Exhibitions in Florence, the 5 you absolutely must visit from October 2022 onwards.

From October 2022 onwards, Florence offers many exhibitions: from Klee to de Chirico, from Olafur Eliasson to Erwin Wurm to Escher, here are the ones not to be missed.

Florence it is one of those cities where wherever you are you can breathe art and culture. A wealth of Fr.artistic heritage among the most valued in the world, which makes it one of the Italian symbols of architectural beauty and grace. It is impossible not to take advantage of the many opportunities that the city, a symbol of the Italian Renaissance, offers in its continuous flow of Italian and foreign tourism, and for this reason we single out 5 of the exhibitions that most characterize the autumn season. All take place in symbolic art spaces of the city, a way to combine the taste of admiration important and symbolic exhibition also a visit to one of Florence’s most impressive and prestigious architectural structures.

What is interesting to see in Florence between museums and art galleries? Here are the 5 most anticipated exhibitions of the autumn season in the Tuscan city.

Exhibition at Palazzo Medici Riccardi Florence

Passion of the twentieth century From Paul Klee to Damien Hirst Works from private collections.

Until January 15, 2023 the elegant Medici Riccardi Palacein which the modern collection was born in the time of Cosimo the Elder and Lorenzo the Magnificent, houses a large exhibition of works by 20th century masters they come from private collections in Florence and Tuscany.

A trip to the art of the twentieth century based on the love of modern and contemporary art of a city that has always intertwined its artistic events with those of the collection, spreading a sensitive predisposition to the pioneers and the most advanced in the area.experiments.

An opportunity not to be missed to admire works Paul Klee, Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Savinio, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Burri, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichenstein, Cecily Brown And Tracy Emin.

  • Opening hours of the Palace: from Monday to Sunday from 9.00 to 19.00 (closed on Wednesday).

Exhibition at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence

The Russian pictures of the Uffizi galleries

LARGE’Russian religious art exhibited in his palace Palazzo Pitti until January 31, 2023 is a collection of 78 Russian iconsthe result of the Medici and Lorraine collections in Florence during the eighteenth century.

It is the oldest of its kind in the world outside of Russia itself. Four large rooms with seventeenth-century frescoes overlooking the courtyard on the ground floor of the Palazzo Pitti: once restored, these rooms become part of the regular palace tour.

The Russian pictures of the Uffizi Galleries were made between the end of the sixteenth and the middle of the 18th century. The earliest examples belonged to the grand dukes of the Medici family and are mentioned already around the middle of the seventeenth century in the furniture catalogs of the Chapel of the Relics of the Palazzo Pitti.

For those interested, on the website of the Uffizi Gallery, it is possible to visit it virtual exhibition edited by Daniela Parenticurator of medieval and fifteenth-century paintings and the Russian Uffizi pictures,The Light of the Sacred: Russian Icons at Palazzo Pitti “entirely devoted to the treasures of this new museum.

  • Opening hours of the Palace: Tuesday to Sunday from 8.15 am until 18.30 (closed on Mondays).

Exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi Florence

Olafur Eliasson in your time

Until January 22, 2023The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation presents a solo exhibition dedicated to the famous Icelandic-Danish international artist Olafur Eliasson.

The exhibition is the most complete ever created in Italy by the artist and allows you to immerse yourself in the artistic world of Olafur Eliasson through a broad overview of works from his thirty years of activity, but also through new works designed especially for Palazzo Strozzi .

Using immersive materials, Olafur Eliasson is renowned for an art that ponders the idea of ​​perception and in which the viewer is at the center of the experience as an active protagonist. Through sculpture, installation, painting, photography, architecture, design, it explores the role of art in the modern world as an interdisciplinary field that combines scientific research, politics and environmental protection.

  • You can visit the exhibition: daily from 10.00 to 20.00 (Thursdays to 23.00).

Exhibition at the Poggiali Gallery in Florence

Fat bus sausage Erwin Wurm

From September 24, 2022 to March 18, 2023in its premises Pogyali Gallery in Florence the exhibition dedicated to the Austrian contemporary artist comes to life Erwin Wurm.

This is the first comprehensive exhibition ever presented in Italy, bringing together some twenty-two works, most of them made expressly, together with a collection of oils on canvas made for the occasion.

These are distorted, exaggerated, inflated objects depicting central aspects of modern society such as the car, mass-produced food, the home, consumerism, reinterpreted with irony and insight through the alteration of their usual version.

Fat Bus Sausage” It consists of a real truck designed for the preparation and distribution of hot dogs, ironically modified by the use of polyurethane, which makes it abnormal.

The public who go there can order and consume the sandwich in exchange for a donation, which will then go towards charitable activities in favor of a city institution.

Each work is an iconic representation of everyday objects through sculptures made of various materials, such as marble, aluminum, bronze, Murano glass, concrete, but also paintings of certain strictly Italian terms such as “sausage”, “ice cream”, “salami”. .

  • Gallery opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 19.00 (closed Monday and Sunday).

Exhibition Museum of the Innocents Florence


From October 20, 2022 to March 26, 2023the famous Dutch artist Maurits Cornelis Escher and his art star in his overall exhibition Museum of the Innocents in Florence.

The exhibition, already a record, arrives in the capital of Tuscany offering the public more than 200 works and the most representative works that have made him famous throughout the world (among them “Hand with reflective sphere“(1935)”The bond of union“(1956)”Transformation II“(1939)”Day and night“(1938) and its series”Emblematic“). In this way, visitors can enter into a dialogue with the universe of the restless and brilliant artist who trusts an almost metaphysical universe in his now famous engravings and lithographs, in which mathematics, art, physics, science and design converge.

Escher’s exhibition is set to be the first major exhibition event in the monumental complex designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, which houses the opulent and magnificent Museo degli Innocenti, now one of the city’s most representative exhibition spaces.

  • The museum is open: daily from 9.00 to 19.00.

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