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Fondazione Prada / Bar Luce

Milan, Italy

Extracted from Meet Me in Milan.

In a slightly shabby, out of the way corner of the city, this contemporary art space is both luxurious and bleak. Designed by Rem Koolhas, it is vast – 205,000 square foot – comprising restored industrial buildings on top of which are new structures, including a tower clad in gold leaf, housing Prada’s own collection. The rest of it is given over to temporary exhibitions, and to Bar Luce, a delightful green and pink homage to Italian cafés of the 1960s, designed by Wes Anderson. More than just a feat of art direction, the food, drink and service are notably excellent.

Fondazione Prada / Bar Luce

Largo Isarco 2, 20139

Tel: +39 02 56662611

Mon, Wed, Thu: 10am-7pm; Fri-Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 10am-7pm

Published 5 July 2017

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