Tag archive for ‘Italian Art’
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Giotto: the Arena Chapel

Giotto shows the representation of human emotion, injects individuality once again in the people depicted and is interested in conveying a sense of realism. Back in the very early 1300s Padua was a very wealthy More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 21st, 2016

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

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, July 18th, 2016

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Square Coliseum

Called the “Square Coliseum”, the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana was intended by Benito Mussolini as the centrepiece of the 1942 Esposizione Universale Roma When I first saw it, in the distance at the far More...

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

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 Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Viewpoint – Casole d’Elsa, Arte All’Arte

Once upon a time, deep in the heart of Tuscany, the ancient hilltop town of Casole d’Elsa was filled with plastic objects in the name of art… The small 12th century town of Casole d’Elsa near Siena saw its More...