“soul + matter” at the forte belvedere

Perched high at a good vantage point above the San Niccolò neighborhood and behind the Boboli Gardens is Florence’s Forte Belvedere. This beautiful Renaissance fortress has been closed for conservation purposes and security issues, but after a 5 year wait, it reopened earlier this month, once again providing a fabulous destination, contemporary art exhibitions and… Read More “soul + matter” at the forte belvedere

louise nevelson exhibition in rome

Now until July 21, 2013, at the Palazzo Sciarra in Rome, you can see the retrospective exhibition Louise Nevelson dedicated to the American sculptor of Russian origin, Louise Berliawsky Nevelson (1899 – 1988). One of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century, some critics recognizing her as the greatest living sculptor, Nevelson is an original avant-garde artist. Her sculptures,… Read More louise nevelson exhibition in rome

vessel: antony gormley at the galleria continua

If you happen to be in San Gimignano, you can still catch an installation/exhibition by British sculptor, Antony Gormley: Vessel at the Galleria Continua and throughout the town center. The works represented here explore the relationship between the body, the passage of time, and the environment or space both inhabit within urban and architectural contexts. The… Read More vessel: antony gormley at the galleria continua

robert griffith: sculpture & leather jewelry at the SACI gallery

An exhibition on view now until October 22, 2011 at the SACI Gallery of Studio Art Centers International in Florence features sculpture and accessories by Robert Griffith.  In collaboration with the Santa Croce Scuola del Cuoio, Griffith has a small edition of hand-formed, leather-covered hand bag “cases” and bracelets. The article I wrote below was… Read More robert griffith: sculpture & leather jewelry at the SACI gallery