LdM Museology Reviews

 

Università degli Studi di Firenze

Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art: “Live! Art Meets Rock” Exhibit

by Brigid Brennan (Lorenzo de Medici) The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art is marked by sharp contrasts. Hearing about the museum’s international acclaim and progressive shift towards incorporating contemporary art into the fabric of the everyday lives of people in Prato and Italy, one would expect a treasure of a museum to unfold before their Read On

Money and Beauty

by Alessandra Sernissi In the course of the Renaissance, the link that united art and economy in Florence was very tight. This show, organized in the wonderful setting of Palazzo Strozzi, and entitled “Money and Beauty: Bankers, Botticelli, and the Bonfire of the Vanities”, illustrates how the flourishing of the modern banking system and the undisputed Read On

Aron Demetz: Solid Fragility at Villa Bottini in Lucca

by Brigid Brennan Coming across the gardens and the interior art exhibition at Villa Bottini in Lucca is like stepping into an undiscovered world. Passing through the gates into the garden, one discovers a sprawling space perfect for taking a brisk walk. Upon entering the stately structure through the wide and spacious threshold, visitors are greeted Read On

Cecco Bonanotte for Vinci

by Alessandra Sernissi The link that unites Cecco Bonanotte to the city of Vinci, the place where Leonardo was born, is very strong. This show, entitled “Cecco Bonanotte for Vinci”, is set up in the Leonardian Museum, or, more precisely, inside the Conti Guidi Castle. The exposition was organized in the occasion of the inauguration of Read On

Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art: “Live! Art Meets Rock” Exhibit

by Brigid Brennan (Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute) The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art is marked by sharp contrasts. Hearing about the museum’s international acclaim and progressive shift towards incorporating contemporary art into the fabric of the everyday lives of people in Prato and Italy, one would expect a treasure of a museum to unfold before their Read On

What is “LdM Museology Reviews”?

  Welcome! The Institute of Lorenzo de’Medici, in collaboration with the University of Florence, Marist College, the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, and the Flo? N the Go website, would like to present LdM Museology Reviews. This is an online publication of monthly reviews, in both English and Italian, which will address temporary exhibits, permanent installations and cultural Read On

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