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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 on September 1, 1729, Ruinart is the oldest Champagne House in the world. Its successful history has been built by the Ruinart family on a consolidated interplay between tradition and …

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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 completed, commissions, performances and so on. These are works of art with the peculiarity of going beyond the object per se, thus breaking its unity and focusing instead on the …

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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 that the 2017 edition of miart has introduced in its offer: the Fidenza Village Prize for Generations, the On Demand Prize and the BeART Prize for Emergent.   Desirée Bollier’s …

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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 design and its expanded field. Curated by Domitilla Dardi, who serves also as Design Curator at MAXXIMuseum in Rome, the section will see the participation of fourteen galleries: Luciano Colantonio, …

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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 conceptualising a generation and its legacy becomes productive: meaning is generated by the juxtaposition of artists belonging to different decades, no matter if they are attributed a status of emergent …

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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 Cantoni” Acquisition Fund occupies the front line position. Indeed, last year’s acquisitions of works by artists Michael Krebber (b.1954, Cologne, Germany), Nick Mauss (b. 1980, New York, USA) and Irma …

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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 the tools one seems having to articulate them, or than the predictions one could make. Multiple and conflicting reactions—a sudden joy or a prolonged despair, struggle and indifference—compose the immediacy …

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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 the ‘80s Herno was one of the first Italian clothes brands opening to the Japan market. The company, founded by Giuseppe Marenzi with the support of his wife Alessandra Diana, …

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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 go from the iconic Modernity of the ‘30s and the ‘50s to the ever-changing landscape of projects and people that engage with contemporary fields of creativity. Of this unique blend …

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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 the engagement of the very same Fiera Milano organization, which acquires works of art with a 100,000 EUR budget and to which we will dedicate an insight on another occasion, …

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