10,000 Helmets Represent Frustration and Rage at the Italian Government

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Complimented by an unrelated 2010 statue of a crude hand gesture, the 10,000 helmets in front of the Milan Stock Exchange represent the number of jobs lost in 2012. The public display of frustration, rage, and disappointment in the Italian government is the work of thousands of workers from all levels of industry from Architects to laborers.

Marco Mazzoni "Memory is a Bothersome Consoler" @ Patricia Armocida, Milan

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Galleria Patricia Armocida will be presenting the first solo exhibition in Milan by Marco Mazzoni entitled Il Ricordo è Un Consolatore Molesto (Memory is a Bothersome Consoler) on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 PM. Mazzoni, a genius of detail, uses colored pencils to create an intricate chiaroscuro overlapping light and dark for an intense and profound glow.

The Works of Alessandro Barbucci

Juxtapoz // Sunday, December 02, 2012
Alessandro Barbucci began his comic career at the age of 18. The early part of his career consisted of creating nearly 1200 pages for Disney Editions. During 1997-1998 Barbucci shared his skills on teaching comic technique at the Accademia Disney in Milan. In 1997 Barbucci and Barbara Canepa, in collaboration with best-seller novelist Elisabetta Gnone, created a new magazine called W.I.T.C.H...

On Space Time Foam by Tomás Saraceno in Milan

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Want to cure your fear of heights? Want to make it worse? Want the illusion of flight and walking on air? Well, then you should head to Milan, Italy and take part in the interactive installation, On Space Time Foam, by Tomás Saraceno at Hangar Bicocca atrium. The piece is a floating structure composed of three levels of clear film that can be accessed by the public.

Preview: Tim Biskup "Excavation" @ Antonio Colombo, Milan

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Tim Biskup's exhibition of new paintings opens this Thursday at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea in Milan, Italy. The new body of work began with a series of abstract drawings created in a burst of creative energy. The urge to loosen up came after a visit to MoMA NYC for the William de Kooning retrospective as well as in reaction to the rigid complexity of the work for his Former State exhibition at THIS Gallery in Los Angeles nearly a year ago.

The Snow House

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 03, 2012
Yes, please, we will live here. This is the Snow House, a place where showering might be a tad exposed, but the layout and architectural set-up is undeniable. The house was constructed by Milan based design firm, Santambrogio, and is built throughout with a blue hued glass. The book cases, bed, and most everything is constructed with that same blue hued glass. Again, where do you shower?

Swoon, Monica Canilao, and Dennis McNett @ Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Close friends of the Juxtapoz family, Dennis McNett, Swoon (currently on the cover of the May 2012 issue) and Monica Canilao were in Milan recently to collaborate on an exhibition at Patricia Armocida. The exhibition, titled The Folding Of the Known World, will be on display through July 20, and features installation works and collaborations from all three US-based artists.

Preview: Gary Baseman "Vicious" @ Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
Los Angeles-based fine artist, Gary Baseman, just sent us a few preview images of his newest exhibition, Vicious, set to open this Thursday, April 5, at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea in Milan, Italy. The exhibition will feature over 30 new works based on the concept of "hunger."

The Work of Milan's Martina Merlini

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Martina Merlini is an illustrator currently living and working in Milan, Italy. As a child, Merlini proudly announced her intention to became a children's book illustrator; this basic artistic desire has continued to propel her work forward, evolving into a beautifully simple yet aesthetically powerful style that leaves a definite visual impact on the viewer.

BLU and ERICAILCANE in Milan

Street Art // Friday, April 22, 2011
The Italians just do it better. Anytime BLU or Ericailcane do a wall it becomes news because they are talented duo leading the way in large-scale European mural work. The two just teamed up again for a piece in Milan called the "Skating Team" mural. More views after the jump . . .
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