It opens tomorrow at the Uffizi Gallery, the exhibition “Figures, memory and storage space. Drawings by Fra ‘Angelico Leonardo” in collaboration with the British Museum. One hundred drawings that span the decades from the beginning of the fifteenth and early sixteenth century in terms of design, established as artistic expression with its own autonomy, at a time so important for the definition of the pillars of modern art and culture.
The authors represent the fields and from central Florence, interaction between the presence of Lorenzo Monaco, Fra Angelico, Filippo and Filippino Lippi, the Pollaiuolo, Verrocchio, Botticelli, Perugino, Ghirlandaio to finally arrive at Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo, but important study is dedicated to areas of northern Italy with Pisanello, Amico Aspertini, i Ferraresi , Jacopo and Gentile Bellini, Mantegna, and Tiziano

A further selection of works in the exhibition hall of the Prints and Drawings will focus on the relationship between theory and practice in the design of the fifteenth century, by comparing them with a comparative view, the most ancient literary sources and historiography.

The exhibition is included in the calendar of events of “Un anno ad arte. ”

Open Tuesday to Sunday from 8.15 to 18.50
Closed Monday, New Year’s Day, May 1st and Christmas Day

Price: 10 €

Booking online – http://www.florence-tickets.com/index.php?uffizi-eng&tplchange=16

From: March 8 to June 12