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War Zone Fresco

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

New Yorkers have a rare chance, through August 10, to see a full-cast production of David Edgar's intriguing Pentecost.

Padova's Amazing Religious Art

Rick Steves | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

It's fun to get off the beaten path when filming our TV series. The show we're doing now is all about not going to Venice -- instead, we're visiting nearby places we're calling "sotto-estimato"... underestimated: Verona, Padova, and Ravenna.

Art Exhibits at LACMA and the Getty: Invasion of Saints and Angels

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Virtually simultaneously, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center have unveiled major exhibitions celebrating the legacy of two towering figures of Italian art.

PHOTOS: The 10 Best Paintings Of Jesus Ever

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

Christmas is upon us, and what better way to celebrate then by shuffling through a slideshow of Jesus in all of his many forms? Some are baby, some ar...

PHOTO: 'Face Of Satan' Revealed In Renaissance Fresco

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion

The devil's in the details, literally. Art restorers working on one the most famous frescoes painted by Renaissance painter Giotto di Bondone in th...

Did Giotto Create The Shroud Of Turin?

The Independent | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

The Holy Shroud of Turin, one of the most venerated objects of the Christian faith, was in fact the work of the great Italian pre-Renaissance painter ...

Artist Angela Dufresne On Recreating History

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Angela Dufresne, The Bruno S Island Acting School and the S House, Paris, France, 2006, oil on canvas, 66 by 108 inches. Courtesy of the artist and M...