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Andrea del Sarto

2014: Michelangelo and his contemporaries.  Special tribute to Andrea Vannucchi (Andrea del Sarto) Firenze 1486 – Firenze 1530 He was a Florentine painter whose works of exquisite composition and balance were foundamental in the development of Florentine Mannerism. Sarto’s family name was probably Vannucchi, and his father was a tailor (hence “del Sarto”; Italian...

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Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino

Dall’8 marzo al 20 luglio 2014 Palazzo Strozzi ospiterà la grande mostra Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino. Divergenti vie della “maniera”, un’esposizione dedicata all’opera del Pontormo e del Rosso Fiorentino, i pittori più anticonformisti e spregiudicati fra i protagonisti del nuovo modo di intendere l’arte in quella stagione del Cinquecento italiano che Giorgio...

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SLOW ART DAY 2014

Are you ready for emotional experimentation? When you enter a museum you usually walk around with the nose up, enjoying with curiosity the atmosphere of the place and watching most of the well known highlights. What would happen if you had to stop in front of an artwork for 120 seconds in silence, hear yourself, feel your reactions and keep on observing for other 5...

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SLOW ART DAY 2014

Pronti per una nuova sperimentazione? Quando si entra in un museo di solito si cammina in con senso di stupore, godendo con curiosità l’atmosfera del luogo, cercando magari le opere più famose. Hai mai provato a soffermarti di fronte ad un’opera d’arte per 120 secondi in silenzio, e poi ancora per altri 5 minuti? COS'E' SLOW ART DAY? Slow Art...

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February 15th, 1564

Matters of life and death: curious circumstances occured in February 1564. Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa on February 15th, 1564. He was a physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for...

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Countdown for Michelangelo

According to Giorgio Vasari chronicles, Michelangelo’s friend Daniele da Volterra, watches him work all day on February 12, 1564 on the Rondanini Pietà. Two days later he comes down with a fever but goes for a walk in the cold night air, saying he just can’t rest. The next day he spends sitting next to the fireplace but finally must crawl into bed. He dies on February...

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Chocolate with flair

Florence’s Artisan Chocolate Fair is back in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where top chocolatiers display the art of chocolate making. From February 8 to 17, forty selected Italian and foreign chocolatiers show and sell their delicacies. This event is not only a simple market but the numerous side events during the 10 days of the expo make it alive and open to the...

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Tartarughe in viaggio

Arte a misura di bambino: passeggiata a Palazzo Vecchio sulle tracce di rinoceronti, elefanti, leoni e tartarughe. Un viaggio per grandi e piccini nelle sale monumentali abitate dalla famiglia Medici e da fedeli compagni di gioco. L’arte attraverso i simboli, i colori e gli animali dipinti nei sontuosi soffitti di Palazzo Vecchio. Per informazioni e prenotazioni:...

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