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Landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes

Mercoledì, 15 Ottobre 2014 on Martedì, 24 Marzo 2015. Posted in Florence art news

The Palatine Gallery - Sala delle Nicchie

Landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes
With a view to valorising its repositories, the Palatine Gallery has a conceived an exhibition in which the leitmotif is the faithful representation of surrounding reality as depicted in maps, images of the territory and depictions of historic events such as festivities and battles.

Arnina by Lorenzo Bartolini

Martedì, 18 Novembre 2014 on Lunedì, 24 Novembre 2014. Posted in Florence art news

Galleria dell'Accademia, Gypsotheque

Arnina by Lorenzo Bartolini
Protagonist of excellence of small and valuable exhibition, a marble statue depicting the Nymph Arnina.

Journeys in the Middle Ages

Venerdì, 20 Marzo 2015 on Giovedì, 19 Marzo 2015. Posted in Florence art news

exhibition on the occasion of 150 years of Florence capital and the foundation of the Bargello

Journeys in the Middle Ages
The issue is widely discussed and studied, but is a major challenge for an exhibition making it "visible". There are few, in fact, of material evidence of culture directly related to travel so far away in time. The artwork, however, offer many opportunities to evoke travel in the Middle Ages: not only through iconographic representations of real or fantastic trips, but also through a number of objects that once accompanied the many different travelers in the Middle Ages, driven by the pursuit of redemption, money or glory.

In the sign of Medici

Martedì, 21 Aprile 2015 on Venerdì, 24 Aprile 2015. Posted in Florence art news

sacred treasure of granducal devotion

In the sign of Medici
The annual exhibition event of the Museum of the Medici Chapels in 2015 proposes a reflection and a discussion on a topic dear to the Grand Ducal family: the gifts of sacred type, precious and magnificent that the Medici offered to the shrines of Tuscany, but also far beyond the state ruled that the family, arriving in Loreto, in the Holy Land, and Goa in India.

Piero di Cosimo

Martedì, 23 Giugno 2015 on Mercoledì, 01 Luglio 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Eccentric florentine painter between Reinassence and Manierism

Piero di Cosimo
Eccentric genius of the Florentine Renaissance, Piero di Cosimo is a figure monographic retrospective devoted to almost unknown, despite the appreciation shown by critics and Piero di Cosimo, thus presents the extensive catalog of paintings of sacred and profane theme now preserved in museums and through collections around the world.

The Ascent of Orpheus

Giovedì, 09 Luglio 2015 on Lunedì, 20 Luglio 2015. Posted in Florence art news

between and beyond representation and abstraction

The Ascent of Orpheus
For the second time in its 150-year history, the Bargello National Museum hosts a solo contemporary art show, THE Ascent of Orpheus: Between and Beyond Representation and Abstraction, by the American-born artist Adi Da Samraj. In an unusual bridging of ancient myth and digitally composed large-scale fabrications, the exhibition is Adi Da’s sweeping and at times demanding retelling of the famous Orpheus and Eurydice myth. The exhibit runs from 9 July to 11 October 2015 in two galleries off the Bargello courtyard.

Florence Capital 1865 - 2015

Giovedì, 19 Novembre 2015 on Giovedì, 19 Novembre 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Gift and collection of the king

Florence Capital 1865 - 2015
The Gallery of Modern Art in Palazzo Pitti wanted to celebrate the anniversary of the sesquicentennial anniversary of Florence capital of Italy with an exhibition dedicated to the presence of the King, and in particular to his stay in the Florentine palace, which since 1865 also gave hospitality to the Savoy , the third largest after the ruling dynasty of the Medici and Lorraine. An exhibition that wants to create at some of the original spaces a striking evocation of the life of the Sovereign, his artistic tastes and his main interests and ties, trying to engage the visitor in the atmosphere of the palace.

Lights on twentieth century

Martedì, 28 Ottobre 2014 on Martedì, 28 Ottobre 2014. Posted in Florence art news

The centenary of the modern art gallery in the Palazzo Pitti, 1914-2014

Lights on twentieth century
To celebrate the centenary of its foundation, Pitti Palace Gallery of Modern Art has dedicated an exhibition to the twentieth-century collections held by the museum.

Gherardo delle Notti

Martedì, 10 Febbraio 2015 on Lunedì, 09 Marzo 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Bizarre paintings anche cheerful dinners

Gherardo delle Notti
When Gerrit van Honthorst suddenly went out from Rome in the late spring of 1620 to make definitely return in his native Utrecht, had to be about ten years that he lived in Italy. Probably in fact he had come to Rome at the beginning of the second decade of the seventeenth century (1610-1611 approximately).

Lino Mannocci. Recent Works

Sabato, 28 Marzo 2015 on Giovedì, 02 Aprile 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Gallery of Modern Art - Statues Hall

Lino Mannocci. Recent Works
The exhibition will show visitors twelve unedited work of art resuming the last 15 years of activity of the artist, confirming the dreamlike and visionary personality of him, besides the metaphysical and surreal ancestry leading back to the existential atmospheres and to the abysmal silences of the picture of De Chirico, Carrà, Sironi, Morandi.

Lynn Chadwick

Sabato, 09 Maggio 2015 on Martedì, 23 Giugno 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Retrospective for two gardens

Lynn Chadwick
Boboli Gardens and Bardini Garden 05/09/2015 - 08/30/2015 Lynn Chadwick (1914 -2003) was one of the most important masters of British sculpture of the last century. The first awards came in 1952 when he participated in the collective of the new generation of British sculptors at the Venice Biennale, where after two editions, in 1956, he received the international prize for sculpture. Began from that moment a path of great breath that saw he protagonist at the Sao Paulo Biennale and exhibitions in the most important institutions in New York, London, Paris, Brussels, where today his works are preserved.

