Founded in Milan in 1987, Massimo De Carlo gallery has played a vital role in establishing a dialogue between its artists and institutions, for over 30 years. The artists represented on MDC’s roster have all gained international acclaim and recognition; and their works are widely collected in public and private collections.
In 2009 Massimo De Carlo opened a new space in central London. As well as working with the historically represented artists, the London gallery has focused on emerging American artists.
In 2016, after many years of operating on the Asian territory, MDC opened a new gallery in Hong Kong. In the same year, MDC opened a second space in the centre of Milan, in Palazzo Belgioioso. The palazzo that houses the gallery space was ultimated in 1787 by Francesco Piermarini, who designed the Teatro Alla Scala, and is largely responsible for the renaissance of neo-classical architecture in Milan.
In March 2019, MDC inaugurated its new main Milan exhibition space on the floor of Casa Corbellini-Wassermann, with a group show celebrating the architecture and history of the building. It is located in an extraordinary 20th Century building conceived and realized by the Italian architect Piero Portaluppi.
In April 2020, MDC announced the opening of a new space, its fifth globally: Massimo De Carlo Virtual Space (later referred as VSpace). Massimo De Carlo Virtual Space is the first virtual space of its kind in the art world: constructed with the newest technologies, VSpace is a complete immersive walkable experience that any viewer can enjoy through our website or through your Oculus glasses hardware. Moreover, because of its digital identity, the VSpace is completely flexible and adaptable to any exhibition scenario: it is the first space that depends upon the works of art, and not vice versa.
In 2020 Massimo De Carlo will open a new concept gallery in Paris named Massimo De Carlo Pièce Unique.