6 Mar-2 Sept. Milan shows 50 masterpieces.In a unique opportunity to admire works by some of the greatest painters from the turn of the 19th to the 20th century, the Palazzo Reale in central Milan is showing 50 important works on loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The star-studded cast includes Bonnard, Brancusi, Braque, Cézanne, Chagall, Degas, Gauguin, Kandinsky, Klee, Manet, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Pissarro, Renoir and Van Gogh. Surrealist works by Dalí and Mirò are also represented.
Never exhibited before in Italy, the masterpieces by artists who revolutionised the pictorial language of their period were collected by the museum in Philadelphia which has been the capital of artwork collecting in the US since the mid-19th century.
Among the sculptures on display are Rodin’s The Athlete, Picasso’s Jester and Brancusi’s The Kiss.
Admission costs €12, with several categories of concession (details on the museum website). Mon 14.30-19.30, all other days 09.30-19.30 and additionally on Thurs and Sat until 22.30.