Important restoration work on Michelangelo’s funerary monument in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence has been completed and visitors can now admire the Monument to Michelangelo in all its glory. The restoration project, known as ‘In the Name of Michelangelo,’ was carried out by the Opera di Santa Croce, the non-profit organization that has been...

Perfectly proportioned and scantily clad with wrinkle-free skin. And those are just the patrons. Excuse the joke. America’s modern stereotype of Los Angelenos pairs nicely with a dazzling exhibit on display through January 27, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles: The Renaissance Nude. With masterworks on loan from the Louvre, The Met, t...

Tucked away in the beautiful Rione Monti, in Rome, in the quaint church of San Pietro in Vincoli, there is one of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art, Michelangelo's Moses, an example of superb craftsmanship and incomparable beauty.

National Organization of Italian American Women Rhode Island Region in partnership with Bristol Art Museum presents a preview of Linda Cardillo’s forthcoming novel, Love That Moves the Sun: Vittoria Colonna and Michelangelo Buonarroti, a work of historical fiction set in turbulent 16th-century Italy. The brilliant poet, Vittoria Colonna, whose long...

Since its completion in 1908, the Tacoma Armory has been many things. Originally it was made to house the Washington National Guard. It had horse stables and space for drilling, as well as a swimming pool. Almost from the beginning it has been a cultural touchstone of the city, providing a venue for concerts, balls, sporting events and speechifying...

Simplistic and paradoxically expressive, drawings and the merits of the craft have begun to be showcased in many art institutions around the world. From the recent exhibit “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to the upcoming UK tour of Leonardo DaVinci’s drawings starting in February of 2019, t...

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has announced a first-look deal with Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment. Under the pact, Landscape Entertainment will develop and produce scripted projects for the U.S. and international markets. The first project in development through this new partnership is a scripted drama centered on Michelangelo, written...

Michelangelo was left-handed and used his right hand because of prejudice against left-handed people during his time, medicine in art expert Davide Lazzeri says in a new article in Clinical Anatomy. He worked hard to use his right hand from a young age in painting but continued to chisel and sculpt with his right, Lazzeri says. This was because he...

Join us for a special edition of The History of Italian Art focused on Michelangelo, his life and works. This class will meet for a total of four weeks, with three spent in the classroom and the final class at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston for a guided tour of their “Michelangelo and the Vatican” exhibit. Visit our website for the full course...

Oh, the buff buttocks. And backs, thighs and calves, sigh, with their peaks and valleys of light and shadow. And the sensitive, downturned face of an ancient man in what looks like a wrestler's helmet. Such is the larger-than-life size eye candy of one of the monumental drawings enticing viewers to "Michelangelo and the Vatican" this spring at the...