Arcangelo Sassolino
Palazzo Strozzi
Foundation, Museum / Florence

A dynamic cultural centre of international importance offering a high quality exhibition and public program within a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture, Palazzo Strozzi is a focal point of Italy’s cultural scene. Built around the original Renaissance courtyard, a public square that plays host to concerts, performances, installations and interventions and sees more than two million people pass through it every year, Palazzo Strozzi’s is a key cultural hub in the city and an important link between Florence and world.

The first example of an independent public-private cultural foundation in Italy, the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi has been responsible for the Palazzo’s program since its inception in 2006, organizing more than 50 exhibitions and attracting in excess of three million visitors to date. Creating a lively dialogue between the old and the new, Palazzo Strozzi’s exhibitions range from critically acclaimed historical surveys of old masters to exhibitions with leading contemporary artists. The unique mix of the historical setting and contemporary program makes Palazzo Strozzi an active workshop for the new in Florence: new works of art by important artists; major historical surveys and restoration campaigns leading to studies and discoveries; important public debates on contemporary issues that forge new ways of communicating about art and culture.

Palazzo Strozzi / Sculptures Also Die

Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi / Family Matters

Giulio Turcato

Ai Weiwei

Antonio Donghi

Federico Gori

Nick Holmes

Marc Chagall

Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi

Marina Abramović

Pablo Picasso

Numen / For Use

Marinella Senatore

Roberto Fassone

Radical Utopias
Palazzo Strozzi / Sculptures Also Die
Palazzo Strozzi
Foundation, Museum / Florence

A dynamic cultural centre of international importance offering a high quality exhibition and public program within a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture, Palazzo Strozzi is a focal point of Italy’s cultural scene. Built around the original Renaissance courtyard, a public square that plays host to concerts, performances, installations and interventions and sees more than two million people pass through it every year, Palazzo Strozzi’s is a key cultural hub in the city and an important link between Florence and world.

The first example of an independent public-private cultural foundation in Italy, the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi has been responsible for the Palazzo’s program since its inception in 2006, organizing more than 50 exhibitions and attracting in excess of three million visitors to date. Creating a lively dialogue between the old and the new, Palazzo Strozzi’s exhibitions range from critically acclaimed historical surveys of old masters to exhibitions with leading contemporary artists. The unique mix of the historical setting and contemporary program makes Palazzo Strozzi an active workshop for the new in Florence: new works of art by important artists; major historical surveys and restoration campaigns leading to studies and discoveries; important public debates on contemporary issues that forge new ways of communicating about art and culture.

Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi / Family Matters

Giulio Turcato

Ai Weiwei

Antonio Donghi

Federico Gori

Nick Holmes

Marc Chagall

Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi

Marina Abramović

Pablo Picasso

Numen / For Use

Marinella Senatore

Roberto Fassone

Radical Utopias
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