October 23, 2017
On 23 October 1461, Florentine painter Benozzo Gozzoli was contracted to paint an altarpiece for the new oratory of the Compagnia di Santa Maria della Purificazione e di San Zanobi, a youth confraternity sponsored by Cosimo de’Medici at San Marco in Florence.

September 18, 2017
On 18 September 1913, Umberto Boccioni , departed Milan for Berlin, where the  German painters Franz Marc and August Macke were already at work installing Futurist and Expressionist paintings for what would become known as one of the defining moments of the historical avant-garde.

February 25, 2017
Italian connoisseur and art historian Giovanni Morelli was born on 25 February 1816 in Verona.

December 25, 2016
A typical tough-as-nails Berliner was asked by a reporter why and how the city had returned to its normal semi-functional status this week, so soon after the 19 December terrorist attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market leaving 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.

December 19, 2016
Italian painter Luigi Mussini was born in Berlin on 19 December 1813.

February 19, 2016
Renaissance painter Masaccio received the first payment for the so-called “Pisa Altarpiece” on 19 February 1426.

October 26, 2015
Lost Art: Masterpieces Destroyed in War : check this amazing photo archive on Flickr!

August 4, 2015
Donatello and THE LOST MUSEUM Research, Memories, and Rediscoveries 17 / 18 September 2015 International symposium at the Bode-Museum, Museumsinsel Berlin Outside Florence, the Bode-Museum in Berlin is one of the few places where the art of Donatello (ca.

June 7, 2015
Renowned Renaissance scholar Paul Oskar Kristeller died on 7 June 1999 in New York, where he had been professor of philosophy at Columbia University.

March 28, 2015
The Italian Art Society will sponsor five sessions at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Berlin, March 26-28, 2015 .

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