Il Chiostro Arte Contemporanea
Chiostro Arte Contemporanea opened in 1988 with an exhibition of Filippo de Pisis titled The events of the minute, curated by Elena Pontiggia.
In the following years the exhibition activity has seen an alternation between 20th century masters as Marino Marini, Francesco De Rocchi, Carlo CarrĂ , Angelo Del Bon, Mario Sironi, Lucio Fontana and Aroldo Bonzagni, and contemporary artists with individual exhibitions of Jorge Eielson, Ferdinando Greco, Joaquin Roca-Rey, Giancarlo Ossola, Jean Michel Folon, Jorunn Monrad, Franco Marrocco.
In May 2005 the gallery opened its new venue with the exhibition Communicating with Art with works by Jean-Michel Folon, Saul Steinberg and Pino Pascali; it is now located in Viale Santuario, a few meters from the splendid church decorated with frescoes by Bernardino Luini and Gaudenzio Ferrari. The building from the early 20th century, renovated specifically to house the gallery, also hosts the Chiostro Art CafĂ©, which organizes cultural events of various kinds, from literature meetings, to art lessons, to workshops for children.
The new gallery premises, visited by a numerous and va...
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