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Still Lifes Too Vivid to Be Real – Imagined Realism in Luigi Lucioni’s Art

For some people, realism is defined by painting what they see. For Luigi Lucioni, it meant painting what he thought was there. Luigi Lucioni’s...

Anthony de Feo 15 August 2021

Long Read

Tombs of Leonardo Bruni and Carlo Marsupini: Strikingly Similar or Substantially Different?

In the 15th century, Florence underwent a cultural and artistic peak without parallel, architecture, painting, and sculpture were at their height.

Guest Profile 14 June 2021

Review

Venice Biennale 2021: What to Know and 5 Interesting Pavilions

After being postponed due to the global pandemic, the International Architecture Exhibition is back at the Venice Biennale. The participants will try...

Marta Wiktoria Bryll 24 May 2021

A Controversial Christmas Tree in Venice

Weighing 9 tonnes, 10 metres tall, the 2020 Christmas Tree of Venice had become a scandal before it was lit up last week. Why? Because it’s not...

Magda Michalska 22 December 2020

Ancient Art

The Torlonia Marbles: A Long-Awaited Classical Collection

After strictly remaining in the shade for decades and decades, one of the world’s most extensive private collections of classical sculpture, the...

Erol Degirmenci 20 August 2020

Museum Stories

Art Fair for Emerging Artists: Interview with REA! ARTE

Article presenting the entreprise of young women who created an art fair focusing on the promotion of emerging artists

Amélie Pascutto 22 July 2020

Contemporary Art

Agostino Arrivabene – A Modern Alchemist

Agostino Arrivabene (born in 1967) is a visionary yet secluded Italian contemporary artist who continues to produce outstanding surrealist works from...

Caroline Galambosova 28 April 2020

Art Travels

Roman Holidays: Italian Landscapes Through the Eyes of Russian Artists

It is well known that Italy is a motherland of world masterpieces. Renaissance paintings, baroque architecture and Italian opera are the children of...

Guest Profile 23 April 2020

Women Artists

Giovanna Garzoni – A Baroque Painter Inspires an Art Challenge

Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni lived and worked four centuries ago, but she’s still making an impact today. In honor of the past Women’s History...

Alexandra Kiely 1 April 2020

Museum Stories

La Torre at Fondazione Coppola in Vicenza

After its meticulous restoration, Fondazione Coppola reopens its venue at the Torrione in Vicenza, a center dedicated to contemporary art, with La...

Maria Frazzoni 7 May 2019

Women Artists

Advancing Women Artists Foundation – Rediscovering Female Artists in Florence

The Advancing Women Artists foundation (AWA) is a group that aims to restore female artists to the world. Founded by Jane Fortune after a trip to...

Alexandra Kiely 27 September 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018