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Milan Design Week Returns to April Dates

Milan Design Week returns to its usual spot in April, having taken place in June for two consecutive years due to the coronavirus pandemic. The festival runs from 17th to 23rd April 2023. As usual the largest event taking place during Milan Design Week is Salone del Mobile, located at Fiera Milano exhibition centre from 18th to 23rd April 2023. The furniture fair anticipates more than 370,000 visitors and presents thousands of brands showcasing furniture,...

Canova and Thorvaldsen: The Birth of Modern Sculpture at Gallerie d’Italia, Piazza Scala, Milan

Canova and Thorvaldsen: The Birth of Modern Sculpture runs from 25th October 2019 – 15th March 2020 at Gallerie d’Italia, Piazza Scala, Milan. The major exhibition tells the tale of the two great modern sculptors Antonio Canova and Bertel Thorvaldsen and how they revolutionised sculpture. The first ever exhibition devoted to the relationship and rivalry between the two great sculptors of their day; Italian Antonio Canova (1757-1822) and Danish Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) presents the story...

Heroes Turn Into Villains in Danny McDonald’s First Solo Show

In his first solo show in Milan, Fire Sale on Earth presented by Ordet, American artist Danny McDonald showcases some of his more interesting pieces that offer a satirical commentary on America’s current political climate. McDonald presents commentaries on modern day life and politics through his artworks. Having always been interested in different heroes and villains in American consumer culture, the artist has repurposed and reimagined their prescribed roles. See Also: Hong Kong Hosts Cyberpunk...

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