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ART + CULTURE

Asking the right questions with Rebecca Olsen

Florence born and a forward thinker, artist and educator Rebecca Olsen’s medley of roles blends into an intriguing and exciting combination that is revealed in her bright and bold works.  ...

ART + CULTURE

Pietro Lorenzetti Arezzo altarpiece restored to glory

Back in May 2016, I wrote an article for this newspaper about the restoration of Pietro Lorenzetti’s Arezzo altarpiece from 1320 by RICERCA Restauro, a group of three women who ...

ART + CULTURE

Henry Moore at the Museo Novecento

Henry Moore (1898-1986) viewed the display of his works at Forte di Belvedere in 1972 as the highlight of his career. His contemporary works juxtaposed with the Renaissance valley below ...

ART + CULTURE

Kevin Francis Gray at the Stefano Bardini Museum

“Modern Renaissance” are words that are used widely recently, but here we have its finest example.         Northern Irish artist Kevin Francis Gray is one of the ...

ART + CULTURE

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 ...

NEWS

Uffizi Gallery reopens its doors

The gallery will only be open from 2-6.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and Saturday and Sunday from 9am-6.30pm, (last entrance 5.30pm) to allow for regular sanitization. Other measures include "distance markers" in front of masterpieces and a maximum of 450 people present at any one time in the museum.

NEWS

Pineider Collection comes to Uffizi

Sketches and watercolours from the personal collection of Carlo Pineider have been donated to the Uffizi

COMMUNITY

Ways to be creative in quarantine

Florence is semi-deserted. Closed museums, empty shops and directives to restrict our movements leave us wondering what we should do. From art and writing contests to a best balcony competition, ...

NEWS

Pisa unveils a monument to Galileo Galilei

On February 29, a bronze statue of Galileo Galilei will be placed in front of what is believed to be the scientist’s childhood home.     The artist behind the ...

ART + CULTURE

Modigliani back home

Livorno-born Amedeo Modigliani wasn’t a successful artist in his lifetime. The often penniless and drunk artist traded paintings for food in the Montparnasse and Montmartre neighbourhoods of Paris, where he ...

NEWS

Seven superhumans by Lediesis

Street art for #ilmomentoèadesso (the time is now) solidarity campaign from Fondazione Il Cuore and Unicoop Firenze.

ART + CULTURE

Pietro Aretino, orchestrator of the Renaissance

Aretino can be considered the father of art criticism.

NEWS

Nelli’s Last Supper restored

After four years in the conservation studio, the Last Supper by Suor Plautilla Nelli returns to the complex of Santa Maria Novella for permanent exhibition.

ART + CULTURE

Lolita Valderrama Savage exhibition: In Search of Dreams

An international woman artist working in Italy, Lolita Valderrama Savage’s works are invitations to reflect on harmony, the pleasantness of solitude and how the natural world contains the greatest beauty. ...

VIDEO

Jan van Huysum’s painting returned to the Palazzo Pitti

  Jan van Huysum’s painting Vase of Flowers has been returned to Florence’s Palazzo Pitti following a plea by Uffizi Galleries director Eike Schmidt.   The German Army stole the ...

THINGS TO DO

Residing at the castle: Artist residencies at Castello di Potentino

“I could write a book here,” was my hankering on walking up the worn medieval steps to the tapestry-lined Baron’s Room at Potentino Castle. Wall hangings aside, the view through ...

THINGS TO DO

Panzano Arte: a contemporary art trail

  Panzano is gearing up to host an art trail with a French feel. More than 30 sculptures will be exhibited in the Chianti town and across four iconic vineyards ...

ART + CULTURE

The Kansas City Leonardo da Vinci

Today, the painting of the La Belle Ferronnière attributed to Leonardo da Vinci hangs in the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

THINGS TO DO

Flights, sights and archives: Leonardo da Vinci in Florence

Although he was born in the Tuscan town of Vinci and died in France, Leonardo da Vinci is inextricably linked to Florence.   His career was shaped in the city ...

ART + CULTURE

Wine in Florentine Last Suppers

There is a very Florentine phenomenon of Last Supper paintings in the refectories of convents and monasteries; these images functioned to remind religious diners of the sacrament of the Eucharist, ...

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Unidentified Florence Objects

There’s a “UFO” in the Palazzo Vecchio. The metre-wide tondo actually goes by the name of Madonna and Child with Young St. John the Baptist and hangs in the Room ...

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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 ...

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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.

NEWS

#VisitingVisitation

Plans for a Museo della Visitazione underway

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