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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/19/2022 - 06:26
The 59th Venice International Art Exhibition, or Biennale Arte, the most important contemporary art event in the world, opens on April 23 in Venice, delayed a…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 04/14/2022 - 00:27
Nearly everyone on the globe recognizes the woman in Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, whether or not they have seen the iconic portrait in person in the Louvre.…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/22/2022 - 05:54
The most complete exhibition ever dedicated to Donatello, the groundbreaking Renaissance sculptor who changed the history of Western art, opened in Florence on…
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by Myra Robinson | Wed, 03/09/2022 - 03:48
The Veneto is famed for its fine villas, built by Palladio and his followers as summer retreats from the heat and humidity of Venice. All are beautiful, set in…
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by Myra Robinson | Tue, 03/01/2022 - 02:42
As you walk across the Campo Santa Maria Formosa passing the campanile, you come across possibly the ugliest sculpted head in Venice on the keystone of an…
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by Laura Morelli | Mon, 02/21/2022 - 09:26
According to ancient writers, the Etruscans of central Italy were distinct from their neighbors in the Mediterranean. Etruscan language, customs, and material…
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by Laura Morelli | Sun, 12/26/2021 - 11:28
According to the biblical Gospel of Matthew, in the days after the birth of Jesus Christ, men traveled a great distance from the East to bring gifts to the…
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by Myra Robinson | Wed, 12/01/2021 - 08:00
There’s an exhibition currently in Vicenza to celebrate 250 years of the Tiepolos’ - father and son’s - association with the great city of Vicenza, but why…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/05/2021 - 04:54
Trentino, a region mainly known for its mountains and as a paradise for outdoor activities guards precious museums and historic monuments that allows you to…
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by Laura Morelli | Mon, 10/25/2021 - 12:05
It’s been a half-millennium since Leonardo da Vinci set out to paint the now-famous portrait we call Mona Lisa. Scholars have penned millions of words over…