Palazzo Romagnoli – Forlì

Via Albicini, 12

47121 Forlì

0543 712627

The recently restored Palazzo Romagnoli is now the new home of the Municipality of Forlì’s collection of 20th century art. A permanent exhibition on both floors of this historic buildings features works from the last century belonging to the civic art collection.

Its core consists of the Verzocchi collection, comprising seventy paintings by masters of the Italian Novecento and inspired by issues related to work. It is one of the most important and original collections of 20th century art in Italy, and was put together in the immediate post-WWII period by the Forlì-born businessman Giuseppe Verzocchi, who was involved in the manufacturing of refractory materials.

The collection was donated to the Municipality of Forlì in 1961, and is now housed in the Palazzo Romagnoli’s spacious first-floor halls, whose ceilings are decorated with frescoes. Artists on display include Afro, Birolli, Cagli, Campigli, Capogrossi, Carrà, Casorati, de Chirico, Depero, de Pisis, Guttuso, Moreni, Morlotti, Prampolini, Rosai, Santomaso, Severini, Sironi, Soffici, Tosi, Turcato, and Vedova.