THE VASARI CORRIDOR IN FLORENCE WILL REOPEN IN 2021 (THE VIDEO)

  The so-called Vasari Corridor linking the Uffizi to the Pitti Palace in Florence will reopen in 2021 after an 18-month, 10-million euro renovation project, officials said on Monday. The link between the two monuments was closed in 2016 for safety reasons. The executive project for the renovation was presented on Monday by Uffizi Director… Read More THE VASARI CORRIDOR IN FLORENCE WILL REOPEN IN 2021 (THE VIDEO)

FLORENCE: GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE MASTERPIECES RECENTLY ACQUIRED BY THE ACCADEMIA GALLERY

Cecilie Hollberg, director of the Accademia Gallery in Florence, is pleased to inaugurate the rich program of events organized by the Museum in 2019 with the 2016-2018 New Acquisitions exhibition. The exhibition, which can be viewed from January 22nd to May 5th 2019, presents some masterpieces that have merged into the Museum’s permanent collections thanks… Read More FLORENCE: GREAT EXHIBITION OF THE MASTERPIECES RECENTLY ACQUIRED BY THE ACCADEMIA GALLERY

UFFIZI GALLERY: A GREAT EXHIBITION ON ARTISTIC EXCHANGES BETWEEN FLORENCE AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD

This sumptuous exhibition of Islamic art (Florence, until September 23, 2018) is curated by Giovanni Curatola and organised by the Uffizi in partnership with the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, the exhibition’s other venue. It offers visitors a unique opportunity to discover the knowledge, exchange, dialogue and mutual influence that existed between the arts of East and West. It is the… Read More UFFIZI GALLERY: A GREAT EXHIBITION ON ARTISTIC EXCHANGES BETWEEN FLORENCE AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD

UFFIZI GALLERY (FLORENCE): A NEW GREAT ROOM DEVOTED TO THE GENIUS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

  After the unveiling of a new arrangement of masterpieces by Caravaggio and other XVII Century artists and the new room dedicated to Michelangelo and Raffaello, Uffizi Gallery continues its renewal with a room devoted to Leonardo da Vinci.   The new Leonardo Room at Florence’s Uffizi Gallery (Room 35 in the West Wing), officially opened yesterday,… Read More UFFIZI GALLERY (FLORENCE): A NEW GREAT ROOM DEVOTED TO THE GENIUS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

FLORENCE: IN BOBOLI GARDEN AN EXHIBITION ON THE AGE-OLD BOND BETWEEN MEN AND HORSES

    The Limonaia in Boboli Garden is hosting an exhibition on the Age-Old Bond between men and horses The horse was one of the last beasts to be tamed by man. It was only in the latter part of the fourth millennium BC, somewhere on the central Asian tundra, that the horse ceased to… Read More FLORENCE: IN BOBOLI GARDEN AN EXHIBITION ON THE AGE-OLD BOND BETWEEN MEN AND HORSES

FLORENCE: NEW HALL AT THE UFFIZI WITH PIECES THAT ARE “BOMBS IN THE HISTORY OF ART”

There’s a new  “room” at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, one with a striking visual design to focus the eye on Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni. Also given pride of place is Raphael’s Madonna del Cardellino and other pieces by Raphael and Fra Bartolomeo. Eleven pieces in total have been called ‘bombs in the history of art’ by the Uffizi’s… Read More FLORENCE: NEW HALL AT THE UFFIZI WITH PIECES THAT ARE “BOMBS IN THE HISTORY OF ART”

FLORENCE: LEONARDO DA VINCI’S ADORATION OF THE MAGI HAS RETURNED TO UFFIZI GALLERY AFTER RESTORATION

Leonardo da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi has recovered much of its original colouring after a painstaking restoration. The artwork has returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery after being taken to the Opificio Delle Pietre Dure institute for restoration in 2011 due to serious deterioration of the surface. The painting will be the star of a special… Read More FLORENCE: LEONARDO DA VINCI’S ADORATION OF THE MAGI HAS RETURNED TO UFFIZI GALLERY AFTER RESTORATION

