Michelangelo

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 07:45
It could be described as a bacteriological war in the service of art: when restorers in Florence were almost resigned, after eight years of work, to having to…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 03:16
If today you are still able to admire the original colors that Michelangelo painted for his absolute masterpieces, the Sistine Chapel’s vaulted ceiling and The…
Life + Style
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 03/29/2021 - 07:58
John Bensalhia ventures into the Spring season with another selection of events happening this April... It's now over a year since global lockdown, and while…
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…