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Art Bernini, Borghese and the Rise of Baroque Rome: 6 Bernini Masterpieces in the Villa Borghese

Bernini, Borghese and the Rise of Baroque Rome: 6 Bernini Masterpieces in the Villa Borghese

Get the lowdown on the magnificent sculptures created by Gianlorenzo Bernini for Scipione Borghese ...

Thu 04 Mar 2021

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Art The Brutal Beauty of an Ancient Masterpiece:  Palazzo Massimo’s Boxer at Rest

The Brutal Beauty of an Ancient Masterpiece: Palazzo Massimo’s Boxer at Rest

Come face-to-face with one of the most probing psychological portraits in all of ancient art, the ...

Fri 05 Feb 2021

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Art Christ is Born: Pinturicchio’s Nativity Fresco in Santa Maria del Popolo’s Della Rovere Chapel

Christ is Born: Pinturicchio’s Nativity Fresco in Santa Maria del Popolo’s Della Rovere Chapel

Keeping in the festive spirit this week, in our latest blog we’re profiling one of our favourite ...

Thu 31 Dec 2020

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Art Botticelli, Perugino and the Wonders of the Early Renaissance in the Sistine Chapel

Botticelli, Perugino and the Wonders of the Early Renaissance in the Sistine Chapel

Discover the often overlooked magnificent early Renaissance frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, where ...

Wed 02 Dec 2020

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Art The Tragic Genius of Francesco Borromini: Inside Rome’s San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

The Tragic Genius of Francesco Borromini: Inside Rome’s San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

Discover the tragic tale of the life and shocking death of architectural icon Francesco Borromini ...

Thu 19 Nov 2020

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Art The Visionary Ecstasy of Death: Bernini’s Sculpture of Ludovica Albertoni

The Visionary Ecstasy of Death: Bernini’s Sculpture of Ludovica Albertoni

Discover the extraordinary last masterpiece of Baroque genius Gianlorenzo Bernini, a startling portr ...

Fri 30 Oct 2020

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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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