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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/07/2021 - 00:00
Michelangelo tackled the theme of la pietà (the death of Christ) throughout his career and the so-called ‘Bandini Pietà’ was one of his last works, created…
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by Myra Robinson | Mon, 09/06/2021 - 11:59
Why do politicians often have a reputation for being deceitful, underhand, dishonest….?  Could it all have begun with the writings of Machiavelli in the 15th…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/02/2021 - 03:11
Michelangelo, the artist symbol of the Renaissance, is famous mainly for his work on the Sistine Chapel (ceiling and Last Judgement), and for the sculptures of…
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by Laura Morelli | Tue, 08/10/2021 - 10:01
2020 marked the five hundredth anniversary of the death of Raffaello Sanzio, an Italian Renaissance artist whose influence on later generations can hardly be…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/28/2021 - 04:45
The Church of San Gennaro at the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte has reopened to the public after 50 years, and it promises to be quite the unusual…
Culture
by Magda Lauer | Tue, 07/06/2021 - 13:06
Back to the Future or Have We Arrived? The From Home to the Universe and Back project has come to its completion with the reopening of apartment 39B on Via…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/25/2021 - 04:47
With a year’s delay due to the pandemic, the Domus Aurea, emperor Nero’s opulent residence in the heart of ancient Rome, reopens with an exceptional immersive…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 07:45
It could be described as a bacteriological war in the service of art: when restorers in Florence were almost resigned, after eight years of work, to having to…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 03:16
If today you are still able to admire the original colors that Michelangelo painted for his absolute masterpieces, the Sistine Chapel’s vaulted ceiling and The…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/25/2021 - 06:40
A lost mosaic belonging to Roman emperor Caligula has been unveiled and put on display at the Italian museum in Nemi, Lazio, where it was supposedly kept…