A hundred years after the death of Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916) Milan celebrates with a large exhibition of the Futurist artist, undisputed star of Italian Avanguardia. His brilliant solution visually represents the movement and his research on the relationship between object and space which has strongly influenced the fate of the painting and sculpture of the XXI Century.
A unique opportunity to discover the most important paintings and sculpture, but also of the main protagonists of the culture of his contemporary artistis, together with an outstanding selection of 61 drawings by Boccioni from the Castello Sforzesco in Milan. The exhibition tells the artistic career of Boccioni, its international reputation and his activities in Milan, in the light of new documents emerged.
In the exhibition you can admire works from major museums and private collections around the world including the Pinacoteca di Brera, the Gallerie d’Italia in Milan, the Chamber of Commerce of Milan, the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome the collection Gianni Mattioli, the Peggy Guggenheim collection in Venice, the Barilla collection of Modern Art, the Museo Cantonale d’Arte in Lugano, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Getty Foundation in Los Angele, the Musée Picasso and the Musée Rodin in Paris, the Osaka City Museum of Modern Art, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna