The project of MAGI ‘900

MAGI’900 is an eclectic private art museum, founded by patron and collector Giulio Bargellini. Designed as a place to contemplate and understand art, it offers articulated cultural and exhibition activities inside a large industrial building from the 20th century.

A grain silo from the 30s, specifically restored by architect Giuseppe Davanzo, was later expanded with two new modern volumes, set up with a permanent collection which now encompasses thousands artworks.
The visit is articulated along 9.000 square meters of exhibition space on different levels, through the diverse cores of the collection. A particular importance is given to two dedicated itineraries, one on abstract art and the other on figurative art. Great attention is also paid to sculpture, which connects vertically the different floors of the museum and expands outside in the Sculpture garden, where a great site-specific ceramic mosaic lays.

Today, a long emotional itinerary allows the visitor to enjoy a walk through the gallery viewing intense and evocative paintings, sculptures, drawings, graphic works and photographs from the last century and beyond. Thanks to the variety of collections and the dimension of spaces, the structure of the museum allows to organize thematic, permanent or temporary exhibitions and different types of events, such as concerts, conferences, shows, performances and conferences.

The current permanent collection is dedicated to numerous main artists who represent art and visual culture movements from the 20th and 21st centuries. In the gallery, you’ll find selected works by masters such as  Boldini, Burri, Campigli, Carrà, De Chirico, Savinio, Guttuso, Ligabue, Manzoni, Modigliani, Fontana and over 2.000 Italian and international contemporary artists, many of whom with monographic sections.

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