FROM KANDINSKY TO POLLOCK

By / 14th July, 2016 / Eventi / No Comments

July 14, 2016 – Exibition still open for a few days – Do not miss!

FROM KANDINSKY TO POLLOCK.
Art from the Guggenheim Collections.

From 03/19/2016 to 24/07/2016
www.palazzostrozzi.org

A charming and original exhibition developed in collaboration between the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York, will be one of the most spectacular events in the country in 2016.
Florence became for a few months, the “ideal place” for some 100 masterpieces of European and American between the twenties and sixties of the twentieth century belonging to the couple more advanced collectors for the unrivaled glamor and artistic intuition that were Peggy and Solomon R. Guggenheim.
The large paintings, sculptures, prints and photographs of some of the most important personalities such as Pollock, Rothko, Man Ray, Fountain, Burry, Dubuffet, Calder, Lichtenstein and many others, united in a dense and constant dialogue between European and American art o attend the birth of neoavanguardia after World War II.
Just inside the Palazzo Strozzi, in the spaces dedicated to Strozzina, in February 1949, Peggy Guggenheim decided to show the collection, waiting to find a permanent home for it. Later you will find it in Venice, in the historical site of Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, which will become forever even his house.

Catalogue of the Exhibition available for customers of B. & B.

www.bbdeamicis.com

 

The Kiss (1927)

Max Ernst
The Kiss (1927)
Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Venice

 

The Gate - detail

Hans Hofman (1880-1966) – German Painter
The Gate – detail
Museo Solomon R.Guggenheim – New York

 

The Moon Woman - 1942

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) – American Painter
The Moon Woman – 1942
Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Venice

 

Jeff Koons in Florence.

By / 27th September, 2015 / Eventi / No Comments

Cover picture: Barberini Faun – Jeff Koons (2013), Sala dei Gigli, Palazzo Vecchio – Firenze

The Contemporary Art comes to Florence.

Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio in Florence will host between 26/09/15 and 12/28/15 two picturesque works of the great American artist Jeff Koons that defies comparison with the great timeless masterpieces of Donatello and Michelangelo.

Koons will see installed sull’arengario Palazzo Vecchio his “Pluto and Proserpina”, monumental review of the Bernini masterpiece, while the Sala dei Gigli in the Palazzo Vecchio will find space the “Barberini Faun”, chalk cheeky and seductive realized in 2013.

Piazza della Signoria, free admission;
Palazzo Vecchio daily at 9-23 Thursday 9-14, admission 10 euro.

www.jeffkoons.com

David di Michelangelo (1504) | Pluto e Proserpina di Jeff Koons (2013) | Ingresso Palazzo Vecchio - Firenze | Settembre 2015 - Dicembre 2015

David di Michelangelo (1504) – Pluto e Proserpina di Jeff Koons (2013)
Ingresso Palazzo Vecchio – Firenze
Settembre 2015 – Dicembre 2015

Promotion for Exhibition “Divine Beauty”

By / 9th September, 2015 / Eventi / No Comments

Formidable opportunity for all our Guests who book a stay, if only for one night, directly from our site or via email, telephone, Facebook and Instagram:

FULL REFUND of the ticket of the exhibition Divine Beauty of Van Gogh, Chagall and Fontana - Palazzo Strozzi.

The offer is valid for the duration of the exhibition: from 24/09/2015 to 01/24/2016.

DIVIN BEAUTY from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana

By / 2nd September, 2015 / Eventi / No Comments

Cover picture: The Pietà, Vincent Van Gogh.

“BEAUTY DIVINE between Van Gogh, Chagall and Fountain” is the title of a fascinating show that Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will host from 09/24/2015 up to 01/24/2016.
www.palazzostrozzi.com

The Angelus by Jean-François Millet

The Angelus by Jean-François Millet

The Modern Art and the Sacred Art in the mid nineteenth century and mid-twentieth century, are the stars with more than 100 works by artists, Italian and foreign, famous throughout the world.
By Pablo Picasso to Max Ernst, Felice Casorati and Domenico Morelli, Gino Severini and Edward Munch, Vincent Van Gogh and Renato Guttuso, Vedova and Lucio Fontana. All present to discuss among themselves and between artists lesser known but equally valid to bring us to reflect on the complex relationship between art and the sacred generator insights, energy and intense conflicts.
Among the exhibits: the Pietà of Van Gogh, the White Crucifixion of Chagall, the Angelus of Millet.
Born from a collaboration of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi with great art institutions (Orsay Museum in Paris, Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, Vatican Museums) is part of the events organized on the occasion of the V National Ecclesiastical Conference, present in Florence between 9 and 11/13/2015 which also speak Pope Francis.

Catalog offers our guests in our B & B.

White Crucifixion by Marc Chagall

White Crucifixion by Marc Chagall

FORTE DI BELVEDERE. HUMAN. Sculptures by Antony Gormley

By / 8th July, 2015 / Eventi / No Comments

The “Forte di Belvedere” the spectacular open air museum of the city of Florence, home to all summer the extraordinary exhibition “Human” by British artist Antony Gormley, one of the most acclaimed sculptors if not the first, at the international level.

