April 5, 2021
The Monday following Easter Sunday is a religious holiday in Italy.

April 4, 2021
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 2, 2021
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

April 1, 2021
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

March 28, 2021
Today is Palm Sunday, or Passion Sunday, when Western Christians celebrate Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem.

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March 20, 2021
Happy First Day of Spring!

December 2, 2020
Leading Designer Achille Castiglioni Died in Milan on 2 December 2002.

January 10, 2020
CFA: Raubkunst at the Ringling: A Catalogue in Absentia

A researcher and writer is being sought to investigate the provenance of a quartet of quirkily shaped, sized, and framed 18th Century oil paintings associated with the work of Venetian artist Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682-1754).

June 23, 2019
Santa Maria del Gradaro in Mantua: from Medieval church to site of a Fascist concentration camp

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