Museo del Novecento

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Museo del Novecento
Quarto Stato.jpg
Established 2010
Location Piazza del Duomo, 20121 Milan - Italy
Director Marina Pugliese
Website http://www.museodelnovecento.org/en/

The Museum of Twentieth Century (Museo del Novecento in Italian) is a modern and contemporary art museum located in the Arengario palace near Duomo square in the centre of Milan.

Opened in December 2010, the museum features one of the largest collections of Italian and international Twentieth Century’s art in Italy, with particularly relevant sections dedicated to Futurism, Spatialism and Arte povera. The collection includes masterpieces by several Italian artists such as Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio de Chirico, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla, Carlo Carrà, Lucio Fontana, Salvatore Garau, Giorgio Morandi, Mario Sironi as well as international artists as Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Braque, Piet Mondrian, Paul Klee and Henri Matisse.

Pellizza da Volvedo's The Fourth Estate is exhibited in a free-access area on the ground floor. The museum facilities include a bookshop and a restaurant-bar located on the top floor overlooking the Duomo square.

Main Artworks[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°27′49″N 9°11′25″E / 45.46361°N 9.19028°E / 45.46361; 9.19028