Pisa. This city is more than just the home of the famous leaning bell tower. Pisa is a historical hub designed for anyone with an appreciation for world heritage in serene surroundings, with [...]
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A couple of months ago I was lucky enough to visit Tuscany. Anyone who knows me understands my passion for history. Realizing that I was heading to Tuscany, a land that holds many important [...]
Venice continues to enchant visitors from across the globe with its unique geography, fascinating history, elegant facades and palaces – and of course, the iconic Grand Canal. I returned to [...]
The Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers influencing the legacy of Florence and Tuscany for centuries. From Cosimo the Elder in the 15th century to the last [...]
Venice houses many treasures. San Marco, the Ducal Palace and the Rialto Bridge are just some of the best. But there are others that are tucked away, out of sight. They hide in amongst the trees [...]
It so often happens that we discover unheralded works of art in those museums that escape the attention of tourists. Until some time ago, I for one had never actually set foot in the Maffeiano [...]
All of the world's major cities have art galleries of various distinction but when you visit Rome, it quickly becomes evident that Rome itself is probably the world's greatest gallery of visual art.
I am an ardent fan of the author Sarah Dunant. Her books, invariably set in Italy, are always intelligent and enjoyable. Her interest in Italian Art History is a real draw and being both a writer and painter I knew that a trip to Italy to paint was always going to be on the cards one day.
Alternative perspectives on previewing the Biennale di Venezia by Stanley Moss
Art enthusiasts, hear ye and, above all, join forces to visit the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice!