Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence

In so many ways, Florence is a city where time somehow seems to have stopped. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has set foot here or just looked at some pictures. Everywhere you turn, and without even walking into a church or a museum, you meet with that everlasting beauty that only masterpiecesContinue reading “Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence”

The Vasari Corridor in Florence

The Vasari Corridor is a raised path connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi and over the Ponte Vecchio. It was built by Giorgio Vasari, who already created the Uffizi Gallery, in just 5 months at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de ‘Medici in 1565. The Vasari Corridor was realizedContinue reading “The Vasari Corridor in Florence”

Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in Prato reopens with “The end of the world” exhibition

The Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art reopens, after the completion of the futuristic spaceship-shaped extension by the Rotterdam-based Indonesian architect Maurice Nio, and of the renovation of the original building designed by the Rationalist architect Italo Gamberini.,presents the exhibition The End of the World. Through the works of over 50 international artists in a showingContinue reading “Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in Prato reopens with “The end of the world” exhibition”

PICASSO and Spanish Modernity, at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence Tuscany from 20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015

From the  20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, organised a great exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso and his influence and interaction with the leading Spanish artists as  of 20th century painting, Pablo Picasso. The florentine exhibition will present a broad selection of works by thisContinue reading “PICASSO and Spanish Modernity, at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence Tuscany from 20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015”

Teatro del Silenzio tenth edition, with Andrea Bocelli will take place on Sunday August 2nd, 2015

In 2015, the Teatro del Silenzio will take place on Sunday August 2nd. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Teatro del Silenzio, that every summer comes alive in the wonderful scenery of Lajatico, in the province of Pisa, the Maestro Andrea Bocelli with the participation of il Coro da Camera del Maggio Musicale FiorentinoContinue reading “Teatro del Silenzio tenth edition, with Andrea Bocelli will take place on Sunday August 2nd, 2015”

Meeting masterpieces. Bellini, Caravaggio, Tiepolo, from 5th October to 6th January, in Palazzo Pretorio museum in Prato, Tuscany

Palazzo Pretorio museum in Prato will host the extra ordinare exhibition of ‘Meeting masterpieces. Bellini, Caravaggio, Tiepolo and the Tuscan and Venetian Masters from the Banca Popolare di Vicenza Collection, from 5 October 2014 to 6 January 2015. This will be an opportunity to see together the most important artworks from the collection of theContinue reading “Meeting masterpieces. Bellini, Caravaggio, Tiepolo, from 5th October to 6th January, in Palazzo Pretorio museum in Prato, Tuscany”

Palazzo Blu in Pisa celebrates the genius of Amedeo Modigliani

Palazzo Blu in Pisa is becoming year after here one of the most important Italian centre organizing contemporary exhibitions. From the 3rd of October 2014 to the 15 th of January 2015, Palazzo Blu hosts the works of Amedeo Modigliani. The masterpieces will come from the Centre Pompidou of Paris, as well as, from theContinue reading “Palazzo Blu in Pisa celebrates the genius of Amedeo Modigliani”

Palazzo Pretorio Museum, Prato

The Palazzo Pretorio reopens after about twenty years the 12th of April 2014. The building, dated 1200, has been completely restored and the beautiful and important paintings part of the collection, that in total includes 3000 works, comes back to visible in the new beautiful spaces. Palazzo Pretorio shows the most important paintings, ordered according to a chronological sequenceContinue reading “Palazzo Pretorio Museum, Prato”

Pisa celebrates the 950th anniversary of the foundation of its Cathedral, part of the Piazza dei Miracoli

During the 2014 the city of Pisa celebrates the 950th anniversary of the foundation of the Duomo of Pisa, with various activities and events. The main of this is the conclusion of the refurbishment of the cathedral apsis. Within the end of year also the refurbishment of the facade of the Sinopie Museum will beContinue reading “Pisa celebrates the 950th anniversary of the foundation of its Cathedral, part of the Piazza dei Miracoli”

Roman Domus discovered near the Medici’s fortress in Arezzo

An important discovery of a roman domus, dated 1° century AD has been recently done in Arezzo, near to the Medici’s fortress. It seems to be a residential building of the roman age. At the moment 3 ambiances have been discovered . Two of them conserve the rests of some wall paintings and floors. TheContinue reading “Roman Domus discovered near the Medici’s fortress in Arezzo”