Must See Milan

  • Ends September 5th 2015

  • This exhibition dedicated to Gianfranco Baruchello focuses on the Italian postmodernist’s early works, made from 1959 to 1969. Paintings on canvas, velvet, and glass are accompanied by assemblages of found objects ranging from the domestic (books and doors) to the industrial (electrical switches and turbines).

    Baruchello The Sixties. Works from the collection

    May 13 - Sep 5, 2015

    Galleria Milano

    via Manin 13  / +390229000352 /
    Tue - Sat 10am to 8pm

  • Ends September 8th 2015

  • Curator Walter Guadagnini brings together works by Luigi Ghirri, Olivo Barbieri, and Frances Jodice to explore themes of travel—both real and imaginary. Among the works on view are photographs from Ghirri’s 1973 “Atlas” series.

    Luigi Ghirri, Olivo Barbieri, Frances Jodice

    Jun 24 - Sep 8, 2015

    Galleria Bianconi

    Via Lecco 20  / +390222228336 /
    Mon - Fri 10am to 1pm, Mon - Fri 2:30pm to 7:30pm

  • Ends September 12th 2015

  • Giovanni Frangi’s first show in his native city in five years presents twenty-four large-format paintings of nature: branches, leaves, shrubs, and lily ponds. Evoking a fantastical environment, the imagery was inspired by the diverse landscapes the artist has visited during his recent “nomadic workshops.”

    Giovanni Frangi “The Law of the Jungle”

    May 26 - Sep 12, 2015

    M77 Gallery

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

  • Ends September 19th 2015

  • This exhibition dedicated to Mono-ha, the artist group formed in Japan in 1968, includes works by all ten artist members: Koji Enokura, Noriyuki Haraguchi, Susumu Koshimizu, Lee Ufan, Katsuhiko Narita, Nobuo Sekine, Kishio Suga, Jiro Takamatsu, Noboru Takayama, and Katsuro Yoshida. The works on view are characteristically made of simple materials (both natural and industrial) that are essentially unchanged by the artists.


    May 21 - Sep 19, 2015

    Fondazione Mudima

    Via Alessandro Tadino 26  / +390229409633 /
    Mon - Sat 3pm to 7:30pm

  • Ends September 25th 2015

  • The current exhibition dedicated to Jannis Kounellis is divided between Christian Stein’s galleries in Milan and Pero. In Pero a range of works from the 1960s–1990s includes early installations made with organic materials and live animals while the show in Milan focuses on monumental wall pieces from the 1960s.

    Jannis Kounellis

    Apr 28 - Sep 25, 2015

    Galleria Christian Stein | Pero

    Via Vincenzo Monti, 46  / +390276393301 /

  • Ends September 26th 2015

  • One half of a two-venue show dedicated to Jannis Kounellis, Christian Stein’s Milan gallery presents monumental works from the early 1960s. The exhibition continues at Stein’s gallery in Pero, where historic and more recent installations are on view (April 28–September 25).

    Jannis Kounellis

    Apr 28 - Sep 26, 2015

    Galleria Christian Stein | Milan

    Corso Monforte 23 Milan / Via Vincenzo Monti 46 Pero  / +390276393301 / +390238100316 /
    Mon - Fri 12pm to 7pm

  • Ends October 31st 2015

  • 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 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

  • 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 /