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Collateral exhibitions Mercanteinfiera Fall Edition 2017 - hall 4

Mia Photo Fair
September 30 – October 8

Photography special section

MIA Photo Fair, conceived in 2011 from an idea of Fabio Castelli, is the international art fair dedicated to photography and moving image in Italy. MIA Photo Fair offers to its visitors an exhaustive path on art photography by presenting a Solo Show and Goup Show with collective stand with a specific curatorial project.
MIA Photo Fair was born with the aim of highlighting the role of photography and the moving image in the world of art and its ongoing affirmation in the relevant market.
Among the various new initiatives, MIA Photo Fair will handle a pavilion in the autumn edition of Mercanteinfiera 2017, arranging a première special section dedicated to photography and presenting a selection of operators, artists and galleries to exhibit a variety of works on sale that can meet the taste and interest of both private collectors and professional buyers.

D’amor sull’ali Rosee. Verdi’s heroines and heroes who gave up their lives for love

In collaboration with Casa d’Arte Fiore
 Alberto and Michelangelo Nodolini

The project aims to show the technical ability and interpretative design of Italian sartorial craftsmanship. The past and present contribution made by the Casa d’Arte Fiore costume atelier to the Italian stage is universally recognized. Their ancient expertise encompasses intelligence, research and technical ability, the winning formula behind their success. Because of the outstanding quality of the workmanship, the five costumes shown here belong to the history of Italian costume. They are sartorial masterpieces conceived and designed by great couturiers and worn by great international artists, made by the Casa d’Arte Fiore costume atelier for opera productions staged at the Verona Arena from 1985 to 2002.

La Sostanza della Forma

By Fondazione Franco Albini e Giampiero Bosoni
Organized by Studio Albini Associati

Franco Albini, master of 20th-century architecture, design and Italian urban planning, is revisited here from different, and in part previously unexamined, points of view: the essential “meetings”, through elective affinities, with other more or less renowned protagonists of his historical-cultural sphere; the intimate images of a life that was intense and at the same time reserved; the messages in the bottle embedded in many of his works, which continue to present us with interesting cultural and design questions.

The exhibition, curated by Giampiero Bosoni – Professor in Interior Architecture and Design – and Marco Albini – Lecturer in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan and President of the Franco Albini Foundation – aims to immerse viewers into the creative process and works of this master of Italian Rationalism by displaying his most innovative and avant-garde designs as well as images from his private life. The goal is to present an overview of Albini’s works and of previously untold stories of his experience.

At the same time

Art parma

September 30 – October 1 and October 6-7-8

7th Edition, Fair of Contemporary and modern art

Hall 7