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“True Value” the first exhibition by Theaster Gates (Chicago, 1973) in Milan, curated by Elvira Dyangani Ose brings together a selection of existing works and new commissions in two different spaces at Fondazione Prada.

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“True Value” —the first exhibition by Theaster Gates (Chicago, 1973) in Milan— brings together a selection of existing works and new commissions in two different spaces at Fondazione Prada. The Cisterna features works in which the artist explores habitual, everyday things, immersed in the most evocative Black aesthetics. Gates operates on the conviction that everyday objects convey a deep …

“True Value” —the first exhibition by Theaster Gates (Chicago, 1973) in Milan— brings together a selection of existing works and new commissions in two different spaces at Fondazione Prada. The Cisterna features works in which the artist explores habitual, everyday things, immersed in the most evocative Black aesthetics. Gates operates on the conviction that everyday objects convey a deep understanding, not only intrinsic to their material aspect, but reminiscent of the experiences in which they have been immersed. In that sense, discarded materials involving collective memories constitute …

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Largo Isarco, 2
Milan, IT