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New rooms at the Uffizi Gallery for the Collection of Self Portraits

New rooms at the Uffizi Gallery for the Collection of Self Portraits

At the first floor of the Uffizi Gallery of Florence a beautiful new dsplay shows part of the collection of portraits, started from the Cardinal Leopoldo de' Medici. A wonderful group of 255 works (out of almost 2000 pieces) is visible again in the 12 rooms recently reopened.Very many ... More

McCurry at the Hospital of Innocence of Florence

McCurry at the Hospital of Innocence of Florence

Until October 8 2023 the Museum of the Hospital of Innocence of Florence hosts the exhibition of the American photographer Steve McCurry Children, a gallery of impressive portraits which tells about childhood in different shapes. Different for ethnicity, dresses and traditions the very young ... More


The Bronzes of Orsanmichele at the Bargello Museum

The Bronzes of Orsanmichele at the Bargello Museum

Until September 4 2023 The Bargello Museum of Florence hosts a little precious exhibition showing the Saint John the Baptist by Lorenzo Ghiberti, the Incredulity of Saint Thomas by Andrea del Verrocchio and the Saint Luc by Giambologna. Three of the most important bronze statues of Renaissance. ... More

Yan Pei-Ming . Painter of stories at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Yan Pei-Ming . Painter of stories at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

From July 7 until September 3 2023 The Strozzi Palace of Florence presents Yan Pei-Ming. Painter of stories, the greatest exhibition Italy has ever dedicated to the French -Chinese artist. In his monumental canvas Yan Pin-Ming joins history and contemporaneity, art masterpieces, famous charaters ... More


Luca Giordano at Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Luca Giordano at Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Do not miss the exhibition Luca Giordano. Maestro barocco a Firenze which until September 5th will be host at the Medici Riccardi Palace of Florence. The painter, born in Naples in 1634 is one of the best and most profilic artist of the Italian Baroc and worked in Florence for the Riccardi. The ... More

Giacometti and Fontana at the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence

Giacometti and Fontana at the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence

Until June 4 2023 Palazzo Vecchio of Florence hosts the exhibition Giacometti – Fontana. La ricerca dell’assoluto. Some important art pieces of these two great artists of the XX century will be displayed in the beautiful rooms of the Signoria Palace. This is the first time that ... More


Rudolf Levy at the Pitti Palace

Rudolf Levy at the Pitti Palace

Until April 30 2023 at the Moderna art Gallery of the Pitti Palace in Florence 47 works by the German Jewish painter Rudolf Levy are on show. This espressionist painter, pupil of Matisse, spent the last years of his life, tragically ended in Auschwitz, in Florence, where he lived in Palazzo ... More

Carlo Levi at The Medici Riccardi Palace

Carlo Levi at The Medici Riccardi Palace

At the Medici Riccardi Palace of Florence an interesting exhibition regarding the paintings of Carlo Levi, Italian antifascist writer who spent a period in Florence during the Nazist occupation. The collection of paintings shows his social denunce during his internment in Southern Italy due ... More


Eleonor from Toledo

Eleonor from Toledo

Until May 14 2023 at the first floor of the Pitti Palace of Florence you may appreciate the beautiful exhibition “Eleonor from Toledo and the invention of the Medici Court”. In the magnificent rooms of the Tesoro dei Granduchi Museum the large exhibit shows more than 100 works ... More