March 5, 2017
Poet, translator, painter, novelist, actor, and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini was born 5 March 1922 in Bologna.

January 14, 2017
Artist Francesco di Cristofano, better known as Franciabigio, died on 14 January, 1525, in his hometown of Florence at age 41.

December 25, 2016
A typical tough-as-nails Berliner was asked by a reporter why and how the city had returned to its normal semi-functional status this week, so soon after the 19 December terrorist attack on the Breitscheidplatz Christmas Market leaving 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.

April 15, 2016
Pastellist and painter Rosalba Carriera died on 15 April 1757 in Venice.

September 1, 2015
Late Renaissance painter Cesare Aretusi was born 1 September 1549.

August 26, 2015
Gem-engraver and medalist Filippo Rega was born on 26 August 1761 in Chieti , a central-Italian town then in the Bourbon Kingdom of Naples .

February 25, 2015
Sicilian painter Antonello da Messina died some time between 14 and 25 February in 1479 in the city that gave him his name.

February 8, 2015
Extended through 1 March 2015, the Galleria dell’Accademia, Venice hosts the exhibition Disegni dell’Ottocento e del Novecento Da Hayez a Vedova .

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