February 12, 2018
Closes today: Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer Only a few days remain to visit the remarkable exhibition, “ Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer ,” on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York until 12 February 2018.

January 15, 2018
Renaissance architect, painter, and stage designer Baldassare Peruzzi was born on 15 January 1481 in Ancaiano, near Siena.

October 26, 2017
Architect, painter, landscaper, and antiquarian Pirro Ligorio died on 26 October 1583.

May 20, 2017
Opening Soon: Raphael: The Drawings The Ashmolean Museum, 1 June – 3 September 2017 A dynamic exhibition of the graphic work of Raphael is slated to open 1 June at the Ashmolean Museum.

June 20, 2016
Italian painter Gaetano Gandolfi died on 20 June 1802 in Bologna.

March 10, 2016
30 never-seen-before drawings from the Villa Piatti collection in Florence are now on view in Milan.

September 12, 2015
“Raphael’s Collaborations” Symposium a Smashing Success Today’s symposium at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM), “ Raphael’s Collaborations ,” offered invigorating discussion by some of the leading scholars in the field of Raphael studies, including a compelling presentation by IAS President Sheryl Reiss on Raphael’s patronal networks in Florence in the early years of the 16th century.

February 4, 2014
Sculptor Alessandro Algardi (1598-1654) used drawing as a key part of his design process.

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