Caravaggio living paintings by Ludovica Rambelli Theater
Caravaggio living paintings by Ludovica Rambelli Theater
7 Historical Figures Posthumously Diagnosed With Illnesses
A recent study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine argues that the Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo may have suffered from a bout of osteoarthritis that left his hands gnarled and...
Caravaggio's lust, talent and power
At his feet lie symbols of ambition and creativity: armour, musical instruments, mathematical tools, a crown. Cupid's insolent nakedness and provocative smile declare casually that everything, in the ...
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
9 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo
On the 540th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the artist often called “the Divine One.”
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
How to Tour Michelangelo’s Rome
The Renaissance artist called art “a wife” and his works “my children.” Visit these five sites in the Italian capital and the Vatican to pay homage to his legacy
Fra Angelico
The Italian artist Guido di Pietro da Mugello, better known as Fra Angelico, was considered blessed even before he was beatified because of the way he lived ...
Peter Paul Rubens
Andrew Graham-Dixon goes to Antwerp to explore Rubens's greatest altarpiece.
Tintoretto
Tintoretto, de nombre verdadero Jacopo Comin 1518 - 1594, fue uno de los grandes pintores de la escuela veneciana y probablemente el último gran pintor del R...
Raphael
Raphael Sanzio (Italian: Raffaello), (April 6 or March 28, 1483 April 6, 1520) usually known by his first name alone, was an Italian painter and architect of...
El Greco
No painter before or since has captured the mystery of the spiritual world like the painter El Greco. His unique style of painting developed in Toledo, Spain...
Filippo Lippi
Inside Prato's Cathedral discover some of the most beautiful frescoes of all the Renaissance. They depict the Stories of Saint Stephen and of Saint John the ...
El Greco - The Movie
The extended second trailer of the movie El Greco. Music: Vangelis (Chariots of Fire,Blade Runner) Costume Design: Lala Huete (Pan's Labyrinth) Cinematogra...
7 Historical Figures Posthumously Diagnosed With Illnesses
A recent study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine argues that the Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo may have suffered from a bout of osteoarthritis that left his hands gnarled and...
Giovanni Niccolo
Giovanni Niccolo (also Giovanni Nicolao) was a Jesuit Italian painter who in 1583 was sent to found a seminary of painting, named the Seminary of Painters in Japan. This seminary, founded in 1590 and ...
Matteo Perez d'Aleccio
Matteo Perez d'Aleccio (1547–1616) was an Italian painter of devotional, historical and maritime subjects during the Mannerist period. He was also known as Matteo da Lecce or Leccio by virtue of his...
The Elevation of the Cross (Rubens)
The Elevation of the Cross (also called The Raising of the Cross) is a triptych painting by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, completed in 1610-1611.Rubens painted The Elevation of the Cross after ret...
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (born late December 1617, baptized January 1, 1618 – April 3, 1682) was a Spanish Baroque painter. Although he is best known for his religious works, Murillo a...
The Angel Inside
The Angel Inside: Michelangelo's Secrets For Following Your Passion And Finding The Work You Love is a 2007 book written by Chris Widener. As the title indicate, it is a story about finding and follow...
Jean Denis Attiret
Jean Denis Attiret(Chinese: 王致誠; pinyin: Wáng Zhì Chéng, July 31, 1702 – December 8, 1768) was a French Jesuit painter and missionary to China.Jean Denis Attiret was born in Dole, France...
El Greco (2007 film)
El Greco is a Greek biographical film about the life of the Greek painter of the Spanish Renaissance, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known worldwide as El Greco. Based on the fictionalized biographical no...
Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo
The Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo is an Augustinian church in Rome, Italy. It stands on the north side of Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous squares in the city. The church is hemmed in be...
Caravaggisti
The Caravaggisti (or the "Caravagesques") were stylistic followers of the 16th-century Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio. His influence on the new Baroque style that eventually emerged from Mannerism...
Raphael (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Raphael, or Raph, is a fictional character and one of the four protagonists of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics and all related media.In the Mirage/Image Comics, all four turtles wear red banda...
Gregorio Vasquez de Arce y Ceballos
Gregorio Vasquez de Arce y Ceballos (May 9, 1638 – August 6, 1711), commonly referred to as Gregorio Vasquez, was a Colombian painter, including the Quitenian Miguel de Santiago, was one of the...
Michelangelo quadrangle
The Michelangelo quadrangle is in the southern hemisphere of the planet Mercury, where the imaged part is heavily cratered terrain that has been strongly influenced by the presence of multiring basins...