July 9, 2018
Blub Makes Waves in Florence For several years now, an anonymous street artist, known as Blub, appears to have been making waves in and around Florence with a sub-genre of portraiture that he or she terms “l’arte sa nuotare” (art knows how to swim).

June 24, 2018
The 24th day of June is an important one in Roman imperial history.

June 17, 2018
The Pollaiuolo Brothers and the Capitoline Wolf.

June 10, 2018
Dogs in Roman Life and Art Though she was educated at Cambridge and because a full professor at Oxford University, archaeologist and art historian Joceyln Toynbee published under the initials J.M.C.

May 27, 2018
Barbarian Burial Sheds Light on Legion’s Legends Roman writers and artists often made the “wild and savage” “barbarians” of Germania the subject of their historical reconstructions and commemorative stonework.

May 13, 2018
Real Italian Renaissance Fashion The Metropolitan Museum of Art ’s annual gala held this past weekend attracted quite a bit of outrage and attention for various haute couture interpretations of the theme ““Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” Much was made of the influence of painting upon the designs.

May 6, 2018
Sculptor Constantino Nivola, whose works are an integral part of many significant modern buildings, died 6 May 1988.

April 29, 2018
Lara Demori on Piero Manzoni and Umberto Eco’s The Open Work : Between Bodily Reification and the Spectacle.

April 8, 2018
Caracalla (born Marcus Aurelius Antoninus in 188), was assassinated on 8 April 217, after nearly 20 years as one of the most reviled Roman emperors.

April 2, 2018
Lombard architect Carlo Maciachini was born on 2 April 1818, near the town of Varese, where he died on 10 June 1899.

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