Author: Mary Gray

Mary is Events & Associate Editor at The Florentine and Editor of TF supplement The Tuscan Times. She co-authored the 2017 edition of Time Out Florence and has contributed to Forbes Travel Guide. When not writing, she keeps busy on an ultra-scientific mission to sample all the schiacciata and spritz in Tuscany. Follow her on Instagram @VeryMaryGray.
January 30, 2014

Fashion, Florence and Fallai

Fresh on the heels of this winter’s Pitti Immagine, another chic, style-centric showcase has arrived in town: the exhibition Aldo Fallai: From Giorgio Armani to the Renaissance at Villa Bardini and the Stefano Bardini museum. Fallai is best known for his collaborations with fashion designer Armani. Running
January 16, 2014

WWII Italy through Hungarian eyes

The Alinari National Museum of Photography has just opened Robert Capa in Italia 1943–1944, a poignant exhibition of work by this Hungarian photojournalist renowned for his images of war. Capa had an extensive and prolific career, working in 23 countries and chronicling 5 major wars.  Though previous

Virgin voyage

Filippo Lippi’s celebrated Madonna and Child painting is back at Palazzo Medici Riccardi after being on display at Palazzo Strozzi and the Louvre in Paris.   The painting formed part of an exhibition titled The Springtime of the Renaissance: Sculpture and the Arts in Florence, 1400-1460, which