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Miart 2019 Presents HORIZON Organised by Fiera MilanoMonday 4 February 2019
Miart 2019 Presents HORIZON Organised by Fiera Milano – After the huge success from Maison et Objet 2019, it’s time to start preparing the next big design event of the year: Milan Design Week 2019. miart 2019, organised by Fiera Milano, is pleased to present Horizon, a new visual campaign accompanying the twenty-fourth edition of the International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art in Milan.
Following what is now a tradition at miart – a fair that for years has used a themed, multimedia-based campaign in its communications – Horizon is a cinematographic style picture story celebrating the theme of art as a place of exploration, discovery and change.
The main characters in this story are a group of teenagers cast in a natural environment and depicted over the course of a summer’s day, from dawn to dusk. Like an imaginary film about the spontaneity with which we face adult life, this campaign portrays adolescence as a time of experimentation and fearlessness, suggesting a parallel with art as an open outlook towards the possibilities of the future.
The medium within which the actions of the teenagers in Horizon take place is water, which evokes the transition from one state to another as well as the dimensions of travel, traversing and hybridization. An element to immerse oneself in and to emerge from, just as art enables us both to probe psychological depth and also to contemplate the surfacing of original forms and new values.
Starting in October 2018 and continuing until miart opens to the public on 5 April 2019, Horizon will occupy different platforms and make use of different media, involving the languages of moving images and performing arts to reflect the many souls of miart: a fair in which history and the present day are in dialogue and that, with works ranging from the early 20th century up to the most recent artistic experimentation, aims to broaden its own chronological horizon of reference.
During miart 2019, the section Object, curated by Hugo Macdonald, will focus on galleries active in the promotion of experimental design, decorative arts and limited editions and collectible design.
Elisabetta Cipriani Jewellery by Contemporary Artists, London | Luciano Colantonio, Brescia | Galleria Luisa delle Piane, Milan | Dimoregallery, Milan | Erastudio Apartment-Gallery, Milan | Eredi Marelli, Cantù | Galleri Feldt, Copenhagen | Galerie Marc Heiremans, Anversa | Frank Landau / Thomas Ekström, Frankfurt | Officine Saffi, Milan | Taste Contemporary, Ginevra | Galleria, Antonio Verolino, Modena.
Miart 2019 presents Emergent, the section for galleries whose programming focuses on the artists latest generations, curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini, Independent Curator based in London.
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Curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini, it will feature 21 galleries whose programs focus on the artists latest generations.
ADA Project, Rome | Balcony Contemporary Art Gallery, Lisbon | Car Drde, Bologna | Clima, Milan |Damien & The Love Guru, Brussels | EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS, Bucarest | Galeriepcp, Paris |Gallleriapiù, Bologna | Felix Gaudlitz, Vienna | Lucas Hirsch, Düsseldorf |Horizont Galéria Budapest | Galleria Gilda Lavia, Rome | NOME, Berlin | Öktem Aykut, Istanbul | Polansky Gallery, Prague – Brno | RIBOT, Milan | Stems Gallery, Brussels –Luxembourg | Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna | UNA galleria, Piacenza | VEDA, Firenze | VIN VIN, Vienna.
The section Decades will explore the history of the 20th century through a selection nine booths, each one presenting a monographic or thematic exhibition. It is curated by Alberto Salvadori, Director at OAC Fondazione CR Firenze, that explores the history of the 20th century, divided by decades. Each booth presents a key moment of the period in question, in a succession of projects dating from the 1910s to the 1990s.
1910 – 1920 Avanguardie e bon ton, Pittura Italiana dell’800-‘900 Società di Belle Arti, Viareggio
1920 – 1930 Duilio Cambellotti, Galleria Arte Russo, Roma
1940 Antonietta Raphaēl, Copetti Antiquari, Udine
1950 Jaroslav Serpan, Dellupi Arte, Milano
1960 Maria Lai, M77 Gallery, Milano
1970 Carlo Scarpa, Galleria Gomiero, Milano
1970 Katalin Ladik e la Neo-avanguardia ungherese , Acb Gallery, Budapest
1980 Sandro Chia, Galleria Alessandro Bagnai, Foiano della Chiana
1990 Jon Thompson, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, Londra
Generations will be a section in which two galleries are invited to create a dialogue between two artists belonging to two different generations. The galleries will share the same stand and will collaborate on a single exhibition project. Curated by Anthony Reynolds, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London and Chris Sharp, Writer, Independent Curator and Co-director of Lulu, Mexico City.
The section Generations, curated by Anthony Reynolds and Chris Sharp, will include eight dialogues between works by two artists from different generations:
Matt Connors, Herald St, London + Piero Dorazio,Galleria Tega, Milan
Walead Beshty, Thomas Dane Gallery, London – Naples + Morgan Fisher, Bortolami, New York
Richard Rezac, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin + Giacomo Balla, Galleria d’Arte Maggiore – G.A.M., Bologna – Paris – Milan
Kate Newby, The Sunday Painter, London + Michael Berryhill, Lulu, Mexico City
Birgit Jürgenssen + Tina Lechner, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna
Patrizio Di Massimo, T293, Rome + Horst P. Horst,Paci contemporary, Brescia
Polys Peslikas, Vistamare, Benedetta Spalletti –Vistamarestudio, Pescara – Milan + César Domela,Martini & Ronchetti, Genoa
Katsumi Nakai, Ronchini Gallery, London + Alice Cattaneo, MLF Marie-Laure Fleisch, Brussels
Established Contemporary will be the section for primary market galleries that focus on contemporary languages, from current classics to new and recent productions.
The section Object, curated by Hugo Macdonald, Design Critic and Journalist based in London, will focus on galleries active in the promotion of experimental design, decorative arts and limited editions and collectible design, whose exhibition activities are rooted in a close collaboration with the designers.
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