Raphael

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/25/2020 - 00:00
To pay homage to Raphael on the 500th anniversary of his death, here’s a walking itinerary in the center of Rome to visit the places that contain his works or…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:00
The largest exhibition ever organized entirely devoted to Raphael, ‘Raffaello 1520-1483’ opened on March 5 at Rome’s Scuderie del Quirinale and had to close a…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:51
In the fall of 1504, 21-year-old Raffaello Sanzio mounted a mule and began winding his way down the mountainous pathsfrom Urbino. At first glance, leaving his…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/02/2020 - 04:18
Museums and palaces may be closed, but the online world is more open than ever. Many cultural institutions in Italy are coping with the nationwide lockdown by…
Travel
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 03/26/2020 - 06:36
Recently I stood on a windswept hilltop overlooking Urbino, took a picture, and texted my husband. From five thousand miles away, he texted back: “Is that a…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/03/2020 - 06:18
Hailed as the biggest ever exhibition entirely devoted to Raphael, “Raffaello” is scheduled to open at Rome’s Scuderie del Quirinale on March 5, despite…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/18/2020 - 06:31
The monumental tapestries made from designs by Raphael are exceptionally on view in the place they were originally intended for, the Sistine Chapel in Rome’s…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 01/16/2020 - 03:09
The artist Raffaello Sanzio—better known as Raphael—is one of the undisputed masters of the High Renaissance style in Italy. But when you realize that the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/14/2020 - 06:04
Two Italian regions and one city made The New York Times’ recently released annual list of 52 places to go in the coming year. According to The New York Times…
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…