Dirty Corner

curated by
Gianni Mercurio

and Demetrio Paparoni

Milan city council and MADEINART

Studio Kapoor
Lucy Adams – Director, Peter Lynch, Clare Chapman, Jeff Dyson,
Ektor Rodriguez, Christophe Taudon, Sophie Baker

Consuelo Nocita

Martina Gatto Ronchero

Executive Production
Pietro Nocita

Exhibition Design and site supervision
Francesca Fornasari

Light Designer
Sebastiano Leddi

With the collaboration of
Lino Brusa

Video section
Christina Clausen

Condition Report
Renata Knes

Dirty Corner project deveolpment
Christopher Hornzee – Jones,  trope Limited

Mtec, Londra Gondrand, Milano Van Harten, Veenendaal

Lloyd’s, Milano – Londra

With the contribution of
Fondazione AEM

With the support of

In collaboration with


For the loan of works, our thanks to
Studio Anish Kapoor, London – Lisson Gallery, London

Particular thanks to
Galleria Continua, Lorenzo Fiaschi Galleria Massimo Minini, Massimo Minini, Lisson Gallery, Nicholas Logsdail, Greg Hilty and Annette Hofmann

For the concession of previously unseen video material

For the films about Anish Kapoor
Illuminations, London Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston The Institute of Psychoanalysis, Londra ITV TATE media, London

In collaboration with
The Anish Kapoor Studio in particular Clare Champan e Sophie Baker Artecinema, Naples; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York Galleria Continua, San Gimignano / Beijijing / Le Moulin

Delio Bartolucci, Ela Bialkowska, Pamela Bralia, Lorenzo Fiaschi, Angela Rosati and Oak Taylor-Smith

Public opening hours:

La Fabbrica del Vapore
31 May – 31 January 2012

Rotonda di via Besana
31 May – 9 October 2011


La Fabbrica del Vapore
4 via Procaccini,
300 mt from the Monumental Cemetery

Rotonda di via Besana
12 via Enrico Besana,
400 mt from Piazza V Giornate

Opening hours

Monday 2.30 p.m.  to  7.30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday,Friday and  Sunday 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Thursday and Saturday   9.30 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Last admission half an hour before closing time.


Full: 6 €
Reduced price ticket
: 4€
For groups of at least 15 people, visitor older than 65 years, minors from 6 to 18 years old, students up to the age of 26, the handicapped, card-bearing associates of the Touring club, supporters of the “Lunedì Musei” initiative (Museo Poldi Pezzoli and the Museo Teatrale alla Scala), servicemen, off-duty security forces, teachers, owners of an AMAMI card, and other categories with a special discount; groups of classes from any kind of school,  groups organized directly by the Touring Club to whom neither a fixed presale price is applicable nor the costs for guided tour equipment (microphone systems for groups, earphones etc.), voluntaries in the national social services with an affiliation identity card, ATM cardholders, Feltrinelli cardholders.

Free entry: complementary ticket
For six-year-old  minors, qualified tourist guides with ID, one escort for each group, two escorts for each school party, an escort for a disabled person in need of help, an escort and a guide for each Touring Club group, employees of the architectural heritage office, qualified journalists, ICOM cardholders, the lifetime cards of Gemma Calabresi and Licia Pinelli.


Access for the disabled
No architectural barriers
Reduced-price tickets for the disabled, free entry for their escorts
Toilet facilities for the disabled, parking bay and bars accessible to the disabled

Infoline: 89.24.24
Landline phone: €0.026 per second plus €0.36 connection fee (plus VAT). Mobile phone costs according to the rate of the telephone company. The service is active and accessible 365 days a year and 24/24 over the whole national territory.

Special events and projects

Educational programme

Responsible  for educational  activities
Jacopo Pucci Tartari

For primary and secondary schools (advance booking)
Dates | Timetable

From October to January 2011
From Monday to Friday:
1st group from 9.30 a.m. to 11 a.m.;
2nd group from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m

Cost of materials (unsubsidized)
€100 per group/class

For families (advance booking for a minimum group of 10 children from 6 to 12 years old)

Dates | Timetable

Sunday from 10 a.m. to midday.
Cost of materials: €10 each child. Escorts can visit the show with a discounted ticket costing €4


Fabbrica del Vapore
4 Via Procaccini 20100, Milan
Exhibition – Anish Kapoor “Dirty Corner”,
in the classroom

Education office | booking | enrolment

Carolina De Pieri
+39 3881657340
from Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

Press Office

Annalisa Fattori e Paola Nobile
Phone 02.8052151

Milan City Council

Elena Conenna
Phone 02 884 53314

  • Contacts

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    Tel. +39 0255180894
    Fax. +39 0255181476
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