New Space (Fondazione Prada)

New Space (Fondazione Prada) information

Location
Milan , Italy
Address
Largo Isarco 2
Telephone
+390 2 535 70 9201
Getting there
Underground Rail: Lodi
Opening hours
by appointment
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The Fondazione Prada produces two grand-scale, solo shows each year in an old warehouse that’s impressive enough to give you ‘art butterflies’ on its own. The likes of Anish Kapoor and Louise Bourgeois, or mid-career mavericks such as Francesco Vezzoli and Nathalie Djurberg, do the space justice. Tours of the foundation’s new space , due to open in 2011, are held periodically. A wander in the world’s most impressive stock room is worth the trip alone, but the official attraction is Rem Koolhaas’ obsessively detailed maquettes and 2D renderings of the former brandy factory’s brave new future.