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Germano Celant

Germano Celant, historian, art critic and theorist has managed hundreds of exhibitions around the world and published over a hundred books and catalogs. Director of the Fondazione Prada in Milan since 1995, Celant is also curator of the Fondazione Aldo Rossi in Milan, curator of the Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova in Venice. He was Senior Curator of the Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York from 1989 to 2008; Artistic Director of the first Florence Biennale in 1996; Director of the 47th Venice Biennale in 1997; Artistic Supervisor of Genova 2004 - European Capital of Culture, as well as many other exhibitions. As a long-standing contributing editor of "Artforum" and "Interview", Celant regularly collaborates with "L’Espresso" and "Interni". In 1987, he was awarded the Frank Jewett Mather Award, the highest recognition in America made to art critics, and in 2013 was awarded The Agnes Gund Curatorial Award by Independent Curators International.
 
Germano Celant

'Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851': A pavilion in the city entirely devoted to the arts in relation to food

Culture / Germano Celant
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Exploring a world of art detached and disconnected from its environment is unthinkable. Thus Expo 2015 in Milan has chosen to follow tradition by including an event devoted to art, but not just an exhibition this time. Rather it is setting aside an entire pavilion, which has found its home in the Milan Triennale. The project aims to present an investigation of art and food, treated as a territory for analysis of the social and cultural factors that have conditioned the arts in relation to food produced all over the world. Entitled Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851.

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