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Postcards from Italy: Stumbling onto Surprise

Dear friends:

In Florence, every time you turn around . . . you run into art that makes you gasp!  A Michelangelo here.  A Donatello there.  Botticelli to your right.  The Duomo to your left.

And you expect that.  (That's probably why you're there, in fact.)

But I never quite expected this!


Modern, public art!

This installation - Personal/Unpersonal by architect Simone D'Auria - is currently on display at the Longarno Hotel in Florence.

(Embiggen to read more about the installation. The second paragraph is in English.)

It was fun to stumble onto something incredibly modern and unexpected . . . in a city already full of incredible art!


It sort of took my breath away . . .


in a city full of gasp-worthy sights.

(Tomorrow . . . Venice. . . )




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That IS awesome! The unexpected is always welcome.


So cool! You're pretty quickly bumping Florence to the very top of my list!


Surprising and interesting! I really like that Florence values contemporary art along with all of their Renaissance art.


I'm so glad I followed the link as it's hard to tell she put animal heads on human bodies. Very interesting and a fun find!


Your photos and descriptions make me feel almost as I've been there...almost! Today was especially interesting, except when I embiggened, the type was blurry. Ah well, that's why they invented Google!


How cool is that!! :)

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