Renaissance

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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” …
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by Silvia Donati | Sun, 09/14/2014 - 03:00
[Image: Pintoricchio, ‘The Coronation of Pope Pius III’ (1509), Duomo of Siena.] San Gimignano is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the Umbria-born…
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by John Bensalhia | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:00
In our fourth article dedicated to the Italian Renaissance, John Bensalhia describes the most important advances in science. (Read Part 1 - Introduction and…
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by Silvia Donati | Sat, 05/31/2014 - 02:00
Italy is a treasure trove of precious works of art and it’s not uncommon to find them in unthinkable places where they lie hidden and forgotten. In Brescia, a…
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by Katia Amore | Sat, 05/17/2014 - 05:15
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is staging an exhibition featuring forty-two masterpieces of Central and Southern Italian Renaissance drawing from the…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 05/12/2014 - 06:02
The beautiful landscapes seen in the background of many Renaissance paintings, including those by Piero della Francesca, Raphael, and Leonardo Da Vinci,…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/08/2014 - 03:00
A precious painting by the Renaissance artist Romanino was unexpectedly discovered behind a closet in a little room inside a church in Valcamonica, Lombardy’s…
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by Katia Amore | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:16
  Easter is probably the most important Christian festival because it celebrates the resurrection of Christ, but I have always considered it also as the…
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by John Bensalhia | Thu, 03/13/2014 - 22:00
In our third article dedicated to the Italian Renaissance (read part 1 here and part 2 here), John Bensalhia looks at how the movement spurred on a whole new…
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by John Bensalhia | Mon, 02/10/2014 - 08:39
In our second article dedicated to the Italian Renaissance, John Bensalhia assesses the core beliefs and philosophies that defined it. Humanism The Renaissance…