Alternate Titles: Botticelli e Firenze. La nascita della bellezza
From Salvador Dalì to Andy Warhol, David LaChapelle to Jeff Koons and Lady Gaga, no one appears to be immune to the eternal fascination of Botticelli and his works. A journey through the art of the Maestro enshrined in the open-air museum that is Florence: an unprecedented itinerary to discover the artist who invented a new model of beauty, overcoming the barrier of the centuries to inspire our contemporaries. Dreamlike re-enactments, spell-binding images of the city and fi lmed footage of amazing works of art, are intertwined with the voices of leading experts, and international art historians as they narrate the splendor and contradictions of the Florence of Lorenzo de 'Medici.Botticelli asserted himself as the inventor of an ideal Beauty, which found its maximum expression in works such as The Allegory of Spring and the Birth of Venus.
Directed by Marco Pianigiani (The Vatican Museums)
Produced by Sky Arts, Ballandi, Nexo Digital