Lisson Gallery Milan to Open September 2011

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LONDON.- Lisson Gallery announced the launch of Lisson Gallery Milan, its first international space in its 44 year history. Located on the via Zenale, the gallery will occupy a prime site in the heart of the Lombard metropolitan area, the city’s historic and cultural centre. The gallery will launch in September 2011 with a group show curated by Lisson artist Ryan Gander. It will feature works by other Lisson artists including Allora & Calzadilla, Cory Arcangel, Art & Language, Gerard Byrne, Spencer Finch, Giulio Paolini, Haroon Mirza, Jonathan Monk, and Lawrence Weiner. Lisson Gallery’s founder and Director Nicholas Logsdail says “The decision to open a space in Milan was influenced by a number of factors, including our particularly strong connection with important collectors and museums in Italy as well as Milan’s proximity to Switzerland, Germany and France. Milan, which already plays a leading role