IS THIS THE LOST LEONARDO ?

 

Image result for dama con pelliccia LEONARDO da vinci 

2019 marks the Quincentenary of the death of the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci and the spotlight turns on a largely unknown work that has been hidden away since 1975. "Portrait of a Lady with a Fur", which belongs at present to a family in Germany, is believed to have been painted by the Maestro while he was in Milan between 1495 and 1499.

   

20 Jan 2019 More

CAGLI CENSORED MURAL SEES THE LIGHT

CAGLI CENSORED MURAL SEES THE LIGHT

 

 Image result for CAGLI  MURAL SEES THE LIGHT

After the unexpected discovery a few months ago of a series of Futurist frescos by Giacomo Balla in a former Rome nightclub, a forgotten Cagli wall painting is also regaining lost limelight. The huge mural, which occupies an entire wall of the Rome National Academy of Dance, risked being destroyed during the Fascist regime and was only preserved because a group of the artist's friends erected a fake wall to hide it.

16 Jan 2019 More

UNIQUE DINOSAUR FIND IN ITALY

Image result for saltriovenator zanellai lombardia

Italian researchers have announced the identification of a cache of fossilized bones discovered at Saltrio, near Varese (Lombardia) in 1996 by an amateur paleontologist, Angelo Zanella. Tests have confirmed that they belong to a ceratosauro that lived some two hundred million years ago.


13 Jan 2019 More

BAROQUE TREASURES FROM ARICCIA ON TOUR

Image result for paLazzo chigi ariccia

The unique collection of Roman Baroque art from Palazzo Chigi, Ariccia (Rome) will be the starring cultural event celebrating the centenary of the foundation of the First Republic of Armenia on the 18 February 2019. The exhibition will be held in the National Gallery of Yerevan as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage.

10 Jan 2019 More

EPIPHANY ROMANS ON THE BEACH

 

 Image result for EPIPHANY ROMANS ON THE BEACHes

A warm sunny day on Epiphany sent Romans in their droves to the nearby beaches of Ostia and Torvaianica to enjoy the almost summer-like conditions. Epiphany is celebrated all over Italy with the arrival of "La Befana", an old witch who leaves gifts and sweets inside the children's stockings.



07 Jan 2019 More

<< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 Next >>