Tag archive for ‘sculpture’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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The Laocoön group

This statue in the Vatican‘s Pio Clementino Museum may be the most influential of them all… Michelangelo admired it, as did Donatello before him, and Pliny the Elder long before them; this latter attributed More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Estruscan art

What few examples have been found reflect a wealthy and sophisticated culture with refined tastes This fascinating civilization is often overshadowed by its more ‘famous’ fellow Ancients, the Greeks and the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Sculpture: Piazza Camerlata

Italia! investigates a very different view of this renowned Italian lakeside town, with a visit to a dizzying sculpture in Piazza Camerlata, in Como What do you envisage when you think of the Italian Lakes? It More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Florence

Florence is the perfect venue for a weekend away if you simply want to be a tourist: there’s so much to see, read about and photograph, and it’s one of those rare places where there’s really no point in trying More...