Galleria nazionale di Cosenza
The Gallery is located in the magnificent Arnone Palace, a sixteenth century building in the historical centre of Cosenza. Within its spaces we can contemplate important works by Calabrian painters, such as Pietro Negroni, Marco Cardisco, Francesco Cozza and Neapolitan artists who influenced the local art, among all, Luca Giordano.The Gallery also houses a section of graphic works of Umberto Boccioni in the period between the 1906 to the 1915; Fascinating are the studies that reveal the genesis of “La risata” (The Laugh), exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York.Thanks to donations and acquisitions, the museum presents a rich collection of modern art, including sculptures of Umberto Boccioni, Giorgio de Chirico, Emilio Greco, Antonietta Raphaël, Pietro Consagra, Mimmo Rotella and Bizhan Bassiri.Furthermore, it is possible to appreciate the Carime Collection, today owned by UbiBanca, that traces the major artistic currents from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. Among the most important artworks of the Collection, we can appreciate the little altarpiece "Cristo al Calvario e il Cireneo" ("Christ at Calvary and the Cyrene"), attributed to Giovanni Bellini, and the pastel "Gisella" of Umberto Boccioni. Finally, the contemporary artistic expressions of the territory are documented by the works of Cesare Berlingeri, Giulio Telarico, Alfredo Pirri.
via Gian Vincenzo Gravina, s.n.c.
Monday-Friday 10.00 - 18.30 last entry 17.30
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