Art

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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7 Places to Get Spooked in Rome this Halloween

It’s that time of year again. The evenings are drawing in, a chill is beginning to spike the eveni ...

Mon 28 Oct 2019

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Art A Guide to the Spanish Steps in Rome: Everything You Need to Know About Rome’s Most Iconic Staircase

A Guide to the Spanish Steps in Rome: Everything You Need to Know About Rome’s Most Iconic Staircase

There can be few sights in the world more romantic than the dazzling sweep of the Spanish Steps...

Wed 23 Oct 2019

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Art 10 Hidden Masterpieces in the Vatican Museums That You Have to See

10 Hidden Masterpieces in the Vatican Museums That You Have to See

Read on for our guide to 10 of our favourite lesser-known highlights at the Vatican Museums.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

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Art Mussolini, a World’s Fair and a Failed Futurist Fantasy: A Guide to the Modernist Architecture of Rome’s EUR Quarter

Mussolini, a World’s Fair and a Failed Futurist Fantasy: A Guide to the Modernist Architecture of Rome’s EUR Quarter

The great flowering of architectural modernism in the Eternal City coincided with the inexorable ...

Fri 27 Sep 2019

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Art Violence, Art and the Watcher in the Shadows: on the Trail of Caravaggio in Baroque Rome

Violence, Art and the Watcher in the Shadows: on the Trail of Caravaggio in Baroque Rome

The artistic world of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

Fri 13 Sep 2019

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