Michelangelo

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/04/2020 - 04:32
Nobody knew about it for hundreds of years. Then, in 1975, under the Medici Chapels in the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence, a tiny room was discovered. It…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/04/2018 - 08:58
Important restoration work on Michelangelo’s funerary monument in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence has been completed and visitors can now admire the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:00
[Image: Daniele da Volterra, Il profeta Elia nel deserto.] “Eternity and Time between Michelangelo and Caravaggio” documents, through the art of seminal late…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/27/2018 - 04:50
The Tuscan villa that belonged to Michelangelo, in the heart of Chianti, is up for sale. Located just outside the village of Castellina in Chianti, between…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:00
Art lovers, take note: you don’t want to miss the following major exhibitions of 2018! (We have decided to select the ones dedicated to Italian artists, but…
Culture
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…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:00
Think you have to spend tons of money on entrance fees to see everything worth seeing in Rome? Not true. There are many sites, famous and not as famous, which…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 12/18/2015 - 06:00
On December 8, Pope Francis opened the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica, thus inaugurating the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. The door at St. Peter’s was the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 11/22/2015 - 07:54
Culture
by Barry Lillie | Thu, 09/17/2015 - 04:03
Photo by: 055Firenze.it Love it or loathe it there’s no escaping from graffiti and though many people think it’s the scourge of modern society the truth is…