Special opening of the Florentine Museum

Sabato, 27 Giugno 2015 on Lunedì, 31 Agosto 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Saturday night at the museum: Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, National Museum of Bargello

Special opening of the Florentine Museum
From 27 June to 19 December 2015 Saturday night at the museum: Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery and Bargello Museum open on Saturday evening until December. In summer open on Tuesday until 22:00, the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia.

Fruits of the Earth: Arturo Tosi at the Gallery of Modern Art

Martedì, 22 Settembre 2015 on Mercoledì, 14 Ottobre 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Arturo Tosi's works of art at Palazzo Pitti

Fruits of the Earth: Arturo Tosi at the Gallery of Modern Art
"The Gallery of Modern Art in Palazzo Pitti, in line with the Universal Exhibition held in Milan and whose theme is" Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life ", an event dedicated to the Lombard painter Arturo Tosi and the representation off the land in painting pictures which, through sight, unable to feed the needs of the mind through the feeling of nature constantly present in all of us. "(Simonella Condemi, director of the Gallery of Modern Art in Palazzo Pitti, Florence ).

Palatine Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art

on Giovedì, 26 Marzo 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Inside Palazzo Pitti

Palatine Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art
The Palatine Gallery occupies the whole left wing of the first floor of the Pitti Palace, which was the residence of the Medici grand-dukes. In 1828, when Tuscany came under the rule of the Lorraine family, the most important paintings in the Palace, most of which had been collected by the Medici, were hung in the Gallery.

Voyage en Orient

Venerdì, 07 Novembre 2014 on Lunedì, 10 Novembre 2014. Posted in Florence art news

Egypt in 1870-1880 by photographer Emile Béchard

Voyage en Orient
Exhibition of photographs by photographer Emile Béchard, taken during his stay in Egypt.

Sweet triumphs and fine folds

Martedì, 10 Marzo 2015 on Giovedì, 12 Marzo 2015. Posted in Florence art news

SCULPTURES IN SUGAR AND TOWELS FOR THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA FIORENTINE DE 'MEDICI

Sweet triumphs and fine folds
The idea of this exhibition begins at the banquet held in Palazzo Vecchio on the evening of October 5, 1600 for the marriage of Maria de 'Medici and Henry IV of France. Thanks to the detailed description which gave Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger are known outfits designed by Bernardo Buontalenti for the table and directed to those guests and Jacopo Ligozzi about a 'belief' in the shape of lily of France, containing two thousand pieces Treasury Medici.

The Suonatore di Liuto of Salviati in exhibition in the Palatine Gallery

Giovedì, 02 Aprile 2015 on Martedì, 07 Aprile 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Exchange between Jacquemart-André/Pitti Palace

The Suonatore di Liuto of Salviati in exhibition in the Palatine Gallery
Thanks to an exchange between Paris and Florenz, from Thursday 2 April to 20 July 2015 the 'Suonatore di Liuto' of Francesco Salviati of the Musée Jacquemart-André will be exposed in the Statues Hall of the Palitine Gallery in Palazzo Pitti.

The lights wins the shadow

Martedì, 09 Giugno 2015 on Martedì, 23 Giugno 2015. Posted in Florence art news

the uffizi in Casal di Principe

The lights wins the shadow
The light wins the shadow | the Uffizi in Casal di Principe is an exhibition that polarizes attention to the painting of the seventeenth century, artists from Naples or Napoli related, linguistically fascinated by the expression of Caravaggio, then with the modern takes, in order to enhance works now housed in Naples and Florence.

Carlo Dolci 1616-1687

Martedì, 30 Giugno 2015 on Mercoledì, 08 Luglio 2015. Posted in Florence art news

Carlo Dolci 1616-1687
Why devote an exhibition to Carlo Dolci? Why dedicate it right now? To answer these questions we doing on the state of the studies on the painting of the seventeenth century in Florence, for years now the focus of numerous investigations germinate, especially, following the memorable retrospective exhibition on the art of the seventeenth century in the Tuscan capital, curated by Mina Gregori and Piero Bigongiari and staged in 1986 at Palazzo Strozzi. Almost thirty years later by the "historic" exhibition dedicated to the Florentine painting in the Baroque - argument at that time still obscure and overlooked by critics of Italian art - there have been many studies and research aimed at artists Florentine operating in that century, which led to the realization of numerous monographic publications and exhibitions aimed at individual teachers, among which the one dedicated to Francesco Furini (2007-2008). Seen such intense spread of interest in painting of the seventeenth century in Florence it was right to dedicate an exhibition to him that it was undisputed, Carlo Dolci.

Rigor and Grace

Giovedì, 22 Ottobre 2015 on Martedì, 03 Novembre 2015. Posted in Florence art news

The Company of St. Benedict White in the seventeenth century Florentine

Rigor and Grace
A treasure 'secret' he found. A little-known group of works, painted by great artists of the XVII century and carefully restored, have returned to the enjoyment of the public and on display until May next in the rooms attached to the Palatine Chapel in Palazzo Pitti. Made Lorraine period at the behest of Peter Leopold, the chapel is still open for worship, but had so far visited only on rare occasions. The exhibition is a great opportunity to see join the principle of the protection of the territorial heritage of Florence with one of its enhancement, thanks to the restoration carried out specifically and to the new exhibition halls, which are also retrieved and inserted today in circuit visit the Museo degli Argenti.