07April2019

Milan, 6 April 2019 – Fondazione Fiera Milano announces the artworks acquired at miart 2019 with the 100,000 euros from the Acquisition Fund and selected by the international jury composed of Chairman of Fondazione Fiera Milano and President of the Jury Giovanni Gorno Tempini, Sarah Cosulich, Artistic Director of Rome Quadriennale, Matthias Mühling, Director of the Lenbachhaus in Munich, and Ernestine White, Contemporary Art Curator (South African National Gallery), Iziko Museums of South Africa, Cape Town.

The acquired artworks are the following:


-    Tomaso Binga (Bianca Pucciarelli Menna)
Le straniere (The Foreigners)
photo-collage on paper 
40 x 66.6 cm
sewn plastic
Tiziana Di Caro Gallery

-    Benni Bosetto
Richet Blus, 2019
terracotta, metal chains, copper
280 x 80 cm, unique
UNA  ADA Gallery


-    Simon Fujiwara 
Untitled (Empire clock), 2016
grandfather clock 
260 x 230 x 25 cm 
DVIR Gallery 

-    Francesco Gennari
Autoritratto come animale (Self-portrait as an animal), 2018
inkjet print on 100% cotton paper, wood frame painted by the artist
42 x 28 cm 
43.5 x 29.5 x 4.2 cm framed
Edition 5/6 + II AP
Antoine Levi Gallery

-    Frances Goodman 
Orgylicius
acrylic nails, wood, foam, resin, silicon 
74 x 155 x 150 cm 
SMAC Gallery 

-    Tina Lechner 
Paula C., 2018
silver gelatin print 
90 x 70 cm
Hubert Winter Gallery

-    Franco Mazzucchelli
A. TO A. (Alfa Romeo factory, Milan, 1971)
late 1970s
photograph, pencil, PVC from the original inflatable work on cardboard
50 x 70 cm
Galleria Cherludde

-    Vasilis Papageorgiou
3500 €, 2018
red marble slab with white marble inlay
69 x 58 x 2 cm
UNA Gallery

-    Francesco Pedraglio 
+39 091 8420042, 2019
bronze shelf, molten glass, audio
58 x 15 x 23 cm
Norma Mangione Gallery

-    Cinzia Ruggeri 
Collana Sipario (Curtain necklace), 1985
plastic and metal
9 x 17 cm
Campoli Presti Gallery

-    Ignacio Uriarte
Untitled / Ligned Blocks #1, 2019 
décollage 
2 blocks 29.7 x 21 cm 
40.3 x 52.6 cm framed 
Gaep Gallery 


With this acquisition, Fondazione Fiera Milano confirms its commitment and support to the world of art. The artworks will be preserved and enhanced in Palazzina degli Orafi in Largo Domodossola in Milan, seat of the foundation. Together with the rest of the collection acquired over the years during previous miart editions, these new works consolidate the institution’s artistic patrimony. 
The fund contributes to qualify the role that Fondazione Fiera Milano, in keeping with its statutory purposes, has taken on over the years, operating in the field of Lombard and Italian art and culture. The decision to acquire artworks at miart – international modern and contemporary art fair, a brand owned by Fiera Milano Spa Group, was also taken to commercially support and contribute to the promotion of the fair event.