LdM Museology Reviews

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Università degli Studi di Firenze

Attorno all’opera: la Presentazione di Gesù al Tempio di Anton Domenico Gabbiani

by Simona Anna Vespari (Università degli Studi di Firenze) Translated by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) Si è aperta il 28 ottobre e resterà visibile al pubblico fino al 7 gennaio 2018 una delle mostre più importanti nell’ambito degli eventi culturali promossi da Pistoia capitale della cultura, dal titolo “Attorno all’opera: La Presentazione di Gesù al Read On

Leopoldo de’ Medici. Principe dei collezionisti

by Caterina Zaru Translated by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) Dal 6 novembre scorso fino al 28 gennaio 2018, è visitabile presso il Tesoro dei Granduchi (ex Museo degli Argenti) di Palazzo Pitti la mostra Leopoldo de’ Medici principe dei collezionisti, curata da Valentina Conticelli, Riccardo Gennaioli e Maria Sframeli. Nel quarto centenario della nascita di Leopoldo, Read On

Tied up by a Belt. The Assumption of Bernardo Daddi and the Identity of a City September 8, 2017 – January 14, 2018 Palazzo Pretorio – Prato

by Simona Anna Vespari (Università degli Studi di Firenze) Translated by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) On September 8, 2017, a very interesting and important exhibition for the Tuscan city of Prato, opened at the Palazzo Pretorio Museum, Curated by Andrea De Marchi and Cristina Gnoni Mavarelli, the exhibition which covers two-stories, aims to trace, through the Read On

The Japanese Renaissance Nature on painted screens from the 15th to the 17th centuries

by Costanza Peruzzi (Università degli Studi di Firenze) Translated by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) The Magliabechiana Hall of the Uffizi Gallery hosts, from 26 September until January 7, 2018, an exhibition celebrating the 150th anniversary of friendship between Italy and Japan, the first of its kind at European level. Thirty magnificent Japanese screens, some of which Read On

Lloyd. Tuscan Landscapes of the Twentieth Century

by Giulia Bertelli (Università degli Studi di Firenze) Translated by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) Until January 7, on the third floor of Villa Bardini, on view is the exhibition "Lloyd. Tuscan Landscapes of the Twentieth Century ", curated by Lucia Mannini and promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio of Florence in collaboration with the Read On

Florence Biennale 2017 – eARTh – Creativity & Sustainability

By Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici), translated by Costanza Peruzzi (University of Florence) The XIth Florence Biennale directed by Jacopo Celona and curated by Melanie Zefferino ran from October 6th through October 16th, 2017, and showed the works of over 450 artists coming from 72 countries and five continents. The event is a major contemporary art Read On

The Grandsons of the King of Spain. Anton Raphael Mengs at Palazzo Pitti

By Costanza Peruzzi (University of Florence), translated by Nona Debeham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) In 2016, the Uffizi Galleries acquired, on the antique market, an incomplete work by Bohemian painter Anton Raphael Mengs. The event was celebrated this year with an exhibition opening on 19 September at Palazzo Pitti, the place in which the work was conceived and Read On

The Franco Zeffirelli International Center for Performing Arts, Firenze

By Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici), Translation by Costanza Peruzzi (Università degli Studi di Firenze) Recently opened on September 1, 2017, the Franco Zeffirelli International Center for the Performing Arts gives visitors the chance to look into the life’s work of revered opera and film director Franco Zeffirelli. The Centre distinguishes itself as an unprecedented experience where Read On

The fragility of the Sign

By Caterina Zaru (Università di Firenze), translation by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) The National Archaeological Museum of Florence hosts on the second floor, the exhibition, The fragility of the Sign, on display until November 26. The exhibition contains African rock art from the archives of the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protostoria. The exhibition is Read On

The Cinquecento in Florence. Between Michelangelo, Pontormo and Giambologna

By Simona Anna Vespari (Università degli Studi di Firenze), Translation by Nona Debenham (Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici) The exhibition, The Cinquecento in Florence. Between Michelangelo, Pontormo and Giambologna opened at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence on September 21st and is probably one of the most anticipated events in the Florentine cultural scene. Curated by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali, Read On

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