The exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence, entitled “Getting Reacquainted with Michelangelo – Sculpture by Buonarroti in photographs and paintings from the xix century to the present”, is one of the most interesting events currently scheduled at the Accademia Gallery, in Via Ricasoli. The project on show until 18 May 2014, is coordinated by the Academy of Arts and Design in collaboration with Fratelli Alinari IDEA Spa and it is made on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the death of the great artist. The exhibition of Michelangelo in Florence is based on the exposition of works by sculptors, painters and photographers in which the creative process plays a vital role iconography of the great Tuscan master.
Exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence, the past to interpret the present
The heart of the exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence is represented by the photograph. And through pictures taken by some of the most famous ateliers and photographers of the 19th and 20th centuries, we understand how important Michelangelo had for all these artists. A path that starts from the representations of his character and personality, carried out through the works of Eugène Delacroix, Auguste Rodin, Eugène Piot, Édouard-Denis Baldus, the Alinari, John Brampton Philpot. The exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence also explores the important relationship between photographers and art historians, who, thanks to the work of artists such as Giuseppe Pagano, David Finn and Aurelio Amendola, were able to confirm the theories and analysis.
Exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence, useful information
The exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday from 08:15 to 18:50. Closed on Mondays and during the 1st May. An occasion not to miss for all lovers of art and photography. An opportunity to exploit also to combine the visit to the exhibition with a holiday in one of the most fascinating cities in Italy. To live by staying at the Hotel Brunelleschi, 4-star in Piazza Santa Elisabetta, in the heart of the city and not far from the Accademia Gallery. Rooms and suites, some with views over the famous Brunelleschi’s Dome, are waiting for you to experience the great art.
Exhibition on Michelangelo in Florence and city break