Museum: Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina
The Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, often known as Museo MADRE, 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.
The museum opened in 2005. 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, Anish Kapoor, Jannis Kounellis, Giulio Paolini, Francesco Clemente, Rebecca Horn, Mario Merz, Damien Hirst and Olafur Eliasson.
The museum also mounts temporary exhibitions. The museum is organised on four floors of the palace, on the roof terrace is Cavallo, a sculpture by Mimmo Paladino which the museum bought in 2007. Access to the church of Santa Maria Donnaregina Vecchia is through the museum.
Via Luigi Settembrini, 79
80139 Naples NA