Baroque

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 11/22/2017 - 03:00
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the leading sculptor of the 17th century, and the artist who made Rome the Baroque beauty we can still admire today, is the subject of a…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:21
The 1693 Sicily earthquake razed to the ground most of the island’s south-eastern portion. Many towns were rebuilt according to the urban and stylistic traits…
Travel
by Georgette Jupe | Mon, 02/16/2015 - 03:00
Italy has its fair share of wonderful places to visit but, as someone who now considers herself a ‘local’, visiting Sicily was a bit of an eye-opener for my…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/30/2014 - 02:00
A memorial park commemorating the influential and revolutionary Baroque artist Caravaggio is scheduled to be inaugurated in July in the Monte Argentario area…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Fri, 05/02/2014 - 03:44
The Church of Santa Maria della Misericordia in Foggia, also known as the Church of Purgatory, a fine example of a Baroque church, has reopened for the first…
Culture
by Carol King | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 04:47
The late Sir Denis Mahon bequeathed £100 million worth of Baroque Italian paintings to the UK. A British art historian and collector, who died in 2011, Mahon…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Thu, 04/07/2011 - 04:58
Since antiquity, Italy has been the home of artistic treasures. Now an exhibit at the Uffizi is bringing some of the rarest pieces of artwork back to public…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Tue, 02/15/2011 - 03:55
Modenantiquaria, the world-renowned antique fair has returned to Modena for its 25th exhibition. The annual exposition amasses unique art and curious…