Works of the Museo del Novecento in Milan you shouldn’t miss

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WORKS OF THE MUSEO DEL NOVECENTO IN MILAN: THE WORKS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

Which are the works of the Museo del Novecento (Museum of the 20th century) in Milan you should seet?
It’s not easy to make a list of the unmissable masterpieces, because it’s a museum housing many works of Italian art, and not only, of the 20th century.

In this post you’ll find some works you shouldn’t miss for any reason before exiting the Museo del Novecento.

Works of the Museo del Novecento in Milan

From Modigliani to Kandinsky, from Boccioni to Klee, up to Mondrian, De Chirico and Pellizza da Volpedo.
Here is my list of the unmissable works.

WORKS OF THE MUSEO DEL NOVECENTO IN MILAN: THE UNMISSABLE MASTERPIECES

The Fourth Estate by Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo

The Fourth Estate | Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo

Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, The Fourth Estate

An icon of the social and political struggle of the working class, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo began working on the subject of The Fourth Estate in 1895, but it took him six years to complete the painting. To learn more about this masterpiece, read the post I dedicated to The Fourth Estate.

Composition by Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky | Composition

Wassily Kandinsky, Composition

Among the works of the Museo del Novecento in Milan you should see is certainly “Composition” by Kandinsky.
The painting was painted in 1916 in order to offer spectators the same emotional power you feel when listening to a musical composition.
The work is an explosion of shapes and colours.

Portrait of Paul Guillaume by Amedeo Modigliani

Portrait of Paul Guillaume | Amedeo Modigliani

Portrait of Paul Guillaume by Amedeo Modigliani.

The Portrait of Paul Guillaume is one of the works of the Museo del Novecento in Milan you shouldn’t miss.
The great French art collector and patron was portrayed by Modigliani, who was inspired by a series of photos taken in 1915 in Modigliani’s studio.

The Fontana Hall and Lucio Fontana’s works

Museo Novecento Milan | Lucio Fontana

Fontana Hall at the Museo del Novecento in Milan.

Lucio Fontana’s works are displayed in a special place and, in fact, the last floor of the museum is totally dedicated to this great Italian artist of the 20th century.
The Fontana Hall was designed to become itself a work of art.

Unique Forms of Continuity in Space by Umberto Boccioni

Unique Forms of Continuity in Space | Umberto Boccioni

Unique Forms of Continuity in Space by Umberto Boccioni

For art and sculpture lovers this is one of the fundamental works of the 20th century art and in particular of Futurism.
The basics of the creation of this masterpiece are fluidity and movement, which anyone who observes it can clearly perceive.

WORKS OF THE MUSEO DEL NOVECENTO IN MILAN: HOW TO PLAN YOUR VISIT

To plan your visit, book and buy your ticket, look at the page Museo Novecento Milano.

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