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Galleria d'Arte Moderna

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A disappointing and very poorly lit collection of not quite modern art.

The paradox is that the collection ends around about 1920 and contains very view memorable... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Dublin, Ireland
Not too bad, Not too modern, but included in the Palatine ticket.

OK it wasn't what I expected. 200 year old art is not what I'd call modern! Still they did get to... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
sandy c
Copenhagen, Denmark
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24 Oct 2018
“A disappointing and very poorly lit collection of not quite modern art.”
7 Oct 2018
“Magnificent yes. But not exactly modern ”
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

The paradox is that the collection ends around about 1920 and contains very view memorable paintings: a few Fattori's and a couple of works by Sisley. Overall a very disappointing collection, particularly the way the paintings are not lit to their best advantage. The admission...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

To my mind modern art started with the Impressionists from around 1870 on. Though the artworks here are magnificent they basically finish around 1850. So if you’re looking for proper modern art you might be disappointed. But the paintings are displayed in such magnificent surroundings...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

OK it wasn't what I expected. 200 year old art is not what I'd call modern! Still they did get to impressionism, and some of the paintings and sculptures were very captivating. It's included in the Palatine ticket, so give yourself some extra time for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sandy c
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went in not knowing what to expect. I am not one who understand a lot about art but i know what is what. There seem to be a lot of artwork they attempting to put on display and some worked and some not so...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank AJAL1982
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While it is called a gallery of modern it actually stretches back to the 17th century. I suppose when compared to the renaissance art in the Palatine Gallery it is fairly modern. In fact there is not many works that could be called modern. So...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I'm Italian, and I live in Florence. People do imagine that history of Italy and Florentine history in particular means Renaissance, at all, od the Middle Ages. Italy as a modern country is very young, younger then USA: we start to be a unified State...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

One of the galleries you can access through the Palazzo Pitti. First thing to state is that while it calls itself Galeria d'Arte Moderna, the most modern thing you will be looking at will be predominantly C19th modernism so do not expect anything in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

It may be called "modern" but unfortunately it is NOT modern enough, if you want to see real modern art, I'd recommend the contemporary art museum in Rome for sure.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ecenada
Reviewed 26 April 2015

One of the major attractions found at Pitti Palace is the upstairs Gallery of Modern Art, which was moved here in 1924 and presently features 30 rooms of works representing Italian artists from the Neoclassical period to the 1920s. We enjoyed seeing works by Italian...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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