In all seasons, spring or not, with the sun or the rain, there is little to say or do: “Cradle of the Renaissance” is unquestionably synonymous with culture, beauty, art. However, as always wonderful, even Florence benefits from the arrival of summer and the bridge between April 25 and May 1, there will no doubt confirm, while continuing to characterize the cultural town for the their customary high level.
The beautiful Palazzo Medici - Riccardi houses, until May 25, The Dali Universe. An exhibition curated by Beniamino Levi, an expert of the Catalan artist, presenting to the public collections of sculptures, graphics, glassware and gold, collage, furniture designed and made by the genius of the artist, so as to form, oltraea a meeting with the beauty of art by Salvador Dali, also a way to learn about methods and ways of working artist.
The space of Palazzo Strozzi, an important historic building restored to the city of Florence from a new and intelligent management, accommodates up to 18 August, the exhibition The spring of the Renaissance. The sculpture and the arts in Florence from 1400 to 1460. Ten thematic sections that illustrate in detail the genesis of what is universally known as the "miracle" of the Florentine Renaissance through 140 works, mostly sculptures. The key idea of this exhibition is in fact primarily pedagogical, showing how the Renaissance has come first in sculpture and in painting, and it does so through masterpieces by Donatello, Desiderio da Settignano, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Giotto, Cimabue, Luca della Robbia, Philip Lippi, Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, some of which are exhibited for the first time to the public after a careful restoration work by the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi own.
Up to 3 November, the Stibbert museum will host seventy masterpieces from the collection of Frederik Stibbert in the exhibition Samurai. Exposure can lead the visitor into the world of Japanese samurai allowing you to discover, as well as the reputation of brave warriors, even the side less known but certainly no less interesting than refined patrons of weapons and armor.