The Somaini Foundation is based in a complex owned by the FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) located at number 31 of Corso di Porta Vigentina. It is a well-preserved example of a “casa di ringhiera”, one of the typical social housing of old Milan, today rather rare. The building, which develops around a cobbled central courtyard and surrounded by galleries, overlooks Corso di Porta Vigentina and the medieval Via Cassolo.



Francesco Somaini. Imagine sculpture 2. Painting (1950-1965)

From 2 March To 30 September 2023

Fondazione Somaini The exhibition presents around seventy works created in the 1950s and 1960s representative of the different creative phases and techniques used with the aim of lead the visitor into the heart of the artist’s workshop: paintings and graffiti on wood, works paintings on canvas and sheet metal fired, works usefully compared with drawings in pencil, charcoal, ink and coeval plaster sculptures, ferric conglomerate, lead, pewter, copper, iron and bronze. The exhibition itinerary explores the topic in thematic-chronological sections analyze the seasons of updating to the avant-gardes from beyond the Alps, of joining the MAC-Espace and Informal. The comparison…

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I favolosi anni Sessanta in Maremma. Nel segno di Ico Parisi

From 17 June To 3 September 2023

Polo culturale Le Clarisse, Grosseto The exhibition, promoted and organized by the Grosseto Cultura Foundation, is included in the Terre degli Uffizi project, conceived and created by the Uffizi Galleries and the CR Firenze Foundation within the respective Uffizi Diffusi and Piccoli Grandi Musei initiatives. Curated by Lucia Mannini and Anna Mazzanti, the exhibition intends to recall, through period photographs and furnishings on loan from private collections, the architecture and environments designed by Ico Parisi (Palermo 1916-Como 1996), while through clothes borrowed from Gallerie degli Uffizi, aims to bring back to life the presences that frequented those places in Maremma…

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Catalogue raisonné of the sculpture Catalogue raisonné of paintings graphic chalcographic and photographic works Catalogue raisonné of works for architecture and the urban context

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