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ART + CULTURE

Palazzo Pitti: Pontormo’s Miraculous encounters

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 ...

ART + CULTURE

Michelangelo at the Met: in pictures

The "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" exhibition at the Met, presents an impressive range of works by the Renaissance artist.

FOOD + WINE

Contemporary cantine: Capalbio è vino

You’d be forgiven for never having heard of Capalbio. Until now, that is. 45 kilometres southeast of Grosseto and just 10 minutes from the Lazio border, earliest records of this ...

ART + CULTURE

Ytalia is beautiful

The 2017 summer season of contemporary art in Florence began on June 2. This year’s city-led showcase is not a monographic edition but a collective one titled “YTALIA: Energy Thought Beauty. Everything Is Connected”.

ART + CULTURE

YTALIA: Alberta Ferretti and Mimmo Paladino

Mimmo Paladino and Alberta Ferretti have crafted delightful ornaments in the Rucellai Chapel, housed in Florence's Marino Marini Museum.

THINGS TO DO

Your complete guide to museums in Florence

We phoned them all so you don’t have to. This spring, have a Stendhal Syndrome moment (or a few) with this complete guide to museums and monuments in Florence. It’s time to ...

ART + CULTURE

Majesty Betrayed by Gaetano Pesce

    Gaetano Pesce’s original sculpture Majesty Betrayed, was unveiled in piazza Santa Maria Novella on November 19. Spotlighting the female condition and women’s liberation, the site-specific work marks the ...

ART + CULTURE

Keil Art Bronze gallery opens in Florence

  The Florentine’s resident filmmaker, David Battistella, debuted a new film last weekend at a spontaneous opening party, which attracted hundreds to Florence’s new contemporary gallery Keil Art Bronze featuring ...

ART + CULTURE

Cimabue’s world tour

As soon as the 1966 flood is mentioned, most Florentines recall the mud-covered streets, the tired smiles of the young Mud Angels and the wounded works of art carried away ...

ART + CULTURE

The End of the World, Centro Pecci: a review

  As earthquakes wreck Italy’s cultural heritage and ordinary people lose their lives when bridges collapse over highways, The End of the World exhibition at the newly reopened Centro Pecci ...

ART + CULTURE

Pecci then and now

With the new, spaceship-shaped building extension by Maurice Nio complete, the Grand Opening of the new Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art will take place on October 16, 2016. Ten ...

THINGS TO DO

Seven Tuscan wineries showcase contemporary art

Select Chianti wineries have teamed up to launch The Art of the Treasure Hunt, an initiative aimed at stimulating wine tourism and showcasing international contemporary art in unique settings.   ...

THINGS TO DO

Casa Museo Bruschi’s Elisabetta Bidini

Oonagh Stransky, The Tuscan Times correspondent in Arezzo, interviews Elisabetta Bidini, the assistant director of Casa Museo Bruschi to find out what life is like behind the walls and in ...

ART + CULTURE

Wow installation inaugurated in vicolo dell’Oro

Now a yearly event, the short, piazza-like street near the Ponte Vecchio has inaugurated its latest contemporary art installation.     Designed by artist Simone D’Auria for hotel chain Lungarno ...

ART + CULTURE

The Floating Piers installation by Christo

  For sixteen days, from June 18 to July 3, 2016 (weather permitting), Italy’s Lake Iseo will be reimagined. One hundred thousand square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, flowing on ...

NEWS

2016 Friends of Florence Grant competition

Winning artwork will have been damaged by flood or human actions.

ART + CULTURE

Tuscany’s newest archaeological discoveries

Thousands of years have passed since the Romans left, but we’re only now unearthing some of their greatest treasures. You can’t wield a shovel anywhere in Italy without stumbling on the sort of ruins that would have archaeologists in other countries turning green with envy. At

Lifestyle

Twentieth-century Tuscany

  Tuscany’s Renaissance and Etruscan masterpieces are world famous, but the region’s twentieth-century art gets scant attention. Toscana ’900, a project of the Tuscan Region and the Ente Cassa di ...

ART + CULTURE

CLET

‘Street art, or guerilla art, needs to be reinvented in dialogue with the Renaissance city,’ says Clet Abraham, the French-born artist who has come into the public eye for his ...

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