Rome – A City of Visual Art

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.

Tuscan Hills - Photo  by Flavours Holidays

Refresh your perspective on an Italian art holiday

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.

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Visiting Tivoli and Villa D’Este

Cardinal Ippolito II D’Este arrived in Tivoli in September of 1550 with a sizeable chip on his shoulder. He had just failed in his bid for the papacy.


The 2013 Venice Biennale

Alternative perspectives on previewing the Biennale di Venezia by Stanley Moss

Biennale Venezia

Launch of the Venice Biennale

Art enthusiasts, hear ye and, above all, join forces to visit the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice!

Rossella Bisazza, interviewed for ItalianTalks at Cafe Garibaldi in Vicenza, April 2013, photo by Pa

A history of success: Rossella Bisazza

Our contributor Stanley Moss tells us the second generation of the glorius Bisazza family through the portrait of Rossella Bisazza

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