Galleria Raffaella Cortese
Gallery / Milan

Based in Milan, Galleria Raffaella Cortese celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015 with the opening of the 3rd exhibition space in the same street of the other two venues. Raffaella Cortese is renowned for her rigorous exhibition program focused on international women artists from different generations who mainly work on critical issues such as feminism, national and political identities and poetry, through different media.

Defined by a dynamic, research-oriented environment, the gallery cultivates a special interest for pioneering artists who defy facile and fashionable trends, making it a lively forum where continuity and cutting-edge merge together.

Besides numerous American artists, Raffaella Cortese is also interested in Eastern European and Latin American ones: each gallery artist has widely exhibited in major museums and is regularly included in international exhibitions.

Galleria Raffaella Cortese
Gallery / Milan

Based in Milan, Galleria Raffaella Cortese celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015 with the opening of the 3rd exhibition space in the same street of the other two venues. Raffaella Cortese is renowned for her rigorous exhibition program focused on international women artists from different generations who mainly work on critical issues such as feminism, national and political identities and poetry, through different media.

Defined by a dynamic, research-oriented environment, the gallery cultivates a special interest for pioneering artists who defy facile and fashionable trends, making it a lively forum where continuity and cutting-edge merge together.

Besides numerous American artists, Raffaella Cortese is also interested in Eastern European and Latin American ones: each gallery artist has widely exhibited in major museums and is regularly included in international exhibitions.

Michael Fliri (top) / Francesco Arena (main)
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    Publication
    Art Paper Editions / APE
    International
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    Publication
    Ukrainian Warchive
    International
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    Publication
    Kehrer Verlag
    International
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