Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
July 13, 2020
CULTURE

Liu Ruowang’s “Wolves Coming” in Florence

The attention-grabbing installation reflects on the predatory nature of humankind towards the environment and throughout contemporary society.
July 10, 2020
CULTURE

Major Dante exhibition in Forlì in 2021

The Uffizi is providing Dante-centric artworks for the major exhibition Dante. The Vision of Art held in Forlì from March 12 to July 4, 2021.         The show is part of the nationwide celebrations for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, but also aims to symbolize the rebirth of […]
July 9, 2020
VIDEO

TF Together | Gabrielle Taylor

  Gabrielle Taylor, president of Club Tornabuoni, explains the private residence club’s future plans as an international cultural and social hub in Florence.   Read about the tenth anniversary celebrations at Palazzo Tornabuoni.
July 8, 2020
VIDEO

Rental Diaries by Mary Gray

  BUY THE BOOK: theflr.net/rentaldiariesbook   After an endless hunt for an affordable one-bedroom in Florence, Italy, ran her ragged, Mary Gray launched her “Rental Diaries” column on all things apartment-related. Triumphs. Disasters. Minor inconveniences. Meddling neighbors. This compilation of the column’s first 30 volumes is no flowery manifesto about the healing powers of la […]
July 2, 2020
CULTURE

Uffizi masterpieces tell the story of black culture in Renaissance Europe

A heart of Blackness beats among the Renaissance and Baroque paintings in the Uffizi Galleries, which will be celebrated with “Black Presence”, a social media awareness campaign starting on the Uffizi’s channels on July 4.   Historical, Biblical and mythological black figures are depicted in works such as portraits of the kings of Abyssinia and […]
July 1, 2020
VIDEO

TF Together + Lungarno Chats | Benjamin V. Wohlauer

  Morgan Fiumi hosts Lungarno Chats, in conversation with Benjamin V. Wohlauer, Consul General of the United States in Florence, talking about diplomatic life in the Renaissance city.   Read our 2017 interview with Benjamin V. Wohlauer, Consul General of the United States in Florence, at the start of his term.
VIDEO

TF Together | Elizabeth Connolly

  Florence-based therapist Elizabeth Connolly talks about mental health strategies during the pandemic as part of TF Together.   Click here for more on mental health resources in Florence.
June 29, 2020
NEWS

Summerizing

The war is over. These four words sum up the mood in Florence as we go to press with this Summer Issue of The Florentine.
June 28, 2020
VIDEO

Rental Diaries: The Book

  BUY THE BOOK: theflr.net/rentaldiariesbook   After an endless hunt for an affordable one-bedroom in Florence, Italy, ran her ragged, Mary Gray launched her “Rental Diaries” column on all things apartment-related. Triumphs. Disasters. Minor inconveniences. Meddling neighbors. This compilation of the column’s first 30 volumes is no flowery manifesto about the healing powers of la […]
June 27, 2020
VIDEO

TF Together | Hershey Felder

Internationally renowned pianist, actor, and playwright Hershey Felder talks about finding his home in Florence, his LIVE FROM FLORENCE brand and his forthcoming one-man show as Beethoven.    HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN will be streamed live from Florence, Italy on Sunday, July 12, benefitting US arts organizations and creative artists.   Tickets ($55 per household) are available […]