Jack and Marianne Ferraro are Florence-loving members of Palazzo Tornabuoni, the city’s only private residence club. Saddened at seeing a dirty tabernacle from the windows of their apartment, the couple decided to do something about it. -Jack Ferraro: We bought our modest one-bedroom apartment in this building, which looks out at […]
The exhibition Miraculous Encounters: Pontormo from Drawing to Painting at Palazzo Pitti reunites, for the first time, two of Pontormo’s most important paintings with their preparatory drawings conserved in the Uffizi. The exceptional loan of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Halberdier, last seen in Italy in 1996, is met by the Visitation from Carmignano, which, […]
PONTORMO/Miraculous Encounters: the Albardiere returns to Florence Ongoing until July 29 Sala delle Nicchie, Palazzo Pitti, Florence Pontormo’s Visitation, which will also be on display at the exhibition Just a few short weeks after the inauguration of the newly restored Capponi Chapel, the unassuming corner of Santa Felicita home to several Pontormo masterpieces, including his […]
MOVIES/Dragon Film Festival May 3-8 La Compagnia, Florence + Centro Pecci, Prato The Chinese world is the centerpiece of the fifth Dragon Film Festival, the grand finale of the Primavera Orientale film festival series. Conceived and directed by Riccardo Galli of the Florence Eurasia Association, the 2018 edition of the festival features 14 titles representing […]
Twenty Renaissance tapestries, depicting the Parables of Joseph, are returning to the Palazzo Vecchio after an agreement signed on Monday between Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella and President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella.