It has been presented these days, the XIV International Sculpture Biennale in Carrara, that will take place in this Tuscanian city from June 26 to October 31.
This year the exhibition is curated by Fabio Cavallucci, former director of the Galleria Civica in Trento, coordinator of Manifesta and promoter of major national and international projects. This personality can give a wider breath to this Biennale, situated in one of most precious worldwide area for white marble.
Every important city has got its own Biennale and Florence, one of the world most famous art cities, could not have missed it.
From 5 to 13 December 2009 the seventh edition of the Florence Biennale will take place in the amazing location of Fortezza da Basso, closed to Santa Maria Novella train station and city centre. This is a special edition with many participating artists. Marina Abramovic and Shu Yong are going to meet visitors inside a rich calendar of conferences and side events.
“Il Futuro è vintage” – Future is Vintage is a special event dedicated to the best selections of vintage clothing. It will offer only original garments from the ’50-’60-’70 or clothes repackaged handmade by young artists in Florence.
Future is Vintage is an exhibition-market, that will focus on selected clothes giving ideas to many stylist for their original design and precious materials.
From 23 to 26 November in Florence “Lo Schermo dell’arte” (The display of art), a film festival dedicated to contemporary art, will be held. This is the second edition of a festival growing up for the quality of its contents.
“Lo Schermo dell’arte” has been set at Odeon cinema with the presence of great names like Alfred Jaar and Mark Lewis and important directors. All cinema and art lovers who want to combine participation in festival and a small holiday in Florence, this year for the “50 Days of International Cinema in Florence” can take advantage of special rates activated in agreement with B&Bs, hotels, restaurants and tourist guides associations.
It has started in october, the exhibition Chagall e il Mediaterraneo (Chagall and the Mediterranean) at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, in the beautiful Arno riverside. 150 paintings, sculptures, ceramics and lithographs in a wonderful location recently renewed, in the historical centre of Pisa, five minutes walking from Piazza dei Miracoli.
In fourteen days, exactly on October 23, 12,000 people – a daily average of 857 – visited the halls of Palazzo Blu Pisa to admire Chagall’s works. All of these paintings were made after 1926, year of the first Chagall visit in France, Greece and Holy Land. A journey in which he discovered the light of the Mediterranean Sea, which fascinated him with the colours of its landscapes.