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. ...
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 close-up detail from Simone Martini's "Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus."
Italian musician Salmo discusses Caravaggio while in quarantine and creates a cool work of art in the process.
Maurizio Catellan's L.O.V.E., a provocative sculpture in front of the Milan Stock Exchange, is more than an irreverent gesture.
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.
Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.
Get to know the works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the Baroque artist whose works are some of the most famous pieces of art in Rome.
Learn more about Sardinia's Femmina Accabadora, a witch-like figure who is also known as the Lady of the Good Death.
Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here's where to find them in Italy.
The Duomo is magnificent. But do you know what else to do in Milan? Here are three ideas for first time visitors to Milan.
Michelangelo Buonarotti is most associated with Rome because of his masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. But his work is all over the capital and it is well worth the effort to seek it out.
The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been off-limits to visitors. Until now. Rome-based luxury brand ...
The church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Tuscany, is considered one of prime examples of Renaissance architecture.
Sicily has some of the most gorgeous golden mosaics in the world. Here's where to see these UNESCO World Heritage sights in Palermo, Monreale, and Cefalù.
I've always meant to visit the Museo di Roma. But in a city like Rome, where so many more sites and monuments are vying for attention, it was easy to put off a visit until "next time." ...
Walking daily among or near ruins, such as the Teatro Marcello, is one of the reasons why people fall in love with Rome. The Theater of Marcellus or Teatro Marcello, was inaugurated in 12 BCE by ...