Tag archive for ‘Art’
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Andrea Mantegna: one of the genius artists of the 1400s

He was one of the genius artists of the 1400s and a spectacular example of the Renaissance man. Lamentation of the Dead Christ, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan Andrea Mantegna (1436-1506) is one of the greats in art More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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The Medici Chapels

The Pope commissioned Michelangelo to build a new burial chamber for his family on the San Lorenzo church The full view of Giuliano’s tomb The Medici Chapels in Florence is a fascinating complex. It is entirely More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Fast Art: The Duke and the Duchess

They are double-sided portraits, painted by Piero della Francesca, who was the court painter at the court of Urbino The reverse side shows the duke and duchess in miniature These portraits of the Duke and Duchess More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Florence Art and Restoration Fair 2016 commemorate 50 years since the flood

Florence is now considered the capital of culture and restoration, a perfect setting for this fair… The International Art and Restoration Fair in Florence will take place from 9th to 11 November 2016 . More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Touring Italy’s Ceramics Workshops with Emma Hart

Artist Emma Hart is not a fan of the perfected visions of life offered by social media… Emma Hart in her studio in Peckham, south-east London. Image: Richard Mildenhall/Independent Though she has a background More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Artistic devotion – discover Italia!

When it comes to works of religious art, the Medici chapel in Florence has plenty to offer. Take a closer look at the history behind the paintings with Marina Belozerskaya Classical stories and portraits graced More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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The painting of Dante inside the Florentine cathedral

A painting often really does speak a thousand words, and in this one we get to dive into to the mystical world of Dante Inside the cathedral in Florence, just before the presbytery, on the left aisle wall, there More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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Travel in Umbria and explore Perugia

Join us to celebrate the delights of a visit to this historic Umbrian city and its surrounding hill-towns  Bird’s Eye View to Historic Center City of Perugia, Italy Umbria has already been nominated as the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Top Picks: August Edit

Discover home décor, luxury Rome and Capri trips and exciting new album releases as well as a fascinating dive into Sicily’s past in our round-up this August…  Alessi is More This summer sees the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Top Italian Art Deco Posters

Of course we’d love to see the sights of Italy all day, every day! Remind yourself of your time abroad with one of these art deco inspired posters. If you were whisked away on a vesper or maybe you’re honeymoon More...