The Sixteenth Century In Florence, An Exhibition Dedicated To The Masters Of Renaissance.}

The sixteenth century in Florence, an exhibition dedicated to the masters of Renaissance.


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The sixteenth century in Florence, an exhibit dedicated to the masters of Renaissance. The exhibition The sixteenth century in Florence will take place in Florence from the 19th September 2017 to the month of January 2018 and great works of the most important masters will be exhibited. The ancient Palazzo Strozzi will host works of Michelangelo, Rosso Fiorentino and Vasari and of other great artists such as Pontormo and Giambologna. The exhibit presents great interest not only for the art lovers and specialists of all world but also for tourists visiting


. The sixteenth century in Florence is an exposition that wants to be the last of three expos that took place in the county town of Tuscany; this expositive trilogy started in 2010 with Bronzino and it continued in 2014 with Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. This important exhibits are a tribute to great artists of the sixteenth century who made Florence one of the most important cities in the world. The sixteenth century is considered to be one of the most important and profitable periods in all history of art; this excellent period was promoted by some important facts such as : Counter-Reformation of the council of Trent and the ascent of Francesco I Medici, great financier of works of art. The exhibition was a unique occasion to complete a big renovation of works of great value. Palazzo Strozzi, during the expo, is a meeting place for the creation of new collaborations among museums and institutions of all world. The artistic expo is handled by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali who constantly cooperate with Palazzo Strozzi that accepted to be the headquarters of the event. District of Florence and region Tuscany cooperated as well together with big sponsor such as Cassa di Risparmio of Florence and Unipol group.

Palazzo Strozzi is in central position of city, from there we propose an tour that includes the most important Florence places:

-Basilica of Santa Maria Novella with its monumental square.

-Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore also known as Duomo, important example of the architecture of the Renaissance composed of: Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry and Cupola of Brunelleschi.

-Republic Square, the focal point of antique Roman city also known as Florentia

-Statue of Porcellino, little pig, a symbol of Florence in the world it is positioned at a small loggia near Republic Square

-Piazza della Signoria, the political center of the city, with its antique Palazzo, here there are the Loggia dei Lanzi and statues: Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini, Giambologna’s Rape of the Sabines, the Fountain of Neptune more commonly known as the Big White and the copy of the statue of the statue: Michelangelo’s David.

-Old Bridge

-Palazzo Pitti, following the path of the Vasari Corridor, the airway built by Grand Duke Cosimo I to move from the Palazzo della Signoria to the Palazzo Pitti.

-Piazza and Church Santo Spirito with its essential Brunelleschi style

-Small tower San Niccol along the River Arno

-Monumental Bridge Santa Trinita

-Piazza Santa Trinita, Via Tornabuoni, the most luxury shopping street in Florence

-Palazzo Strozzi and Piazza Strozzi

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