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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:52
A recent film about one of the most controversial and visionary artists, “Caravaggio – Blood and Soul,” was such a box office success that there will be a…
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by Luciana.Squadrilli | Thu, 02/22/2018 - 01:32
Caravaggio – l’Anima e il Sangue is the title of the latest art movie produced by Sky and Magnitudo Film, entirely devoted to the fascinating and controversial…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:25
“And in the houses of gentlemen throughout Florence, there are so many pictures, that it would be tedious to attempt to speak of them all,” wrote Giorgio…
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by Myra Robinson | Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:20
A couple of weeks ago I was in Vicenza, arriving by train in time for lunch at a great little trattoria recommended to me by the local carabinieri. I’d had to…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/28/2017 - 10:20
It took six years to complete, but the result was worth the wait: the painstaking restoration of Leonardo’s unfinished Adoration of the Magi by Opificio delle…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/23/2017 - 06:00
Giovanni and Gentile Bellini, Tintoretto, Tiziano, Paolo Veronese, Cima da Conegliano, Taddeo Zuccari, Vittore Carpaccio, Giorgione, Lorenzo Lotto…the quantity…
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by Georgette Jupe | Sun, 12/11/2016 - 13:58
Home to more UNESCO heritage sites than anywhere in the world, Italy has long attracted those who appreciate its rich cultural heritage, and who could blame…
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by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 10/06/2016 - 05:29
Growing up, I thought of paper-mache as the ultimate find in crafty materials; the smells, the textures, and most of all the ability to form into anything you…
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by Magda Lauer | Mon, 09/05/2016 - 02:20
Early days and style Botticelli was born Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi in Florence in 1445 and his work has held fascination for more historians than…
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by Magda Lauer | Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:49
‘Big George’ confuses historians Giorgione Barbarelli da Castelfranco was the name he was known by, although his real surname was Gasparini, and he signed…