The Palazzo Reale in Milan will open its doors to a new art exhibition that, from September 17 to February 7, will liven the capital of EXPO up. “From Raphael to Schiele” is a collection of some of the most important works realized from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. On the occasion of Expo Milano 2015, 76 of these chef-d’œuvre, 8 preparatory drawings of important artists and 4 bronze sketches, will arrive to Milan directly from The Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest (Szépmű vészeti Múzeum), where it is indeed preserved a rich selection of masterpieces to be presented on the Milanese art scene during this period.
The big stars are: the Salomé by Lucas Cranach the Elder, elegant and highly detailed painting of the German Renaissance, Jael and Sisera by Artemisia Gentileschi, who painted a terrible heroine of the Old Testament with precise light and dark effects, the sculpture the Sirens by Rodin so expressive in the movement, The married couple of the Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck, the colored brush strokes by the Impressionist Claude Monet and its painting The three vessels, the San Giacomo by Tiepolo, imposing altarpiece painted by contrasting strong colors, for the Spanish Embassy in London in 1749. Moreover, visitors will have the possibility to admire a lot of other works by the most famous artists from all over the world, such as Leonardo, Rembrandt, Parmigianino, Annibale Carracci, Van Gogh, Heintz, Schiele, Raphael, Tintoretto, Durer, Velasquez, Rubens, Goya, Murillo, Canaletto, Manet, Cezanne and Gauguin.
Thanks to the marvels set out, hall after hall, you will have a unique experience of a time travel through the beauty and aesthetics of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through the Baroque Age, then across Symbolism and Expressionism, and coming up to the Avant-gardes.
Opening times: Monday 14.30 – 19.30; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 9:30 to 19:30; Thursday and Saturday 9:30 to 22:30.
Tickets: Full> € 12.00, Reduced> € 10,00.
What better opportunity to visit Milan, which at this time will offer the best of the modern innovation and research and even of the ancient and international art.