Rachele Bianchi Archive
The Rachele Bianchi Archive is a cultural association dedicated to Rachele Bianchi, sculptress and designer , founded in 2019, one year after the artist's death. It is based in Milan , in the prestigious Palazzo Lombardo in Via Legnano 14 and aims to give visibility and continuity to the work of Rachele Bianchi , but also to support the cultural contribution of women in the city of Milan and more generally in society.
The Rachele Bianchi archive intends to study, catalog and promote her work and that of women active in society through art. For this reason, the symbol of the association is an open network, already signed by Rachel, and an emblem of female participation.
Rachele Bianchi (Milan, 1925-2018) is today among the meritorious and illustrious citizens of Milan. After the war he chooses art as a space for emancipation. Self-taught and independent, he experiments with materials, techniques, colors and shapes throughout his life. He leaves us over 1600 works united by the protagonism of the female figure, read through the challenges that women must face in their daily lives.
Rachele Bianchi's women travel and today they are permanently exhibited in Athens, Cosenza, Loreto, Malta, Rome, Sondrio up to Milan, her city, where a monumental bronze figure (the first female work of a woman in a public space of the city ) ideally supervises the Central Station.