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The Gallery of Modern Art, Milan

The Gallery of Modern Art, Milan

Located at the center of Milano in a large Neo-classical villa known as the Villa Reale, is Milan's Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna containing many superb works of art. This extravagant palazzo houses the modern collection in the 19th century sense. Masterpieces of Lombardians and famous Italian painters, following the style of French artists, are displayed in the stores. Works of lesser-known Italian artists are also on display in this museum.

Designed by architect Leopold Pollak upon the request of the Count Barbiano di Belgioioso in 1790, the Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna was once the official residence of Napoleon III. He lived there with his stepson, Eugene de Beauharnais. He used this lovely villa as his summer home. The gallery now hosts several cultural institutions and houses a vast collection of sculptures and paintings from the 18th Century Neo Classical Milanese paintings to the 19th century art from Lombardy. Many paintings of famous artists like De Pisis, Modigliani, futurists Balla and Boccioni, Boldini, Bonnard, Corot, Mancini, Manet, Sisley, Spadini and Toulouse are on display here.

A separate section on the first floor is dedicated for the works of Italian sculptor Museo Marino Marini. His remarkable works in terracotta, bronze, and graphic designs are proudly displayed here. The second floor consists of The Raccolta Grassi donated to the City Council in 1956 and it focuses on late 19th and early 20th century Italian and French art and includes numerous important works by the Tuscan `Macchiaioli`. The upper floors displays works of 20th-century sculptor Marino Marini.

Civica Galleria d`Arte Moderna is a paradise for the art lovers. Whether you are an art lover or not, the Civica Galleria d`Arte Moderna is a must see as it fits to the aesthetic sense of many individuals.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9 am - 5.30 pm.

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Sight Name: The Gallery of Modern Art
Sight Location: Milan, Italy
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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