Magazzino Italian Art Is Expanding in the Hudson Valley

Jan 14, 2022 244

Magazzino Italian Art has quickly emerged as a steadfast champion of postwar and contemporary Italian art in the United States. Since Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu co-founded the museum in 2017, it has already outgrown its warehouse-like 20,000-square-foot building designed by Miguel Quismondo in the Hudson Valley.

With sights set toward the future, Magazzino is breaking ground on another building on its campus to add 13,000 additional square feet of exhibition space, a library with 5,000 Italian art publications, and a room dedicated to decorative arts and ceramics. Quismondo and fellow Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza will collaborate on the new building, named the Robert Olnick Pavilion after Nancy’s father, which will have the same spirit as the main building. 

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