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Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri

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Surprise, surprise - modern

Wow, we loved both museums. This is a must go. We could not have done both galleries in one day... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
LarryandSharen
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In a word: INCREDIBLE

There are two spaces that comprise this museum: one is in a former tobacco-drying warehouse (an... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
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Via Degli Albizzini 1 | Ex Seccatoi del Tabacco, 06012, Citta di Castello, Italy
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had big expectations of both the spaces (Foundation and Tobacco drying halls). Burri was a surprise and at the start we enjoyed the discovery of an artist we didn't know. But after a while it get's too much of the same what doesn't do...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Wow, we loved both museums. This is a must go. We could not have done both galleries in one day, overload.

2  Thank LarryandSharen
Reviewed 2 November 2017

There are two spaces that comprise this museum: one is in a former tobacco-drying warehouse (an easy walk from the centre of town), the scale of which is beyond enormous. This is where his later work is exhibited, along with his graphics. The earlier work...More

3  Thank artnik
Reviewed 4 September 2017

There are two fabulous Alberto Burri museums in Citta di Castello. His earlier works are displayed in the Palazzo Albizzini and his later works in Ex Seccatoi del Tabacco, and industrial complex originally used to dry tobacco. The Burri collection warrants a day's visit.

3  Thank DCharlotteD
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

... o ammirarlo ancora di più per chi già lo conosce. Grazie anche all'apertura della nuova sezione permanente dedicata all'arte grafica del maestro, appena inaugurata (a cui si riferiscono le mie foto) nella sede degli ex seccatoi del tabacco. La fondazione, come tale, rende il...More

2  Thank LucreziaMN
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Saw the ads at Perugia Airport, so decided to go to visit. The ex-Seccatoi is a stupendous space, kind of like the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, only 5 times over. Great for showing Burri's work. Ashamed to say I'd not heard of him, but feeling...More

2  Thank greyonatray
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

we went to visit seccatoi del tabacco thinking to meet the artistic corpus of alberto burri. that was, the big artworks are really beautiful and it's possible to meet burri's philosophy very easily. but we didn't expecy the exhibition about space and matter between europe...More

1  Thank Samuele A
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A great exhibition. It worths the trip from everywhere in the world. Where Italy is leading the culture. Visit also the Essiccatoi del tabacco where the big works of Burri are on display.

1  Thank luca b
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We went to Citta di Castello to see the Burri Collection. My companion is a native Italian speaker from northern Italy, and he asked (in Italian) 4 different Citta' di Castello residents how to get there (it is not within the walled city). When we...More

Thank MarimariChicago
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Alberto Burri is one of the stars of Castello. This place shows a huge range of his work but is freezing cold in winter. Be aware that at the moment it is closed for renovation. Look out for the re opening. It's a great place...More

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