Maestro Francesco Santoro, World-renowned Renaissance-style artist and art history scholar, will present a lecture and discussion on one of the greatest masters of the Renaissance: Michelangelo Buonarroti. Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet. He is known best for his Statue of David, and his painting on The Sisti...

The spirit of Michelangelo's "Pieta" sculpture is being felt this Easter weekend thousands of miles away from Vatican City - outside a Phoenix charity's dining hall. St. Vincent de Paul executive director Steve Zabilski said he expects more people than usual to sit before a replica of one of the Italian artist's most famous works.   Read mo...

Two thousand thirteen is the year of Italian Culture in the United States and Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is one organization that's undoubtedly on board with the initiative. Not only did the museum welcome the Roman bronze sculpture "Brutus" on January 18, but now the institution is also preparing to honor Michelangelo in a new exhibition. &nbs...

Reviewing Michelangelo's portraits, various conclusions could be inferred in relation to his hands. First of all, it is important to recall that the images may support the claim of the Master's left-handedness. Moreover, the hypothesis of gouty arthritis of the hands as the main cause of the pain in his hand can be dismissed, mainly because no...