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If You Love Rome, This May Be the Best Museum You’ve Never Visited

I was drawn to the Museo di Roma at Palazzo Braschi for the view. The museum sits at the southwest end of Piazza Navona and has an incredible view of the famous square from its second and third floors. I’ve always meant to visit the Museo di Roma. But in a city like Rome, where …

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Masterpiece in the Pinacoteca Brera

Milan’s Pinacoteca Brera is a first class gallery on par with Italy’s finest museums. The collection of Italian, mostly religious, art is spread out in 38 rooms and includes masterpieces by Andrea Mantegna, Piero Della Francesca, Raphael, and Caravaggio. But I was most taken by Gentile and Giovanni Bellini’s “St. Mark Preaching in a Square …

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House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

Galleria Spada - Borromini's Perspective

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city's best-kept secrets.

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Fendi, Galleria Borghese Announce Creation of the Caravaggio Research Institute

Fendi and Galleria Borghese announce the Caravaggio Research Institute.

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Palazzo Colonna: A Hidden Palace in the Heart of Rome

The Palazzo Colonna is a luxurious house museum, noble residence, and oasis tucked into one of the busiest areas of central Rome.

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Ai Weiwei’s ‘Libero’ at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

LEGO Girolamo Savonarola by Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is one of the best and most provocative artists working in the world today. Now Italians and visitors to Italy will have a chance to see the Chinese artists’s works up close in an exhibition at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence.

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CAMERA: Torino’s New Photography Museum

CAMERA Torino

On October 1, the city of Torino (Turin) inaugurated Italy’s newest museum. CAMERA, the Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, will showcase Italian and international photography in a 2,000 square meter space just down the road from the Museo Nazionale del Cinema and other sights in Torino’s historic center.

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