ART & CULTURE 
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​​​​​​​​​​​​Alessandra Pozzi​​
I live and work in Milan. 
I'm a journalist, press officer and Professor of Art Communication, department of Cultural Heritage (Milan, University). In 2014, I foundet with my sister Patrizia Pozzi, Landscape architect, ​​​​​​MILANO GREEN POINT, Center for the culture and divulgation of contemporary landscape design. My passions are art, design, architecture, museums, books, music, tourism and also non-profit. 
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​MILAN (ITALY), MUDEC
PAUL KLEE. AT THE ORIGINS OF ART





The exhibition Paul Klee. Alle origini dell’arte (Paul Klee. At the Origins of Art), curated by Michele Dantini and Raffaella Resch, will be hosted by the MUDEC in Milan from 31 October 2018.
It features a wide selection of Klee's works on the theme of “primitivism” and offers an original reassessment of this concept, which in Klee embraces pre-classical periods of Western art (like that of Pharaonic Egypt); epochs previously considered "barbaric" or decadent, such as those of Late Antique, Early Christian, Coptic and early medieval art; and lastly African, Oceanic and Amerindian art. The show is promoted by Milan City Council-Culture and 24 ORE Cultura–Gruppo 24 ORE, which is also producing it, and will present around a hundred works by the artist, on loan from major museums and private collection in Europe. It will also benefit from the extensive collaboration of the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.
www.mudec.it

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VENICE, BIENNALE ARTE 2019
From May 11th to November 24th 2019 (Pre-opening on May 8th, 9th, 10th) 
At the Giardini and the Arsenale, as well as around other venues in Venice.

​The 58th International Art Exhibition will be titled May You Live In Interesting Times, a phrase of English invention that has long been mistakenly cited as an ancient Chinese curse that invokes periods of uncertainty, crisis and turmoil; "interesting times", exactly as the ones we live in today.

Official website of the Biennale Arte 2019: www.labiennale.org 
Official hashtags: #BiennaleArte2019  #MayYouLiveInInterestingTimes




The President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, and the curator of the 58th International Art Exhibition, Ralph Rugoff

NEW YORK (USA), THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
LUCIO FONTANA, ON THE THRESHOLD
 





















​The first major survey of Lucio Fontana (1899–1968) in the United States in more than forty years, this exhibition reexamines the career of one of the most innovative artists of the twentieth century. The Argentine-Italian artist is widely known for his Cuts series, slashed paintings that became symbols of the postwar era. The exhibition presents extraordinary examples of this iconic body of work. It also explores Fontana's beginnings as a sculptor, including his exquisite work in ceramic, as well as his pioneering environments, contextualizing the radical gesture of his Cuts as part of the artist's broader search to integrate the space of art and the space of the viewer.
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The New York Time_by Holland Cotter

Lodi ​​​​​(ITALY)
CATTEDRALE VEGETALE
GIULIANO MAURI/ Art in Nature
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The artist Giuliano Mauri died at the age of just 71 on 29th May, 2009 leaving behind several unfinished projects. A few years ago, his family decided to do their best to make at least one of his last wishes, a “Cattedrale Vegetale” for his town, a project which was immediately taken up the Municipality.
Over the years, following several changes within the city councils, not to mention the pressing need to clean and reclaim the area on which the Cathedral stands, its construction has suffered a series of unfortunate delays.  
On 20th October 2016, the wooden structure of the “Cattedrale Vegetale” designed by Giuliano Mauri, the Art-in-Nature artist died in 2009,  was completed. 
In November 2016, after the commissioning of the work safety, the sponsors and the city administration began the construction of the Cathedral getting 108 oak trees - 60 cm high, planted inside the wooden columns that make up the 5 naves.
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© 2017  Archivio Giuliano Mauri | Foto di Alessandro Cappella

    

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 2017  Archivio Giuliano Mauri | Foto di Cristiano Guida