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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 […]

Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Selected sheets from the Codex Atlanticus

Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Selected sheets from the Codex Atlanticus

Florence – On the five hundredth anniversary of his death, the whole world celebrates Leonardo da Vinci. And Florence, his city, does so by remembering the bond that Leonardo has always had with her, hosting in Palazzo Vecchio, then as now his most representative place, the exhibition Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Sheets chosen from […]

All the monsters in the ceilings of the Uffizi

All the monsters in the ceilings of the Uffizi

A book tells for the first time the ‘grotesques’, the frescoes with fantasy characters painted on the bays of the gallery Tens of thousands of monsters, including legendary creatures, mythological beings, fantastic animals, nightmarish masks, inhabit the ceilings of the Uffizi: they are the protagonists of the grotesques that adorn the vaults of the corridor […]

A new access to the Tabernacle of Orcagna in the Church of Orsanmichele

A new access to the Tabernacle of Orcagna in the Church of Orsanmichele

Florence – On Saturday 8 December, at the Orsanmichele Church, the results of an extraordinary maintenance of the Tabernacle of Orcagna, promoted by the Bargello Museum Management, will be presented. The Tabernacle will also be made available to visitors in its hitherto inaccessible rear part through a specially designed glass compass located on the access […]

Terracotta and Wine 2018

Terracotta and Wine 2018

Impruneta, capital of amphora winemaking: contemporary viticulture from Italy and the world to the Fornace Agresti. Firenze – Impruneta for a weekend capital of amphora winemaking thanks to “La Terracotta e il Vino 2018”, an international biennial dedicated to the use of terracotta in winemaking that returns for a third edition with high technical and […]

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