Art Jewels in the heart of Mi­lan

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Set be­tween pi­azza della Scala and the fa­mous Quadri­latero della Moda, Gal­lerie d'Italia-Pi­azza Scala are housed in three his­toric build­ings over­look­ing Mi­lan's el­e­gant via Man­zoni, pi­azza della Scala and via Morone. Two build­ings host mas­ter­pieces of 19th cen­tury Ital­ian art from the col­lec­tions of Fondazione Cariplo and In­tesa San­paolo: the op­u­lent Neo-clas­si­cal rooms of Palazzo An­guis­sola and the 19th cen­tury Palazzo Brentani. A third sec­tion was re­cently opened in the palazzo hous­ing Mi­lan's his­toric Banca Com­mer­ciale in Pi­azza della Scala and houses a dis­play of 20th cen­tury mas­ter­pieces en­ti­tled “Cantiere del 900” orig­i­nat­ing partly from the In­tesa San­paolo col­lec­tion and partly from other col­lec­tions.

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