Giuseppe De Micheli is the director of Opera di Santa Croce.
This article is the first in a series by Giuseppe De Micheli, the Director of Opera di Santa Croce. In medieval Florence, illustrious figures had a special honour bestowed upon them: burial in the basilica of Santa Croce. This explains why so many important monuments in Santa Croce were
For more than 700 years, the Gothic church of Santa Croce has seen the passing of the countless seasons, several renovations and myriad styles of art and architecture. It is the site of revolutionary works, such as Cimabue’s Crucifixion and the Pazzi Chapel, designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. It