January 2, 2019
Italian Art Exhibitions in 2019

October 18, 2018
18 October is the Feast Day of St Luke, the patron saint of artists.

September 25, 2018
The transition from the papyrus roll of late antiquity to the codex, akin to the modern day book, paralleled the rise of Christianity in the first few centuries of the Common Era.

September 4, 2018
As of today, the Italian Art Society Blog will launch a set of new series in order to enhance our presentation of medieval Italian art.

August 22, 2018
On This Day (16 November, 1625) Sofonisba Anguissola Died in Palermo.

June 26, 2018
On June 26, 1409, Alexander V was elected as the newest pope by theologians and princes at the Council of Pisa.

May 9, 2018
Begun in 1278, Pisa’s Monumental Cemetery, the Camposanto, is one of the city’s most important historical sites.

April 18, 2018
Among the leading women of the Italian Renaissance, the name of Lucrezia Borgia (18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) brings to mind scandal and corruption.

April 10, 2018
On April 10, 847, Pope St Leo IV was unanimously elected and installed as Pontifex Maximus of the Catholic Church.

March 28, 2018
Baccio della Porta, known as Fra Bartolommeo, was born on 28 March 1472 in Florence.

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