At Piazza Burri, ArtLine Milano, the public art project of the City of Milan, has begun to be implemented in the CityLife district, growing together with the new park.
The first part including two of the artworks in this outdoor collection has been installed: Cieli di Belloveso by Matteo Rubbi and Vedovelle e Draghi Verdi by Serena Vestrucci.
Both works were selected in December 2015 by an international jury, from the 30 pieces shown in an exhibition at Palazzo Reale, submitted in a competition for creative talents under 40.
ArtLine Milano will be a contemporary art park, open 7 days a week, free for all visitors, conceived to reflect the importance of public space as part of the artistic and cultural heritage of the city.
Over twenty works will be gradually installed in the park – in dialogue with the architecture by Zaha Hadid, Arata Isozaki and Daniel Libeskind and the park designed by the studio Gustafson Porter – all site-specific, created by the artists after visits to the site, based on their study of the architecture and the park itself.
Eight of the works were selected through a special competition, while others are by already famous artists selected and invited by the curators.
The ArtLine Milano project, organized by Roberto Pinto and Sara Dolfi Agostini, will be accompanied by a public program of events, encounters, conferences and workshops open to the public.