“Human” see together over a hundred works by Gormley in the inner rooms of the building, on the ramparts, on the steps and terraces, taking up each side of the fortress dates back to the sixteenth century with its stunning views of the city and the surrounding Tuscan hills.

Among the works on display, note the installation “Critical Mass” was originally conceived in 1995 by a former tram depot in Vienna and called an “anti-monument that evokes all the victims of the twentieth century.”
On display there are two adaptations. On the one hand, in the area east of the lower terrace, the 12 “poses” of “Critical Mass” are arranged in a linear progression, that ranges from fetal pose to that of the man who split the stars.
On the opposite side, the same bodies are placed on each other in a confused heap to represent the dark side behind every idea of ​​human progress.

An exhibition that does not go unnoticed.

Forte di Belvedere.
HUMAN. Antony Gormley
From April 25 to September 27, 2015
Free entry
www.museicivicifiorentini.comune.fi.it

POWER AND PATHOS. Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World

By / 20th March, 2015 / Eventi / No Comments

From March 14 to June 21, 2015
www.palazzostrozzi.com

For fans of the Sculpture, but also and especially for those who come to it for the first time, Palazzo Strozzi offers the opportunity to see, through the most beautiful cities of the Exhibition of 2015, true masterpieces of the ancient world from the most important archeological museums in the world.

The special, which will very much love this show, is that their contemplation will be combined with the history of their discoveries relating them to ancient contexts. For example: the shrines, where they were used as “votes”. – The Public Spaces with the function to commemorate people and events – In House as decorative elements – but also in the Cemeteries as funerary symbols.

Monumental statues of gods, heroes and athletes (well 50 masterpieces in bronze ones) will be flanked by portraits of historical figures and sculptures in marble and stone.
Example: the Viennese Apoxyomenos bronze and the marble version from the Uffizi, used for its restoration. Or the two Apollo-Kouroi one in the Louvre and the other in Pompeii.
In short, a fascinating journey in the ancient and exterminated Hellenistic empire in the time of Alexander the Great, awaits you in Florence. The exhibition will move to the J.Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and finish at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.

Catalog offers our guests in our B & B.

 

VILLA BARDINI – Marine light of Moses Levy

By / 16th December, 2014 / Eventi / No Comments

Cover. Woman with parasol and dog at sea. 1921 about. Moses Levy

In the splendid setting of Villa Bardini, a few steps from Forte di Belvedere in Florence, is staged until 15/02/2015 the evocative Exhibition of a versatile artist and sensitive as was Moses Levy.

Refined paintings where you can breathe the atmosphere of the holidays elitist and worldly Viareggio and Versilia Thirties.
It comes with the desire to reread Francis Scott Firzgerald…..and more.

http://www.bardinipeyron.it/blog/villa-bardini-luce-marina-moses-levy/

The Catalog of the exhibition and romances of F.S.Fitzgerald on display at the Guests of the B&B!

 

Villa Bardini
Costa San Giorgio, 2 – Firenze

 

 

EXHIBITIONS AT BLUE PALACE – Pisa

By / 5th November, 2014 / Eventi / No Comments

Blue Palace – Pisa

Palace of Art and Culture
www.palazzoblu.it

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Exhibition “Modigliani and his friends”

Until 15/02/2015
For adults but also for children
www.modiglianipisa.it

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Exhibition “Fairy tales in blue, a book and an exhibition. Andersen illustrated by Fabian Negrin”

From 07/11/2014 to 15/02/2015
For children but also for adults
www.palazzoblu.it/index.php?id=882&lang=it

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WOMEN OF FASTING (against mafia)

By / 16th October, 2014 / Eventi / No Comments

Photo exhibition of Francesco Francaviglia 

Free admission – up to 9.11.14 – Uffizi Gallery

At a distance of 22 years by the massacres of Capaci and Via D’Amelio which killed among others, the judges Falcone and Borsellino, Francaviglia sets Portraits, beautiful and intense, those courageous Sicilian women in that terrible summer of ’92, fasted in protest against organized crime.

Visit exhibition website

Picasso and Spanish Modernity

By / 2nd October, 2014 / B&B / No Comments

As of 20 September 2014 Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will be focusing on modern art once again with a major new event devoted to one of the greatest masters of 20th century painting, Pablo Picasso.

Picasso and Spanish Modernity will be showing some ninety works by Picasso and other artists, ranging from painting to sculpture, drawing, engraving and even film, thanks to the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi’s synergistic cooperation with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. The works of art on display will include such celebrated masterpieces as Woman’s Head (1910), Portrait of Dora Maar(1939) and The Painter and the Model (1963) by Picasso, Siurana, the Path (1917) and Figure and Bird in the Night (1945) by Miró and Dalí’s Arlequin (1927), along with Picasso’s drawings, engravings and preparatory paintings for his huge masterpiece Guernica (1937), none of which have been displayed outside Spain in such vast numbers before now.