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11.15.10 Marina Galperina

Gasp! What’s this? City commissioned street art that actually looks alright? Milan’s Fibre Optic company Metroweb sponsored 20 manhole covers from The London Police, Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, Rendo and the Flying Fortress. The manholes will remain in Milan for one or two years, capping sewers and inviting crowbar-happy scavengers from eBay to an international […]

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11.10.10 Marina Galperina

Heaps of animal corpses, jars of fetuses contorted from Agent Orange, domestic wars, plastic obsessions — these are the Disquieting Images on view now at the Triennale in Milan. […]

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06.16.10 Marina Galperina

Artist Maurizio Cattelan wants to flip off the Milanese stock exchange with one of his public sculptures — a “crippled hand” with creatively cracked-off fingers. Milan Council is mulling it over. The artist has previously lynched children, meteorite-blasted the Pope, scared Hitler and did stuff to horses. He enjoys Wagner and girls in mini-skirts. And […]

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