Maestra Elisabetta Sirani “Virtuosa del Pennello”
Baroque painter and printmaker Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665) was one of Bologna's most innovative and influential artists, especially on the wome...
Traces of the “Museo Firenze com’era" in the Uffizi: the archive of Piero Aranguren (Prato 1911- Florence 1988), donated to the Library
Piero Aranguren (Prato 1911-Florence 1988) was the architect who brought back the “Museo Firenze com’era (Museum of Florence as it was)”, after a l...
An online database for the conservation and study of the Uffizi ancient sculptures
The idea of digitising the restoration documents for the ancient sculptures in the Uffizi, using SICaR goes back to 2014. SICaR is an open-source s...
The forgotten Grand Duke. The series of Medici-Lorraine busts and their commendation in the so-called Antiricetto of the Gallery of Statues and Paintings
The article reconstructs the significance and structure of the theory behind the Medici-Lorraine busts which have been on display in the antiricett...
School/Work programmes at the Uffizi Galleries. Diary of an experience in progress
“Art Ambassadors” is the group name for the School/Work programmes proposed by the Uffizi Galleries and which, after two years of growth and experi...
A 16th-century masterpiece enters the Uffizi's collection: "Elijah in the desert"
The Uffizi Galleries have purchased a rare painting by Daniele da Volterra, collaborator and friend of Michelangelo
The new room of Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raffaello in the new arrangement on the second floor of the Uffizi
Florence and the Middle East. A Cultural Arabesque
What is widely known in the Western world as Arabesque refers of an artistic representation of the interminable order and unison of nature that lea...
Glaux. Notes from the Director
A new digital season
The new website opens a brand new season for the Uffizi Galleries: a new stage in which the public can finally enter into direct contact with the i...
Branding for the Uffizi Galleries
A white sheet of paper. It always begins this way, by asking yourself how and when, but there’s a question that’s more important, more pressing, mo...
The Uffizi Galleries: a new, user-friendly website
By placing humans at the center, mirroring the founding principle of historic humanism, the development and design of the website focused on the us...
News about a Painting at the Uffizi: the Queen of Armenia by Mario Balassi
Archival research and meticulous stylistic studies have led to the complete reinterpretation of a painting of the Uffizi Galleries. Previously beli...
The King of Spain’s Grandchildren: Anton Raphael Mengs and Florence
The Niches Room of Pitti Palace hosts an exhibition dedicated to Anton Raphael Mengs and his relationships with Florence. Painted by Mengs in Flore...
The promotion of the collection of prints and drawings of the Uffizi and the publication of the “Olschki Portfolios” (1912-1921)
The publication of the reproductions of I Disegni della R. Galleria (The Drawings of the Royal Gallery) was launched in 1912 by Giovanni Poggi, the...