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David 140 marks anniversary of Michelangelo’s masterpiece at the Accademia Gallery

To mark 140 years of David's presence in the hallowed halls of the Accademia Gallery, Director Cecilie Hollberg has put in action a fascinating programme.

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Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo’s The Fourth Estate in Palazzo Vecchio

From May 1 to June 30, Palazzo Vecchio becomes home to Il Quarto Stato (The Fourth Estate) by Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo (1868-1907).

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Palazzo Pitti: Sammy Baloji’s installations tell the history of the Kingdom of Congo

The Andito degli Angiolini in Palazzo Pitti is currently hosting Sammy Baloji’s first solo exhibition in Italy, titled K(C)ongo, Fragments of Interlaced Dialogues. Subversive classifications. The exhibition project, curated by ...

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Exhibition review: Donatello, The Renaissance at Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi and the Bargello Museums present Donatello, The Renaissance, a historic international exhibition in Florence.

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Uffizi: Italy’s most popular museum in 2021

The Uffizi was the most popular museum in Italy in 2021, it has emerged from a list published in the Il Giornale dell’Arte newspaper.

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Free entry to state museums on first Sunday of each month returns

From April 3, free access to state museums and parks every first Sunday of the month.

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Tornabuoni Arte – Arte Antica opens new gallery space

Tornabuoni Arte inaugurates new exhibition space at via de’ Tornabuoni 5, one of the most sought-after streets for all sellers. 

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SOTTO al British: a new contemporary culture centre

SOTTO al British is an exciting new contemporary culture program at The British Institute and it starts this April.

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Giuseppe Bezzuoli: A great painter of the Romantic era at Palazzo Pitti

On display from March 29 to June 5 in the magnificent rooms of Palazzina della Meridiana in Palazzo Pitti.

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‘Donatello, The Renaissance’ opens in Palazzo Strozzi and the Bargello National Museum

Donatello's Renaissance masterpieces are the focus of the display at Palazzo Strozzi and the Bargello National Museum from March 19 to July 31.

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Michelangelo’s David in piazza della Signoria damaged

The copy of Michelangelo's David in piazza della Signoria was damaged on March 11, with repairs to cost 15 thousand euro.

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Young Michelangelo marble works restored at Casa Buonarroti

Two marble works by a young Michelangelo have been restored and returned to public view at Casa Buonarroti thanks to the American non-profit association Friends of Florence.

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Video: The Three Pietàs of Michelangelo exhibition at the Opera del Museo Museum

For the first time, the three Pietàs by Michelangelo are on display together in the Tribune Room at the Opera del Duomo Museum.

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The three pietàs by Michelangelo exhibited at the Opera del Duomo Museum

For the first time, the three Pietàs (image of the Virgin Mary mourning the dead body of Christ) by Michelangelo are on display together in the Tribune Room at the ...

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A room with a blessing: looking ahead to the Raphael exhibition at the National Gallery, London

The National Gallery in London has assembled the most comprehensive exhibition on Raphael, which will open on April 9, 2022.

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Video: The Bronze Effigy of Michelangelo exhibition at the Accademia

"The Bronze Effigy of Michelangelo" exhibition at the Accademia in Florence opens today and runs until June 19.

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Accademia: The Bronze Effigy of Michelangelo exhibition

For the first time, the nine bronze busts of Michelangelo attributed to Daniele da Volterra are side by side for scientific study at the Galleria dell'Accademia.

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New layout of Savonarola’s rooms at San Marco

Fra Girolamo Savonarola returns to the Monastery of San Marco, where he was elected prior on May 16, 1491 and captured on April 8, 1498, before being executed in piazza ...

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Historic map room reopens at the Uffizi

The Terrace of the Geographic Maps has reopened at the Uffizi after a 20-year closure, with the brief exception of an exhibition on Leonardo’s Tavola Doria in 2014.     ...

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Palazzo del Bargello restored

The building housing the Bargello Museum has been fully restored after 15 months of continuous work. For the first time since the museum was founded in 1865, the Bargello undergone ...

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Restoration to begin on the Brancacci Chapel

Restoration is set to begin on the Brancacci Chapel, the crowning jewel of the Carmine church, but the artistic treasure trove will not close during the year-long operation. There’s a ...

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San Giorgio alla Costa restored

The restoration inside the San Giorgio e Spirito Santo alla Costa church has been completed after three years.         The church, located along the steep Costa San ...

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Restoration Conversations: The New Woman behind the Camera

  From the 1920s to the 1950s, women photographers changed history, by capturing it. Here, Linda Falcone speaks with Andrea Nelson, curator of the exhibition at the National Gallery of ...

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Celestial globe at Galileo Museum restored

The restoration was carried out by Officina del Restauro under the scientific direction of the Galileo Museum and supervised by the Superintendent for Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape.

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