Exhibitions not to be missed in Milan in 2019: Antonello da Messina, Leonardo, Canova and many others
As every year, the Municipality of Milan provided a calendar of the most interesting exhibitions in 2019-2020.
So far I will name just a few names: Antonello da Messina, Lichtenstein, exhibitions related to the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Let’s get acquainted with some of the exhibitions, which are worth taking note of.
What to see in Milan: exhibitions and museums in 2019
Antonello da Messina, Paolo Grassi, De Chirico in Palazzo Reale
One of the most interesting exhibitions will be traditionally held in Palazzo Reale.
The first to start the exhibition of the founder of Piccolo Teatro-Paolo Grassi, which will start on January 26.
It will be followed on February 21 by the esteemed artist Antonello da Messina, whose style is characterized by a high level of technical virtuosity, careful study of details and interest in the monumentalism of forms and depth of the background, typical of the Italian school.
In June, the exhibition dei Preraffaelliti e l’Italia, an exhibition organized in cooperation with Tate Britain, will take place. Works of art from the London Museum, such as Milla Ophelia and Lady Shalot from Waterhouse, are on display.
At the end of the summer in Palazzo Reale will be organized an exhibition dedicated to Giorgio De Chirico, where you can get acquainted with the most important paintings of the artist.
In the month of October in Palazzo Reale you will be able to see “Leonardo’s dinner for Francesco”, a masterpiece made of silk and silver, which is demonstrated for the first time after its restoration.
Palazzo Reale address: Piazza del Duomo, 12, 20122 Milano MIOfficial
Canova, Morbelli and Andrea Ventura at GAM
Also, GAM is not inferior in number of exhibitions held in 2019.
The Antonio Canova exhibition, which will start in October and will be dedicated to genesis and evolution.
To honor the memory of Angelo Morbellli and Andrea Ventura, one of the most famous illustrators on the international art scene.
GAM address: Via Palestro, 16, 20121 Milano MIOfficial
Lichtenstein, Impressionists and Japan at Mudec
An exhibition project that explores the relationship between Impressionism and Japan. The Far East is the benchmark of cultural comparison in the framework of the exhibition project dedicated to Roy Lichtenstein. The exhibition, which will allow to get acquainted once again with the work of the American artist through his 70 works, which played a significant role in his work.
Mudec address: Via Tortona, 56, 20144 Milano MI
Leonardo in Castello Sforzesco e opening of the Sala delle Asse
Leonardo da Vinci and Castello il Castello Sforzesco are the main characters of 2019. In the castle will be organized some exhibits dedicated to the great genius.
Take a trip to the places where Leonardo lived in Milan and visit the newly opened Sala delle Asse hall. In addition, the Sala dei Ducali will feature a collection of original drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and other Renaissance artists.
Giuseppe Fava in Biblioteca Sormani
Biblioteca Sormani will host the exhibition “Giuseppe Fava. Outside of journalism”, which will be held from the end of March to the end of May 2019. An exhibition dedicated to a Sicilian journalist killed by the Mafia in 1984.
Biblioteca Sormani address: Corso di Porta Vittoria, 6, 20122 Milano MIOfficial