Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
November 13, 2019
CULTURESticky

VISIO. Moving Images After Post-Internet

  The Strozzina at Palazzo Strozzi is currently hosting VISIO. Moving Images After Post-Internet, an exhibition dedicated to video art by 12 under-35 international artists taking part in the VISIO – European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images, a project promoted by Lo Schermo dell’Arte film festival and curated by Leonardo Bigazzi.     The exhibition offers insight […]
November 12, 2019
HighlightNEWS

Uffizi now has more places to sit

Seventy new benches have been installed in the Uffizi, each designed to sit five people. Sturdy but comfortable, they are made of wood and leather in a style that is contemporary but sympathetic with the gallery’s Vasarian architecture. They can be found under every window on the second floor, having replaced the old seats that […]
November 5, 2019
NEWS

Final outing of the Baptistery’s oldest doors

At 1am last night the Florence Baptistery’s monumental south doors were successfully transported from the Opificio delle Pietre Dure to the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo. Now fully restored, Andrea Pisano’s masterpiece will be on display again from December 9, 2019.
October 18, 2019
VIDEO

Nelli’s Last Supper restored: the video

    After four years in the conservation studio, the Last Supper by Suor Plautilla Nelli (1524-1588) returns to the complex of Santa Maria Novella for permanent public exhibition at the museum. The restoration, carried out by Rossella Lari, was funded by the Advancing Women Artists Foundation, who raised the monies first through a crowdfunding campaign with donors from […]
October 15, 2019
NEWS

San Marco altarpiece returns to museum

The painting was restored as part of the commemorations surrounding the museum’s 150th anniversary this year.
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Pinktober in Florence

Initiatives for breast cancer prevention take place throughout the month of October.
October 7, 2019
NEWS

Last Judgement returns to San Marco

The unique painting is one of the early Renaissance master’s most enigmatic.
October 1, 2019
NEWS

Headlining

Celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci continue at the Opera del Duomo Museum, where minutes from the meeting that decided the fate of Michelangelo’s David are on display.     Showcased in the Sala della Pietà di Michelangelo until November 3, the document was written on January 25, 1504, when a group […]