SCHEDULE

XXXII Biennale – Mostra Mercato Internazionale dell’Antiquariato

PROGRAMME

Thursday 22 September 2022

12.30 pm– Press Conference in the Throne Room of Palazzo Corsini.

7.00 pm – Palazzo Corsini, preview of the Exhibition for invited guests.

9.00 pm – Palazzo Corsini, Throne Room, gala dinner, followed by a fireworks display.

 

Friday 23 September 2022

From 10.30 am – access reserved to holders of VIP cards.

From 12 midday until 9.00 pm – Preview by invitation only for superintendents, international museum directors and collectors.

9.00 pm – Gala dinner in Palazzo Vecchio, Salone dei Cinquecento.

 

Saturday 24 September 2022

10.30 am – Opening ceremony in Palazzo Vecchio, Salone dei Cinquecento.

10.30 am – Opening of Florence Art Week and events in the city only for holders of the VIP CARD.

 

From 24 September to 2 October 2022

Open to the public non-stop from 10.30 am to 8.00 pm.        

 

Monday 26 September 2022

“L’attimo fuggente” (The Fleeting Moment)  

Antiquarians and collectors of yesterday and today

Study Day.

 

5.00 p.m. – Presentation of the  book “Scoperte e Ritorni – scritti in onore di Alberto Bruschi” by Cristina Acidini and Sandro Bellesi – Casa Editrice Polistampa, Firenze

 

Tuesday 27 September 2022

11.00 am – Presentation of “Vite d’Antiquari” (The Antiquarian’s Life) curated by the A.A.I. (Italian Antiquarian’s Association)

4.00 pm – Presentation of the book Come la bestia e il cacciatore. Proust e l’arte dei conoscitori(Like the beast and the hunter. Proust and the Art of the Connoisseur) by Mauro Minardi – Edizioni Officina Libraria.

 

Wednesday 28 September 2022

11.00 am – Prize-giving in the Throne Room of Palazzo Corsini:

–    Prize for the most beautiful sculpture on display at the Exhibition;

–    Prize for the most beautiful painting on display at the Exhibition;

–          Prize for the most beautiful decorative art or design object on display at the exhibition

4.00 pm – Presentation of the ‘Lorenzo d’oro’ award to a director of short films dedicated to culture and art.

5,00 p.m. – Presentation of the volume “Carlo Maratti (1625-1713): I dipinti e i disegni” by Stella Rudolph and Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò – Ugo Bozzi Editore

 

Thursday 29 September 2022 

11.00 am – Presentation of the book “Michelangelo e Vittoria Colonna” curated by Veronica Copello and Andrea Donati.

 

4.00 pm – Conference on new technologies in the art world curated by EY.

 

Friday 30 September 2022

11.00 am – Presentation of the De Vito Foundation’s yearbook ‘Ricerche sull’arte a Napoli in età moderna’ (Art research on Naples in the modern age) 2020/2021.

 

4.00 pm – Presentation of the book: “Baccio da Montelupo. Scultore ‘Eccellente e Raro’ del Rinascimento” (Baccio da Montelupo. “Excellent and Rare” Renaissance sculptor) curated by David Lucidi.

 

9.00 pm – Charity event in favour of Engera Onlus.