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 accademicoContinue reading “Michelangelo Buonarroti, 450-year death celebrations in Florence”

Chini Museum, Liberty art at Villa Pecori Giraldi, Borgo San Lorenzo in Mugello Tuscany

    Villa Pecori Giraldi at Borgo San Lorenzo, the main center of the Mugello, is the seat of the Museo Chini, hosted at the beautiful villa Pecori Giraldi. Galileo, Tito, Chino have been some of the most important artists of the Liberty period in Italy.  The Chini family became famous because of their ceramics’ production.Continue reading “Chini Museum, Liberty art at Villa Pecori Giraldi, Borgo San Lorenzo in Mugello Tuscany”

Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino, Diverging path of Mannerism. From 8 March to 20 July 2014, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino will be the protagonists of the exhibition organized at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence, from the 8 of March to the 20 of July 2014. The exhibition entitled “Diverging paths of Mannerism” will be dedicated to the two most original and unconventional painters interpreting the Italian Cinquecento season. Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino,Continue reading “Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino, Diverging path of Mannerism. From 8 March to 20 July 2014, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence”

Pictorial cycle of Filippo Lippi – Cappella Maggiore, Cathedral of Prato – Tuscany

The pictorial #cycle of Filippo Lippi occupies the #Cappella_Maggiore of the #Cathedral_of_Prato. It is one of the masterpieces of the #renaissance period, and it covers a a surface of 400 m2 (4,300 sq ft). It was painted, in the period from 1452 and 1465,  by Fra Filippo Lippi and his assistants, and between them, there was also #Fra_Diamante. AtContinue reading “Pictorial cycle of Filippo Lippi – Cappella Maggiore, Cathedral of Prato – Tuscany”

Andy Warhol -An American story- from 12 October 2013 to 2 February 2014 – Palazzo Blu – Pisa

Andy Warhol, the king of the pop art, is the protagonist of this new exhibition organized by Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany. From the 12 October 2013 to the 2 of February 2014, 150 works coming from the Andy Warhol Museum of Pittsburgh and from many American and European collections, will show the creative itineraryContinue reading “Andy Warhol -An American story- from 12 October 2013 to 2 February 2014 – Palazzo Blu – Pisa”

Il Giardino dei Tarocchi – Garavicchio / Capalbio, Grosseto, Tuscany

The Tarot garden is a Niki de Saint Phalle esoteric  sculpture garden, inspired by the tarot cards. The garden is located in Garavicchio, in the area of Capalbio.  a medieval village, close to the southern Tuscany coasts, but no more than 100 Km far from Rome, where many actors, politician, writers and VIP people haveContinue reading “Il Giardino dei Tarocchi – Garavicchio / Capalbio, Grosseto, Tuscany”