Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
July 6, 2018

Artemisia Gentileschi at the National Gallery, London

A recently discovered, rare self-portrait by the most celebrated female artist of the Italian Baroque—Artemisia Gentileschi—has been acquired by the National Gallery, London.
July 5, 2018

Taser to be trialled in Florence

Italy's state, military and finance police have been authorized to trial the Taser gun in 11 cities—Florence, Milan, Naples, Turin, Bologna, Palermo, Catania, Padua, Caserta, Reggio Emilia and Brindisi.

Florence en pointe

Imagine Florence as a stage, a city in the round, a backdrop for ballet.     That’s what photographer Paolo Fani had in mind when he asked talented Tuscan dancer Carlotta Tempestini to star in a project still very much in progress. Sweet and graceful, a classically attired Carlotta stands on a single toe by the […]
July 4, 2018

New developments in the Maremma region

Film, flight and a "facelift" for thermal waters

A sea of wheat

Screenings to run in Florence's summer venues

Sunrise and smelling the coffee

Whether you’re spellbound by the streets before sunrise or realization dawns that Florence is not always as beautiful as it seems, the city is always a talking point.   SUNRISE Illustrations by Leo Cardini 5am is an ungodly hour: not even God has woken up yet. And not trusting myself to do the same, I […]
June 28, 2018

Loris Cecchini at the Gallery Hotel Art

"Waterbones (climbing)", a grouping of thousands of steel modules, is on display at the Gallery Hotel Art.
June 19, 2018

Santa Maria Nuova Hospital to restore its basements

The oldest hospital in Florence, Santa Maria Nuova, has launched a fundraising campaign during its 730th year aimed at restoring the hospital’s basements.
June 18, 2018

Piazza del Carmine restored

The renovations consisted primarily of upgrading the pavement throughout the piazza.
June 15, 2018

The Wine Talks by Ruffino and The Florentine

Don’t miss #RuffinoCares #WineWednesday, an events showcase in Italian and English celebrating the culture of wine every Wednesday from June 20 to September 26 in piazzetta dei Tre Re, co-curated by Ruffino Wines and The Florentine.