Discoveries and Massacres

The exhibition has taken its inspiration from Discoveries and Massacres. Essays on Art, a memorable work published by Attilio Valecchi in 1919 containing a selection of Soffici’s essays on art history, most of which previously published in the famous Florentine journal La Voce. The essay marked a fully-fledged watershed between two eras: the European Avant-Garde, …

Il Ponte Presents Ranaldi

The contemporary art gallery Il Ponte is hosting an exhibition by Renato Ranaldi from Nov. 19. The showcase presents three sets of works from different periods. The first set is the Angolari works (1973-74), consisting of two canvases placed alongside each other to create a corner that acts as a theatre wing. The featured objects …

Galleria Gagliardi Hosts Alma Materia

The San Gimignano based Gagliardi Contemporary Art Gallery is hosting the collective exhibition Alma Materia until Dec. 10. Curated by Alessandra Frosini and Stefano Gagliardi, the exhibit showcases 20 sculptures and installations from a group of internationally acclaimed artists including Annalù, Giuseppe Bergomi, Giorgio Bevignani, Aron Demetz, Michelangelo Galliani, Graziano Pompili, Matteo Tenardi: artists that …

Palazzo Strozzi Presents Ai Weiwei

The showcase at Palazzo Strozzi will o er one the opportunity to explore his creative genius and narrative, allowing critical in- sight into the artist’s ambiguous relations with China. The most important characteristics of his art are the denunciation of the inconsistencies and gaps between the individual, and the communi- ty and a strong sense …

Real Time and the Time of Reality

The Gallery of Modern Art at the Pitti Palace is presenting the exhibition Real Time and the Time of Reality until Jan. 8. The exhibit, which aims to appreciate the clocks’ quality from a scientific and an art historical point of view, allows visitors to explore the shapes taken by time throughout the dynasties of …

Uffizi Revolution

Director of the Uffizi Eike Schmidt announced last November that the museum will undergo a revolution next year as an entire floor, the second, will be dedicated to four Renaissance masters. The second floor of the museum, which was established in the late 16th century, will now display Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo, and Raphael. Michelangelo and …

Botticelli Rooms Reopened

The rooms 9 and 15 of the Uffizi Gallery, devoted to the painting of the Early Renaissance, have reopened last October after being renovated as part of the Nuovi Uffizi project. The rooms, part of an area that once housed the Medici theatre designed by Bernardo Buontalenti, host masterpieces by Pollaiolo, Hugo van der Goes, …

A Museum for Leonardo Exhibit showcases working models of da Vinci’s designs

A family of Florentine craftsmen has discovered previously unknown theorems hidden in Leonardo’s mechanical designs, shed- ding light on the full scope of his genius. Carlo Niccolai and his son Gabriele have spent decades constructing and working the models of Leonardo’s inventions through close study of his famous codices. In collaboration with a team of …