November 3rd, 2022 ReDiscovering – Tutankhamon
TUTANKHAMUN is perceived as a collective element by the whole of humanity, and not only by a single cultural group. It is part of the world’s cultural identity, something coated with an imaginary functionality and beauty, which refers to the image we project in the past, able to communicate with the present. His name evokes
October 13th, 2022 Shelley Jordon, Restless Traces: Leaves
LdM – Lorenzo de’ Medici Istitute Gallery is happy to present the exhibition RESTLESS TRACES: Leaves by USA artist Shelley Jordon. Jordon’s work begins with painting that is transformed by the artist in installation, animation, animated installations and lately also glass sculpture. Experimenting with different materials, enables the artist to create fluid, moving works that
October 13th, 2022 Frogmen: the history of Florentine street art re-written
On Tuesday, October 18th, at the Church of San Jacopo in Campo Corbolini, at 6PM, Isabel Carrasco will present her book “Frogmen. Primi belati de street art a Firenze”. The presentation will be the occasion to discuss about the Street Art in Florence, and the talented artists who animated the Florentine artistic scenario, in particular
May 17th, 2022 Some Grief Shows Much of Love: A Story of Contrasts
Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 masterpiece of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has much it can teach us today. Lingering in the space between extremes, he reveals the way light is shrouded by darkness, and love is sprung from hate. Zeffirelli handles these sharp contrasts deftly as he exposes the knife’s edge that separates reason from passion, and
March 23rd, 2022 Baptistery_A
The exhibition Baptistry_A is intended to be an homage to one of the symbolic monuments of Florence, the “beautiful San Giovanni”, as defined by Dante Alighieri, “the most beautiful monument of the world”, as declared by the architect Le Corbusier.
November 16th, 2021 Heart Project
Heart Project is the solo exhibition by Rosita D’Agrosa (Polla, Salerno, 1989) that inaugurates a new season at the LdM Gallery. The exhibition, which takes its name from the homonymous series of works on display, offers the opportunity to open a door into the private world of this young artist who has transformed ordinary life,
February 15th, 2021 LdM Journal
The pandemic caused the Spring 2020 semester to take an unexpected turn, with our students having to head home and classes resuming remotely. Today, we can look back with pride on what is possibly one of the most challenging times we all have lived through. Our students and professors worked tirelessly together, finding a new
January 18th, 2021 Resili-ART
Resilience is the psychological ability to overcome hardship. Along with the concept of overcoming, it also entails that of personal growth. The works featured in this exhibition have been created during a period of both worldwide and individual stress, uncertainty and solitude. Set up as projects in September when authors were embracing a relatively new
September 10th, 2020 The Arno’s Ancient Green Is Holy Not Color by Joel Werring
In Spring 2020, the LdM Gallery should have hosted visiting artist Joel Werring, professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Although we could not physically host the exhibition for obvious reasons, at the start of this academic year, we wish to celebrate the work he accomplished during the lockdown (February-May 2020) while looking forward to meeting Joel and his family again.
February 18th, 2020 SUPPER, SLEEP, AND SORROW
SUPPER, SLEEP AND SORROW is an exhibition dedicated to the work of Sikelela Owen that grapples with communal sharing, faded histories and rest.