Pope Francis called the works’ repatriation a “donation.”
The 65-year-old man was reportedly angry that he was not granted a meeting with the Pope.
An art attorney contacted the FBI on behalf of an anonymous client who was in possession of a mosaic of Medusa.
The initiative will put the Vatican Museum’s masterpieces on the blockchain.
The oldest mass-printed cookbook, 500-year-old recipes from a pope’s private chef, and varied displays of chocolate molds will go on view in May.
Featuring Ethan Hawke in a dual role as twin brothers on opposite sides of a brewing war, Abel Ferrara’s new film evokes the paranoia of modern information overload.
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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?