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Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus by Simone Martini

A detail on Simone Martini's "Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus" is my entry for "blue" for the #30dayphotochallengeThe post Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus by Simone Martini appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Photos, Art, Photography, Spring, Florence, Blue, Tuscany, St Margaret, Museums and Exhibits, Art & Architecture, Simone Martini, Italogram, Spring Photo Challenge, Florence & Tuscany, 30dayphotochallenge


These Were the Most-Visited Museums in Italy in 2019

The latest list of the top 30 most-visited museums in Italy includes archeological parks, castles, and world-class galleries across 10 out of 20 regions.
Tags: Travel, Museums, Italy, Italy News, Museums and Exhibits


Raphael: Where to See His Works in Italy

Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.
Tags: Travel, Art, Books, Milan, Featured, Rome, Italy, Raphael, Vatican City, Florence, Bologna, Tuscany, Arts And Culture, Brescia, Urbino, Bergamo


Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy

Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one of the best known of Italian names, following his trail in Italy is not so simple. For example, his Mona Lisa, arguably the most famous painting in the world, is in the Louvre in Paris.…  Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy The post Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Books, Milan, Featured, Rome, Paris, Italy, Vatican City, Venice, Florence, Turin, Tuscany, Louvre, Arts And Culture, Leonardo da Vinci


If You Love Rome, This May Be the Best Museum You’ve Never Visited

I was drawn to the Museo di Roma at Palazzo Braschi for the view. The museum sits at the southwest end of Piazza Navona and has an incredible view of the famous square from its second and third floors. I’ve… The post If You Love Rome, This May Be the Best Museum You’ve Never Visited appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Rome, Piazza Navona, Canaletto, Museums and Exhibits, Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi


Masterpiece in the Pinacoteca Brera

Milan’s Pinacoteca Brera is a first class gallery on par with Italy’s finest museums. The collection of Italian, mostly religious, art is spread out in 38 rooms and includes masterpieces by Andrea Mantegna, Piero Della Francesca, Raphael, and Caravaggio. But… The post Masterpiece in the Pinacoteca Brera appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Photography, Milan, Italy, Arts And Culture, Caravaggio, Bellini, Photo of the Day, Museums and Exhibits, Pinacoteca Brera, Andrea Mantegna Piero Della Francesca Raphael


House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city's best-kept secrets. The post House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Rome, House, Lazio, Destinations, Arts And Culture, Caravaggio, Museums and Exhibits, Palazzo Altemps, Ancient Art, Galleria Doria-Pamphilj, Galleria Spada, Keats-Shelley House, Palazzo Barberini, Palazzo Colonna


La Festa Delle Donne – International Women’s Day in Italy

Italy celebrates International Women's Day - La Festa delle Donne - with mimosas and a free museum day. The post La Festa Delle Donne – International Women’s Day in Italy appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Women, Italy, International Women's Day, Donne, Museums and Exhibits, Festivals And Events, Festa delle Donne, MiBACT, La Festa Delle Donne, La Festa Delle Donne International


Fendi, Galleria Borghese Announce Creation of the Caravaggio Research Institute

Fendi and Galleria Borghese announce the Caravaggio Research Institute. The post Fendi, Galleria Borghese Announce Creation of the Caravaggio Research Institute appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Rome, Fendi, Caravaggio, Galleria Borghese, Italy News, Museums and Exhibits, Caravaggio Research Institute


Rome’s Museums On A Metro Map

Rome is often called an outdoor museum. But the capital also has dozens of museums to explore, not only in the Centro Storico but beyond the walls. Helping us locate all of these museums and galleries is a new map showing Rome’s museums as they relate to metro stops. Featured on the map are well-known … The post Rome’s Museums On A Metro Map appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Maps, Rome, Metro, Museums and Exhibits


Ai Weiwei’s ‘Libero’ at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Ai Weiwei is one of the best and most provocative artists working in the world today. Now Italians and visitors to Italy will have a chance to see the Chinese artists’s works up close in an exhibition at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. Titled “Libero” (Free), the comprehensive retrospective will feature cool and controversial items from Ai Weiwei’s catalog as well… Read more The post Ai Weiwei’s ‘Libero’ at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Italy, Florence, Ai Weiwei, Museums and Exhibits, Palazzo Strozzi


A Special Harvest: Anatomical Theaters in Italy

Since ancient times, man has been interested in anatomy — how muscles and bones function and fit together and how the body works. But it wasn’t until the Renaissance that the study of anatomy really took off, thanks in large part to the printing press, which helped anatomists, illustrators, scientists, and physicians get on the same page (pun intended). In… Read more The post A Special Harvest: Anatomical Theaters in Italy appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Books, Science, Anatomy, Italy, Bologna, Padua, Padova, Museums and Exhibits, Italy Roundtable, Anatomical Theaters, Andreas Vesalius, Gabriele Falloppio, Renaissance Art


A Special Harvest: Exploring Anatomical Theaters in Padua and Bologna

Much of what we know today about anatomy was first discovered and documented in Renaissance Italy. The post A Special Harvest: Exploring Anatomical Theaters in Padua and Bologna appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Books, Science, Featured, Anatomy, Bologna, Padua, Padova, Museums and Exhibits, Italy Roundtable, Anatomical Theaters, Andreas Vesalius, Gabriele Falloppio, Renaissance Art


CAMERA: Torino’s New Photography Museum

On October 1, the city of Torino (Turin) inaugurated Italy’s newest museum. CAMERA, the Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, will showcase Italian and international photography in a 2,000 square meter space just down the road from the Museo Nazionale del Cinema and other sights in Torino’s historic center. CAMERA plans to stage three main exhibitions each year and five to six… Read more The post CAMERA: Torino’s New Photography Museum appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Art, Photography, Italy, Torino, Turin, Piemonte, Italy News, Museums and Exhibits, Torino Turin, Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Museo Nazionale del Cinema