Michelangelo Pistoletto: “Lorenzo il Magnifico” Lifetime Achievement Award at the XIII Florence Biennale 2021

Florence Biennale is proud to announce that Piedmontese artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, exponent of the so-called “Arte povera”, will be awarded the “Lorenzo il Magnifico” Lifetime Achievement Award (for Art) on the occasion of the XIIIth Edition (23-31 October 2021, Fortezza da Basso, Florence). Pistoletto will be awarded “for the continuity of research, conducted for over…

Vivienne Westwood: “Leonardo da Vinci” Lifetime Achievement Award at the XIII Florence Biennale 2021

The Florence Biennale is proud to announce that famous English designer and activist Vivienne Westwood will be awarded the “Leonardo da Vinci” Lifetime Achievement Award on the occasion of the XIII edition (23-31 October 2021, Fortezza da Basso, Florence) . She will receive the Award “in recognition of a revolutionary creative production that has marked…

Arteest Contest | Partnership with Teelent

We are glad to announce that the Florence Biennale has established a partnership with Teelent, an international community that supports artists in the promotion of their work. Thanks to this partnership, artists who belong to Teelent’s community can participate in ARTEEST CONTEST, which will reward the best artists by rewarding them with exhibition opportunities. Artists…

Open Call Competition | Finalists and Winners

We are glad to announce finalists and winners of the International Open Call Competition in collaboration with Art Market Magazine and Lens Magazine. Artists and photographers participating in the competition were invited to interpret the theme of the XIII Florence Biennale, which will be held from 23 to 31 October 2021 at Fortezza da Basso in…

Partnership with Qatar International Art Festival

We are glad to announce that the Florence Biennale has established a partnership with Qatar International Art Festival, which enables the participating artists of the XIII Florence Biennale 2021 to participate in the largest art festival of Qatar at special conditions. The festival offers other benefits to participants, including promotion of their work, interaction with…

International Competition – Open Call

INTERPRET THE THEME OF THE XIIIth FLORENCE BIENNALE AND BECOME OUR GUEST OF HONOUR We are glad to announce that Florence Biennale, Art Market Magazine, and Lens Magazine joined forces for an International Competition for artists and photographers. Artists and photographers participating in the competition are invited to interpret the theme of the XIIIth Florence…

Florence Biennale – Young Future

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and China, the Florence Biennale (International Biennial of Contemporary Art and Design in Florence) has entered into a partnership with Oriental Star International Youth Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition for the realization of the project titled ” Florence Biennale – Young…

Theme of the XIII Edition 2021

ETERNAL FEMININE | ETERNAL CHANGE Concepts of Femininity in Contemporary Art and Design The theme of the XIIIth edition of the Florence Biennale, which will be held from 23 to 31 October 2021 at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, focuses on the polychrome and multiform universe of femininity, which will be investigated in its…