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Florence celebrates Dante

The newly restored statue of the best known Italian poet Dante Alighieri in front of Florence’s Santa Croce basilica was unveiled to the public yesterday, as part of Italy’s 150th anniversay celebrations. Local and national government representatives took part in … Continue reading

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Italian Renaissance drawings in London

The British Museum has announced plans for an exhibition of Italian Renaissance drawings next summer. The exhibition will be in collaboration with the Uffizi in Florence with about half the drawings coming from Italy. The BM director Neil Macgregor stated … Continue reading

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