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Krizia Plans Retail Rollout in China, Reopens Cultural Space in Milan


MILAN — The storied cultural venue Spazio Krizia reopened on Friday, revealing its the support of two exhibitions at the Venice 57th Art Biennale.
The exhibitions by artists Giovanni Anselmo and Elisabetta Di Maggio will bow on May 10 at the Fondazione Querini Stampalia, following their vernissage a day earlier. The exhibits will run until Sept. 24.
The restoration of the “secret” room, the set of Di Maggio’s work, was supported by the DFS T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi, the group’s first unit in Europe, which opened last September in Venice.
In her first presentation as chief executive officer of Krizia, Simona Clemenza, who joined the company in January, enthused about Spazio Krizia. “It allows free circulation of information and interaction, helping us to open our minds.”
Spazio Krizia was first set up in 1985 and opening its doors at the storied Milan headquarters, said Clemenza, was “a natural choice for us, and it’s the consolidation of a path.”
She described Krizia’s founder Mariuccia Mandelli as a true pioneer, “opening such a venue back in the Eighties, when nothing like this existed. She has since been followed by several of her peers.”
Krizia also appointed a new art director, Cristiano Seganfreddo, who is charged with curating

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