Category Archive: Art galleries

Camille Henrot – 55th Venice Art Biennale silver lion winner – on show at Gucci Museo in Florence

Gucci Museo, whose doors opened in Florence in September 2011 at the renovated 14th century Palazzo della Mercanzia in Piazza della Signoria, on October 3rd  earlier this month has launched a new show featuring the multi-award winner… Continue reading

Trending at 86th Pitti Immagine in Florence (Art-wise): Italian susperstar artist Francesco Vezzoli on show at 3 house-museums

Internationally recognised as one of the leading Italian artists of his generation, Francesco Vezzoli is featuring in Vezzoli Primavera – Estate, a solo show that premiered on the opening day of the 86… Continue reading

The 9th edition of Fotografia Europea in Reggio Emilia – European Photography Festival extended to July 27th

  The Reggio Emilia 9th edition of FE Fotografia Europea, formerly closing on Sunday 15th June, has extended all the major exhibitions to July 27th thanks to the enormous critic and visitor success…So… Continue reading

Japanese artist Masaaki Miyasako’s first solo show in Italy on display at Palazzo Pitti in Florence

The sumptuous rooms of Palazzo Pitti’s Andito degli Angiolini are hosting Tourbillon, the first solo show in Italy of the Japanese artist Masaaki Miyasako. The exhibition will be on display at the Renaissance residence of the Medici family until… Continue reading

Brazilian artist Jonathas De Andrade Looking for Jesus at Museo Marino Marini in Florence until June 26 2014

Brazilian artist Jonathas De Andrade‘s installation Procurando Jesus/Looking for Jesus, consisting of 20 photographs, wall paintings, 16 works in acrylic, hand written white charts, a tray with dates and an urn, opened yesterday in Florence… Continue reading

Family Matters – Opening in Florence at Strozzina Centre for Contemporary Culture. Is the contemporary family a sanctuary or a nightmare?

FAMILY MATTERS Portraits and experiences of family today ¦ opened on March 14th at the Strozzina Centre for Contemporary Culture in Florence. The Strozzina Centre, as part of the major exhibition centre Strozzi Palace, is the… Continue reading

Affordable Art Fair Milan 6 – 9 March 2014: what should we expect from a low-cost art fair?

The Affordable Art Fair Milan opened its doors to the public on Thursday 6th March, after a crowded private view on Wednesday evening. Superstudio Piu’, the Tortona Creative District venue, hosts the 4th edition of… Continue reading

Colori e Musica – Personale di Aldo Lanciano in mostra a Firenze presso il palazzo del Consiglio Regionale della Toscana fino al 18 Ottobre 2013

Lo scorso venerdi 4 Ottobre ho avuto il grande piacere di presentare, insieme al Vice Presidente del Consiglio Regionale della Toscana Giuliano Fedeli, Colori e Musica, la mostra dell’artista milanese di origini toscane Aldo… Continue reading

Chinese artist Zhang Huan’s exhibit re-opens Forte Belvedere in Florence after a 5-year halt: can Mayor Matteo Renzi boost Florence’s reputation as a contemporary culture hub?

Earlier last July a grateful crowd of Florentines invaded the awesome terraces of the 16th century Forte Belvedere to celebrate the re-opening of the hill-top fort after 2 tragic accidents had caused the closure of the entire… Continue reading

Giant bright blue cockerel erected on 4th plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square

Yesterday London mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Katharina Fritsch’s Hahn/Cock, the latest artwork to fill Trafalgar square’s fourth plinth. (Photo courtesy BBC)   The statue, an ultramarine blue 4,7 m high rooster, replaces Elmgreen and Dragset’s Powerless… Continue reading