Exhibitions in Tuscany. Those not to be missed in the winter of 2016-2017
Discover with us the events of the most exclusive art throughout Tuscany
Ai Weiwei. Libero upholds the tradition of Palazzo Strozzi with an event that had people talking even before its inauguration. Open until 22 January, 2017, the works of the Chinese artist are displayed throughout the entire Palace, as if it were a single environment where tradition and modernity meet and are renewed.
Villa La Quiete instead offers a setting of absolute elegance for an exhibition devoted to Botticelli and Ghirlandaio, Capolavori di Botticelli e Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio, exceptionally extended to 15 January, 2017.
Scheduled to be inaugurated on 9 January, 2017, and open until April, Fashion in Florence through the lens of Archivio Foto Locchi, at Palazzo Pitti, Andito degli Angiolini – an exhibition on the history of fashion in Florence seen through the lens of photographers of the Locchi “workshop”.
Art in all its facets returns to a venue devoted to contemporary art: the Centro Luigi Pecci. The exhibition The End of the World can be visited until March 2017.
At the museum of Santa Maria della Scala the 100 photographs of the exhibition Fotografi in trincea. La Grande guerra negli occhi dei Soldati Senesi pay homage to the Sienese soldiers who fought in World War I. Until 6 January, 2017.
Until 8 January, 2017, the third Lucca Puccini Days festival is packed with events dedicated to the Maestro. They include two concerts at the Teatro del Giglio: Greetings from Vienna, on 22 December, by the Orchestra della Toscana, directed by Peter Guth.
The works by Salvador Dalì on exhibit at Palazzo Blu until 5 February, 2017, bear witness to the Spanish artist’s fascination with the Italian art tradition and the Renaissance masters. One-hundred fifty works for Dalí. Il sogno del classico.
The main square, Piazza Duomo, and the cloister of the Church of Sant’Agostino, in the historic center, are the magical setting for Dalì’s immense and powerful bronze sculptures, which seem inspired by a dream. An outdoor exhibition that teaches a new perception of space.