Some of the best exhibitions at Pirelli HangarBicocca

The Pirelli HangarBicocca is a contemporary art space nestled in a converted Pirelli factory building complex located in Milan’s Bicocca district.

It is one of the largest galleries for contemporary arts in Europe, featuring a little shy of 120,000 square feet of gallery floor space. It was renovated and converted back in 2012, becoming one of the most distinguished sites for contemporary artworks.

Pirelli HangarBicocca is the site of La Sequenza (1987) and The Seven Heavenly Palaces (2004), two permanent installations by the highly-acclaimed artists Fausto Melotti and Anselm Kiefer, respectively. The gallery has also temporarily exhibited works by artists like Lucio Fontana, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Alfredo Jaar, Carsten Höller, and Marina Abramović.

Anthony McCall & 10 of his best solid light works

Who is Anthony McCall Anthony McCall is a pioneering artist in ‘solid light’ installations. His works have been exhibited worldwide and always mesmerizing with the use of natural elements, light, fire and space to create art. McCall was born in England in 1946. He studied graphic design and photography at Ravensbourne College of Art …

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These are Anselm Kiefer’s teetering towers

Anselm Kiefer’s abandoned 200-acre studio, Barjac, France German artist Anselm Kiefer has long maintained a studio at Barjac in southern France, where he assembled his large sculptures and painted some of his dark, disturbing canvases. Now he has abandoned the site, with the wish that it be allowed to “revert to nature.” People exploring the …

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Lucio Fontana’s concetto spaziale – Mesmerizing neon installations

About Lucio Fontana The Argentine-Italian artist Lucio Fontana dedicated his entire artistic career to exploring the concepts of space, light, and void as well as the cosmos through the use of an assortment of materials such as plaster, stones, ceramics, paint, and cement. In 1946, he founded the Altamira academy in Argentina and, along with …

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Damián Ortega’s Cosmic Thing – Entire Volkswagen Beetle dissected

About Damián Ortega Damián Ortega was born in Mexico City in 1967. He now divides his time between Mexico City and Berlin. He has gained a world-renowned reputation as his works have been exhibited internationally. His art career began as a political cartoonist, which has influenced his more recent work, as is evident in the …

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