Exhibition of Calatrava at the Capodimonte Museum: in the Light of Naples

Calatrava's work at the Capodimonte Museum
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At the Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte the art exhibition entirely dedicated to the works of Santiago Calatrava can be visited.

From 6 December 2019 to 24 October 2021 Will be held at Napoli in Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte an exhibition of Santiago Calatrava, painter, sculptor, architect and complete artist.

The intent

This show, Entitled "Santiago Calatrava. In the light of Naples ", wants to be a celebration of the artist's work, which has come to his own 40 years of career.

Le works exhibited will be subjected to a reading key that focuses on light, which has a fundamental role in every artistic manifestation.

The works

The architectures

On the second floor of the Museum are exhibited civilians architectures most important realized by Calatrava, including the World Trade Center Transportation Hub di New York known by the name of Oculus , Lyon “Saint Exupéry” airport station.

Some of his projects are also present, including that of Bridge to Genoa, designed in three versions "Ponte a Arco", "Continuous bridge" e "Cable-stayed bridge", designed after the collapse of the Morandi bridge.

The sculptures

Among the various works there are also many sculptures that present different artistic phases: abstract, geometric, mathematical, anthropomorphic, made with materials such as white marble, alabaster, ebony, aluminum etc.

The paintings

Calatrava also presents many of his paintings, drawn in pastel and charcoal in which the chosen subjects are mostly trees, female nudes and bulls, and also some of its beautiful ones watercolors.

The ceramics

Inside the Cellaio in Real Bosco di Capodimonte instead, they are more willing than 50 works made in ceramic.

Information on the Santiago Calatrava exhibition

Where: Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Via Milano 2, Naples

When: from 6 December 2019 to 24 October 2021

Hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 19.30. Last admission at 18.30pm. Closed on Wednesday.


  • Full ticket: 8 euros
  • Reduced (between 18 and 25 years, for San Carlo affiliates and Carta Freccia holders): 2 euros
  • Under the age of 18 and for holders of Artecard: free

Information: Official website

In this article:
  • Where: Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte
  • When: from Friday 04 December 2020 to Sunday 24 October 2021, from 08:30 to 19:30
  • Closed on days:
    • Wednesday
  • Prezzi:
    • Full ticket: 8 €
    • from 18 to 25, San Carlo members and Carta Freccia holders: €2
    • Under 18s and Artecard holders: Free
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