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The new directress of the Bargello National Museum Paola D’Agostino

by Anna Balzani - Editor-in-chief Twitter: @AnnaBalzani - Among the twenty directors called to lead the autonomous state museums, outlined by the Franceschini reform, there are Italians who came...

Tommaso Sacchi: a very special young man

We met Tommaso Sacchi in Florence, the place where he lives and works. Tommaso is not only a curator, organizer and consultant in the creativity and artistic production field, but also an elegant young man, full of style. While we are talking, I observe him, dressed in a light shirt and blue jacket, of modern taste but with a vintage touch, while he tells me about his life. His path is very rich and interesting: at only 32 years old he has had a series of experiences that span across the entire cultural sector and has collaborated with personalities of great importance, in Italy and also abroad.

A few words with Simonetta Brandolini d’Adda An extraordinary woman in...

We all should pay a tribute of grate gratitude to the person I am about to introduce to you and to the generous members of the nonprofit American Foundation who has founded and presides Friends in Florence. Using only private funds, Friends of Florence takes care of our extraordinary cultural and artistic patrimony since 1998, using a lot of resources for monumental restoration, being animated by genuine civic spirit. Every year twenty thousand euro are given to the Accademia Gallery for the maintenance of David and the Prisoners of Michelangelo; it was Friends in Florence that were the leading agents to participate in the restoration of the Uffizi Tribuna, the Crucifix of Giambologna from the SS. Annunziata Chapel, in important interventions in the churches of S. Spirito, SS. Annunziata, S. Croce, in Florence’s museums, in the diagnostic campaign realized by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure regarding the disappeared fresco of Leonardo’s Battle of Anghiari.

A few words with Mario Curia “Ready to show the world...

By Anna Balzani - Editor in chief  (Twitter: @AnnaBalzani) A house of excellence, the iconic dome with multimedia content and marketing operation that will last until 2020. This is the...

Cristina Acidini A Lady in the art world who left...

by Silvia Nanni - journalist On the 5th of November, Cristina Acidini has left her position as Superintendent of the State Museums of Florence, asking for...

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