Milano, 15th September 2020 - Sunday 13th September saw the triumphant conclusion of the first digital edition of miart, the international fair of modern and contemporary art, Milan, organised by Fiera Milano and directed by Alessandro Rabottini for the fourth year running, to be succeeded by Nicola Ricciardi in October.
133 national and international exhibitors confirmed their participation in the event, enriching the digital platform developed in partnership with Artshell, with 1761 works divided into four broad thematic areas that have always distinguished the research pathway of this exhibition event: modern, contemporary, emergent art and collectible design.
195 online events, from Milan Art Week, organised in collaboration with the Municipality of Milan – Culture, to galleries, along with over 125 insights enabling the general public to broaden their knowledge of artists and exhibited works.
178,709 views of works, 10,119 of events and 7,693 of insights: impressive numbers which, along with an average remain time of 24 minutes on the platform and a total of 2,240,000 interactions, prove to what extent browsing through the rich digital contents of the exhibition stimulated the interest of visitors.
Chats were a big hit, enabling exhibitors and users to directly engage in dialogue: 1,986 chats were opened - including 884 conversations with more than 5 interactions per user - for a total of 8,331 messages and 2,569 images of works sent.
Even on occasion of this digital edition Fondazione Fiera Milano Acquisition Fund acquired 8 works, for a total value of 50,000 euros, by the following artists: Giorgio Andreotta Calò (Sprovieri, London), Alexandra Bircken (Herald St, London), Talia Chetrit (Kauffman Repetto, Milan – New York), Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel (Clearing, New York – Brussels), Mimosa Echard (Martina Simeti, Milan), Anna Franceschini (Vistamare | Vistamarestudio, Pescara – Milan), Corita Kent (Andrew Kreps, New York), Margherita Raso (Fanta–MLN, Milan).
miart looks forward to meeting you at its 25th edition, directed by Nicola Ricciardi, from 17th to 19th September 2021, with a reserved preview on Thursday, 16th September 2021. All updates will be available online on the website miart.it