Where are all the great women artists?: A Tour of Florence’s Women of Wonder

By: Marissa Acey, MA, 2019 ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ Or are they just hidden? For International Women’s Day coming up in March, this question is important to consider. Linda Nochlin turned art history on its head in 1971 when she titled an essay with the question: Why have there been no great women artists? Where are they? Why do we only … Continue reading Where are all the great women artists?: A Tour of Florence’s Women of Wonder

Things to do in Florence 2/23-3/1

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between February 23 to March 1 in and near Florence. Black Lips February 19-March 12 LdM Gallery, Via dei Pucci, 4 This photography exhibition by Danilo Currò with poetic texts by Andrea Cafarella invites viewers to see beyond recurrent stereotypes and caricatures portrayed in media. In the migration of Africans to Italy, the same narrative is … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 2/23-3/1

Things to do in Florence 2/16-2/22

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between February 16 to February 22 in and near Florence. Morte Elettrice Palatina February 18 February 18th is the anniversary of the death of Anna Maria Luisa de ‘Medici, the last heir to the Medici dynasty who donated the families’ collections to the city of Florence. To celebrate, a parade is held in the city that … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 2/16-2/22