Florence is well-known as the crib of Renaissance, but the city is the home of all times art, linking the past and the present artwise. For those who enjoy modern and contemporary art, we have good news: the second section of Roberto Casamonti Collection is now opened to the public, with masterpieces from the late 1960s to the present day, from Alighiero Boetti to Anselm Kiefer, to Jean-Michel Basquiat, from Jannis Kounellis to Tony Cragg, to Bill Viola, to Marina Abramovich, just to name a few.
The place itself is a work of art: it is located on the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Bartolini Salimbeni, a Renaissance architectural masterpiece by Baccio d’Agnolo, and it holds one of the major collections of modern and contemporary art open to the public in Italy.
Since the spring 2018, the Roberto Casamonti Collection could already be visited, but only the first section, with works from 1919. About a hundred works ranging from the beginning of the twentieth century to the sixties: Fattori, Boldini, Balla, Viani, Sironi, Severini, Marini, Morandi, de Chirico, Savinio, Prampolini, Casorati, Magnelli, Licini, Picasso, Leger, Soutine, Klee, Chagall, Ernst, Kandinsky, Hartung, Fautrier, Matta, Lam, Dorazio, Accardi, Afro, Vedova, Capogrossi, Burri, Klein , Fontana, Castellani, Manzoni and many others in a path that crosses 5 magnificent rooms.
From this spring, the second section of the Roberto Casamonti Collection can be visited: our guests can collect at concierge a coupon to be presented at the reception of the Casamonti where they will receive the reduced ticket instead of the full price one.
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Public opening times: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 11.30 am to 7.00 pm, ticket office and bookshop closing at 6.30 pm.