Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro


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Housed in a vast metallic warehouse, the Fondazione Pomodoro provides a welcome contrast to Milan's dim and often cavernous church-based sightseeing. As he approached his 80th birthday, the celebrated artist Arnaldo Pomodoro set up this centre, devoted entirely to sculpture, in the former Riva & Calzoni factory (maker of hydraulic turbines, including those used at Niagara Falls).

Crisscrossed by suspended walkways that lead to the various levels, the mus-eum contains a permanent collection (including many artworks by Pomodoro), a temporary exhibition space and an area devoted to their yearly young sculptors' competition.

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Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro details

Via Andrea Solari 35

Area Milan

Transport Metro Porta Genova or Sant'Agostino/bus 58, 61, 90, 91/tram 14 .

Telephone 02 8907 5394

Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro website

Open 11am-6pm Wed, Fri-Sun (last entry 5pm); 11am-10pm (last entry 9pm) Thur. Closed mid July-Sept.

Admission €7; €4 reductions.

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