Renaissance Art

January 20, 2020

16th-Century Nun’s Incredible ‘Last Supper’ Is Restored by an All-Female Team of Experts

Unfortunately, when it comes to art, women often aren't recognized in history. Many talented female artists are often overlooked in favor of their male contemporaries, simply due to circumstance or the opportunities presented to them because of their gender. But in Florence, there's a group working to make sure that women get the acknowledgement they deserve.

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October 21, 2019

Exploring Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà,’ a Masterpiece of Renaissance Sculpture

For centuries, the world has been captivated by the groundbreaking art of Michelangelo. Working in multiple mediums, the Italian artist was a true Renaissance man, culminating in an impressive collection of world-famous works that includes the Sistine Chapel ceiling, an iconic interpretation of David, and the Pietà, a monumental marble sculpture of the Madonna cradling Christ. Crafted in the late 15th century, the Pietà remains one of the most beloved sculptures in the world.

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