Italy’s top bank turns vaults into Milan art museum

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s biggest retail bank has turned its historic headquarters in Milan’s central La Scala square into a majestic modern art museum displaying Italian post-war works from the likes of Lucio Fontana and Renato Guttuso. Palazzo Beltrami, a superb Milanese building which blends Neoclassical style with eclectic features, was built in 1911 as a prestigious new head office for Banca Commerciale Italiana, now part of domestic bank giant IntesaSanpaolo. …

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