Norma e Capriccio. The Spanish in Italy on a quest for “Modern Mannerism”
05/03/2013 - 26/05/2013
From 5 March to 26 May 2013 in a space at the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, the show Norma e capriccio. Spanish artistes in Italy in the early Mannerist period will take place, focusing on the relationship between the great Spanish painters and sculptors and the Florentine and Italian artist of the late Renaissance.
It was influence of the great Spanish artists who came to Italy to study Leonardo and Michelangelo that paved the way for the start of European Mannerism.
Divided into four sections, the exhibition compares the masterpieces of the Spanish artists with testimonials from the Italian works in the 14th and 15th centuries.
The works of Alonso Berrugete, the canvases of Pedro Machuca, the sculpture of Bartolomé Ordóñez and Diego de Silóe are compared with those of Italian artists like Sansovino, Pontorno, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Filippino Lippi, Piero di Cosimo and many others.
The last section of the exhibition presents a selection of creations from the Spanish artists when they returned to Spain, highlighting the Italian influence on their style and figurative language.
Norma e capriccio. Spanish artistes in Italy in the early Mannerist period
Galleria degli Uffizi
Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6
50122 Florence - I
Tel. +39 055 290383