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Agreement signed between the Uffizi Gallery and the Bund One Art Museum in Shanghai. Di Maio: “In China, this will provide a well-rounded account of Italy and its wonders.”

Italian art in China: an agreement signed today between the Uffizi Gallery and the Bund One Art Museum envisages ten exhibitions in Shanghai over a period of five years featuring works from the Florentine museum including masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, beginning in 2022, the Italy-China Year of Culture and Tourism, with “Botticelli and the Renaissance”.

This agreement now finalised between the two museums is the result of a systematic effort of collaboration that involved the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – through the Embassy of Italy in Beijing and the Consulate General and the Italian Institute of Culture in Shanghai –  the Ministry of Culture, and the Municipality of Florence in the person of its Mayor, Dario Nardella.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, stated: “with the Uffizi Gallery we are bringing the masterpieces of Italian art to China, where there is a very high demand for everything Italian. With the 2022 Italy-China Year of Culture and Tourism, we will be offering the Chinese public an all-round account of Italy and its wonders, beginning from its culture and its museums, whose excellence is recognised all over the world”.

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