Art and culture from Florence, Italy, focusing on exhibitions, museums, artisans and more.
Extensive traces of colour were found on the 1359-60 sculpture of the Madonna with Child and Adoring Angels.
Friends of Florence have funded the restoration of the altarpiece painted by Giovanni Maria Butteri.
Nine Niobid sculptures were recently unearthed in Roman baths near Ciampino.
Fifty years after the discovery of the Riace bronzes in 1972, the exceptional state of conservation of the statues found in San Casciano dei Bagni show the shift between the Etruscans and Romans in Tuscany.
Louis Emory talks about his group The Reckless Few’s first album, Love Italy, and his upbringing in an Italian-American family.
Attend the mass at Ognissanti Church on November 1 and see the freshly restored oil-on-canvas painting of Saint Francis Receives the Stigmata.
The maps and globe that are displayed in the room have been restored for the first time using modern techniques.
An interview with Biba Giacchetti about the Elliott Erwitt exhibition at Villa Bardini this October.
The exhibition titled "Botticelli and Renaissance Florence" is the result of a collaboration with the Uffizi Galleries.
It is the first Italian exhibition dedicated to British designers Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell.
The Tehran-born artist speaks about his career and works on display at La Ménagère.
Contemporary Florence takes flight in piazza del Carmine, piazza San Firenze + piazza del Grano.