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Caravaggio and the Medici in the spotlight at the Uffizi

Caravaggio and the Medici in the spotlight at the Uffizi

A controversial artist on the run for murder and a cardinal-turned-Grand Duke with a flair for drama: it’s little wonder that Caravaggio and Ferdinando I de’ Medici are the forces behind the artist’s extraordinary Head of Medusa (1597/98), now a showpiece of the eight sumptuous new rooms dedicated to Caravaggio at the Uffizi Gallery.

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Slow tour tuscany philosophy

Slow tour tuscany philosophy

“I am still learning” – Michelangelo, aged 87

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