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About Philippe Braverio

Renowned critic, journalist, university professor: Philippe Braverio is a leading figure in the art world. And art/beauty is Philippe Braverio’s first love! --- Rinomato critico, giornalista e professore universitario: il nostro Philippe Braverio è una personalità di riferimento nel mondo dell’arte. E per Philippe Braverio l’arte/la bellezza rimane il primo amore!
31 10, 2018

“The Cleaner”: Marina Abramovic’ s exhibition in Florence

By |31 October, 2018|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to Florence: we are in the city of art for excellence, and not only the medieval, the renaissance or the baroque one that you are accustomed to know, but also the contemporary, since, in this period, our city hosts the exhibition of Marina Abramović.

The artist of Serbian origin and world-famous, is certainly one of the most famous and controversial of recent years and is indeed a source of great […]

24 10, 2018

Weekend in Florence: 5 things to see

By |24 October, 2018|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to Florence. Probably for some of you this may be the first time in the city, or maybe yet another, as often happened among our guests who stayed at the Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, who had only one weekend, or in any case a few days, in which they wanted to see as much as possible of our wonderful capital, but with the countless beauties that are enclosed there, they […]

28 07, 2018

Boboli’s Garden: beauty and art in the green

By |28 July, 2018|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , |

Florence is a beautiful city of art, we know it, but its beauty is also given by the huge amount of green in which it is immersed. In the past I have already accompanied you for the most beautiful gardens in our city, but today I want to take you to the one I personally love the most. Come with me then, I’ll bring you to “Boboli’s Garden”.

In fact, inspired […]

13 12, 2017

Xmas time in Florence

By |13 December, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few days away from Christmas and if you have chosen to take advantage of the holidays to visit Florence, know that even here – as probably in all the great Italian cities – the magical atmosphere extends from the first days of the month and continues until the beginning of January. Not only the streets of the city centre, but practically all of the city’s neighborhoods contribute to making […]

26 09, 2017

The Heritage of San Marco’s Museum in Florence

By |26 September, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today I will be the one to take you around the city and as always, with a great pride because, everybody knows that thanks to its artistic richness Florence is a city of art, but maybe not everyone knows that in the top 15 art museums more visited in Italy, even one third is represented by Florentine Museums. Every tourist that wants to know our city should visit sooner or […]

5 06, 2017

“Todo Modo”: culture, meetings e great wine

By |5 June, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Umberto Eco  said, “those who do not read, at 70 years old will have lived one life: their own! Those who read will have lived 5000 years because reading is an immortality backwards.” and in fact, while visiting the heart of our city, passing from the Carraia’S Bridge, practically in Goldoni Square, I recommend you a special place: “Todo Modo”. It’s  impossible considering it as a simply a shop that sells books, first […]

2 05, 2017

Bill Viola: Elettronic Reinassance

By |2 May, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

May has just started and it’s maybe the perfect month to visit Florence, the city of art for excellence, “The cradle of the Renaissance”, as always is defined, in addition to the Duomo, Churches or architectural works that you will meet every step among the street of the center of the city, dozens of priceless masterpieces are kept inside all the museums which make our city famous all over the […]

4 07, 2016

5 gardens to see in Florence

By |4 July, 2016|Categories: Art, museums, culture|

Florence offers many parks, gardens and other places where one can spend a pleasant day outdoors. The two major green areas in the city are the Boboli Gardens and the Cascine Park, which are definitely worth visiting. But Florence also unveils some hidden gems to those who dare venturing out of the usual tourist routes. Follow us, and discover 5 “minor” gardens you have to see when visiting the Oltrarno area in Florence. […]

15 04, 2016

Villa Bardini: a terrace on Florence

By |15 April, 2016|Categories: Art, museums, culture|

Florence is known worldwide for its palaces, its museums, its art. But the city – especially the Oltrarno area – also houses parks and other natural wonders: places that become particularly appealing during the summer. Among these, the Villa Bardini garden surely stands out. Its long staircase surrounded by greenery, is in fact an astonishing view for those who gaze at Lungarno Torrigiani. […]

18 03, 2016

Giardino Torrigiani: the hidden gem of Florence

By |18 March, 2016|Categories: Art, museums, culture|

With an extension of seven hectares, Giardino Torrigiani is the largest private garden in Europe built inside the walls of a city. It seems odd that a botanical complex so wide, protected by Unesco, might be able to maintain its exclusive character. Yet Giardino Torrigiani, located at the southern end of the Santo Spirito district in Oltrarno – between Porta Romana, Piazza Tasso and the Boboli Gardens – remains today the hidden gem of Florence. […]

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