Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano and Zerynthia present
July 9th – September 27th 2015
The first exhibitive project to unite all the institutions of the Palazzo di Brera in a unique journey through ancient and contemporary art
The Accademia di Brera opens its classrooms and studios to the public, offering the view of an original slice of daily life in the Academy. The itinerary has been conceived, by Visual Cultures and Curatorial Practices – specialist course of Brera Academy – in collaboration with Zerynthia Association for Contemporary Art.
In this context have been created site-specific installations of contemporary art all over the 18th building in the centre of Milan:
Pinacoteca di Brera – one of Italian famous collections of ancient art like Mantegna, Piero della Francesca, Raffaello- installations by Luciano Fabro, Alberto Garutti, Jannis Kounellis, Giulio Paolini and Gerhard Richter.
Braidense Library: Gerhard Richter’s EIS book, showing all the processus of its realization.
Astronomical Observatory, Cupola Schiapparelli (1875): installation by Marco Bagnoli.
Orto Botanico di Brera (Botanical Garden) – created by Maria Teresa d’Austria on 1774- Alvin Curran with an installation dedicated to John Cage, H.H.Lim and Michelangelo Pistoletto.
Napoleonic Hall: At the Edge of the Painting. Brera in the Sixties/Seventies with works by Agnetti, Alviani, Bonalumi, Castellani, Ferrari, Fontana, Grisi, Manzoni, Munari and Varisco.
Curated by Educational and Communication Department, Accademia di Brera
Books edited by Johan & Levi, Milano
Info about Academy of Brera Milan
Biennio Specialistico “Visual Cultures e pratiche curatoriali” – Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera
Sandrina Bandera Soprintendente Polo museale della Lombardia
In collaboration with Zerynthia, Associazione per l’Arte Contemporanea
Thanks the contribution of Fondazione Cariplo