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.

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

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

Florence’s Piazzale Michelangelo

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There is no greater view of Florence than the panoramic sights seen up at Piazzale Michelangelo. This must-see spot in the city was built in 1869 and designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi just south of the historic center during the redevelopment of the