Tag: art

Pavement of Siena’s Cathedral is Completely Viewable Until October 27

July 18, 2013

The floor of the Cathedral of Siena, the “most beautiful…, grand and magnificent“, as defined by Vasari as he admired it, will be completely visible from August 18 to October 27, 2013. The floor of the cathedral is truly amazing and the possibility to admire it in all its glory is worth alone the trip…

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Ceramiche e Passione Senese

August 24, 2012

Stavamo passeggiando nei pressi del Duomo di Siena in un caldo pomeriggio dello scorso luglio, indecisi se anticipare la visita al museo oppure concederci un gelato, quando la nostra attenzione è caduta su una giovane ceramista intenta a dipingere un piatto sulla soglia di uno dei tanti – almeno così sembrava – negozi che vendono…

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The Tapestry Gallery at the Uffizi

May 3, 2012

For the first time after 25 years, 17 masterpieces of tapestries chosen among 8 collections have returned to their place of origin for an exhibition at the Uffizi Gallery. In 1987, the Uffizi lost a part of its most important collections due to problems with the conservation of the tapestries: the light, dust and tensile…

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I Mai Visti: “Unveiled Faces” at the Uffizi’s Poste Reali Hall

January 10, 2012

Where: Poste Reali Hall at the Uffizi complex When: up until January 29 If you’re in Florence this January, take the opportunity to visit this free exhibit in the Poste Reali Hall which is right across from the main entrance into the Uffizi Gallery. In its eleventh edition, the Friends of the Uffizi have delved…

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