Art

Art Artist on the Run: Where to see the art of Caravaggio in Naples

Artist on the Run: Where to see the art of Caravaggio in Naples

The extraordinary art of Caravaggio perfectly reflects Naples' uniquely exciting character. Discover ...

Wed 15 Jul 2020

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Art Trajan's Market: History's first mall

Trajan's Market: History's first mall

One of the most mysterious and fascinating buildings of the ancient Rome, the so-called Trajan's ...

Fri 26 Jun 2020

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Art Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel: A Complete Online Guide to the Sistine Chapel Frescoes

Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel: A Complete Online Guide to the Sistine Chapel Frescoes

This week we’ll be analysing the immense fresco cycle that Michelangelo painted for the ceiling of ...

Tue 23 Jun 2020

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Art An Introduction to the Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo, the Origins of the Sistine Ceiling and the ‘Warrior-Pope’ Julius II

An Introduction to the Sistine Chapel: Michelangelo, the Origins of the Sistine Ceiling and the ‘Warrior-Pope’ Julius II

The Sistine Chapel is one of the world’s most iconic cultural destinations, a living museum of ...

Thu 11 Jun 2020

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Art 9 Things You Need to Know about the Pantheon in Rome

9 Things You Need to Know about the Pantheon in Rome

Of all the magnificent monuments that dot the landscape of Rome’s historic centre, perhaps none is ...

Wed 03 Jun 2020

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Art Fake Domes and Heavenly Visions: the incredible illusionistic frescoes of  Sant’Ignazio in Rome

Fake Domes and Heavenly Visions: the incredible illusionistic frescoes of Sant’Ignazio in Rome

One of the most impressive and surprising artistic achievements anywhere in the city are the massive ...

Wed 13 May 2020

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Art Painting in the dark: the art of the first Christians in the Roman Catacombs

Painting in the dark: the art of the first Christians in the Roman Catacombs

Often consisting in several kilometers of galleries, nowadays the catacombs are mostly famous for ...

Thu 16 Apr 2020

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Art The top 5 Italian Museums you can tour without leaving your sofa (thanks to Virtual Reality)

The top 5 Italian Museums you can tour without leaving your sofa (thanks to Virtual Reality)

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, many museums all over the Bel Paese have decided to ...

Thu 16 Apr 2020

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Art 500 Years of Perfection: Where to see Raphael’s Art in Rome

500 Years of Perfection: Where to see Raphael’s Art in Rome

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, we’ve come up with a virtual guide to the ...

Mon 06 Apr 2020

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Art A Virtual Guide to the Palazzo Barberini: 7 Artworks You Need to See

A Virtual Guide to the Palazzo Barberini: 7 Artworks You Need to See

Amongst Rome’s glittering pantheon of Baroque palaces, Palazzo Barberini might just be the most ...

Fri 27 Mar 2020

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Art Rehabilitating the Breeches-Maker: Daniele da Volterra’s Mannerist Masterpiece Atop the Spanish Steps

Rehabilitating the Breeches-Maker: Daniele da Volterra’s Mannerist Masterpiece Atop the Spanish Steps

Daniele da Volterra has for centuries conjured up images of Counter-Reformation prudery, censorious ...

Fri 14 Feb 2020

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Art St. Peter’s Basilica Guide: Art and Faith in the Vatican City

St. Peter’s Basilica Guide: Art and Faith in the Vatican City

When you come to Rome, there are certain places that you simply can’t afford to miss. The magnific ...

Thu 05 Dec 2019

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