A facade is all that remains of the fabled home of the Renaissance artist but the story around it raises more questions than it answers.
Focused on mosaics, the only technique whose color doesn’t fade over time, Colors of the Romans helps audiences look at the ancient society as those living then would have seen it.
Fuori proposes a reinterpretation of Italian visual arts from the 1960s to the present day, affording greater prominence to women and young artists.
The street with Francesco Borromini’s marvelous façade is called Via di Propaganda; learning its history reveals the complex relationship between art and indoctrination.
What happens when an epidemic strikes and that profoundly human urge to kiss and touch items thought to be sacred becomes part of the problem?
“Angels Unaware” by Canadian artist Timothy P. Schmalz shows 140 migrants in a refugee boat and is now on view in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square.
Complete with marble floors, mosaics, and frescoes, the Hadrian-era house was found nearly 40 feet beneath the Amba Aradam station.
ROME — Following the election of Rome’s first female mayor — Virginia Raggi of the populist Five Star Movement, who won a massive 67.2% in the second ballot — the city awaits solutions to the neglect which has led to overgrown parks, rubbish on the streets, large-scale homelessness of the city’s immigrant population, and poor cultural programming.
Rome will have what city officials are calling its first “archaeological station” after a construction team recently uncovered 2nd-century CE Roman barracks during ongoing work on the city’s third metro line.
ROME — What exactly does public art mean in a town rebuilt uninterruptedly for over 2,000 years?
ROME — Mentioning Rome to most people evokes, in no particular order: ancient ruins, stunning palazzi, romantic dinners, and good weather.
Yesterday, as part of his tour of Europe, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Rome’s Capitoline Museums, where he met Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi.