Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina

Naples, Italy

Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina

The Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, often known as Museo Madre, or Donnaregina Contemporary Art Museum, is a museum of contemporary art in Naples, in Campania in southern Italy. It is housed in the Palazzo Donnaregina, which was adapted for it by the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira.:44 The museum opened in 2005.:88

Among the artists represented in the permanent collections are or were Sol LeWitt, Jeff Koons, Mimmo Paladino, Richard Long, Andy Warhol, Gilbert & George (Shitty World), Lucio Fontana,:44 Anish Kapoor, Jannis Kounellis, Giulio Paolini,:88 Francesco Clemente, Rebecca Horn, Mario Merz, Damien Hirst and Olafur Eliasson.:27 The museum also mounts temporary exhibitions.:44 The museum is organised on four floors of the palace;|:21 on the roof terrace is Cavallo, a sculpture by Mimmo Paladino which the museum bought in 2007.:70

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