The history behind the Trevi Fountain, one of the most beautiful and best-known fountains in the world.
This Italian map is fun but certainly controversial. It is a map of each region in Italy represented by a painting or fresco by an artist of that region. Here’s the full map (click to zoom in). A list of the artworks and their creators follow. Alphabetical List of Italian…
In addition to the many paintings that Raphael painted during his short life, the artist was also responsible for a roomful of frescoes in a Roman palace that is now known as the Villa Farnesina. From 1517-1518, Raphael and his workshop painted scenes from the fable of Cupid and Psyche…
After a two-month lockdown, Italy's museums are set to reopen. The reopening will bring both challenges and opportunities.
Many Italian museums and galleries have made it easier to take virtual visits of their works of art and historical relics.
A detail on Simone Martini's "Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus" is my entry for "blue" for the #30dayphotochallenge
The latest list of the top 30 most-visited museums in Italy includes archeological parks, castles, and world-class galleries across 10 out of 20 regions.