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Pontormo and Rosso. Diverging Paths of Mannerism

Pontormo and Rosso. Diverging Paths of Mannerism

8th March 2014 - 20th July 2014

Palazzo Strozzi hosted the Exhibition of Pontormo and Early Florentine Mannerism in 1956, in which Pontormo's work was displayed alongside that of Rosso Fiorentino, Beccafumi and other adepts of the new and unconventional trend in painting. Almost 60 later Palazzo Strozzi has decided to hold an exhibition devoted to only two of that movement's leading lights, Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. They were both born in 1494, at the close of a century which had seen the collapse of a political balance that had guaranteed the prosperity and security of Florence and of Italy as a whole, and at the start of a troubled era of religious and political clash that was to lead to a definitive alteration of the political balances among states and to the loss of the harmony and balance in art that had been such a feature of the transition from the 15th to the 16th centuries. In exploring the work of the two greatest Florentine exponents of what 20th century critics christened "Mannerism", the exhibition aims to track the chronological development of the movement which Giorgio Vasari sets at the start of the "modern manner" and which was rooted, both for Pontormo and for Rosso Fiorentino, in their relationship with Andrea del Sarto. Mirroring the precepts underlying the Bronzino exhibition, this exhibition opted for a broad and multifaceted overview of the two great painters' masterpieces, according priority to the formal splendour and lofty poetry of Pontormo and of Rosso so that the exhibition appeals in its clarity not only to the specialist but also to a wider audience thanks to themed sections set out in chronological order. PALAZZO STROZZI Grandi Mostre - Piano Nobile All days 9.00-20.00 (holidays included) Thursdays 9.00-23.00 (holidays included)

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The Great Exposition of Masaaki Miyasako

The Great Exposition of Masaaki Miyasako

From May 20th till June 29th 2014

On the 20th of May, at the Gallery of Modern Art at Pitti Palace, will open the first Major Exhibition dedicated to Masaaki Miyasaki, Japanese artist known throughout the world, as a traditionalist and an innovator at the same time. The exhibition displays 30 works, mostly large or composite panels. Coming all from the greatest museums Japanese, and that will, with joy presented in Florence, where he began the Modern Conception of Art. Galleria d 'Arte Moderna, Palazzo Pitti From Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am - 18:50 (Closed on Mondays) Free Entrance

79th PITTI IMMAGINE BIMBO

79th PITTI IMMAGINE BIMBO

FROM 26TH JUNE TILL 28TH JUNE 2014

From classic to sporty clothing ... The children are preparing to show off a wardrobe absolutely perfect: it's on stage at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, the Pitti Immagine Bimbo, with great anticipation for previews children's fashion, accessories and designs for autumn / winter collection 2014/2015. At Pitti Bimbo we can still see many different sectors gathered childrenswear ... from chic to casual and easy-fashion style, Perfect for everyday. Also this time, Pitti Bimbo confirms the presence of big names in the fashion business who choose Florence, for previewing the New Collections and the unmissable shows that every year enliven the event.

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75° PITTI IMMAGINE FILATI

75° PITTI IMMAGINE FILATI

FROM 2ND JULY TILL 4TH JULY 2014

This year of the event, will give a closer look to technological innovations and services for the textile industry; The 75th Pitti Immagine Filati will be held at the Fortezza da Basso, and it will anticipate, the new fashion trends from 2014 to 2015. Fortezza da Basso

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SEA OF LOVE 2014

SEA OF LOVE 2014

FROM JULY 19TH TILL JULY 21TH 2014 (DATES TO BE CONFIRMED)

"There's never a second chance to make a first impression ..." Starts from this premise the adventure of 'Mare d'Amare 2014', that has succeeded and has confirmed, once again, its solidity as the only Italian Exhibition dedicated to beachwear, boasting the highest concentration of Italian companies in the world, with major foreign companies . The Fair, which will take place at the Fortezza da Basso, will be the ideal platform to represent The New Beachwear Collection 2015, collection that will surprise everyone for their liveliness and creativity!

