Giotto

Culture
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…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 11/10/2021 - 03:18
In order to allow for the rotation of the main bell of Giotto's Campanile in Florence, known as the ‘campanone’ (big bell), all seven bells of the iconic…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 09/07/2015 - 03:00
His painting technique revolutionized Italian art: Giotto di Bondone, born in Florence in 1266 near Florence, is celebrated in an exhibition at Milan’s Palazzo…
Culture
by Aleid Ford | Mon, 01/05/2015 - 06:33
Culture
by Katia Amore | Sun, 12/21/2014 - 02:00
This Nativity is a fresco painted by Giotto in the Scrovegni Chapel, in Padua, as part of one of his finest and most important fresco cycles dedicated to the…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:30
A bolt of lightning has damaged an outer wall of the Scrovegni Chapel in Padova, prompting fear that the precious early 14th century frescoes by Giotto…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:26
Throughout summer, visitors to Padua will have the chance to learn more about historical figures hailing from the area, as part of the annual “Notturni d’Arte…
by ITALY | Tue, 03/13/2012 - 08:08
words by Elizabeth Ganley-RoperExperts claim that one of the most important monuments in the history of art, the fresco cycle in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Thu, 11/10/2011 - 03:36
Art restorers working on a fresco by Renaissance painter Giotto di Bondone have discovered the smirking face of the devil disguised in clouds within the…
Culture
by Natalie Aldern | Wed, 06/08/2011 - 04:43
Art historian Luciano Buso has proposed a controversial thesis in his new book about the Shroud of Turin. Buso claims to have found proof that an Italian…