Application deadline extended

Deadline for selections extended to 15 June 2017 Owing to the many applications received, the organisers of the biennial have extended the registration deadline to 15 June 2017 and widened the exhibition space range by offering a limited number of 1 meter exhibition spaces (wall panel or floor area). Artists interested in submitting their application to the…

Unveiled the graphic design of the XIth Edition

FLORENCE BIENNALE’S GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE 2017 EDITION IS THE WINNING PROJECT OF A STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION Two hands give shape to a tree trunk while embracing its green shaded crown: that is the graphic design adopted by the Florence Biennale for their XIth edition, which celebrates twenty years of activity. With that image, which…

The ‘G7 of Art’ in Santa Croce

Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy Seven established artists, most of whom received the Lorenzo il Magnifico Award during the past editions of the Florence Biennale, are going to exhibit their works in the crypt of the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence. Within the framework of this contemporary art exhibition they virtually represent the seven…

Happy Holiday Season!

Best wishes for a wonderful Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year to all the artists and art enthusiasts from the Florence Biennale Team! We would like to inform that the Florence Biennale Offices will be closed for winter holidays from 24 December 2016 to 1 January 2017.

Artimino Contemporanea by Florence Biennale

  In a territory rich in artistic and gastronomic humus, the project Artimino Contemporanea (Contemporary Artimino) by Florence Biennale aims to revive the idea of illustrious patrons, who in the past centuries have contributed to the development of a prosperous environment of artists and erudition. This has encouraged the cultural growth of the place in…

The names of the awarded artists 2015

The closure of the tenth edition of the exhibition of contemporary art at the Fortezza da Basso. Over 10 thousand visitors. The great satisfaction of the organizers   With the awards ceremony of the winning artists in the various categories, the tenth edition of Florence Biennale – International exhibition of contemporary art in Florence –was…

Special Award: Morehshin Allahyari

Morehshin Allahyari, Guest of honour – Special Award   Morehshin Allahyari is a new media artist, art activist, educator, and curator. She was born and raised in Iran and moved to the United States in 2007. Her work extensively deals with the political, social, and cultural contradictions we face every day. She thinks about technology as…