• Italy
  • Venice – the civic museums (Museo Correr)

    Following the previous post about the Doge’s Palace, this post will be about another museum of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia (MUVE), Museo Correr. Also included in the itinerary is a visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Venice and to the Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Marciana. If you have read my previous posts about […]

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  • Venice – the civic museums (Palazzo Ducale)

    In my previous three posts about Venice, I talked about the churches belonging to the Chorus Association and from this post onwards, I’m going to introduce to you 8 of the 11 museums in the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia (MUVE). If you have read my previous posts about Venice, please click here to jump directly […]

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  • Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo

    1. Why this exhibition? 2. Practical information 2.1 Opening hours 2.2 Ticket prices 2.3 Other important information and tips 3. The exhibition 3.1 Verrocchio between Desiderio and Leonardo: the Female Portraits 3.2 Verrocchio between Desiderio and Leonardo: the Ancient Heroes and The David 3.3 Verrocchio and His Followers: the Madonnas, between Sculpture and Painting 3.4 Verrocchio […]

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  • Venice – churches of the Chorus Association (1/3)

    As the UNESCO comments: Founded in the 5th century and spread over 118 small islands, Venice became a major maritime power in the 10th century. The whole city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece in which even the smallest building contains works by some of the world’s greatest artists such as Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and […]

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  • Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing the Future

    1. Why visit the exhibition? To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on 2nd May 1519, the Royal Museums of Turin is hosting an exhibition called “Leonardo da Vinci. Drawing the Future” (Leonardo da Vinci. Disegnare il future). As a huge fan of Leonardo, I went to Turin immediately. Here are some reasons why […]

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  • Leonardo da Vinci. The man model of the world

    1. Why visit the exhibition? 2. Practical information 2.1 Opening hours 2.2 Ticket prices 2.3 Other important information 3. Highlights 3.1 The “Vitruvian Man” 3.2 Studies of “The Battle of Anghiari” 1. Why visit the exhibition? To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on 2nd May 1519, the Gallerie dell’Accademia is hosting an […]

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  • Venice – Gallerie dell’Accademia

    Following my previous posts about the churches belonging to the Chorus Association and the museums belonging to the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, this post is about, in my opinion, one of the most important art galleries in the world. If you are a fan of the Venetian school, which is represented by Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, […]