Secret Sense of Florence – Looking for Street Art

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Have you noticed road signs in Florence is different from everywhere else? Have you seen Mona Lisa, Dante, and Dante wearing a goggle? How about little line figures looking for an exit all over Florence? If you have, you must

Da Vinci Alive exhibition in Florence

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Da Vinci Alive is an interactive exhibition about the life and genius of Leonardo da Vince which takes place from June 5th to November 2nd in the Santo Stefano al Ponte museum near the Ponte Vecchio. Leonardo da Vinci is

LdM students at work: the Mortal Veil

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European art took a grand step when Michelangelo praised the beauty and strength from human body. Active and magnificent, his figures are celebrated even after half a millennium. A special exhibition the Mortal Veil in Casa Buonaroti sheds light on Michelangelo’s

Mystery Celebration: Death of Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is a world renowned author of mystery novels. This year marks her 125th birth anniversary and her life long legacy of work is celebrated by her fans. LdM students celebrates her birthday with mystery game “Search for Agatha”. For

The Mark of the Medici exhibition, Medici Chapels Museum

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The Medici Chapel Museum offers a look into religious objects that once belong to the Medici family. The exhibition displays various objects that the Medici family bestowed during centuries. Relics that the public can now admire such as: crowns, alter pieces,

Power and Pathos exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi Florence

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The exhibit at Palazzo Strozzi Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World runs from 14 March to 21 June 2015, after which it will go to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the National Gallery of

LDM Events: Sacred Objects in Sacred Collections

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The second event of Lorenzo de Medici’s Museums and Religion Forum series was held today to focus on Florence’s scared objects and collections. A board of panellist gathered to discuss various issues surrounding these pieces. The forum mainly tackled issues regarding the conservation and display of the

“Dolci tronfi” exhibition at Palazzo Pitti, Florence

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At Palazzo Pitti in Florence is an exhibition dedicated to a famous banquet, “Dolci Tronfi.” The banquet originally took place on October 5th, 1600 in the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence to celebrate the wedding of Maria de’ Medici and King

The restoration of an Ancient Greek Horse Head

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A bronze horse head sculpture has been in storage for more than a century at the Florence archeological museum. The statue dates back to 350 b.c. which makes it 2,300 years old. It was once part of the vast collection

Studio Bastioni restoration in Florence

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In 2005 a group of conservators and restorers from different backgrounds decided to start Studio Bastioni. Their thoughts were that by working together they could overcome the problems they commonly faced by sharing their expertise and knowledge. With this approach,