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What’s up with Rosso Fiorentino?

While it would be easy to wax poetic on the beauty of Pontormo’s Visitation and the attractive red walls that

Slow Art Day 2012 in Florence at Palazzo Strozzi

It’s that time again… for annual Slow Art Day! The date is Saturday April 28 2012, worldwide. In Florence, the

Palazzo Strozzi: for the love of God, money, and democracy

You’d have to have been dropped on the head when young to not notice the fortuitous timeliness of this Fall’s exhibits at Palazzo Strozzi – upstairs “Money and Beauty: Bankers, Botticelli and the Bonfire of the Vanities” and downstairs “Declining Democracy”. Both exhibits are equally contemporary, and they will make you reflect upon our current, collective situation whether you’re an Italian resident or a visitor from abroad.