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.
On Tuesday Dario Franceschini, Italy’s Minister of Heritage, Culture, and Tourism, announced that the superior council for cultural assets and landscape has committed €80 million (~$87 million) to 12 major cultural projects.
Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral is an improbable exhibition, with 23 early Renaissance pieces that have rarely (if ever) left Italy, let alone crossed the Atlantic to arrive at this small Upper West Side museum.
FLORENCE, Italy — Is there a more hallucinatory painter than Jacopo Carucci, more popularly known as Jacopo Pontormo?
Based upon sketches drawn round the time he worked on “The Last Supper” (15th C.), an Italian fashion house is introducing a new bag designed by the original Renaissance man himself.