In Tuscany, while we can still enjoy some of the great exhibitions that have accompanied us during the summer (and about which you can read everything here), autumn is knocking on doors, and is bringing with him a few events that we all should really write down on our calendars, because they are not-to-be-missed! In Florence, the countdown has begun for one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the year: "PICASSO and Spanish Modernity", Palazzo Strozzi (September 20, 2014 - January 20, 2015). The timeless Picasso will be compared with other names of Spanish modernity (Dalì, Gris, Tapies, Mirò), for an analysis of the Spanish movement of those years and to make a point about the influence of Picasso on the art of the twentieth century. On display will be 90 works, including some of the most famous masterpieces by Picasso, and, coming from the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía of Madrid, drawings, engravings and preparatory paintings for his huge masterpiece Guernica, none of which have been displayed outside Spain in such vast numbers before now. Soon on Tuscany Arts you will find a post entirely dedicated to this great event. In the meantime, you can find information here. In Pisa, Palazzo Blu is preparing to host for the first time a major exhibition of one of the painters who more than anyone else has been able to embody the romantic myth of the genius and transgressive artist, with a dissolute life, lots of loves and a short, intense, dramatic and memorable story: Amedeo Modigliani (Modì). It's a journey through the personal and artistic history of this restless painter and sculptor, born in Livorno and buried in Paris. The exhibition (October 3, 2014 - February 15, 2015) will provide an opportunity to admire masterpieces coming from the Centre Pompidou in Paris, alongside pieces from major public and private collections, both Italian and foreign, next to masterpieces by artists of the same period, his companions of adventures: Chaim Soutine, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger. Info (ita) here. Did you saved the dates?
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