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October 26, 2018

Pontormo at the Morgan Library

Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters at New York’s Morgan Library & Museum is a small exhibit, tucked away in a gallery the size of a doctor’s waiting room. But the impact of being so close up with two Mannerist masterpieces will stay with you for some time.   Both paintings, the Visitation and Portrait of a Young […]
September 7, 2018

Pontormo takes the U.S. by storm

Pontormo's painting from Carmignano has left Italy for the first time for the exhibition Miraculous Encounters in order to bring awareness to the fundraising efforts of the church and complex of San Michele Arcangelo.
April 3, 2014

Re-evaluating Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino

  It is easy to see why the artists Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino have long been lumped together under the label ‘Mannerism’: both were born in 1494, just a few kilometers apart; they trained under Andrea del Sarto and became the most famous artists of the second decade of the Cinquecento. But a new exhibition […]
October 12, 2020

Bronzino’s Dante at Florence Certosa

Bronzino painted this portrait of Dante in the 1530s for Bartolomeo Bettini, a Florentine intellectual.
July 10, 2020

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 […]
April 22, 2020

Free Uffizi tours from home

Following their social media response to Covid-19, the Uffizi has today launched a full-immersion tour of the gallery's most famous artworks.
April 9, 2020

Easter in Florence

Candle lighting will replace the traditional exploding of the cart this Easter Sunday in Florence and the Uffizi is keeping us fed with art over the weekend.
April 7, 2020

Best online events, April 7-14, 2020

EASTER / Candle lighting in piazza Duomo April 12       The traditional exploding of the cart won’t be taking place on Easter Sunday this year in Florence, for obvious reasons. Instead, at 9.30am on April 12, the Archbishop of Florence, accompanied by the Mayor of Florence and the city’s standard, will carry a […]
December 23, 2019

Closer than ever

Winding up our #Together200 bicentennial year, this month we return to our roots and reflect upon the reason a consulate was established here in 1819: art.   What kept James Ombrosi, our first consular agent, on the run was the rapidly expanding number of American artists and art lovers who began traveling to Florence in […]
December 10, 2019

My secret doors: filming the restoration of Pisano’s masterpiece

I’ve been keeping a secret for three years. In April 2016, I started to document the conservation process of the magnificent South Door of the Florence Baptistery. The embargo was lifted on December 6, 2019, when the 14th-century portal crafted by Florentine artist Andrea Pisano returned, restored, to public view.         The […]