Trance State. Massimo Bartolini at Centro Pecci, Prato

Trance State. Massimo Bartolini at Centro Pecci, Prato

Hagoromo is the last solo exhibition by the Tuscan artist Massimo Bartolini, curated by Luca Cerizza with Elena Magini at the Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci in Prato. Through everyday objects, the artist transforms a pre-existing environment, giving it a new form for the viewer to experience a new world. Visitors find themselves within a […]

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Nel Tuo Tempo: Olafur Eliasson’s prismatic world

Nel Tuo Tempo: Olafur Eliasson’s prismatic world

Nel Tuo Tempo is the latest solo show by the Berlin-based artist Olafur Eliasson, curated by Arturo Galansino at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. With the assistance of natural elements such as water and light combined with everyday objects, including windows and mirrors, viewers’ perceptions are sublimated in a poetic, unpretentious way. The visitors are encouraged […]

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Cinema. In Ferragamo’s Shoes, Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams

Cinema. In Ferragamo’s Shoes, Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams

Salvatore Ferragamo, like many of us, was a great dreamer. His ambition and ability to think big helped him build an entire fashion empire.Ferragamo’s life and achievements were recently portrayed in Luca Guadagnino’s Salvatore: Shoemaker Of Dreams (2021). While the Italian director just presented to the world his latest movie, Bones and all (2022) at […]

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A Generational Dialogue. Women in Balance at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo

A Generational Dialogue. Women in Balance at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo

The exhibition “Women in Balance 1955/1965” celebrates the figure of Wanda Miletti Ferragamo and the women that contributed to a significant change in Italian society during the economic boom. Displayed at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, the project was curated by Stefania Ricci and Elvira Valleri.From 1960 until she died in 2018, Wanda Miletti Ferragamo was the […]

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Digital contrasts: Palazzo Strozzi & NFTs

Digital contrasts: Palazzo Strozzi & NFTs

Let’s take the elevator. Destination? Strozzina: the underground exhibition venue in Palazzo Strozzi. The NFT world has been unveiled and displayed with all its novelties through the critical eyes of Arturo Galansino, Director of Palazzo Strozzi and curator of the exhibition, together with Serena Tabacchi, Director of MoCDA (Museum of Contemporary Digital Art).  By Giulia […]

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Cinema. Sweet ’n’ Sour: Licorice Pizza

Cinema. Sweet ’n’ Sour: Licorice Pizza

The I’M Digest presents a new column about the cinematic world as a mirror of society’s current aesthetics, full of fashion and artistic influences as portrayed in contemporary moving images and films. For its first review, Multimedia Arts student Jessica García shared and illustrated her experience at a recent screening in Florence of the Oscar-nominated […]

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Donatello in Florence. The Scale of Reality.

Donatello in Florence. The Scale of Reality.

The exhibition “Donatello, The Renaissance”, curated by the Tuscan artist scholar Francesco Caglioti, is now on display in two museums in Florence, Palazzo Strozzi and the Museo Nazionale del Bargello. A comprehensive show for a broad audience that brings together more than 130 works, challenging the public and critics to accept the artist’s appropriate place […]

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Hypnotized by the Stares. Jenny Saville at Museo Novecento, Florence

Hypnotized by the Stares. Jenny Saville at Museo Novecento, Florence

Jenny Saville’s exhibition at Museo Novecento brings new paintings and drawings by the British artist into dialogue with the Renaissance city of Florence, sparking new conversations between past and present. Istituto Marangoni Firenze student in Arts Curating Marines Salcedo Gutierrez tells her experience to the readers of I’M Firenze Digest, sharing her feeling of being […]

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Aural Bodies in Space: LUCIA Festival in Florence

Aural Bodies in Space: LUCIA Festival in Florence

LUCIA is an international festival of storytelling and sound art, presented only through listening sessions and aural experiences. The festival features a collection of sound recordings, artworks, and podcasts from all over the world, where the creators express their theories and creativity using the medium of sound design, giving the spectators the opportunity to get […]

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Looking up: Andrea Galvani at Galería CURRO

Looking up: Andrea Galvani at Galería CURRO

Time is the enemy, the first solo show by Andrea Galvani at Galería CURRO, consists of mixed media sculptures, a site-specific neon installation, and a large-scale photographic series, all immersed into a dark background. With this gray capsule, the artist guides us through the strange fabrics of time, which he uses as sculptural raw material, […]

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Printed and Digital Suppers: Jonathan Monk’s One Hundred Meals

Printed and Digital Suppers: Jonathan Monk’s One Hundred Meals

Jonathan Monk’s One Hundred Meals Between Rome and Berlin (Humboldt Books, Milan 2016) is the perfect example of how an artist’s publication found a synergy with a digital counterpart, just like so many others to come. With this artist book, the British artist playfully recreates works by different artists across media, such as photographs, drawings, […]

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Expose yourself. Notes from the book What Artists Wear

Expose yourself. Notes from the book What Artists Wear

Fashion victims are often criticized for the value they place on the looks or style of other people or even themselves. They are considered shallow, only because they pay great attention to appearance. “Never judge a book by its cover”, they reproach. But speaking of books, what happens when the writers themselves question the way […]

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