May 28, 2018
A long-forgotten sculpture of Peace by neo-classical sculptor Antonio Canova (1757–1822) will be auctioned by Sotheby’s on 4 July.

February 17, 2017
The Art Newspaper reports that Jannis (or Gianni) Kounellis, a Greek artist who moved to Rome at the age of 20, died yesterday (16 February 2016) at the age of eighty.

February 3, 2017
Following this morning’s post on female artist Marianna Candidi Dionigi, IAS blog is delighted to report that the world-renown Uffizi Galleries in Florence plan to show more work by female artists.

May 21, 2016
Forty-four years ago, on 21 May 1972, Michelangelo’s Pietà was vandalized by Laszlo Toth , an Hungarian-born Australian geologist.

April 20, 2016
Italian police recover Nazi-looted paintings in Milan

January 29, 2016
thegetty : The paintings of Orazio Gentileschi are recognizable for their elegant compositions, clear lines, and rich blend of warm and bright colors.

January 22, 2016
As reported by The Art Newspaper , Madrid’s Museo del Prado has acquired The Virgin of the Pomegranate by Fra Angelico , an early Renaissance painter and Dominican friar famous for his fresco cycle in the Monastery of San Marco in Florence.

January 15, 2016
Well done Italian Museums!

December 8, 2015
The Mona Lisa is once again making headlines.

December 3, 2015
Martin Bailey reports in the Art Newspaper that infamous British art forger Shaun Greenhalgh has claimed authorship of a portrait thought by some to be by Leonardo da Vinci .

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