Stelline Foundation

The Stelline Foundation is an historic institution in Milan established in 1986 by the Lombardy Region and the City of Milan, organizing and promoting projects, exhibitions, research, publishing and actions for contemporary and 20th century art.
The Stelline Foundation also promotes an action coordinated and supported by Lombardy Region, networking with the exhibition programs of the City of Milan, and is the seat of a Congress Centre and place of communication, fashion, technology, science and information for regional and national territory. More than three hundred organized events among art shows, exhibitions and meetings from its foundation till today.
The cultural programme includes international art shows, pubblications, research projects, training courses, workshops and conventions. 
Major art exhibitions of high quality and impact have been devoted in recent years to major artists of the 20th (Josef Albers, Arturo Martini, Marc Chagall, Picasso, Mario Sironi, F.T. Marinetti, Rousseau, Carlo Carrà, Ottone Rosai, August Sander, Ardengo Soffici, Art galleries in Milan in the interwar period), to international contemporary artists (Tony Cragg, Mario Schifano, Gabriele Basilico, Valerio Berruti, Stefano De Luigi, Leonard Freed, Marlene Dumas, Michael Somoroff, Massimo Uberti) with special focus on fine photography (Luigi Ghirri “Il profilo delle Nuvole”, Gabriele Basilico “Istanbul 05.010”, Leonard Freed “I love Italy”, August Sander e Michael Somoroff “Absence of Subject”, Ruth Orkin + Morris Engel, Herbert List, Vanessa Winship) and exhibition projects devoted to new talents in Italy and abroad (Beauty not/so Difficult, The city of Leonardo, Looking for the border, Dreams of a possible city, United Artists of Italy, Twister, Praise of Semplicity, Collections at Stelline, To be is to weave).