works on view to the public, the result of a painstaking initiative of restoration, all against the prestigious backdrop of the Gallerie d’Italia.
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Apr 8, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Outside the Box: the Seventies as Seen by FM
At the innovative hub of art and culture FM Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, “L’Inarchiviabile” revisits the art of the Seventies. The result is a plurality of experiences, a multitude of genres and voices bound by remarkable vitality.
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A highly interactive exhibition that reveals the poetic side of virtual reality and retraces the artistic journey of Studio Azzurro in a mix of works/happenings that explore the most interesting expressive possibilities of the newest technological languages.
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Mar 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jul 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM
100 Years of Umberto Boccioni at the Palazzo Reale
His international fame, his period in Milan, his fellow artists. A century after his death, Milan dedicates an exhibition to this star of the Italian Avante Garde, which details the artist’s voyage with documents never displayed publicly.
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Three international choreographers takes turns on the stage putting improvised jazz alongside African traditional music and alternating poetry and imagery.
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Jun 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 21, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Milan Fashion Week: Men’s Fashion Week
For five days, the city transforms itself into an enormous runway for the style and trends to come. Men’s fashion is the protagonist of the next appointment. Under the spotlight are the Spring-Summer collections of 2017.
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"Five Car Stud" reunites a powerful selection of works from the American duo of Edward and Nancy Kienholz, whose installations placed themselves in the midst of the most ferocious art criticism and the moral hypocrisy of American society in the Twentieth century.
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Jun 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Sep 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The Reporting of William Klein, Street Photographer
The Palazzo della Ragione dedicates an immense retrospective to the eclectic director and photographer that transformed his ironic view of the world into an unmistakable style that, over the years, has become a point of a reference for future generations of artists.
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La Scala, the City’s Theatre celebrates 75 years of Riccardo Muti with an exhibition and a special evening of music.
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May 24, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Nov 25, 2016 12:00:00 AM
The Idea, the Magnificent Obsession of Sol LeWitt
Gouache, drawings, watercolours and designs for famous wall drawings testify to the productivity of the American master, considered one of the founding fathers of minimalist and conceptual art from across the Atlantic.
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The conceptual artist establishes a dialogue rich in references, echoes and contamination with the permanent collection of the museum, creating a surprising site specific event.
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Apr 6, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jul 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Doubt by Carsten Höller at the HangarBicocca
The German artist conquers the immense spaces of a former train factory with his playful and deceptive experiments.
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An exhibition at Castello Sforzesco presents a new chapter in the curious series of portraits realised by photographer Silvia Amodio, who has already dedicated a great deal of time to exploring the profound relationship between dogs and their owners.
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May 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM - Jun 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Harmonies of Stone in the Photos of Aurelio Amendola
On display at the Galleria Monopoli, the photographic works of Aurelio Amendola, master at portraying the sculptural masterpieces of Italy’s artistic heritage.
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In the depths of the Milan headquarters of Fendi lies the ”Ingresso nel Labirinto”, mysterious and immovable masterpiece of Arnaldo Pomodoro, who turns 90 this year.
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May 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM - May 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM
Ildar Abdrazakov, Russian Opera Star at Teatro alla Scala
The young and powerful Russian bass-singer, celebrated throughout the world, returns to the Teatro alla Scala with a well-selected collection of chamber pieces.
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Elvis Costello offers his public a dive into the repertoire of a purebred quick-change-artist, who, for forty years, has been composing music with irony and abandon.
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May 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM - May 28, 2016 12:00:00 AM
At Teatro alla Scala "La fanciulla del West" Returns
Directed by Riccardo Chailly, the opera is part of a series dedicated to the great italian composer Giacomo Puccini, with which the Teatro alla Scala intends to stage the entire works of the artist by 2022.
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Sotheby’s prepares to seduce the market, once again, with works from the great italian masters of the Twentieth Century. At auction are numerous works by Fontana, Castellani and Schifano.
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May 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM - May 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM
A Stroll in the Garden of Alessandro Manzoni
A new series of guided visits will bring the public to the discovery of the Giardino delle Gallerie d’Italia. A breath of fresh air among history, art and botany.
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The English master opens the new edition of the concert series that, from 20 to 22 May, will bring live music to every corner of the city.
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