The Palazzo Pitti is a large villa museum built in 1458 for a Florentine banker near the river Arno, in the heart of Florence, Tuscany, Italy, and is sumptuously laid out with antique furnishings and priceless works of Italian paintings and sculptures. It contains nearly 500 Renaissance and baroque frescoes and masterpieces by Artemisia Gentileschi, […]
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A little more travel advice! If you like Artemisia Gentileschi you can see her work in Florence at the Uffizi and the Palazzo Pitti and in Rome at the Spada and in Sorrento at Villa Terranova di Correale off via Correale right off the Sorrento Centre Main Street and in Naples at the amazing Capidimonte […]
One of my favorite artists is the Italian Renaissance painter Artemisia Gentileschi. Over the years her work has been difficult to view – some times because her work was mislabeled or away for restoration or on loan to another museum. Some of her work is in private collections and is spread throughout Italy, France, England […]
Rome is a Fellini movie. It is the annual barbarian invasion. It is a lack of catalytic converters. It is hundreds of vespas whirring and beeping through roundabouts. It is a hypnotic siren screaming through the city. Rome is an open-aired art museum, a feast for all the senses. It is packed with all that I want out of life, footsteps […]
I have a wanderlust for all the beautiful and fascinating places in the world, especially art filled cities full of history and literary haunts. In 1998, when I was 22 I first traveled to Italy. From the moment we stepped out of our tiny Hotel Genio and around the corner to the Piazza Navona, we […]