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Florence. Reopens the Boboli Gardens

Florence. Reopens the Boboli Gardens

Florence – After more than ten weeks of closure due to the epidemiological emergency, the Boboli Gardens reopens on Thursday 21st May at 9 a.m. The garden is a real open-air museum, unique in the world, with an extraordinary botanical heritage, and a landscape and architectural layout that houses, among its avenues, flowerbeds and groves, […]

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). […]

Florence, in Palazzo Pitti all the power of the Baroque bronze between eros and sacred

Florence, in Palazzo Pitti all the power of the Baroque bronze between eros and sacred

All the energy of baroque art imprisoned in the metal, thanks to the living power of the flame: this, in short, is the concept of shaped by fire. The bronze sculpture in the Florence of the last Medici, exhibition accepted from September 18, 2019 to January 12, 2020 at the Treasure of the Grand Dukes, […]

The Sacred in Contemporary Art. Presentation of the first catalogue

The Sacred in Contemporary Art. Presentation of the first catalogue

Italy – The “Don Roberto Corvini Museum of Sacred Art”, after the recent and definitive renovation completed in 2017, intends not only to enhance the precious objects in the exhibition halls but has also started projects of temporary exhibitions and high-level events. The museum director Paolo Castrini and the parish priest Don Giampaolo Riccardi, together […]

A Renaissance skeleton resurfaces from the bowels of the Uffizi

A Renaissance skeleton resurfaces  from the bowels of the Uffizi

The perfectly preserved remains of a woman found in the excavation area adjacent to the hall of San Pier Scheraggio A Renaissance skeleton emerges from the bowels of the Uffizi: it is the perfectly preserved remains of a woman, presumably dating back to the end of the 15th century. The remains are to be found […]

The creative torments of young Botticelli

The creative torments of young Botticelli

The diagnostic campaign on the Madonna with Child and Saints, first important commission of the 25 year old painter, has brought to light all the doubts and uncertainties of the artist in the realization of the work. Florence – A large painting that has been profoundly reworked up to the most advanced stages of its […]

For Leonardo, art is free

For Leonardo, art is free

Florence, Tuscany – On Thursday 6 June, the anniversary of the day Leonardo remembered an impressive episode in the mural painting of the Battle of Anghiari in Palazzo della Signoria, the exhibition “Per Leonardo: l’arte è libera (La Classe di Pittura nel V centenario della morte di Leonardo Da Vinci)” will be inaugurated in Palazzo […]

The Renaissance of Boboli

The Renaissance of Boboli

Maxi campaign of interventions for the Medici park. For the first time, the Botanical Garden is opened in the ordinary way Italy, Florence  – A plan for restoring and rearranging the greenery, installation of new benches, the daily opening, for the first time ever, of the exotic garden of Upper Botany, and even the opening of […]

Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master

Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master

From March 9 in Florence a major exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio, artist symbol of the Renaissance and master of Leonardo da Vinci Florence  – From March 9 to July 14, 2019 Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master presents for the first time at Palazzo Strozzi, with a special section at the National Museum of Bargello, extraordinary masterpieces […]

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