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Excursiones fuera de Florencia -El Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie al Sasso

A 20 km al norte de Florencia, en el hermoso Espacio Natural Protegido de Monte Giovi (992 m), en el valle del arroyo Sieci, en un bosque de castaños, pinos, fresnos y robles, encontramos, aislado y en una panorámica posición a 565 m., el Santuario de la Madonna delle Grazie...

Pigments in Art

Red, black, brown, white and ochre were part of the color palette artists used in cave paintings. The first pigments, invented about 40,000 years ago, were a combination of soil, animal fat, burnt charcoal, and chalk, but since then, the number of colors available to the artists has continued to...

Street Art en Florencia - Sturmtruppen

This large artwork represents a  strip of the famous Italian satirical comics, Sturmtruppen. Created by Franco Bonvicini (Bonvi) in 1968, the comics was published until 1994, year of the author's death following a car accident: while crossing the street, Bonvi was hit by a car conducted by a drunk driver....

American Art 1961-2001 at Palazzo Strozzi

American Art 1961-2001 concludes the trilogy dedicated to American art at Palazzo Strozzi, which began in 2012 with the exhibition Americani a Firenze. Sargent e gli impressionisti del Nuovo Mondo and continued in 2016 with Da Kandinsky a Pollock. La grande arte dei Guggenheim. The exhibition retraces the history of...

Street Art en Florencia - Japanese anime in Florence

Those who were children in the 90s will certainly remember the cartoon series called Dragon Ball, taken from the manga of the same name in 1884, by Akira Toriyama. These imagese painted under the Varlungo Viaduct are inspired by the protagonist of this manga, Son Goku. In the manga, just...

Más allá del Renacimiento en Florencia - La Proporción Áurea en el Palazzo Rucellai

Esta vez el título "Más allá del Renacimiento" debe interpretarse como "Renacimiento más allá de sí mismo", es decir, en el apogeo de su idea del mundo y del redescubrimiento de la cultura clásica. La fachada del Palazzo Rucellai, diseñada por Leon Battista Alberti y terminada en 1465, se celebra...

The Rose Garden: a little piece of heaven in Florence

There is no better place to find inspiration for your art projects than in the Rose Garden, just under Piazzale Michelangelo. This garden was created in 1865 by Giuseppe Poggi, who also designed the piazzale, and it houses a collection of about 400 varieties of roses, lemons, and other plants...

Street Art en Florencia - Gramsci by Jorit

El segundo gran mural de Jorit en Florencia, después del dedicado a Nelson Mandela en Piazza Leopoldo. Ciro Cerullo, alias Jorit, es conocido en todo el mundo, tiene un estilo realista y un fuerte compromiso social. Siempre pinta caras humanas, las más famosas están en Nápoles, dedicadas a San Gennaro...

The Bargello for Dante

The Bargello, former seat of the Podestà and prison where the condemned suffered the most terrible tortures, preserves many memories linked to Dante and pays him homage with an exhibition and important restorations, in the 700th anniversary of his death. The exhibition entitled Honorable and ancient citizen of Florence. The...

Más allá del Renacimiento en Florencia - La Manifattura Tabacchi de Florencia y la emancipación de la mujer

La Manifattura Tabacchi: un distrito de 16 edificios en un área de 100.000 metros cuadrados, junto al Parque Le Cascine. Pura arquitectura racionalista modernista, diseñada por los arquitectos Giovanni Bartoli y Pier Luigi Nervi en 1933, terminada en 1940. Según los cánones arquitectónicos modernistas, la estructura tenía que ser funcional...

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