A coffee table book about the Vatican that drips with luxury and power.
Michelangelo and Fra Angelico were Italian Renaissance artists who died on the same day (many years apart).
The 2021 UNESCO session raised Italy's number of World Heritage Sites to 58—the most of any country in the world.
Throughout the long, lonely months of our modern pandemic, I've been thinking about a dark and mysterious painting in Palermo known as "The Triumph ...
There are few artists in history who inspire intrigue quite like Caravaggio. Here's where to find his works in Rome.
A look at Franco del Zotto Odorico's art at the Tina Modotti house in Udine.
Learn more about the Roman artist who lovingly chronicled the quarantine in watercolors.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here's where to find them in Italy.