The Power of Myth

by Marine Le Canne The exhibition “The Power of Myth: Projects for the Facade of San Lorenzo, from Michelangelo to the Contest of 1900” is on display at the Casa Buonarroti Museum until October 30. “Power of Myth” displays all the attempts made at completing the facade of the San Lorenzo Church. When Michelangelo was …

The Fruits of the Earth

by Marine Le Canne The exhibition “Fruits of the Earth” by Italian painter Arturo Tosi is on display until Nov. 8 at the Gallery of Modern Art at the Palazzo Pitti. The collection is devoted the artist’s still life paintings, the theme of the showcase is described as, “nature as the artist’s model.” The exhibition …

Da Vinci Alive Exhibit Makes Leonardo Interactive

By Emily Baqir Created in collaboration with the “Leonardo Da Museum Vinci” and Italian and French experts, Da Vinci Alive, which opened last June, is one of the most detailed and comprehensive exhibition of the works of Leonardo ever created. It will run until Nov. 2. The exhibit offers visitors the chance to live an …

At the Medici Table – Palazzo Pitti’s Cucinone reopened

The restoration of the Medici kitchens, the so-called cucinone, has been completed and is open to public only through guided visits by the personnel of the Palatine Gallery from Tuesday to Sunday (10:30–11:30 a.m. and 3:30–4:40 p.m.). The restoration had begun earlier this year and cost approximately €100,000. The cucinone was built in the years …

Archeo-blogger

“Museums in windows? No, thank you!” With this slogan, the Uffizi becomes even more social. In September, the Uffizi will launch a new project in order to enhance its archaeological section with the hashtag #uffiziarcheologia by Christian Barandoni and Fabrizio Paolucci. The Department of Classical Antiquities at the Uffizi Gallery promotes and facilitates preservation, and …

Franciscan Art in Asia

Exhibit Runs Until Oct. 11 Last few days to attend the exhibit presented by the Accademia Gallery and the Order of Friars Minor Franciscan Art: Masterpieces of Italian art and Asian lands from the 13th to the 15th centuries. The exhibit highlights the success of Franciscan art throughout Asia and sets out to illustrate the …

Carlo Dolci on Display

After the restoration of 33 works by Carlo Dolci, the Palatine Gallery is hosting an exhibition on the famous Florentine painter until November 15. The exhibit provides an opportunity to deepen knowledge of Dolci’s painterly technique, which included a range of highly original methods, such as the application of gold dust to create a nuanced …

Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana

Palazzo Strozzi is presenting the exhibition Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana which will run from Sept. 24 to Jan. 24, with Pope Francis expected to attend the conference that will held in Florence from Nov. 9 to 13. The show, which explores the relationship between art and religion from the mid-19th …

Open Art Hosts Fabbri

A collection of works by Agenore Fabbri (1911-1998) is on display until the end of November at the Open Art Gallery in Prato. The collection represents a small but significant view of the influential Italian painter, sculptor and ceramist. Entrance is free. The exhibit focuses on the production of Fabbri from 1957-1965, featuring 30 pieces …