Grazia Varisco

Born in Milan in October 1937, Grazia Varisco is a key figure in kinetic and programmed art. From 1956 to 1960, she attended the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, and beginning in 1960 she joined Gruppo T, participating in the Miriorama events and, among others, those of the international Nouvelle Tendance movement. These events represented […]

Odili Donald Odita

Born in Enugu, Nigeria, in 1966, Odili Donald Odita explores the element of color in both figurative and historical and sociopolitical contexts through his works, seeking to tell the story of Africa and its rich culture. Raised in Nigeria, Donald Odita spent his adolescence in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. While studying at Ohio State University and […]

Valentino Vago

Valentino Vago, ritratto

Born in Barlassina, Lombardy, on December 16, 1931, Valentino Vago graduated from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and in 1955 exhibited at the 7th National Quadrennial Art Exhibition in Rome. His first solo exhibition was in 1960, when Vago opened at the Salone Annunciata in Milan. This was followed by years of personal reflection […]

Tino Stefanoni

Tino Stefanoni, Portrait by Marco Pozzi 2014

Tino Stefanoni (6 July 1937 – 2 December 2017), born in Lecco, Italy, studied art at the Beato Angelico college in Lecco, and Architecture and the Milan Polytechnic. He has been a feature on the international art scene for over 50 years. Tino Stefanoni’s work, while not strictly classifiable as conceptual art, has effectively always […]

Marco Petrus

Marco Petrus Portrait

Born in Rimini in 1960, while still very young Marco Petrus moved to Milan with his family. In 1980, he graduated as a graphic assistant at the Umanitaria, and in 1984 he graduated from arts high school. During his formative years, Petrus cultivated an interest in architecture and experiments related to printing techniques and artistic […]

Charlotte Perriand

Born in Paris on October 24, 1903, Charlotte Perriand graduated from the Ècole de l’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs in 1925, and in the same year presented an initial collection of objects and furniture at the Paris Decorative Arts Exhibition. Two years later, she ended up in Le Corbusier’s studio, where she became involved in […]

John Lurie

John Lurie (Minneapolis, 1952) is a charismatic and eclectic artist, paints, he writes; when he writes, he paints. The two tasks of painting and writing are not, in his case, separate nor does one have the upper hand over the other: the marks of writing (words) together with painted forms is the harmonious theme of the same expressive score. […]

Nino Migliori

Nino Migliori is a leading name in the world of photography, celebrated for his ability to capture extraordinary images and his innovative spirit. His career spans more than seven decades, during which he helped redefine the concept of artistic photography. Through his unique vision, experimentations and passion, Migliori has left an indelible mark on the […]

Alessandro Mendini

Ritratto di Alessandro Mendini Ph Carlo Lavatori

Milan-born Alessandro Mendini (1931–2019) was an artist, poet, designer, and architect. He edited the magazines Casabella, Modo, and Domus, while collaborating with international firms, serving also as a consultant for several companies, including ones in the Far East. After graduating in architecture from Milan Polytechnic in 1959, Mendini began his professional career at the design […]

Maria Lai

Born September 27, 1919, in Ulassai, Maria Lai is one of the great names on the international art scene. From a young age, she demonstrated a passion for art and creativity until she became established as one of the most significant artists on the Italian art scene in the postwar period. An eclectic artist, Maria […]