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PICASSO & LOVE

PICASSO & LOVE

FROM SEPTEMBER 20TH 2014 TILL JANUARY 25TH 2015

Through the Exploration of how the "Loves" by Picasso have been described not only by the artist, but has also influenced his works, the Exhibition of Picasso, reconsiders its position in a company that goes through radical political and social changes and on which the artist it truly reflects ... The exhibition will be divided into several sections that return the various ways the artist in the context of his life experience and work to address issues related to the woman, eros, affection of the couple and family - Opening Hours: Daily from 9:00 to 20:00 Thursday 9:00 to 23:00 Palazzo Strozzi

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FAIR IN FLORENCE 2014

FAIR IN FLORENCE 2014

FROM 18TH TILL 26TH OF OCTOBER 2014 (DATES TO BE CONFIRMED)

Following the success of previous editions, we confirm the Annual Event with the "Fair of Florence - Shop & The City" at the Fortezza da Basso, with completely free entry. A lot of news, starting from the promotion for all visitors of a varied program including shopping, arts, entertainment and events for all tastes and for all budgets; there will be for sale at competitive prices, quality items, such as clothing and fashion, food and wine with a rich journey of flavors thanks to companies from all over Italy, cars and engines, and the so popular cake design ... There will be, also, all the entertainment of a large-Fair event: aperitifs with theme nights, wine tastings and cooking show, spa and much more...

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UNION INTERNATIONALE DES AVOCATS 2014

UNION INTERNATIONALE DES AVOCATS 2014

FROM OCTOBER 29TH TILL NOVEMBER 2ND 2014

Florence UIA 204 wins this year, the prestigious International Congress of Advocacy, organized by the UIA-Union Internationale des Avocats; This event, that be held, at the Palazzo dei Congressi, aims to bring together lawyers from all over the world and devote whole days to the deepening of the most topical issues for the legal profession, to exchange knowledge and experiences,networking and the tourism, from business law, the future of the profession, to the protection of human rights ...

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18TH ICOMOS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 2014 ...

18TH ICOMOS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 2014 ...

FROM FEBRUARY 10TH TILL FEBRUARY 14TH 2014

It's official: Florence wins the next General Assembly of ICOMOS, 2014, an event of International, aimed at the preservation and protection of cultural heritage. In the Florentine frame will gather at the Palazzo dei Congressi, the main International Institutions to discuss UNESCO "Heritage and Landscape as Drivers of Human Rights".

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31° FLORENCE MARATHON

31° FLORENCE MARATHON

NOVEMBER THE 30TH 2014

The Florence Marathon is in Tuscany, the main event of road racing and is, at the National level, second only to that of Rome, and ranks among the top 20 most important marathons in the world for number of participants and quality. The Marathon runs through landscapes and monuments throughout the Historical Center of Florence for more than 42 km, the marathon will start at Lungarno Galeazzo, will run along the Arno River, in the Parco delle Cascine, the Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria along the Ponte Vecchio and other places not less well-known in the city. The finish line is located in Piazza Santa Croce.

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INTERNATIONAL WORLD WIDE WEB CONFERENCE 2015

INTERNATIONAL WORLD WIDE WEB CONFERENCE 2015

FROM 18TH TILL 22TH OF MAY 2015

The InternationalWorld Wide Web Conference (WWW) is an Academic Conference,organised by the International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee. This Congress is aimed to decision makers, technologists, businesses and standards bodies and its purpose, is also to providing a global forum for discussion and debate in regards to the standardization of its associated technologies and the impact of technologies on society and culture. This Congress will take place at Fortezza da Basso.

WEEF 2015: WORLD ENGINEERING EDUCATIONFORUM

WEEF 2015: WORLD ENGINEERING EDUCATIONFORUM

FROM 21TH TILL 24TH OF SEPTEMBER 2015

After Singapore and Dubai, at Palazzo dei Congressi, in Florence will be held the WEEF 2015 (World Engineering Education Forum), where design professionals and training engineering,will be able to discuss the solutions to be found for a society capable of adapting to climate change, to the economic and financial crisis, terrorism and lack of energy resources.

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