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September 2018
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Leonor Antunes

14 September 2018 00:00 - 31 Januar 2019 00:00

Using traditional materials—such as rope, wood, brass, leather, rubber and cork—and employing ancient artisan or manual techniques, Berlin-based artist Leonor Antunes (born 1972 in Lisbon) creates elegant sculptures and installations that investigate the significance of everyday objects and the social role of art and design as a means to improve living conditions.

For her first exhibition in Milan, Leonor Antunes presents a new body of work and a site-specific installation for the Shed space. Engaging with the specific local context, Antunes reflects on the Modernist tradition in Milan, and particularly on pioneering architects and designers such as Franca Helg (1920-1989), Bruno Munari (1907-1998), and Franco Albini (1905-1977), who become a source of inspiration for a series of floor, hanging, and standing pieces.

http://www.hangarbicocca.org/en/exhibition/leonor-...

Leonor Antunes
Pirelli Hangar Bicocca
Via Chiese 2
20126 Milano
Italy

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