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The Madonna of Botticelli’s Lodge goes to Russia

The Madonna of Botticelli’s Lodge goes to Russia

The Madonna Della Loggia, a painting from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, by the famous Italian Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), will be exhibited for the first time in Russia. The two exhibition stages of the work will be at the centre of the cultural programme of the V Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok and […]

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 […]

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 […]