Divine beauty. Sacred art from Van Gogh to Fontana
From September 24th 2015 to January 24th 2016
Firenze - Palazzo Strozzi
The exhibition explores, and sets in context, a century of modern sacred art stretching from the 1880s - when the Church opened its arms to the most innovative artists - to 1950.
The exhibition offers a retrospective of the best works of art produced on the Italian and international scenes, highlighting their dialogue and mutual influence: works by Guttuso, Fontana, Picasso, Van Gogh, Millet, Munch, and Rodin just to name a few.
Opening hours :
daily including holidays from 10.00 a.m. till 8.00 p.m.
Thursdays: from 10.00 a.m. till 11.00 p.m.
Please visit the website of the event for further information or contact Villa La Massa.
Prince of Dreams Joseph in Medici tapestries of Pontormo and Bronzino
From September 15th 2015 to February 16th 2016
Sala dei Duecento, Palazzo Vecchio- Florence
The last step of an exhibition of 20 maxi century tapestries which illustrate the stories of Joseph Jew and painted by the most important artists of the Renaissance. Designed and commissioned to decorate the " Sala Dei Duecento" at Palazzo Vecchio to Cosimo I de Medici, they were exhibited for the last time together in the occasion of the unification of Italy and dismembered in the following years. They represent one of the finest examples of Renaissance art and crafts.
The exhibition is sponsored by the Presidency of the Italian Republic, the City of Florence and the Municipality of Milan, with main sponsor Gucci.
until September 30th it is open every day, except Thursday, from 9.00a.m. to 11.00p.pm.;
Thursday from 9.00a.m. to 14.00p.m.
From October 1st to February 15th it is open every day, except Thursday, from 9.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.;
Thursday from 9.00a.m. to 2.00p.m.
For more information and reservations, please visit the event website or contact Villa La Massa.