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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 […]

Botticelli’s paintings return to the Accademia Gallery in Florence

Botticelli’s paintings return to the Accademia Gallery in Florence

Two paintings attributed to Sandro Botticelli will return from their trips abroad in the next few days. Returning to the Gallery is the Madonna and Child John the Baptist and two angels loaned to the Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck for the exhibition dedicated to Botticelli’s Madonnas which ended on 30 January. Dated 1468, it […]

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 […]

Uffizi to eat. The art of great chefs enlivens the museum’s masterpieces

Uffizi to eat. The art of great chefs enlivens the museum’s masterpieces

With the magic of great chefs, the masterpieces of art history come out of the paintings and become appetising dishes to be enjoyed at the table. This is what happens in ‘Uffizi to eat’, a new series of short films that the Florentine museum is about to launch on Facebook: every Sunday, from 17 January, […]

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 […]

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