GALLERIE d’ITALiA – Piazza scala
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Amazing works of art by Italian artists housed in incredible palaces in Milano, Napoli and Vicenza, the Gallerie d’Italia are one of Italy’s best kept art secrets. All you need to know is the address. Intesa San Paolo showcases pieces from its of more than 30,000 works of art in three former turn of the century bank buildings that are architectural masterpieces. From ancient Roman vases to Clemente, Chia and Cattelan, the Galleria d’Italia is a celebration of Italy and its artistic heritage.
In this episode, Galleria d’Italia director and Intesa San Paolo Executive Director Arte, Cultura e Beni Storici Michele Coppola shares the story of Intesa San Paolo’s vast collection, the beautiful palazzi and Intesa San Paolo’s cultural initiatives, as well as catching us up to the future of Gallerie d’Italia with its upcoming projects as he accompanies Erica at Galleria d’Italia Piazza Scala (Milano) for a walk through the latest exhibition The Grand Tour, featuring paintings and sculpture from 11 museums and collections from around the world.
In this episode
[01:59] Gallerie d’Italia and Banca Intesa
[04:16] Cultural initiatives
[08:47] 30,000 works of art
[13:27] The Grand Tour in Milan
[20:17] Three locations