Wry indie rock from Melbourne with ambling guitars and perfectly calibrated, wonderfully aloof lyrics. Heaven Surrounds You by Surf Curse. Bouncy, nervous indie rock shaded with melancholy, like a beach with its color washed out at night. Ben Cook's magical songwriting shines on this upbeat and melodic love letter to intimate and meaningful guitar pop. The appearance of the square before the nineteenth-century demolitions is documented in prints, paintings and drawings in the Museo di Firenze com'era in Via dell'Oriuolo.
A plentiful supply of works of art and architectural fragments fed the antiquarian market, and only some of them could be saved for the Museo nazionale di San Marco , whilst others were returned to the town as donations such as those that allowed the founding of the Museo Bardini and Museo Horne.
Artists like Telemaco Signorini depicted with melancholy this disappearing part of town. In , after the demolition of the hovels in the center of the Mercato, the old piazza del Mercato Vecchio reappeared, with the Loggia, the Colonna dell'Abbondanza and the church of San Tommaso, but the shrewd restorers preferred to proceed with a more radical demolition yet.
On 20 September , with the building-sites still open to rebuild the palazzoni in the square, the Equestrian Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II was inaugurated. This monument gave the piazza its original name. An old photograph taken on the day of the inauguration show the buildings of the square still incomplete and covered for the civil ceremony in scenery representing good luck.
The statue, a commemorative and rather rhetorical work which did not please the Florentines, was mocked in a biting sonnet by Vamba , entitled Emanuele a corpo sciolto.
Today the sculpture is in a Piazzale of the Parco delle Cascine. The palaces that rose in the new square, painted bitterly by the young Telemaco Signorini, followed the eclectic fashion of the time and had been planned by already well-known architects: Vincenzo Micheli , Luigi Buonamici , Giuseppe Boccini.
The porticos with the triumphal arch, called the " Arcone ", was designed by Micheli and was inspired by the most courtly Florentine Renaissance architecture, even if its additions to that style seem to be distant from the true ancient style. The pompous inscription that dominates the square was dictated, it seems, from Isidoro del Lungo , or another literary source:.
On top of the Arcone is an allegorical group of three women in plaster, representing Italy, Art and Science. Is this restaurant good for large groups? Does this restaurant have tables with seating? Is this restaurant good for dinner? Is this a Barbecue restaurant? Is this restaurant good for scenic view? Does this restaurant have a full bar? Is this an Eastern European restaurant? Is this a Czech restaurant?
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