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2017.12.22 (fri)

Christmas in Milano, 2017

Christmas in Milano, 2017
Once a year, Milano transforms into a magical city, with glittering lights and festive Christmas celebrations. I send you all best wishes for a lovely holiday season with friends and family, and health, happiness and hope for 2018. Kyoko Milano, December 20, 2017 Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II Rinascente to the left, Christmas market at the right Rinascente Scala display at Rinascente Scala display at Rinas [...]

2017.12.17 (sun)

Christmas at Natsuko Toyofuku Shop, Milano

Christmas at Natsuko Toyofuku Shop,  Milano
Here are photos of some of the wonderful hand-made creations that are available at Natsuko Toyofuku Shop in Corso Como, Milano. Christmas Opening TImes : December 5~24 Monday to Saturday from 10:30 ~ 19:30 Sunday from 11:00 to 19:00 Natsuko Toyofuku Shop Corso Como, 9 20154 Milano Tel. +39 02 36575905 Kyoko Milano, December 18, 2017 Jewelry : NATSUKO TOYOFUKU African sculpture and jewelry by NAT [...]

2017.12.07 (thu)

Visit to Atelier Natsuko Toyofuku, Milano

Visit to Atelier Natsuko Toyofuku,  Milano
In the Porta Garibaldi area, known for modern architecture and fashion, there are many typical Milanese buildings of the 19~20th century. Within the quiet courtyard of one such building on Corso Como 9 is the atelier of jewellery designer and artist, Natsuko Toyofuku. Her works are displayed elegantly in the atelier & shop space, that is graced with high-ceilings and a gentle light that filters in through the windows. Natsuko Toyofuku [...]

2017.11.28 (tue)

Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milano, November 2017

Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milano, November 2017
Pirelli HangarBicocca, at 15,000 square meters, is one of the largest exhibition spaces in Europe. The foundation was established in 2004, and is dedicated to promoting contemporary art. In addition to a permanent work, The Seven Heavenly Palaces, by Anselm Kiefer, it also exhibits solo works by Italian and international artists. In November, there was an exhibition of neon works by Lucio Fontana, and an interactive exhibition named "Take Me [...]

2017.11.17 (fri)

Event at “VIALEdeiMILLE”, Milano : November 15, 2017

Event at “VIALEdeiMILLE”,  Milano :  November 15, 2017
On November 15th, there was a festive event at "VIALE dei MILLE", an association which SHIMA-SHIMA had worked with in the past. This group helps inmates in Milano-area prisons to work whilst in prison, and receive training for a better future when they return to society. Everything sold in this showroom is made in local prisons. SHIMA-SHIMA had donated fabrics to the Borseggi hand-bag brand, to be used in a project organised by Betty Ponzone [...]

2017.11.15 (wed)

Fondazione Prada in Milano : Autumn 2017

Fondazione Prada in Milano : Autumn 2017
It was terribly hot this summer, but autumn is finally here, with many wonderful exhibitions to see. Milano has several spaces that are not located in the centre of town, which exhibit contemporary art and culture. In 2015, Fondazione Prada opened a space in the southern part of Milano, that was once an industrial area. Fondazione Prada's surface area is 19,000 m2, with 11,000 m2 of exhibition space. The original four buildings were used [...]
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