Antonio Canova

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:00
A 200-year-old sculpture by Antonio Canova was damaged after an Austrian tourist laying down on it to pose for a photo caused the statue’s toes to snap off. …
Culture
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…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/05/2014 - 01:15
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the greatest Neoclassical sculptor, Antonio Canova. “Antonio Canova: The Seven…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 02/03/2014 - 06:22
Le Tre Grazie by Antonio Canova, with the Venus de Milo and Nefertiti bust, is possibly the most famous sculpture in the world. The three young “beauties”…
by Carol King | Wed, 02/13/2013 - 07:50
The Museum of Rome at Palazzo Braschi is hosting a major exhibition featuring one of Italy’s most famous sculptors ‘Canova: The Sign of the Glory. Drawings,…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Wed, 07/13/2011 - 06:12
Paulina Borghese has been declared the most beautiful woman ever depicted in the history of Italian art.The Marilena Ferrari Foundation decided to examine the…
Culture
by Carla Passino | Thu, 03/05/2009 - 11:13
Italy lost its leading artistic role during the 19th century, and artwork from the period remains relatively unknown outside the national confines. But…
Culture
by Carla Passino | Thu, 01/29/2009 - 04:07
This is a mouth-watering winter for Italy-bound art lovers. The season’s calendar is packed full with interesting events covering all the most important eras…