A Feminine Lexicon at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo is Now Online

A Feminine Lexicon at Museo Salvatore Ferragamo is Now Online

A Feminine Lexicon is an online exhibition curated by Pia Diamandis and Elena Tortelli, students in Arts Curating at Istituto Marangoni Firenze for Museo Salvatore Ferragamo. It will be available starting today, May 20, 2022, at museo.ferragamo.com. The curatorial project A Feminine Lexicon took inspiration from Women in Balance, an exhibition curated by Stefania Ricci […]

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Three Artists in Dialogue at Museo Novecento: Interview with Luca Vitone

Three Artists in Dialogue at Museo Novecento: Interview with Luca Vitone

The current exhibition programme at Museo Novecento in Florence is divided into three solo shows, with three great authorial presences, three artists with different expressive languages and a single vocal frequency. On the ground floor, “Quando è il presente” by Giulio Paolini, where works from his most recent production emerge vividly through the museum’s Renaissance […]

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A Feminine Lexicon: Digital Exhibition with Museo Salvatore Ferragamo opens May 20th

A Feminine Lexicon: Digital Exhibition with Museo Salvatore Ferragamo opens May 20th

A Feminine Lexicon is an online exhibition curated by Pia Diamandis and Elena Tortelli, undergraduate students in Arts Curating in 2021-2022 at Istituto Marangoni Firenze for Museo Salvatore Ferragamo. The curatorial project A Feminine Lexicon took inspiration from Women in Balance, an exhibition curated by Stefania Ricci and Elvira Valleri that will open at Museo Salvatore […]

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Michele Gabriele: The Vernal Age of Miry Mirrors at Manifattura Tabacchi

Michele Gabriele: The Vernal Age of Miry Mirrors at Manifattura Tabacchi

In the dim location of Manifattura Tabacchi, a diverse variety of imaginary beings are looking at pale images projected onto wide screens as the public silently walks by. These alien beholders repeat the practice mentioned by John Berger in his The Ways of Seeing: the creatures watch themselves being looked at. At the opening of the […]

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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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What is a cultural institution for? Interview with Chiara Costa, Fondazione Prada

What is a cultural institution for? Interview with Chiara Costa, Fondazione Prada

Unexpected associations, a continuous exchange of thoughts and critical thinking lie at the heart of the curatorial asset of a thriving contemporary art foundation. During a recent talk with Chiara Costa, Head of Programs at Fondazione Prada, Istituto Marangoni Firenze students got to see how complex yet challenging it is to work with such a […]

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A Virtual Conversation with Chiara Costa from Fondazione Prada.

A Virtual Conversation with Chiara Costa from Fondazione Prada.

On Wednesday the 16th of March, Istituto Marangoni Firenze will have the pleasure to host a talk with the Head of Programs of Fondazione Prada Chiara Costa. She will talk with Art Programme Leader Francesca Giulia Tavanti and the students of Istituto Marangoni Firenze about the topic: Fondazione Prada: What is a cultural institution for? by I’MF […]

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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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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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Re-Connecting: SUPERBLAST Residency at Manifattura Tabacchi

Re-Connecting: SUPERBLAST Residency at Manifattura Tabacchi

When living in a world where change goes so fast, the balance of humans, cities and nature has become more and more complicated. Manifattura Tabacchi in Florence hosted a residency for artists that reflects on this balance, culminating in a collective exhibition to explore the relationships between human beings and their environment1. Six artists questioned […]

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Don’t Trust What You See. Elisa Sighicelli and the Space of Photography

Don’t Trust What You See. Elisa Sighicelli and the Space of Photography

If art is a magical universe, artist Elisa Sighicelli is an illusionist who plays with scenes from reality to create non-existent dimensions, thanks to her use of light and print manipulations. Born in Turin, Elisa Sighicelli has travelled around the world to study textile design, art, and sculpture. Her works and solo shows have been […]

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A Look Back. Past, Present and Future Continuous: Istituto Marangoni Firenze Art Show 2021

A Look Back. Past, Present and Future Continuous: Istituto Marangoni Firenze Art Show 2021

On June 29, 2021, Istituto Marangoni Firenze presented “Past, Present and Future Continuous”, a graduate show by Multimedia Arts students Léa Colombier, Alexandra Konopleva, and Yuyang Pan at Manifattura Tabacchi in Florence. In this article, Elizaveta Reznikova, curator of the exhibition and Istituto Marangoni Firenze Arts Curating alumna, recalls and retells the story of the […]

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