CULTURE

Photos: Italian Renaissance: Editor’s Letter September 2015

W‘s editor-in-chief talks about Milan’s cultural revolution.


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Stefano Tonchi, with Giorgio Armani, at the designer’s 40th anniversary celebration in May. Courtesy of Armani.

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Tree of Life, the centerpiece of Milan Expo 2015. Photo by Ye Pingfan/Xinhua Press/Corbis.

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Tom Wesselmann’s Still Life #3, 1962, at the Triennale di Milano. Photo by Jeffrey Sturgers/Estate of Tom Wesselmann/Vaga, NY, NY.

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Israel’s pavilion at Milan Expo. Photo by Rich/Splash News/Corbis.

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Patrizio Bertelli, Miuccia Prada, Matteo Renzi, and Rem Koolhaas at the opening of the Fondazione Prada. Photo byVittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images.

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The Koolhaas-designed Prada art complex. Courtesy of the Fondazione Prada.

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Braco Dimitrijevic’s Les Hérauts De La Post-Histoire, 1997, at the Triennale. Photo by Nick Zonna/Splash News/Corbis.

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The Daniel Libeksind–designed Expo Chinese pavilion. Photo by Andrea Pavan/PhotoFVG/Corbis.