Conservators are working to “virtually restore” a Gentileschi painting whose nude figure was covered with draping and veils in the interest of modesty.
The unorthodox bodies that Donatello sculpted seem intertwined with the unorthodox relationship he developed between his own body and the bodies of other queer men.
The protest at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence was the most recent in a string of actions involving activists attaching themselves to artworks.
Construction workers happened upon the pair of frescos, dating back as early as the 1600s, during a restoration of the Uffizi Gallery.
Eike Schmidt, who has led the museum since 2015, said that “devotional art was not born as a work of art but for a religious purpose.”
Tomás Saraceno’s retrospective exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi gives a closer look at the lives and creations of spiders to reveal how completely ecologies are entangled and spaces are shared with our nonhuman companions.
Giovanna Garzoni’s tablescape was a map of the world, and she wanted to chart every detail.
Without Limits challenges students to rethink fashion while simultaneously integrating protective technologies for the aging population.
A documentary dives into the history of the Institute of the Innocents, which housed unwanted babies, and the first painting it ever commissioned.
The Getty Foundation has awarded $1 million in grants to support virtual preservation of cultural locations worldwide.
The Uffizi’s director has used social media to call out Germany authorities who have yet to respond to his requests for restitution.
Jane Fortune once fell in love with the Renaissance artist Plautilla Nelli at a Florence book fair. She’s since devoted her life to uncovering and restoring the great works of hitherto unknown women painters of the last six centuries.