Milan Art Now: The 5 most exciting art exhibitions in the city

Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Wassily Kandinsky, Manet and Miroslaw Balka! Exhibitions on these great artists (each one of them a leading figure in his niche) are this season's art highlights in Milan. For those who are visiting or planning to visit the city soon (let's not forget that Milan Design Week in opening in 4 days), we picked the five most exciting art exhibitions right now in the, always, exciting city.
 
 
Museo del Novecento - Andy Warhol, Sixty Last Suppers
Until May 18, 2017
 
30 ago, Andy Warhol’s final opus, The Last Supper, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, made its debut in Milan. To mark the thirtieth anniversary of this project, the Museo del Novecento presents one of its key works: the monumental painting Sixty Last Suppers.
 
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Andy Warhol, Sixty Last Suppers, 1986 Acrilico e inchiostro serigrafico su tela di lino © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. by SIAE 2017, Foto di Rob McKeever.

 
Palazzo Reale - Keith Haring. About Art
Until June 18, 2017
 
A modern art superstar, Keith Haring (like his contemporary Jean-Michel Basquiat) has defined the late 70s and early 80s New York scene, infusing pop-art with a new and powerful artistic language; one that is instanty recognised by the whole world!
 
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Keith Haring, Tree of Life, 1985, Acrilico su tela 152,5 x 152,5 cm Collezione privata © Keith Haring Foundation
 
Admission: € 12.00

 
MUDEC - Kandinsky, knight errant
Until July 2, 2017
 
Mudec pays homage to Wassily Kandinsky with an exhibition which gathers important works by the artist from major museums around the world but also invites you to a full Kandinsky-esqe experience with the aid of multimedia installations.
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Vasilij Kandinskij, Improvvisazione sulle forme fredde, 1914. Olio su tela, cm 119 x 139. Mosca, Galleria Tret’jakov © State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
 
Admission: € 12.00

 
Palazzo Reale - Manet and Modern Paris
Until July 2, 2017
 
100 paintings, drawing and prints by Édouard Manet and his contemporaries from the collections of the Musée d'Orsay portray their attitude towards the changes taking place in Paris between 1850 and 1880 when the city was becoming "capital of capitals". Alongside Manet's masterpieces you can admire art by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Giovanni Boldini, Paul Signac, Paul Gauguin and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
 
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Édouard Manet, A Bar at the Folies-Bergere, 1882
 
Admission: € 12.00

 
Pirelli HangarBicocca - Miroslaw Balka: Crossover/s
Until October 8, 2017
 
CROSSOVER/S is the first retrospective in Italy by Miroslaw Balka (Warsaw, 1958), one of the leading artists of the last three decades, whose work explores human nature as well as individual and collective memory.
 
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Miroslaw Balka, “CROSSOVER/S”, veduta della mostra, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milano, 2017.Courtesy dell’artista e Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milano. Foto: © Attilio Maranzano.
 
Admission: Free

 
PRACTICAL INFORMATION
 
Museo del Novecento - Palazzo dell'Arengario, Via Marconi 1. Open every day
Palazzo Reale - Piazza del Duomo 12. Open every day
MUDEC - Via Tortona 56. Open every day
Pirelli HangarBicocca - Via Chiese 2. Monday to Wednesday: closed
 
Learn more about art exhibitions in the museums and galleries in Milan here!
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