Art, Travel & Life in Italy & Europe


Michelangelo as sexy as it gets

On the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the death of Michelangelo, the city of Florence, the State Museums and

3 new restaurants in Florence with a cultural bent

New restaurants seem to be opening up in Florence every week. Eschewing the traditional Florentine decor, food and opening hours,

Painting a fresco is a lot harder than it looks

One of the reasons I became an art historian is that I am a very bad artist. I proved this

The Garbage Revolution comes to Florence

As children see forms in clouds, Rodolfo Lacquaniti sees armies rise out of scrap metal, irrigation tubes and discarded items

Museums and the Web comes to Florence

Florence is going to host a “Museums and the Web” conference this February. Yes, THAT conference, the most important American