Martine Bontjes is an art historian based between Amsterdam and Florence. She recently finished her MA degree in Art, Market and Connoisseurship by following a summer school on Leonardo da Vinci at the Dutch Institute of Art History in Florence (NIKI). She is exploring the possibility of starting a PhD program at the Department of History and Civilisation at the European University Institute in Florence (EUI).
Florence attracts creatives from all over the world, but how prolific is the contemporary scene for emerging artists?
Several vintage clothing shops in Florence are owned by people who have a clear vision of what they want to sell and what they want to give to museums