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At the feet of the gods. Ancient shoes and their fortune in the culture of the twentieth century

At the feet of the gods.  Ancient shoes and their fortune in the culture of the twentieth century

Italy, Florence – At Palazzo Pitti, Museo della Moda e del Costume from 17 December 2019 to 19 April 2020, the exhibition Ai piedi degli dei. Ancient shoes and their fortune in the culture of the twentieth century The history, the social role and the symbolic value of footwear from the classical world to the […]

The heavens in a room.  Wooden ceilings in Florence and Rome in the Renaissance

The heavens in a room.  Wooden ceilings in Florence and Rome in the Renaissance

Itay, Florance -At the Uffizi, Sala Detti and Sala del Camino from 10 December 2019 to 8 March 2020 The exhibition illustrates the wooden coffered ceilings, called “skies” in the Renaissance. Constructive and ornamental elements of the interior space, the ceilings are a compendium of technique, art and symbolic representation, which updates the ancient culture, […]

Pietro Aretino and art in the Renaissance

Pietro Aretino and art in the Renaissance

Italy, Florence – At the Uffizi, Aula Magliabechiana from 27 November 2019 to 1 March 2020 will be held the exhibition Pietro Aretino and art in the Renaissance A hundred paintings, sculptures, objects of applied art, tapestries, miniatures and printed books reconstruct the world of a great intellectual of the sixteenth century, Pietro Aretino (1492-1556). […]

The Madonna Della Loggia by Botticelli arrives in St. Petersburg

The Madonna Della Loggia by Botticelli arrives in St. Petersburg

Botticelli’s Madonna Della Loggia continues her journey in Russia, and from Vladivostok, after having crossed the region of the Russian Far East, she arrives in St. Petersburg. The famous painting by the Italian Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, after the great success with the public during the exhibitions at […]

The Europa Nostra Prize 2019 for the restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud by Guarini

The Europa Nostra Prize 2019 for the restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud by Guarini

Just over a year after its reopening, on Tuesday 29 October 2019 in Paris, the extraordinary restoration of the Chapel of the Shroud, an architectural jewel by Guarino Guarini, was celebrated with the award of the prestigious European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Prize 2019 in the Conservation category. The European Heritage Awards ceremony was […]

Mediterranean: the Master of peperino tells us about the marine environment

Mediterranean: the Master of peperino tells us about the marine environment

This is Mario Gavotti, the Italian artist from Marino in the province of Rome, who has been able to transform the rigid magmatic rock into floating and harmonious works that tell the sea, the watery worlds, forms that sometimes make us think of our first cradle: the amniotic liquid. In the territory of the municipality […]

Tel Aviv: art and design on display in residence Ambassador

Tel Aviv: art and design on display in residence Ambassador

The Ambassador of Italy’s Residence in Israel opens its doors to the public for a series of guided tours of the collection of designer works of art, objects and furnishings on display in the home as part of the Day of the Contemporary. The initiative, promoted by Ambassador Gianluigi Benedetti, will allow visitors to visit […]

Italian by Collodi, Ariosto and Fo for the ‘Language Week’

Italian by Collodi, Ariosto and Fo for the ‘Language Week’

The Pinocchio of Collodi, the ‘Mistero buffo’ of Dario Fo, the works of Ludovico Ariosto represented in the world during the ‘Week of the Italian language’ promoted as every year by the Farnesina and that for the 2019 edition is dedicated to Italian on stage. From 21 to 27 October the diplomatic-consular network and the […]

Seventeenth century splendours on Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and the Marquises Clerici

Seventeenth century splendours on Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and the Marquises Clerici

Tremezzina (Como) – Until November 3, 2019 will be held the exhibition “Splendors of the eighteenth century on Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and the Marquises Clerici” dedicated to the first phase of the events of the villa, from the end of the seventeenth century – the time when it was built by the will of […]

The beauties of Italy, on the notes of the great European Romanticism

The beauties of Italy, on the notes of the great European Romanticism

From October 12, 2019 to January 5, 2020, in Albano (RM) comes the great classical season with the strings of the Philharmonia Orchestra of London, Maurizio D’Alessandro on clarinet, The Fire Trio of Prague, pianists Orazio Sciortino, Daniel Rivera and Vincenzo Maltempo with tribute to Beethoven for the 250 years since his death. Living the […]

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