Modern Art Gallery of Milan
Modern Art Gallery of Milan is located at Villa Reale, one of Milan’s neoclassical masterpieces, it holds works by Appiani, Canova, Hayez, Segantini, Previati, Rosso and two important collections: the Grassi Collection and the Vismara Collection, with pieces by Balla, Boccioni, Modigliani, Sironi, Manet, Van Gogh and Picasso. The Villa was built between 1790 and 1796 for Count Ludovico Barbiano Belgiojoso. In fact, the villa is also known as Villa Belgiojoso. It was designed by Austrian architect Leopoldo Pollack, a collaborator of the highest representative of the Lombard Neoclassicism, Giuseppe Piermarini.
On the death of the count, the villa was purchased by the Cisalpine Republic government to transform it in the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte, who was to become president of the new Italian Republic, of which Milan was the capital. Since 1921 the villa hosts the Milan collections of modern art.
WHERE: Villa Reale, Via Palestro, 16, Milano
9.00-17.30 (9.00 AM – 5.30 PM)
Closed on Monday
Last entry half an hour before closing
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