Minneapolis to host 'most comprehensive US show of Botticelli' with major loans from the Uffizi

Oct 16, 2022 338

BY: Ruth Lopez

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) in Minnesota will unveil the most comprehensive exhibition devoted to Sandro Botticelli ever presented in the US on 15 October. The show features more than 45 works on loan from the Uffizi Galleries in Florence and aims to provide fresh perspectives on the work of the Italian Renaissance master.

The show Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi was conceived during the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic, when Mia’s curator Rachel McGarry began collaborating with the Uffizi and Cecilia Frosinini, an art historian and conservation expert at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, an institute of the Italian ministry of culture.

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SOURCE: https://www.theartnewspaper.com

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