Sculpture

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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:00
Antonio Canova, the greatest of Neoclassical artists, the sculptor behind such masterpieces as Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss, The Three Graces, and Pauline…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/26/2016 - 10:10
Right in the heart of Monti, one of Rome’s most beautiful neighborhoods, roughly halfway along Via Cavour, is a little-known church not  many tourists bother…
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by Luciana.Squadrilli | Tue, 02/16/2016 - 04:39
Words by Luciana Squadrilli Italy is a magical country all on its own, but there are some special places that make it even more amazing. Enchanted gardens…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/17/2015 - 01:00
The Victoria & Albert Museum has raised the money to acquire four important bronze angels by a Renaissance Florentine sculptor, originally designed for the…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/04/2015 - 00:00
Two bronze sculptures on display at Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum could be the work of Michelangelo. If the attribution is confirmed, they would be the only…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:17
The Giant Apennine (Gigante dell’Appennino) sculpture is back on display at the Villa di Pratolino near Florence, after it had been closed to visitors for…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 02:30
A recently opened exhibition in Pisa highlights the artistic career of a major modern painter, one that perfectly embodies the myth of the troubled and…
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by Barry Lillie | Sat, 08/16/2014 - 03:00
At funfairs and even outside supermarkets stand copies of the famous Bocca della Verità (Mouth of Truth); these modern made machines are designed for nothing…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 07/11/2014 - 02:30
Three medieval castles in Apulia built by emperor Frederick II are the setting for an exhibition featuring sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro’s works. The exhibition,…
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by Silvia Donati | Sun, 06/08/2014 - 02:00
The Roman statue of the Apollo Seduto (Seated Apollo) is back on display at the Uffizi Gallery after a difficult restoration process. The sculpture, dating to…