Art, Travel & Life in Italy & Europe


Michelangelo’s Laurentian Library, Mannerist Tendencies

It’s high time I write something about the Laurentian Library as this post has been in my drafts folder for

Sudtirol weekend: fresh air and a totally different Italy

On a whim, I accepted an invitation posted to the members of De Gustibus, a local enogastronomical society, for a

San Biagio in Montepulciano – High Renaissance perfection

The pilgrimage church of The Madonna of San Biagio lies just outside of the town of Montepulciano. Its symmetrical greek-cross

Cortona photos

I have been spending a fair amount of time in Cortona recently. Not enough to write much about its history,