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Spazio -1 Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati

  1. Contact

    Spazio -1 Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati
    Riva Caccia 1
    6900 Lugano
    Tel +41 91 921 46 32
    Tel +41 58 866 42 30

  2. Opening

    Open on
    Fr - Su 11:00 - 18:00 and upon request.

    Every first Sunday of the month free guided tour.

  3. Prices

    Free entry
    Free entrance

  4. Access to the disabled
    • Stair free entrance

The exhibition space -1 hosts contemporary artworks belonging to the deposit granted to the City of Lugano by the collectors Giancarlo and Danna Olgiati.

Situated in the basement of the Central Park building opposite the LAC, the space was restructured by the architect Ivano Gianola, thanks to the support of Fondazione Caccia.

The Collection was created in the early 1960s when the young lawyer Giancarlo Olgiati started his adventure in the world of contemporary art. In 1985 he was joined by his wife, Danna, an Italian gallery owner specialised in the Futurist movement.

The display features nearly 100 works ranging from masterpieces of the Art Povera and Nouveau Réalisme to the most recent tendencies. A specific section presents futurist paintings alongside a vast collection of artists’ books.

Temporary Exhibitions

31.03 - 16.06.2019 A collection in progress

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