Ladder to the sky: Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi

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A contemporary art installation by Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi is bringing wonder and shock to Florence again. Recently installed in the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi, an inflatable “ladder” rises twenty meters high from the ground to the top floor.

River to River: Florence Indian Film Festival

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River to River, an annual Indian film festival will take place from 5th to 10th of December at Odeon theater in Florence. Only a few movie markets are not overcome by American movies. Among them is India. Indian movies have earned

Seminar: Masterpieces in search of context

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Religious art carries some more significance other than artistic one. As museum and tourism industries grow, there has been concerns about losing means to deliver such significance religious art held back in the time it was created. Meeting such need,

Body Worlds in Florence

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Body Worlds is finally in Florence! This fascinating exhibition is bound to amaze and astound as it reveals the magical complexity of human life. Body Worlds was created by German anatomist Gunther Von Hagens, inventor the plastination technique, a process

Firenze Capitale 1865-2015 at Palazzo Pitti

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Palazzo Pitti is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Florence as the former capital of Italy with an exhibition named Firenze Capitale 1865-2015, The Gifts and Collections of the King. This exhibit displays collections of Vittorio Emanule II, who became the ruler

Rigour and Grace exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

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The Palatine Chapel opens for public for Rigour and Grace exhibition from October 22nd of 2015 to May 17th of 2016. The Rigour and Grace exhibition displays the heritage of the Society of San Benedetto Bianco. The Confraternity of San

La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone exhibition

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What is your Florence? How do you “see” Florence? Alfonso Mangone sees Florence with bright and warm blosomming of colors, Curator Francesco Corsi says. San Jacopo church in Campo Corbolini held a contemporary art exhibition La Firenze di Alfonso Mangone

Museo dell’Opera del Duomo opens again

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The Duomo of Florence is the very symbol of Renaissance – the rebirth of humanism and art. Under the maginificent red dome, there are even more beauties and history in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, which translates into the Cathedral

When the World Answered at Odeon Theater

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A historical theater itself, Odeon is where people also write new history – or this time, her-story. A new documentary movie When the World Answered had its world premiere in Odeon theater, on the 20th of October. LdM news interviewed the authors

Jeff Koons in Florence

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The old palace meets new art. As a part of the International Antique Fair of Florence, Pluto and Persephone and Barberbini Faun of the Gazing Ball series by Jeff Koons are brought to Florence. As an exhibition named Jeff Koons in