Tagged: exhibitions

Banksy and Bowie: heroes in the name of art

Florence honors two great icons that used their art as a mean of powerful communication, Banksy and David Bowie. Palazzo Medici Riccardi is hosting the exhibit Banksy – This is not a photo opportunity,...

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Florence exhibition: Historical Archive celebrates De Filippi’s expedition

100 years ago Filippo De Filippi, Italian medical doctor and traveller, organized an expedition in Central Asia. Historical Archive of Florence wants celebrate this anniversary with “Rediscovering the abode of snow”, exhibition dedicated to this journey and its strong scientific value. The land examinated and commemorated is Karakorum, highland covered with glaciers, between India and Pakistan. The exhibition will take place in Palazzo Bastogi of Florence until 15th march 2013.

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Tuscan art: Ardengo Soffici’s exhibition in Poggio a Caiano

After the exhibition “Soffici 1907 – 207. 100 years after the return in Italy” and the opening of the museum dedicated to him, the Cultural Department of Poggio a Caiano (Prato) presents “Ardengo Soffici, Europe in Italy”. This exhibition, set up by Luigi Cavallo, is centred on the period between 1900 and 1918, and shows, with artworks and original documents, the contribution arrived in Italy thanks to Soffici.
These masterpieces will be on display until 27th January 2013 in Scuderie Medicee of Poggio a Caiano.

Photo exhibition in Florence: National Museum of Photography celebrates Alinari

Photo exhibition in Florence: National Museum of Photography celebrates Alinari

Florence, cultural and artistic centre, hosts an unmissable photo exhibition until 6th January 2013: “Gli Archivi Alinari e la sintassi del mondo. Omaggio a Italo Calvino”.
Rencontres d’Arles and Alinari Foundation celebrate 160th anniversary of “Fratelli Alinari” with an exhibition which combines literature and photography. Christophe Berthoud, the young curator of the showcase, uses Alinari’s archive like a repository of stories.