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Not only Renaissance: il Villino Broggi - Caraceni

Other times, architectures and masterpieces: IL VILLINO BROGGI - CARACENI --- Built in 1911 by the architect Giovanni Michelazzi (1879 - 1920), it is considered one of the most significant Italian Art Nouveau buildings, certainly the most interesting in Florence. Michelazzi was a very refined architect, even if unfortunately he...

Tips far from the madding crowd --- L'Indiano at the park Le Cascine

When attending one of our courses, take a break and stroll at: L’INDIANO AT THE PARK LE CASCINE --- In the largest public park in Florence, Le Cascine, unexpectedly you meet a monument dedicated to an Indian prince! The young Indian prince Rajaram Chuttraputti of Kolhapur, returning from England where...

Street Art from the Florentine Walls --- Pandemic in Progress! Here is Covid-19!

PANDEMIC IN PROGRESS! HERE IS COVID-19! --- Street art in Florence, the city of art, where even the walls become canvases. Artistic interventions, ephemeral art, destined to be canceled, but sometimes noteworthy. Here a mural with a strong effect and large dimensions, fresh paint and very current, dated 2020: the...

The Lebanon Cedar and the peace in the world

Until recently, the park of Villa Fabbricotti was dominated by a wonderful example of a Lebanon Cedar, right at the top of the hill. The trunk 8 meters wide, almost 25 meters high and 200 years old. For its beauty and monumentality it was chosen by the District Council of...

Tips far from the madding crowd --- Il Giardino dell'Orticoltura

When attending one of our courses, take a break and stroll at: IL GIARDINO DELL’ ORTICOLTURA --- Another green oasis a few steps from the historic center, easy to reach on foot. Built for scientific botanical experiments in 1859 by the Georgofili Academy, an institution founded in the 1700s for...

Street Art from the Florentine Walls - Lockdown stories: Dante Alighieri caught without a mask

LOCKDOWN STORIES: DANTE ALIGHIERI CAUGHT WITHOUT A MASK --- Street art in Florence, the city of art, where even the walls become canvases.  Artistic interventions, ephemeral art, destined to be canceled, but sometimes noteworthy. Fantastic this work, certainly dating back to the lockdown in March and unfortunately already in an advanced...

Wolves Coming in Florence

These are certainly difficult times to travel and fully enjoy the beauty of a city like Florence. Especially because much of what it has to offer is enclosed within those very precious jewelry boxes that are its museums and churches. If you prefer to avoid as much as possible to...

Tips far from the madding crowd --- Gli Orti del Parnaso

When attending one of our courses, take a break and stroll at: GLI ORTI DEL PARNASO --- An ambitious and high-sounding name for this park. In fact, Parnassus is the mountain on which, according to Greek mythology, the nine Muses lived, the deities who protected the arts: poetry, dance, tragedy, etc....

Tips far from the madding crowd --- The Stibbert Museum

When attending one of our courses, take a break and stroll at the: STIBBERT MUSEUM (www.museostibbert.it) --- A imposing villa with park, built by Frederick Stibbert (1838-1906), a rich English railway entrepreneur. A magic place, an example of the imaginative nineteenth-century eclectic style: neo-Gothic, neo-Renaissance, neo- romantic etc. A wonderful and...

Street Art from the Florentine Walls – S. Vanitas, S. Pecunia, S. Bellum

S. VANITAS, S. PECUNIA, S. BELLUM --- Street art in Florence, the city of art, where even the walls become canvases. Artistic interventions, ephemeral art, destined to be canceled, but sometimes noteworthy. This striking and apocalyptic picture explicity depicts vanity, lust for money and war. Vices and horrors afflicting humanity,...

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