Urs Fischer in Piazza della Signoria

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Swiss artist Urs Fischer was selected to present his work for In Florence 2017, the yearly contemporary art event in Piazza della Signoria. Fischer’s large-scale Big Clay #4 and two wax sculptures depicting the exhibition’s organizer and curator are juxtaposed

Cenacoli Fiorentini: Contemporary Dance and Renaissance Art

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Cenacoli Fiorentini is a four-day event (September 18 – 21, 2017) that merges the world of contemporary dance and Renaissance art. Led by the Virgilio Sieni dance company, the performances take place in front of the famous Last Suppers by

The Cinquecento in Florence at Palazzo Strozzi

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Palazzo Strozzi has just launched a major exhibition on sixteenth century in art in Florence, featuring the likes of Michelangelo, Pontormo and Giambologna.

Anton Raphael Mengs in the Sala delle Nicchie

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Palazzo Pitti’s spectacular Sala delle Nicchie is hosting a collection of sumptuous 18th century works, centered on a portrait by Anton Raphael Mengs.

Lindsay Kemp in Florence

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The multitalented mime and professional “character” Lindsay Kemp has a love for the Renaissance city. We recently caught up with him in Florence.

Less famous facades of Florence with intrigue all their own

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Opera di Santa Croce has kicked off a fundraising campaign to clean Michelangelo’s tomb and to restore the painting by Vasari that sits upon the family altarpiece next to it. The two works were conceived of as a whole in

Michelangelo’s tomb at Santa Croce

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Opera di Santa Croce has kicked off a fundraising campaign to clean Michelangelo’s tomb and to restore the painting by Vasari that sits upon the family altarpiece next to it. The two works were conceived of as a whole in

Luca Giordano and Taddeo Mazzi at the Uffizi Gallery

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The fall 2017 exhibition in the Uffizi Gallery’s Sala del Camino sheds light on the museum’s relationship with its surrounding territory. See it until October 15, 2017.

Speaking with the walls: street art festival in Florence

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Ever wondered what the city walls are saying to you? So did the organizers of “Parla con i muri,” a street art festival in Florence exploring this scene in Florence and around the world. The event runs until September 19,

Giovanni Boldini in Pistoia

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An exhibition focused on the Ferrara-born painter Giovanni Boldini is the latest initiative to be added to Pistoia’s long list of events during its year as Capital of Italian Culture.