Works by the Chinese artist Liu Youju will be at Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence from July 2 to July 7.
Following on from Rome’s Invisible Cities earlier this year, the presenter Alexander Armstrong will once again explore the lost and hidden sites of Florence, Naples and Venice.
After lingering for more than a century in storage at the Archaeological Museum of Florence, an historical bronze horse head once owned by Lorenzo the Magnificent is undergoing restoration.
The Fifth Light – exhibition by Vlastimil Kosvanec The exhibition, organized thanks to the Province of Florence and presented by Museum Martinengo Villagana, Villachiara-Brescia, is produced in an Italian city for the first time. The exhibition project counts the presence of 36 works of the Boehmian artist Vlastimil Košvanec (Prague, 1887-1961) divided into five “rooms” of Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence.
The Medici Villas were summer residences, places to rest, go hunting and have leisure time. They were all painted in lunette form by Flemish painter Giusto (Iustus) Utens, entrusted by Ferdinando I de’ Medici at the end of the sixteenth century. Seventeen lunettes have been painted, 14 of which have been collected and hosted in the Museum of Florence as it was, so far.
At the hall of the Palazzo Medici Riccardi Pistelli took the award ceremony of winners of the international Best of Wine Tourism 2012, now in its 9 th edition. It is the promoter of the Great Wine Capitals global network which includes nine cities in the world with a strong viticulture: Florence, Bordeaux, Bilbao, Christchurch, Cape Town, Mainz, Mendoza, Porto and San Francisco-Napa Valley.