The borders of Eden, at the Botanical Garden of Florence

Historic Palagiaccio Farm

The third edition of the contemporary sculpture exhibition Flowers, which will be offered to visitors in the Garden of via Micheli 3 throughout the summer.

This year the theme of boundaries is the guiding thread between the works of the students of the Sculpture course - three years and two years - of the Academy of Fine Arts. The borders of Eden is in fact the title that the curators Giandomenico Semeraro, Alessandra Porfidia and Vincenzo Ventimiglia have wanted to give this third edition of Flowers that will again see the art peacefully invade the boundaries of that corner of paradise nestled in the historic center of Florence which is the Botanical Garden.

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The background is the works: the flowerbeds, the fountain, the pools and the Hot Greenhouse of the Botanical Garden. The exhibition will be open from July 9 to September 3 during the opening hours of the Botanical Garden, and will be offered with an admission ticket.

Flowers is the exhibition of contemporary sculpture that has been held in collaboration with the Museum System of the University of Florence for three years. This year the title of the exhibition that will accompany visitors throughout the summer is the borders of Eden, which starting from the idea of ​​geographical border - today dramatically current - evokes Eden, a space in which the "beautiful" binds with the "good", as in the Botanical Garden where the Semplici are cultivated and studied, namely the Simple Medicaments.



Curated by: Giandomenico Semeraro, with Alessandra Porfidia and Vincenzo Ventimiglia

Exhibition center: Botanical Garden, Via Micheli 3, Florence

Inauguration: Monday 9 July 17.30 hours (free admission)

Duration of exposure: from 9 July to 3 September 2018

Visiting hours: The same of the Botanical Garden: every day and holidays, 10-19 hours. Closing: Wednesday and 15 August. To visit the exhibition it will therefore be necessary to obtain a ticket to the Botanical Garden (3 euro).

Enjoy Chianti

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