Andrea Paoletti is an arts and culture photographer in Florence, Italy. He contributes to The Florentine on a regular basis as well as to a range of other magazines and publications. He runs ArtBlog (www.andreapaoletti.com).
Made from plexiglass, sheet metal and coloured light emitting diodes, this year’s Christmas lights, aptly titled Winter Garden, at the city’s popular marketplace have been designed by visual artist Marco Lodola.
Photos of Day One of the IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival in Florence, Italy, as breast cancer survivors compete on the river Arno.
Until August 26, Palazzo Strozzi is hosting The Florence Experiment, a new site-specific project jointly devised by artist Carsten Höller and scientist Stefano Mancuso: an experiment combining art and science to study the interaction between plants and human beings.