Raphael

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…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/03/2017 - 09:30
[Ducal Palace, Urbino.] Artists have been inspired by the landscapes of Le Marche for centuries, from Piero della Francesca and Raphael to Perugino, Bramante…
Culture
by Magda Lauer | Thu, 11/02/2017 - 08:06
Raphael's place in the world Imagine today a young boy who loses both his parents before the age of twelve being able to achieve the huge volume of work that…
Culture
by Katia Amore | Sun, 12/14/2014 - 01:00
Sistine Madonna, also called La Madonna di San Sisto, is an oil painting by the Italian artist Raffaello Sanzio (Raphael). It is one of the last Madonnas…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:28
John Bensalhia brushes up on one of the most famous sectors of the Italian Renaissance – the art world. (Read Part 1 - Introduction and Overview here; Part 2…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 09/14/2014 - 03:30
The Jacquemart-Andrè Museum in Paris is hosting a retrospective dedicated to Renaissance master and Raphael’s teacher Perugino. “Perugino – Master of Raphael” …
Life + Style
by Katia Amore | Thu, 05/22/2014 - 09:08
With summer approaching Italian women start hearing the expression 'prova costume' which refers to trying out your bikini to see if you are ready for 'a bella…