John Superti is an artist living in Somerville, Massachusetts in the United States, and has traveled to Italy for many years. I Cavalli di Firenze can be purchased at Bruschi Libri (via di Santo Spirito, 40/r) and the Paperback Exchange (via delle Oche, 4/r) in Florence. Learn more about John at jsuperti.com.
They are on almost every block, a reminder of Florence’s medieval legacy, yet many were created in the nineteenth and twentieth century: the city’s iron horse hitches reveal a little-known aspect of Florence’s architectural history. Silent yet present, they guard the streets, as they have for centuries. In Florence, all ironwork on the façade […]