Gamba Castle

Châtillon, Italy

Built at the beginning of the 1900s following the plans of the engineer Carlo Saroldi, Gamba castle was commissioned by Charles Maurice Gamba, daughter of Count Christin d‘Entrèves. Today the castle houses an exhibition route distributed through 13 rooms, with over 150 works of art such as paintings, sculptures, installations, drawings and photographs belonging to a regional collection dating back from the end of the 19th century to the present day.

Beside the works of the maestros of the 20th century, including the sculptures of Martini, Mastroianni, Manzù, Arnaldo and Giò Pomodoro, and paintings by Casorati, De Pisis, Carrà and Guttuso, the collection documents Italian figurative art production from the second half of the century up to contemporary research exponents, such as Schifano, Baruchello, Rama and Mainolfi.A vast and varied selection of works testifies to the movements that have animated the Italian art scene over the past 25 years: for example, the exhibition hosts representations of informal art, geometric abstraction, transavantgarde and pop art. Particular importance is given to the Aosta Valley region through the activity of local artists, or those active in the Valley, on regional commission.



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Founded: 1911
Category: Museums in Italy

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Craig Snively (7 months ago)
Nice art exhibit
Bistra Belcheva (20 months ago)
Nice park and view from the garden. Unfortunatelly closed inside, although on working hours.
Simone Messaggi (2 years ago)
Great, somehow empty place (while other castles require booking in advance!) houses a great collection if you are into modern and contemporary art, the price of admission is low for what you're seeing, but it is no castle inside, basically an art museum in a renovated castle. Their tablet app and guidance is very nice for a modest fee of 3 euros the vocal explanations are bright and to the point, this is highly recommended if you enjoy modern art. Just don't come here expecting to visit a castle or for archeology.
Max Calligola (3 years ago)
Beautiful location and park, and very interesting contemporary art collection.
Nilla nilla (4 years ago)
Un pomeriggio tra opere di pittori valdostani e non opere da ammirare in sale ben curate.. Ma le vere opere d'arte sono all'ultimo piano dove l'artista è la natura.. dalle finestre si può godere di opere uniche che cambiamo a seconda delle stagioni e del tempo.. Quadri inestimabile che appartengo a chi li sa apprezzare il bello di vivere in valle d'Aosta
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