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SLOW ART DAY 2015: INVITO AL CENACOLO

Slow Art Day è un evento internazionale che incoraggia le persone a rallentare i ritmi ed invita ad entrare nel mondo dell’arte con calma e curiosità. Più di 160 sedi in tutto il mondo hanno deciso di aderire quest’anno per incoraggiare ad esplorare l’arte con una prospettiva insolita. In un mondo che si muove velocemente, dove la tecnologia si evolve in un batter...

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The art of dreaming by @Pomo

January first: a perfect day for all dreamers. Most people feel this way, turning the page after a long committing year and making plans for the new one. No better date to remember a precious meeting between two incurable dreamers. It’s the beginning of October 2014 and I am under pouring rain in Piazza Beccaria.  I have been chasing him for weeks but finally we get time...

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BUCCELLATI STYLE

Unique creations, dream objects: over one hundred works, including works of jewelry and silverware designed by Mario and Gianmaria Buccellati are showcased for the first time at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence.  The temporary exhibition is held in the monumental halls of the Museo degli Argenti (Silver Museum at Palazzo Pitti) , and presents a selection of works created...

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Un sogno d’Arte contemporanea

Primo Gennaio: data da sognatori. In questo giorno lo siamo tutti, si volta pagina e si delineano i propositi per l’anno che inizia. Nessuna data migliore per ricordare un incontro prezioso sotto la pioggia battente di Piazza Beccaria. E’ l’inizio di Ottobre 2014 e dopo settimane in cui ci rincorriamo riesco a prendere un caffè con Andrea “Pomo”, meglio noto agli adepti...

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Brunelleschi’s Dome

The dome that crowns Florence’s great cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo, is a towering masterpiece of Renaissance ingenuity and an enduring source of mystery. Still the largest masonry dome on earth after more than six centuries, it is taller than the Statue of Liberty and weighs as much as an average cruise ship. Historians and engineers have long debated...

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Van Gogh and the marbled paper

Few weeks ago I was in Amsterdam on the footprints of Flemish artists and the charm of the tulipmania. I could not miss a visit to the Van Gogh Museum and it was really one of the highlights, perfectly enjoyable during the low tourist season. One of the details that attracted me mostly was a diary, showcased in a dark corner of the museum. The diary was kept next to a...

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#CrazyforPazzi

One of the  most magnificent  places of Florence, rich in art, history and spirituality, is surely the Church of Santa Croce. Known as the “Shrine of Italian Glories”, with the tombs of Michelangelo, Macchiavelli, Michelagelo and Galileo, Santa Croce preserves an incredible concentration of art treasures like frescoes by Giotto and his followers, statues, panel...

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ART & RESTORATION FAIR 2014

The FLORENCE ART AND RESTORATION FAIR will be a great event dedicated to everybody working in the sector and through sharing knowledge and know-how people will be able to interact with the aim of working towards the consolidation of our country’s strong image in the production of works of art, training of young people, conservation, restoration and the promotion of...

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