Editor’s Desk
The miartalks 2017
With less than a week to the opening of miart, we have decided to dedicate the last post of Carnet de miart to the miartalks...
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Ruinart
For the fifth consecutive year, Ruinart is miart’s official Champagne, bringing to the Milanese fair an extraordinary experience of enjoyment and relax. Founded in Reims...
Editor’s Desk
The On Demand Issue
Welcome to this new issue of Carnet de miart! This issue is dedicated to the On Demand section, which will explore context-based art, that is to...
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Art On Demand
The newly conceived On Demand section is dedicated to context-based art, that is to site-specific works such as installations and wall paintings, projects to be...
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The New Prizes
With less than two weeks before the opening of miart, here at Carnet we are happy to feature the stories behind the 3 new prizes...
Vaults of Milan
Where the Artistic Languages Meet by Sara Dolfi Agostini
Contrary to popular perception of Milan as only the centre of the fashion industry, the city also boasts long-standing renown for experimentation and cross-pollination in...
Editor’s Desk
The Object Issue
Welcome to this new issue of Carnet de miart! This issue is dedicated to the Object section, which will explore inspiring collectable design and its expanded field.   For...
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The Ideal Collector
With its unique focus on modern and contemporary design, the 2017 edition of Object confirms once again its commitment to the exploration of inspiring collectable...
Perspectives
Narrating Design
When the status of objects shifts to that of interfaces, when their physical presence tends to be concealed and their means is to displace the...
Vaults of Milan
Designing the ‘Good Life’ by Fabrizio Ballabio
A striking and, perhaps, characteristic feature of Milan’s post-war reconstruction was the extent to which design would permeate the most disparate forms of cultural production....
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The Generations Issue
Welcome to the first issue of Carnet de miart in 2017! This issue is dedicated to the Generations section, which has the aim of stimulating...
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What is a Generation?
The Generations section at miart spatially inhabits the core of the fair, as the privileged conjuncture of modern and contemporary art. Here, the effort in...
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the “Giampiero Cantoni” Acquisition Fund
Building a collection is somehow akin to an adventure of making the present for the future generations to come and, to this end, miart’s “Giampiero...
Perspectives
Collecting the Contemporary
On this occasion, we have set down with collectors Thea & Ethan Wagner, and Massimo Antichi, with the aim to understand when they started the...
Vaults of Milan
Making Memories by Clara Mazzoleni
Last autumn I read a book called The Fiction of Autobiography: Reading and Writing Identity, by Micaela Maftei. In this beautiful essay about memory and...
Editor’s Desk
Carnet de voyage
Welcome on board of the second issue of the new edition of Carnet de miart – the last one for this dense 2016. Our goal...
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A time travel through the XX century
The contingency of the present time is by definition impossible to fully grasp. In fact, sometimes it gauges our attention with more unexpected events than...
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the Herno Prize
Dating back to the late ‘40s, a small Italian company set on the torrent Erno started to produce raincoats. Success came soon after, and in...
Perspectives
Italian Avant-Garde in the U.S.A.
Since the purpose of this second issue of Carnet de miart was to give a lively overview of modern Italian art, we decided to travel...
Vaults of Milan
a Workshop-City by Anna Castelli
In the 2015 preface to his very well-known book Milan Since the Miracle: City, Culture and Identity, John Foot draws a parallel between the innovations...
Editor’s Desk
News from the newsroom
Welcome Welcome Welcome! After the positive experience of last year, miart is happy to present a brand new edition of Carnet de miart, the official online magazine...
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miart 2017: a time-machine of the arts
Wandering through the streets of Milan is like taking a surprising, yet intimate, journey through time: in the space of a few steps one can...
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Awarding the young generation
Since the beginning, miart has set a system of strong partnerships, which provide the participants at the fair with focused prizes and acquisitions funds. Besides...
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the “Art of Gestures”
This year, the advertising campaign of miart comes with a blast of (new) energy. Titled the “Art of Gestures,” the campaign takes its inspiration from...
Perspectives
the Advisory Committee
One of the most important new entries in this year’s team of miart is the Advisory Committee for the Emergent section. Four among the most...
Perspectives
A collection of one’s own
We have appropriated the title of one of the most famous books by Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own, to introduce three stories of...
Vaults of Milan
A Flemish cityscape by Stella Succi
Milan should be observed as a Flemish painter would do: focusing on details, while maintaining a bird’s eye-view. Indeed, we are not dealing with the...