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Art Highlights of the Vatican Pinacoteca: 10 Paintings You Need to See in the Vatican Picture Gallery

Highlights of the Vatican Pinacoteca: 10 Paintings You Need to See in the Vatican Picture Gallery

Discover the magnificent masterpieces of the Vatican Museum's Pinacoteca gallery with our guide, ...

Fri 09 Oct 2020

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Art This is my Body: Stefano Maderno and the Miraculous Corpse of Saint Cecilia

This is my Body: Stefano Maderno and the Miraculous Corpse of Saint Cecilia

Stefano Maderno's sculpture of the corpse of Saint Cecilia is one of Rome's most beautiful statues - ...

Fri 02 Oct 2020

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Art Beautiful Frescoes and Bloody Intrigue: A Guide to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican

Beautiful Frescoes and Bloody Intrigue: A Guide to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican

Discover the fabulous but under-appreciated Renaissance frescoes of the Borgia apartments in the ...

Tue 08 Sep 2020

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Art High Art and Dark Experiments: The Road to Enlightenment in the Sansevero Chapel

High Art and Dark Experiments: The Road to Enlightenment in the Sansevero Chapel

To celebrate the launch of our latest virtual tour of Naples’ extraordinary Sansevero Chapel, this ...

Fri 28 Aug 2020

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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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