My Art Guide Milan Editorial Highlights

My Art Guide Milan is a paper and digital issue dedicated to the art and design weeks in Milan starting with miart art fair and ending with Salone del Mobile, running from April 12th to 22nd, also available online and on iOS app. This edition has been developed thanks to an incredible editorial committee formed by Alessandro Rabottini (Artistic Director of miart), Pia Capelli (Contemporary Art Writer) and Paola Nicolin (Editor at Large, Domus). The committee has been working to select the best and most interesting art spaces and exhibitions in town as well as the coolest restaurants and hotels. Alessandro Rabottini is the Artistic Director of miart since 2017, a curator and art critic. He was... Read More
My Art Guide Milan Editorial Committee 2018
Maria Cristina Didero © Ferroni
On the occasion of Salone del Mobile and the design week, we asked Maria Cristina Didero to draw a design itinerary for our readers. “Milan has become my city. And it is the city of design. We like to say that Milan is the temple of design. Every... Read More
Nathalie Du Pasquier © Ilvio Gallo
On the occasion of miart art week, we asked Milan based artist Nathalie Du Pasquier to tell us about her art and practice and to share with our readers her perspective on the city art scene. Nathalie Du Pasquier (Bordeaux, 1957) is represented by Apalazzo... Read More

miart 2018

courtesy of miart

miart 2018

Fieramilanocity - Pad. 3, Gate 5

Sebastian Moldovan, “968 pieces of burned paper”, 2017. Courtesy: Eastwards Prospectus.

miart 2018: Decades

Fieramilanocity - Pad. 3, Gate 5

courtesy of miart

miart 2018: Established Contemporary

Fieramilanocity - Pad. 3, Gate 5

Tomás Saraceno, “(THIS IS AN EXAMPLE) Foam L”, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and Andersen’s, Copenhagen.

miart 2018: Generations

Fieramilanocity - Pad. 3, Gate 5

Exhibitions

Pirelli Hangar Bioccca presents “The Feeling of Things”, the first retrospective by Matt Mullican (1951 in Santa Monica, California) in Italy. Since the 1970s the artist has been developing his own modus operandi in order to correspond to altered levels of perception, with its very own own lexicon, he calls it the “five worlds” and they are distinguished apart by five colors: “green for physical, material elements; blue for everyday life (the “world unframed”); yellow where objects become valuable, as in art (the “world framed”); black and white for language and symbols; and red for subjectivity and ideas“. Occupying almost the entire 3,500 square metre... Read More
Matt Mullican. Exhibition View, Le Magasin, Grenoble, 1990. Courtesy of the artist, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich. Ph. Geord Resteiger
Exhibition view, 2018. Courtesy of Fondazione Prada Osservatorio © Andrea Rossetti
Fondazione Prada Osservatorio presents the exhibition The Touch That Made You, by the Norwegian artist Torbjørn Rødland, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Amira Gad. Initiated and organised by the Serpentine Gallery in London, the project re-unites... Read More
Nate Lowman, Elliptical Machine Gun. Courtesy of Massimo De Carlo Gallery
Massimo De Carlo, present at their venue in Palazzo Belgioioso a solo exhibition by Nate Lowman (1979, Las Vegas) the interdisciplinary American artist well renowned for his humorous take on appropriation and his twist on Pop Art. He re-contextualises... Read More
Jeremy Deller, "Sacrilege", 2012.Installation view, Glasgow lnternational Festival

Jeremy Deller: Sacrilege

Parco CityLife
12/04/2018 - 15/04/2018

  Thanks to Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller brings his replica of Stonehenge to CityLife park in Milan. Some may think a life size replica of a historic site is ‘Sacrilege’, by using this title Deller covers... Read More
Installation view: But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, GAM, Milan © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2018 Photo: Carlotta Coppo
The exhibition marks the final exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa, in collaboration with Paola Zatti, Chief Curator, and Omar Cucciniello, Curator,... Read More

Design Events

A selection of design events curated by Maria Cristina Didero

1+1+1

Assab One
09/04/2018 - 01/06/2018

Assab One presents the second edition of 1+1+1 by Elena Quarestani and curated by Marco Sammicheli, which explores the intercorrelation between art, architecture and design through the works of an architect, an artist and a designer. They are invited to make new work for the vast space at Assab One. Christoph Hefti, the Swiss designer presents an installation, ‘That Horse, Slamming Doors’, which includes carpets, ceramics and other objects. A visual and tactile Installation, including bizarre sounds. Antoni Malinowski, London based Polish born Painter presents ‘Almost Seen’, a series of paintings and wall drawings examining the sensitivity of light and how it imposes itself in pictorial... Read More
1+1+1. Courtesy of Assab One.
Fondazione Achille Castiglioni
The exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni. The Achille Castiglioni Foundation invited some of the most widely acclaimed designers in the world asking them to choose a gift for Achille and send it to him with a... Read More
Snarkitecture for Caesarstone

Altered States

Palazzo dell’Ufficio Elettorale di Porta Romana
17/04/2018 - 21/04/2018

For the 6th time, leading quartz manufacturer Caesarstone returns to Milan’s Fuorisalone to unveil Altered States, the highlight event with New York-based collaborative practice Snarkitecture. Being this the year of Eurocucina, which takes place biennially,... Read More
Arcadia

Arcadia

5vie circuit
17/04/2018 - 22/04/2018

Schloss Hollenegg for Design presents Arcadia an immersive installation by Sara Ricciardi. Curated by Alice Stori Liechtenstein it explores the importance of heritage, in personal and collective terms, anticipating the Legacy exhibition. Based in Austria,... Read More
Courtesy of Galleria Rossella Colombari
Carlo Mollino’s eclectic genius is the main focus of the show. A wide range of unpublished, post-war photographs, combining elegance and erotism, will guide the viewer through the life of the designer all the way until the end of 1960’s. Mollino’s... Read More

Art Spaces

Museums, galleries, foundations and no-profits selected by our Editorial Committee
HangarBicocca
SHORT CUT by Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset 2/7. Photo Fondazione Nicola Trussardi
Courtesy of Giò Marconi Gallery

Giò Marconi

Galleries

Fondazione Prada, Milan. Photo: Bas Princen. Courtesy of Fondazione Prada
Marsèlleria

Marsèlleria

Foundations Non-Profit

Courtesy of Fondazione Mudima

Fondazione Mudima

Foundations

Palazzo Reale

Palazzo Reale

Museums

Garden of the Triennale di Milano

Triennale di Milano

Foundations

© 2014 Roberto Marossi

Lia Rumma Milan

Galleries

Fondazione Marconi, Milano

Fondazione Marconi

Foundations

Venue in via stradella 1. Courtesy of Galleria Raffaella Cortese
Courtesy of Francesca Minini

Francesca Minini

Galleries

Leisure

Restaurants, hotels and bars selected by our Editorial Committee
Trussardi Alla Scala, Milan
Armani Hotel Milano
Suite 4, Bulgari Hotel Milan
Courtesy of Bar Basso

Bar Basso

Restaurants

Courtesy of Camperio House
Courtesy of Berton

Berton

Restaurants

Courtesy of Camparino

Camparino

Restaurants

Courtesy of Carlo e Camilla in Segheria
Courtesy of Ceresio 7

Ceresio 7

Restaurants

Pasticceria Cucchi

Cucchi

Restaurants

Ristorante Giacomo Arengario Milano
Courtesy of Dongiò

Dongiò

Restaurants