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Leonor Antunes participates in Pirelli HangarBiccoca in Milan with her exhibition The Last Days in Galliate

Through her sculptures, Leonor Antunes (Lisbon, 1972) with an experimental and radicalstance, reinterprets the history of art, design, architecture of the 20th century and particulary the modernist tradition. Thanks to a through research that makes several existing projects and pieces, Antunes, after selecting specific details and fragments, transforms them into new forms and elegant works of art.

For his sculptures, Antunes prefers to use natural and organic materials in which the traces of the passage of time remain visible: rope, wood, leather, brass, rubber and cork, among others, using artisan techniques in clear opposition to mass production, in a continuous attempt to preserve and transmit traditional knowledge and skills.

The Last Days in Galliate is Leonor Antunes first major exhibition in Italy, conceived as a complex installation that fills the 1,400 square metres on the space known as the shed at Pirelli HangarBicocca: the works, many of which are new productions, converge with the structural elements of context and the natural lightning, thus merging into a single narrative.​