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Florence. Visits and special passages in the Medici Riccardi Palace

Florence. Visits and special passages in the Medici Riccardi Palace

The history of Palazzo Medici Riccardi is a stratified and rich history, which is mirrored in its architectures, all related to each other, as if to manifest the different moments and periods that characterised it. Among these, a special place is reserved for two twin rooms, created during the important phase of Riccardi’s interventions, adjacent […]

The Gagini Museum is born in Catania

The Gagini Museum is born in Catania

Catania (Italy) – The rich artistic heritage of the Gaginis will become part of an open-air museum in the province of Catania, with the aim of highlighting the works of the famous family of 16th-century sculptors from Bissone, on Lake Lugano, who were very active in Sicily in the 15th and 16th centuries. The initiative […]

Guido Reni in Rome. The Sacred and Nature

Guido Reni in Rome. The Sacred and Nature

More than thirty years after the last Italian exhibition dedicated to the 17th-century master, over 30 works celebrate the genius of Guido Reni and his mastery of landscape painting. The exhibition revolves around the painting Danza campestre (Country Dance), which became part of the Borghese collection a year ago thanks to its acquisition, a fundamental […]

The Florentine. The Great Diamond of Tuscany

The Florentine. The Great Diamond of Tuscany

The exhibition “Il Fiorentino. Il Gran Diamante di Toscana” currently underway at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, and so instead of closing as planned on 26 January, it will be extended to 22 February 2022. Dedicated to one of the most precious and rare jewels of the Medici family, the “Gran Diamante” of the Grand Duke of […]

Florence between music, beauty and faith

Florence between music, beauty and faith

“Unusual Florence between music, beauty and faith” continues, the original calendar wanted by the School of Sacred Art of Florence with the City of Florence, where the arts give the hand and offer the viewer new readings of a heritage universally known, thanks to meetings contextualized in precious city churches, which introduce the public to […]

Open Theaters, wonderful initiative in Emilia (Italy)

Open Theaters, wonderful initiative in Emilia (Italy)

From December 4 to 8, 2021, the historical theaters of Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia will reveal their arts and secrets, thanks to special guided tours. The ancient theaters of Emilia open extraordinarily to the public for the Open Theaters initiative, an experiential journey into the heart of 16 historic theaters in the provinces of […]

A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again)

A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again)

To See the Stars Again. At the Museo Eremitani in Padua with Dante, Giotto and the protagonists of Italian figuration At the Museo Eremitani in Padua, the exhibition A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again), promoted by the Department of Culture of the City of Padua in collaboration with “The Bank Contemporary Art […]

Sotheby’s: two Empress Josephine Bonaparte tiaras up for auction

Sotheby’s: two Empress Josephine Bonaparte tiaras up for auction

Sotheby’s will auction in London two tiaras that are thought to have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. These extremely rare tiaras are exquisite examples of the finest French craftsmanship of the early 19th century. Made in Paris around 1808, they embody the charm of neoclassical […]

On the Footsteps of the Saints to know the heart and the faith of Christian Rome

On the Footsteps of the Saints to know the heart and the faith of Christian Rome

Rome: there is no city in the world richer in history and artistic beauty. From the archaeological finds, the streets, the palaces, the temples and the customs of the Roman civilization, up to the Christian Rome: with the tomb of Peter, the martyrs, the saints, the relics, the artists, the churches, the faith, the religiosity […]

A true jewel of mysterious Milan

A true jewel of mysterious Milan

In Milan, not far from the splendid 15th century State University, there is the Ossuary of San Bernardino alle Ossa in Piazza Santo Stefano, in the Verziere area. Next to the Basilica, to the left of the front, there is a more intimate temple, more in the architecture than a church that would evoke a […]

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