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Only in Florence: The Artistry of Semiprecious Stone Paintings
Everyone who enters the Scarpelli Mosaici workshop in Florence, Italy, is told the story of “commesso Fiorentino” or Florentine mosaic. “It’s a big investment, but it’s our mission to teach ...
August 14, 2019
The Brilliance of ‘Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance’
LONDON—Once in a while, a painting moves me to such an extent that it takes my breath away. ...
August 6, 2019
Artist Tatyana Kulida’s Love of Beauty, Art, and All Things Florence
Realist painter Tatyana Kulida is simply doing what she loves: creating art from real life and teaching traditional ...
July 24, 2019
The Silversmith: An Endangered Traditional Craftsman
FLORENCE, Italy—If your idea of silverware is mere platters and other flatware such as forks, knives, and spoons, ...
January 24, 2019
The Patriotic Art of the Arc de Triomphe
In 1805, Napoléon Bonaparte promised “triumphal arches” to his troops after they won the Battle of Austerlitz. The ...
January 19, 2019
Spirit of Gold: The Heart of Alessandro Dari’s Jewels
FLORENCE, Italy—Wonder is what greets you at the workshop of artist Alessandro Dari, a childlike wonder that conjures ...
September 28, 2018
The 21st-Century Making of a 17th-Century Ceterone
Meet musical instrument maker Alex Potter. Here, he shares how and why he researched and constructed the Renaissance ...
June 21, 2018
Renaissance Paintings Make a Splash—Works by Venetian Masters Unveiled to Public
Take a peek at the world of the art market and it soon becomes obvious that it is dominated by ...
January 14, 2016
UFOs Invade Renaissance Art?
Several paintings from the Renaissance and the Middle Ages contain objects some say look a lot like flying ...
September 26, 2014
Art Renaissance to Strike Brooklyn, $22 Million Pouring In
NEW YORK—"You need art to stay whole as a person,” said 22-year-old Jai Raphael, a rapper who performed ...
September 15, 2014
The Evolution of Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps
"The creatures look purely fantastic. They all look like they were just made up ... But, in fact, ...
July 14, 2014
Zhen Shan Ren Exhibition Linked with Spirituality and the Holocaust
The Art of Zhen Shan Ren is described as neo-renaissance and has associations with the European Renaissance of ...
February 28, 2013
NYC Arts Picks
Read all the available local NYC arts events available to attend and enjoy.
November 12, 2012
Treasures from Italy Bring Renaissance to Met
In a few short weeks, 15 North Italian masterpieces currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...
August 22, 2012
Art Fair Brings Together the Ancient and the Modern
The Merrin Gallery specialises in antiquities from diverse cultures and had numerous rarities, some over 2,000 years old.
July 4, 2012
Faith and Other Factors Drove Florentine Art
“It is a good thing to earn money, but even better is knowing how to spend it,” Giovanni ...
January 18, 2012
Moody’s Downgrades Hong Kong Outlook to ‘Negative’ as Protests Continue
A Bipartisan House Group Rallies With Farmers for USMCA
OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Thousands of Lawsuits
Trump Questions Iran’s Denial of Saudi Oil Attack Involvement
Progressive Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020
Trump Responds to NY Times Correction: ‘The One Who Is Actually Being Assaulted Is Justice Kavanaugh’
Trump Administration to Look at Immigrants’ Social Media Accounts