“Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo” at Palazzo Strozzi

Exhibition review On 9 March Palazzo Strozzi inaugurated the exhibition Verrocchio , Master of Leonardo, the first retrospective ever dedicated to this Florentine master who shaped the artistic life of the city during the one of the most prosperous periods in its history. You can visit the show in Florence until 14 July. Then a […]

Off the beaten track in Florence, Italy – the park of Pratolino

a day between nature and art If you are tired of crowds in the centre of Florence, get on the bus and visit the park of Pratolino, once one of the most magnificent Medici’s villas, today a beautiful green area where nature meets with art. The villa of Pratolino and the vast park surrounding it […]

Santa Croce Church in Florence

Art, history and Franciscan spirituality     Florence is so much more than the Uffizi Gallery! Almost at every corner the city surprises you with yet another little treasure: a statue, a tabernacle or some beautiful frescoes. And then, there are the Florentine churches which preserve countless masterpieces, traces of long and prosperous history of […]

Textiles and wealth in fourteenth-century Florence at the Accademia Gallery

exhibition review Florence is undoubtedly the city of fashion. It’s a hometown to Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo and every year it hosts the famous fashion show “Pitti”. Many students from all over the world come to Florence to study fashion at one of the prestigious schools located in the city, such as the famous Polimoda. […]

Myths, Saints, Pagan Gods and Holy Stories – “The Cinquecento in Florence” Exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi

From 21 September 2017 to 21 January 2018 Palazzo Strozzi hosts the exhibition “The Cinquecento in Florence. From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna”curated by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali. We were all rather impatient to see the show and I have to say that my own expectations towards this exhibition were really high. Nothing strange in it, if […]