Category Archive: Florence

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

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

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

A touch of the Florence vibe on show at the thriving Hong Kong Contemporary 2013

I’m delighted to announce that Washing Line _03, one of the 12 exclusive photos shown in Florence as part of  the exhibit “A Sea of Awareness“, has been chosen as official image of the… Continue reading

Cindy Sherman: Early Works @Gucci Museo in Florence January 11 – June 9 2013

A crowded space at the glamorous Museo Gucci in Florence hosted the launch of Cindy Sherman: Early Works, a new project curated by jewellery designer Francesca Amfitheatrof, thanks to Francois Pinault, as the third contemporary art exhibition organised… Continue reading

Florence Fashion Week: Pitti Immagine No 83 8 – 11 January 2013

A highlight of the Fashion international showcase, Florence’s Pitti Immagine Fashion Week is the key biannual appointment for designers, traders, cool-hunters, buyers and creative people alike. Florence’s Fashion Week celebrates its 83rd Edition of Pitti… Continue reading

Giornata del Contemporaneo: oggi 6 Ottore 2012 visite gratuite in musei e gallerie in tutta Italia

Lo sapevate che oggi e’ la giornata dedicata all’arte contemporanea? L’AMACI – Associazione dei Musei d’Arte Contemporanea Italiani – ha organizzato per oggi l’ottava edizione della giornata del contemporaneo con porte aperte in numerosissimi siti, musei e… Continue reading