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More contemporary art in Florence

More contemporary art in Florence

Since 4 March 2023 The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi hosts the exhibition Reaching for the Stars. From Maurizio Cattelan to Lynette Yiadom-Boakye showing major works by such leading international contemporary artists as Maurizio Cattelan, Sarah Lucas, Damien Hirst, Lara Favaretto, Cindy Sherman, ... More

New purchasing by the Gallerie degli Uffizi

New purchasing by the Gallerie degli Uffizi

The Gallerie degli Uffizi of Florence have recently purchased a new painting by Francesco Hayez: The portrait of the Colonel Arese Lucini in prison. The character's elegant dress contrasts with the squalid room and the chains at his anckles. The Count Francesco Teodoro Arese Lucini (Milan ... More


Verrocchio's painting is back to the Uffizi Gallery

Verrocchio's painting is back to the Uffizi Gallery

Until the 19th of February 2023 at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence a very important painting by Andrea del Verrocchio, Leonardo da Vinci’s teacher will be on show. The large painted table representing the Holy Conversation with the saints Zanobi, Francis, John the Baptist and ... More

Passione Novecento

Passione Novecento

Until January 8 2023 at the Medici Palace in Florence, the exhibition Novecento Passion from Paul Klee to Damien Hirst. Works from private collections will be on show. In the private palace, first renaissance residence of the Medici family, who were among the first collectors of art, a ... More


Escher

Escher

Until 7th May 2023 the Museum of the Innocents of Florence hosts the exhibition Escher, dedicated to the famous Dutch artist Maurits Cornelis Escher. The exhibit consists of about 200 works among them the most iconic works of his production such as Hand with Reflecting Sphere (1935), Bond of ... More

Olafur Eliasson at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Olafur Eliasson at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Olafur Eliasson: nel tuo tempo, the greatest exhibition ever done in Italy, dedicated to one of the most original and visionary artist of our time, is opening in Florence at the Strozzi Palace since September 22 2022. Olafur Eliasson Danish Icelandic artist who focuses on an idea of shared ... More


The Triptych of Nicolas Froment  at the Monastery Bosco ai Frati

The Triptych of Nicolas Froment at the Monastery Bosco ai Frati

Take the great oppurtunity of visiting the Monastery of Bosco ai Frati (San Piero a Sieve) out of Florence, where until November 6th 2020 it will be possible to apreciate the Triptych of Nicolas Froment with stories of saint Lazarus, Marta and Maria. When the monastery was soppressed, during the ... More

Donatello at the Bargello Museum

Donatello at the Bargello Museum

Until July 31 2022 on the occasion of the exhibition of Donatello, the National Museum of Bargello hosts, besides the masterpieces by Donatelly normally preserved inside, other great art pieces loaned fo the event. It is an unrepeatable opportunity of admiring the grace and the power of some ... More


Oscar Ghiglia at the Medici Riccardi Palace

Oscar Ghiglia at the Medici Riccardi Palace

At the Medici Riccardi Palace of Florence you may apreciate the beautiful exhibition dedicated to the tuscan painter Oscar Ghiglia “Oscar Ghiglia.The period of Novecento”. Novecento was an artistic movement created by Margherita Sarfatti. The painter, born in Livorno and student of ... More

Dante and his scientific Inferno

Dante and his scientific Inferno

Until May 29th 2022 at the Sala del Fiorino in the Galleria d'Arte Moderna of the Pitti Palace in Florence, you may enjoy the exhibition dedicate to Dante Alighieri as a scientist. Through manuscripts, drawings, etchings, maps and scientific instruments, the curators want to put in evidence ... More