April 27, 2019
Domenico Zampieri (1581–1641), although nicknamed Domenichino for his short stature, is remembered as a towering personality and leading proponent of Baroque classicism in Bologna and Rome.

November 25, 2018
Images of Plenty and Prosperity

August 21, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa , arguably the most famous painting in the history of Western art, was stolen from the Louve Museum in Paris at 7:20 on 21 August 1911.

December 11, 2016
The Mona Lisa is the focus of much creative projection and sleuthing.

September 3, 2014
A new HVAC system is scheduled to go online at the Sistine Chapel in October 2014.

March 7, 2014
The Etruscans and the Mediterranean: The City of Cerveteri.

October 10, 2013
A painting kept in a Swiss bank vault is claimed by some to be a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

September 26, 2013
The Springtime of the Renaissance: Sculpture and Art in Florence 1400-60 opens today at the Louvre in Paris through 6 January 2014.

August 22, 2013
A Very Short Fact from the VSIs

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