A GREAT EXHIBITION IN PALAZZO PITTI: 100 VERY RARE PICTURES TELL THE STORY OF FASHION IN FLORENCE THROUGH THE LENS OF FOTO LOCCHI

One of Florence’s leading photography archives opens its treasures to the city with this first single-subject exhibition. On 9 January 2017, Fashion in Florence through the lens of Archivio Foto Locchi opened in Palazzo Pitti’s Andito degli Angiolini: 100 very rare pictures taken from the 1930s to ‘70s tell the story of fashion in Florence through… Read More A GREAT EXHIBITION IN PALAZZO PITTI: 100 VERY RARE PICTURES TELL THE STORY OF FASHION IN FLORENCE THROUGH THE LENS OF FOTO LOCCHI

THAT ABSTRACT WORLD UNDER OUR FEET # 2: A DISFIGURED PAVEMENT IN FLORENCE

© Roberto Alborghetti – Lacer/actions Yes, there is an abstract world under our feet … These are some of the images I recently took walking along the streets of Florence (Italy). They’re macro of a disfigured pavement. The pictures are part of LaceR/Actions”, a multidisciplinary project and research about the apparent chaos of ripped and decomposed… Read More THAT ABSTRACT WORLD UNDER OUR FEET # 2: A DISFIGURED PAVEMENT IN FLORENCE

IN THE NEW ISSUE OF “ACS” INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE: 12 PAGES WITH MY REPORTAGE ABOUT “FLORENCE, GEOMETRY OF A CITY” 

  The new issue of ACS Magazine (May/June) is on line; Publisher and Editor in Chief: Renèe LaVerne Rose. ACS is an amazing window on arts, artists and culture across the world. This issue features also my 12  pages reportage about “Florence, Geometry of a City”, with texts and photos on two monuments of the Renaissance.… Read More IN THE NEW ISSUE OF “ACS” INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE: 12 PAGES WITH MY REPORTAGE ABOUT “FLORENCE, GEOMETRY OF A CITY” 

“SPIRITUAL GUARDS” AND JEWEL SCARABS IN FLORENCE: EXHIBITIONS IN THREE HISTORICAL AND ARTISTIC VENUES

  The Forte Belvedere in Florence is getting set to host this year’s edition of its annual fixture with great art.  Following the two international exhibitions showcasing the art of Giuseppe Penone and Antony Gormley, the former Medici fortress’ bastions this year will be hosting the works of Jan Fabre, one of the most innovative… Read More “SPIRITUAL GUARDS” AND JEWEL SCARABS IN FLORENCE: EXHIBITIONS IN THREE HISTORICAL AND ARTISTIC VENUES

FLORENCE:ALL THE EXHIBITIONS IN THE MUSEUMS OF THE GALLERIE DEGLI UFFIZI IN 2016

  The Gallerie degli Uffizi – the new museum cluster resulting from the merger of the Galleria degli Uffizi and the Palazzo Pitti museum complex occasioned by the recent minister Franceschini reform, and under the direction of Eike Schmidt for just over a month – can already offer visitors an exhibition programme for 2016 that… Read More FLORENCE:ALL THE EXHIBITIONS IN THE MUSEUMS OF THE GALLERIE DEGLI UFFIZI IN 2016

“THE GHOST BUS”: FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO ITALY…GREAT ARTICLES ON ENGLISH AND ITALIAN PRESS

Two Countries (UK and Italy), two regions (East Midlands and Tuscany), two cities (Nottingham and Siena), two popular heroes (Robin Hood and Ghino di Tacco) and one project: “The Ghost Bus”. As already announced, after the great welcome in Beeston (last March 2015), the amazing project by Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons Plc and Act Group will… Read More “THE GHOST BUS”: FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO ITALY…GREAT ARTICLES ON ENGLISH AND ITALIAN PRESS