A journey through contemporary painting and sculpture, rich in comparisons, original couplings and works never seen before by the public, thanks to the art collection of Italy’s largest banking group - this is the surprise awaiting visitors to the Gallerie d’Italia in Piazza della Scala, the exhibition headquarters of Intesa Sanpaolo in Milan, in the exhibition Una Collezione Inattesa. There are three-thousand works from the 1900s in the collection of the group. For this project, curator Luca Massimo Barbero chose around 70 which could offer a panorama on the artistic production of the second-half of the century, with celebrity protagonists from the Italian and international scenes. In the monumental entrance of the museum, visitors will be greeted by the Femme Paysage by Jean Hans Harp, a large sculpture in white marble which announces the introduction of the prestigious Henraux Collection into that of Intesa Sanpaolo. Other recent acquisitions will be revealed during the itinerary, from the sculptures of Sol LeWitt to the canvas Abstraktes Bild by Gerhard Richter. And then there’s Arturo Martini, Marino Marini, Giacomo Manzù, Carla Accardi, Alberto Burri and Piero Manzoni, as well as an entire hall dedicated to the Spatialism of Lucio Fontana, for an unforgettable immersion in the art of the XX Century.