Michelangelo Buonarroti, 450-year death celebrations in Florence

During the 2014, in occasion of the 450th anniversary of the Michelangelo’s death, there will be various exhibitions dedicated to the great artist.


From the 18th of February to the 18th of April, the Archivio di Stato of Florence will host “Storia di un primato mondiale. 450 anni dell’Accademia delle Arti del Disegno e l’insegnamento accademico delle belle arti a Firenze. Da Michelangelo alla contemporaneità”. It is an exhibition that retraces the 450 years through the main academic documents, between them, the Galileo’s autographs sticks out, as well as the statutes of the Compagnia di San Luca.


The itinerary will  be accompanied with the works of great artists as Lorenzo Bartolini, Cesare Mussini,  Morghen, Perfetti, and in the Gallery of Novecento where it will be possible to admire De Chirico, Carrà, Annigoni, Guttuso and many others.


The Galleria dell’Accademia, in in cooperation with the Fratelli Alinari I.D.E.A. spa, will show “Ri-conoscere Michelangelo”. From the 18th of February to the 18th of May 2014, paintings, statues and medals made from artists as Vernet, Delacroix and Rodin will testify the importance of the myth of Michelangelo from the 1800 until today. It will be also possible to admire the great works of 1800 by Alinari, Brogi, Braun and Baldus, as well as the works of Sheeler, Pagano and Herbert List, and contemporary ones as Helmut Newton, Frank Horvat e Youssef Nabil.

From February to April 2014,  The  Casa Vasari museum of Arezzo will host the exhibition  “Il rapporto tra Michelangelo e Vasari nelle lettere e nei disegni”, whilst Casa Buonarroti in Firenze will host two exhibitions telling the the story of the great artist: “La forza del mito – i progetti per la facciata di San Lorenzo a Firenze” (18 March – 2 June 2014) and “Michelangelo e il Novecento” (18 giugno – 20 ottobre 2014).

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