Italian Paintings
  • The fantastic paintings of Alighiero Boetti

    December 7, 2015

    It was a good thing Italian artist Alighiero Boetti ignored a potential career as a cartographer instead choosing to become an artist. Hah – we’re only kidding about the cartographer part. He was well known for his maps and certainly the Italian artist is considered one of the foremost painters in the modern era, which […]

  • Golden Age of Bavarian Rococo Displayed at Kunsthalle Munich

    November 27, 2014

    Golden Age of Bavarian Rococo Displayed at Kunsthalle Munich For the great sculptors of Munich, the art of Rococo was a predominantly religious affair. Unlike its French and Italian counterparts, which were mainly geared towards aristocratic interiors such as paintings, furniture and wall panels, Bavarian Rococo … Read more on BLOUIN ARTINFO

  • A picturesque way to see Tuscany

    November 2, 2014

    A picturesque way to see Tuscany My husband and I had booked the tour through Girosole, which specializes in customized Italian walking tours and conveniently has a U.S. office. Because the trips are private, we got to pick the departure date and duration. We opted for seven nights in … Read more on Waterbury Republican […]

  • The 50 greatest paintings in New England

    October 31, 2014

    The 50 greatest paintings in New England With affecting economy and psychological realism, Duccio's Florentine contemporary, Giotto, often described as the father of Italian Renaissance art, casts off cliché as he shows the moment when Simeon and the prophetess Anna recognize Jesus as savior. Read more on Boston Globe

  • Andrew Vicari now in bankruptcy proceedings

    October 23, 2014

    Andrew Vicari now in bankruptcy proceedings The Port Talbot-born 82-year-old who went to Neath Grammar School studied painting at University College London's Slade School of Fine Art under the teaching of Lucian Freud and has lived in France, Monaco and Saudi Arabia. An Italian restaurant … Read more on WalesOnline

  • Review: 'Retronaut: The Photographic Time Machine,' by Chris Wild

    October 12, 2014

    Review: 'Retronaut: The Photographic Time Machine,' by Chris Wild The proof for this anomaly can be found in one of the eye-popping paintings and photographs reproduced in “Retronaut,” derived from Chris Wild's Web site of the same name. The book also offers a shot of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini jogging with … Read more on […]