The new Museo del Novecento in Milan, Italy

The new Museo del Novecento dedicated to the art of the 20th Century will be inaugurated in November 2010 at the Palazzo dell’Arengario. The large spiral ramp inside the building will be the museum’s most important architectural feature, acting as a functional yet stylish element connecting the different levels of the tower from the basement right up to the beautiful terrace facing the Duomo. The 3500 sq m exhibition space will host works by Picasso, Braque, Klee, Kandisky, Modigliani, Boccioni, De Chirico, Fontana , Marinetti among others. The museum will also have a restaurant and bookshop from where the masterpiece “Quarto Stato” by Pellizza da Volpedo will always be visible by visitors.

Comments (4)

  1. Would you publish some photos of the inauguration? I’m very interested in architecture. Thank you.

  2. […] It’s been a while since I last went on a weekend jaunt to Europe, so this one caught my eye.  In fact, out of the cities listed, I’m ashamed to say I’ve only spent any significant time in one of them (Milan). Milan is a great city and one I’d thoroughly recommend. Not only is it widely considered to be both a fashion and a shopping capital, it is also home to some stunning attractions, including the Duomo and the new Museo del Novecentro which was inaugurated last month. […]

  3. irene says:

    Am trying to organise a trip to milan, it has been on my must do list for a long time will now need to add this to the long list of things to do which also includes taking in a football game, plenty of shopping, lots of eating and drinking, siteseeing to name a few. always grateful for some recommendations.

  4. Emily M says:

    Sounds like an interesting collection and worth a visit.

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