Inaugurating "2013—The Year of Italian Culture" in the United States, the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., will unveil the only presentation in the United States of the "David-Apollo" by Michelangelo, on loan from Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence. The "David-Apollo," last seen in Washington in 1949, will be on public view in th...

Italian Masters at the Head of the Class: Michelangelo and Mattia Preti   Lecture by John T. Spike   In this illustrated presentation, art historian and author, John T. Spike, will speak about two landmark exhibitions that have received national publicity for their fascinating counterpoint as supreme examples of Renaissance wisdom ver...

An extraordinary exhibition to mark the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo's death – 18 February 1564 – is opening today in Rome at the Musei Capitolini, located in Piazza del Campidoglio, the very same square Michelangelo designed and made famous around the world.   "Michelangelo. Incontrare un artista universale" features 70 works by the Tu...

In occasion of the 450-year anniversary of the death of Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Government Department responsible for Florence's Museums, and the Grandi Opere – FMR UTET Editorial Group present Il Potere dello Sguardo ("The Power of a Look,") beginning February 18th. On show in the Tuscan Capital's Museum of Medicean Chapels until March 15th...

WASHINGTON - A Washington per inaugurare ''L'anno della cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti''. E' questo lo scopo principale della missione del Ministro degli Esteri Giulio Terzi, che sara' in visita negli Stati Uniti dal 12 al 13 dicembre. Una manifestazione che, nata dall'iniziativa dello stesso Terzi, gode dell'Alto Patronato del Presidente della...

The World Premiere of DaVinci & Michelangelo: Titans Side by Side Original Museum Theatre Performance will make its debut at the Glitter Dome Event Center in the RINO Arts District of Denver, CO beginning with an evening performance on November 27th, 2015 at 7:30pm and playing selected matinee and evening performance through December until New...

In America, nel 2013, sarà tempo d'Italia. Con l'esposizione del celebre David-Apollo di Michelangelo nella National Gallery of Art di Washington, infatti, si è aperto ufficialmente oggi l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, il progetto nato dall'iniziativa del Ministro Giulio Terzi e che gode dell'Alto Patronato del Presidente della Rep...

In 1527 his arm was smashed by rioters. In 1991 a man attacked his toe with a hammer. Now, however, Michelangelo's David has suffered arguably his greatest indignity to date.   To the horror of many in the Italian cultural establishment, the world-famous marble statue has been pictured in an advertisement cradling not a slingshot but an Amer...

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - Sunday, March 27, 2016 Hours: www.phxart.org Venue: Phoenix Art Museum Organized by: Muscarelle Museum of Art at The College of William and Mary in Virginia In collaboration with: with Fondazione Casa Buonarroti and Associazione Culturale Metamorfosi www.phxart.org Twenty-six rare memorable figurative studies...

by Serena Perfetto   A unique genius, but also a survivor of his time: professor Edward Goldberg could not find any other word to describe Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Italian artist whose talent influenced the development of the Western art. As art historian, who attained a PhD at Oxford and taught at Harvard, Mr Goldberg is also the founde...