contemporary art galleries in florence, italy

If you visit Florence as a tourist, you probably don’t come for the contemporary art, as much for its rich reserve of Renaissance art and history. But Florence is a dynamic and creative city with young art students and professional artists inspired by their environment. Numerous famous artists such as Francesco Clemente, Bill Viola and… Read More contemporary art galleries in florence, italy

the “gates of paradise” restored

After 27 years of research and restoration, Lorenzo Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise” are being returned to public display inside the Museo dell’Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore beginning on September 8, 2012. The restoration took exactly as many years as it took Ghiberti to complete the project between 1425-1453 after a competition was announced by the Arte di… Read More the “gates of paradise” restored

delphinarium: installation of jewelry works by delfina delettrez

Along the Arno River, in the beautiful new exhibition space in Palazzo Ricasoli, the Galleria Antonella Villanova & Alessandro Bagnai is presenting the first monographic exhibition of Delfina Delettrez. The exhibition displays a selection of unique and limited edition pieces from each of Delettrez’s 10 collections, designed in the 5 short years of this young… Read More delphinarium: installation of jewelry works by delfina delettrez