New setting of 127 self portraits along the Vasari Corridor

New setting of 127 self portraits along the Vasari Corridor

The Vasari Corridor has re-opened to the public after a period of re-organisation of the paintings. There are now 127 self-portraits by Italian and foreign artists from the Uffizi archives on display there. Visitors will see more recent works such as the famous “Afternoon in Fiesole” by Baccio Maria Bacci and “The Autocaffè” by Giacomo Balla up to the astonishing and provocative self-portrait of Rauschenberg, a skeletal structure made ​​with X-rays. In addition, there are works by De Chirico, Marino Marini, Vedova, Pistoletto, Paladin, Clemente and Paolini, plus non-Italian artists, among them Böcklin, Denis, Chagall and Robert Mapplethorpe.

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