New recognition for the Uffizi Galleries: one of his projects enters the list of exhibitions of the year drawn up by the prestigious international magazine “Apollo Magazine”. It is the only Italian museum in the ‘ranking’, together with three English ones, at the Metropolitan Museum in New York and at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. After the inclusion of the “Uffizi diffusi” project among “The 100 places to visit in 2021” selected annually by “Time” and the first place in the ranking of ‘Best museums of the world’ conferred by the Anglo-American magazine “Timeout”, now comes the inclusion of “Terre degli Uffizi”, a program of exhibitions in the Tuscan territory curated by the Florentine Galleries together with the Cr Firenze Foundation as part of the respective projects “Uffizi Diffusi” and “Piccoli Grandi Musei”, in the top list of the “Mostre dell ‘ year “edited by one of the most important periodicals dedicated to the world of art, the” Apollo Magazine “. The selection, at the top, as exhibition of the year, is the anthological exhibition on the American artist Alice Neel, “People come first”, organized by the Metropolitan Museum of New York, is published in the new issue of the magazine, coming out in December. Together with “Terre degli Uffizi” (“A five-year initiative that sees the Florentine museum lend or exchange works with cities in the region: the first tranche of exhibitions reflects the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death”, explains “Apollo” in the article), in the top list are the review of Rubens’ landscape paintings from the Wallace Collection in London, a retrospective on the artist Paula Rego (Tate Britain, also London), “The gold of the great steppe” (Fitzwilliam museum, Cambridge), archaeological exhibition focusing on golden artifacts found in recent excavations in eastern Kazakhstan, the pictorial collective on slavery and colonialism of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. It is the third time, in the last four years, that the “Apollo Magazine” ‘rewards’ the Uffizi Galleries: the first, in 2018, with the inclusion of the purchase of Daniele da Volterra’s painting ‘Elia in the desert’ (now exhibited on the first floor of the Uffizi Gallery in the 16th century painting rooms) in the top list of the ‘Acquisitions of the year’, while the second in 2020, again for the ‘Acquisitions of the year’, with the entry into the collection of the hundreds of works – first of all the precious San Giovannino by Rosso Fiorentino, also now exhibited in the rooms of the Florentine sixteenth century – donated by the art historian Carlo Del Bravo.
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