Étiqueté : Florence

Parution : Antonia Fondaras, “Augustinian Art and Meditation in Renaissance Florence – The Choir Altarpieces of Santo Spirito 1480-1510”, Leyde, Brill, 2020

Parution: “Augustinian Art and Meditation in Renaissance Florence – The Choir Altarpieces of Santo Spirito 1480-1510” écrit par Antonia Fondaras, Brill, parution le 23 janvier 2020 Présentation: In The Choir Altarpieces of Santo Spirito, 1480-1510, Antonia Fondaras reunites the fifteenth-century altarpieces painted by Botticelli, Piero di Cosimo, Filippino Lippi, and other masters for the choir of the Augustinian church of Santo Spirito in Florence. Departing from a conventional focus on artist and patron, the author illuminates...

Séminaire: “Leonardo//thek@ 1.0: A Digital Infrastructure to Avoid Shipwreck in the Ocean of Data of the Codex Atlanticus of Leonardo da Vinci”, Florence, Villa I Tatti, 16 janvier 2020 à 18h

Séminaire : “Leonardo//thek@ 1.0: A Digital Infrastructure to Avoid Shipwreck in the Ocean of Data of the Codex Atlanticus of Leonardo da Vinci”, Florence, Villa I Tatti, 16 janvier 2020 à 18h Speaker: Paolo Galluzzi (Director of Museo Galileo, Florence) The presentation previews the results obtained by Leonardo//thek@, an ambitious research project that aims to offer user-friendly and in-depth online access to the immense quantity and variety of information chaotically stored in the Codex Atlanticus.At the same time, the...

Exposition : « Bertoldo di Giovanni : The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence », New York – The Frick Collection, du 18 septembre 2019 au 12 janvier 2020

This fall, The Frick Collection will present the first-ever exhibition on the Florentine sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favorite of Lorenzo “il Magnifico” de’ Medici, his principal patron. More than twenty statues, reliefs, medals, and statuettes — constituting nearly his entire extant oeuvre — will be on view exclusively at the Frick, which houses the only sculptural figure by Bertoldo outside of...

Ressource : ‘Hidden Florence’ App: Free Resource for Teachers and Students

Hidden Florence’ smartphone app is a major digital public history project designed for students and teachers, as well as for a general public; it can be used on-site as a geolocated walking app, or remotely. ‘Hidden Florence’, first launched in 2014, is centred on character-led walks using the 1584 Bonsignori map of Florence. From one prototype character, there are now five, spanning the 1450s to 1560s. There are three men and two women, rich and...

Exposition : « Master/Apprentice: Imitation and Inspiration in the Renaissance », The Cleveland Museum of Art, du 13 octobre 2019 au 23 février 2020

Michelangelo’s sculptures, paintings, and architectural projects have been the subject of artistic admiration for more than 500 years. As a companion to Michelangelo: Mind of the Master, on view in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall from September 22, 2019, to January 5, 2020, Master/Apprentice: Imitation and Inspiration in the Renaissance surveys the impact of Michelangelo—his practice, his projects, and his biography—on artists working in the Renaissance and beyond. The works on view...

Exposition : « Verrocchio : Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence », Washington – National Gallery of Art, du 15 septembre 2019 au 12 janvier 2020

Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence is the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States on Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, sculptor, and teacher whose pupils included Leonardo da Vinci, Pietro Perugino, and likely Sandro Botticelli as well. The exhibition examines the wealth and breadth of Verrocchio’s extraordinary artistry by bringing together some 50 of his masterpieces in painting, sculpture, and drawing that allow viewers to appreciate how his work...

Exposition : “Omaggio a Cosimo I – Una biografia tessuta. Gli arazzi in onore di Cosimo I”, Florence, Palazzo Pitti, jusqu’au 29 septembre 2019

Per celebrare i cinquecento anni dalla nascita di Cosimo I de’ Medici Nella sala Bianca e nella sala delle Nicchie di Palazzo Pitti l’esposizione che ricostruisce l’antico allestimento della Sala di Saturno voluto da Ferdinando II Nove maestosi arazzi in lana e seta raccontano, tra la sala Bianca e la sala delle Nicchie di Palazzo Pitti, i momenti salienti del governo del primo Granduca Medici. La mostra Una biografia tessuta. Gli arazzi seicenteschi in onore...

Compte-rendu de l’exposition “Fra Angelico y los inicios del Renacimiento en Florencia”, Madrid, Museo del Prado, du 28 mai au 15 septembre 2019

Pour célébrer son bicentenaire (1819-2019), le Musée du Prado choisit d’organiser, du 28 mai au 15 septembre 2019, une exposition consacrée à Fra Angelico et aux origines de la Renaissance à Florence. Organisé par Carl Brandon Strehlke, conservateur émérite du Philadelphia Museum of Art, le parcours se développe autour de trois œuvres de l’artiste dominicain appartenant au musée espagnol, à savoir deux peintures provenant de la collection du duc d’Albe, les Funérailles de saint Antoine...

Parution : Cristina Acidini et Elena Gurrieri, Firenze 1450 – Firenze oggi, i luoghi di Marco Rustici, orafo del Rinascimento, Florence, Leo S. Olschki, 2019

Con questo libro in mano si riscopre il cuore antico di Firenze in compagnia di un testimone d’eccezione: Marco di Bartolomeo Rustici (1392/3-1457) orafo e umanista, autore di uno straordinario Codice che da lui prende il nome, e che descrive e ritrae luoghi religiosi e civili disseminati nel centro storico, com’erano attorno al1450. La Firenze d’allora conservava il proprio tessuto urbano medievale, ma lo arricchiva con i grandiosi monumenti del Rinascimento, progettati da Filippo Brunelleschi...

Conférence : Florence et la Toscane des Médicis du XVIe siècle (16e exposition du Conseil de l’Europe, 1980), Paris, INHA, Salle Perrot, le 20 mars 2019, 16 h – 18 h

Florence et la Toscane des Médicis du XVIe siècle (16e exposition du Conseil de l’Europe, 1980)- Séminaire du LabEx EHNE par Antonella Fenech Kroke (CNRS, centre André Chastel).     Le séminaire de l’axe Histoire de l’art du LabEx EHNE est consacré cette année aux expositions d’art organisées sous les auspices du Conseil de l’Europe. Ces manifestations, initiées par celle consacrée en 1954 à l’Europe humaniste, avaient pour objectif de mieux faire connaître et apprécier...