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“Surprised and pleased” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi
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Ranked #44 of 426 things to do in Florence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of international-level exhibitions and cultural events within the impressive setting of this architectural masterpiece of the Florentine Renaissance. The major exhibitions space hosts two exhibitions annually with a focus on important themes and famed artists, while the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina proposes thematic exhibitions which tackle a variety of contemporary issues. A rich calendar of collateral events makes a visit to Palazzo Strozzi a unique experience for all visitors, with particular attention dedicated to families and children. The palazzo is open year-round with a display about the history of the building, an elegant café and the design and book shop Agora|z.
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“Surprised and pleased”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stopped in to see the Strozzi on this, our fourth trip to Florence; had not seen it before. They were running an exhibit on Pitorno and Fiorentino, comparing and contrasting their evolution as artists. Very interesting show, and a very nice museum. Check to see what the current exhibit is, but very much recommend considering this as a stop.

Visited July 2014
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“Dont miss Art Exhibits at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014

There is lots to see in Florence, but I highly recommend visiting the Palazzo Strozzi during a visit to this Renaissance city, as it features many noteworthy Art exhibits, both contemporary and historic in nature. I was recently in Florence and saw the Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino exhibit and thought it was beautifully planned and executed. I have seen other shows at the Palazzo Strozzi on previous visits that have been equally well presented. Exhibits change seasonally, so check to see what is currently available. If you like art, you won't be disappointed. Recommended by Melissa Muldoon - la studentessa matta

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Amazing palace”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

Amazing palace well worth a visit, great exhibition and with a lovely caf in the middle of it. Very nice place polite staff.

Visited April 2014
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“Major exhibition reveals Rosso Fiorentino as one of the geniuses of Florentine painting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

Palazzo Strozzi is a wonderful exhibition space at the heart of historic Florence. I visited the exhibtion on Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino, two Florentine painters of the 16th century that deserve wider recognition. Pontormo worked for the Medici Court in Florence, Rosso ended up in the court of France. The show concentrates on their work in Italy and exhibits works currently in out of the way churches, thus revealing Rosso as a great genius and visionary, easily to be recognised as one of the greatest painters of the final phase of the Italian Renaissance.

Visited April 2014
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“Rustical stone palazzo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

The construction of this status symbol of Strozzi Family started in 1498 and remained the seat of the family until 1937 with a 30 years pause when it was confiscated by Duke Cosimo I de Medici. It is a very symmetrical and harmonious building. It is hosting a unique exhibition of the masterpieces of Pontorno and Rosso Fiorentino and another modern exhibition Family matters, portraits and experiences of family today. Very interesting show that analyses family dynamics through photograph and videos. You'll leave the exhibition thinking about your own issues.

Visited March 2014
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