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For art aficionados, Museo Del Novecento is a welcoming change as it highlights artistic expressions of the 20th Century till date. You will find masterpieces by Italian masters, renowned world artists and established local artists in its themed rooms. Set inside the Palazzo dell’Arengario with its grand staircase being the focal point to all the levels, you will find each area celebrating Italian art which includes varying forms such as surrealism, abstract and spatialism as well as sculptures. Besides its permanent collection of 400 works, it also hosts temporary exhibits, concerts and educational events.
Located near the heart of the city, Galleria Gruppo Credito Valtellinese could be the answer to your quest for an art extravaganza. You'd find plenty of contemporary artworks as you walk in this modern gallery. This house is a hit among all ages including connoisseurs, art lovers and students; thanks to the interesting cartoon artwork created by the famous painter, Maurice Henry. It's simply a fun experience, understanding art and its intricacies.
Il Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea is located in the old courtyard of the Villa Reale within the perimeter of the old palace stables destroyed during the war. Used for research purposes and the exhibition of contemporary art, Padiglione was built between 1948 and 1954 according to the plans of Ignazio Gardella and is one of the most significant works of Milan architecture from the 1950s. After the attack in 1993, which almost completely destroyed Il Padiglione, it was rebuilt faithfully following the Milan architect's original plans: with a light metallic structure, the building consists of three main bodies each lit by a skylight and a large window which frames the Villa's gardens.
Established in 2005 in Milan by Emanuele Bonomi, the ProjectB Galery hosts contemporary and modern art exhibits by renowned artists. Inspired mainly by the form of British artists, the gallery was established to showcase art from countries such as Spain, Iran and South America. In the past, the gallery has hosted several contemporary artists such as Tom Anholt. Jacob Gils, Marcos Lopes and Keith Tyson. The gallery is especially known for its annual observatory each year, where up and coming artists put up solo shows.
One of the most famous galleries of Milan, Galleria Giò Marconi began with historic names such as Tadini, Adami, Fontana and Schifano, and today, in addition to these, they also show young contemporary artists. The space is quite contemporary with excellent lighting facilities. They also have very friendly staff who are always willing to help out.
Housed within a former train-carriage factory, Pirelli HangarBicocca was established in 2004, and has since been dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art. This expansive space has carried crucial exhibitions in the past, besides being the permanent home to The Seven Heavenly Palaces by artist Anselm Kiefer. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca is known for its streamlined spaces that promote creativity, and thus includes a bookshop, a reading room, three exhibition spaces and a workshop area. This art space has previously hosted artists such as Kishio Suga, Joan Jonas and Mike Kelley, among several others.