Tag archive for ‘Art and Culture’
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Discover the Alabaster Caves of Volterra

Mario Matassa visits Volterra, a medieval hilltop town in Tuscany, where he discovers the alabaster caves and workshops for which the area is famous The chalky white alabaster from Volterra is considered the finest More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Italia Icons – Michelangelo

It is perhaps the most famous statue in the world and a preeminent icon of the Renaissance, and of the city that produced the Renaissance… Michelangelo’s David was first commissioned in 1466, though not to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Exploring modern art in Turin

Jane Keightley exposes herself to new experiences in the city that has become known as a centre for the avant-garde… Turin has always been well known for being the home of The Shroud and, more recently, the place More...