Italian art, by region and city

Italian art museums and art galleries, Italian art cities, a guide to webpages

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Galleria Borghese, Rome
The Galleria Borghese is an art gallery in Rome and houses a substantial part of theBorghese collection of paintings, sculpture and antiquities, begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V. It displays works by Bernini, Michelangelo, Canova, Piero della Francesca and many others.

Genoa *

Architecture of Genova

Comune di Genova

Il Portale della Cultura in Liguria

Palazzo Bianco (Wikipedia)

Palazzo Ducale

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Istituto Centrale per il Restauro (ICR) (Institute of Conservation and Restoration, Rome)

The Italian Art Gallery
An interactive meeting place, where various artists using traditional media with different cultural backgrounds can expose their art, hold debates and exchange views with everyday people.

Journals, blogs *

ArtKey
L’arte contemporanea in Italia. Trovi le mostre e gli appuntamenti d’arte, le inaugurazioni, gli artisti..

Citta dell’Arte/Arte Italia
An Italian contemporary art portal. Le Café des Artistes. Famous artists discuss their work,  Art Dossier (Italian art magazine), Museo, Galleria.

La Republica
Art news, exhibitions, art magazine. Italy and the world.

Saci, the Art Blog
This is the blog of SACI, a US non-profit university-level institution in Florence for undergraduate and graduate students seeking fully accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture.


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Milan

Mantua *

Museum of Palazzo Ducale

Frescoes in the Palazzo Ducale

Camera degli Sposi (Mantegna)

Museo Civico di Palazzo Te

Andrea Mantegna’s years as court painter in Mantua.

Modena *

Santa Agostino: un polo culturale a Modena
The venue is used by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena with the aim of transforming it into a cultural centre. In the future it will host important institutions such as the Centre for Images and Photography, the state library and the civic art library

Museum directories *

Italian art museums listed by region and city, a guide to websites.

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Naples  Napoli *

See: Art in Naples

Il Narratore
Questo e’ un sito multimediale dedicato alle storie, e’ un work-in-progress nell’ambito di un progetto internazionale per il miglioramento dell’ascolto e delle conoscenze linguistiche. Readings by narrators, stage actors and writers.This site is a multimedia work-in-progress within an international project for the enhancement of listening and linguistic skill.

Net-Art
A Virtual Space for Art and Communication. SpazioVirtuale  di Arte e Comunicazione.Italian art resources, gallery, directory and  free artists services.

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Orvieto *

Orvieto Cathedral

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Padova (Padua) *

Cappella degli Scrovegni

Centro di Ateneo per i Musei

Frescoes in the Baptistery, Padua (c. 1378)

Padua Baptistery, Wikipedia entry.

Musei civici agli Eremitani. Wikipedia

The Archaeological Museum

Art galleries

Vecchiato Arte

Rossovermiglio Arte

Parma *

Art and museums in Parma. Parmaitaly.com.

Events in Parma. Cinema, musica, teatro, incontri e arti figurative.

Fondazione Casa di Risparmio di Parma

Fondazione Monte di Parma

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Parma

Museo Glauco Lombardi

Museo Amedeo Bocchi

Parma Cathedral

Assumption of the Virgin (Correggio), Parma Cathedral,

Assumption of the Virgin (Correggio) WGA 

Parma tourist portal. Events, places, monuments.

Provincia di Parma. General portal to Parma.

Verdi. Il sito ufficiale dedicato a Giuseppe Verdi.

Perugia *

Galleria Nazional Cumbria, Perugia.
Le collezioni della Galleria Nazionale dell Umbria sono ospitate dal 1878 ai piani superiori di Palazzo dei Priori, uno dei più interessanti esempi di edilizia civile gotica in Italia.

Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria

Museo POST Perugia

National Archaeological Museum of Perugia

Museo Storico Perugina

Studio Moretti Caselli

Cooperativa Sistema Museo Art

Perugia.com

Perugia art and history.

Pergia art and monuments.

Perugia Online. Tourist guide.

Perugia

Possagno *

Museo Canova
The museum of sculptures by the great Neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova.

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Queerway.it, a website of culture, information and art. 
QueerArt is the artistic section of QueerWay and seeks to disseminate and raise awareness in Italy about Queer Art, understood in its broadest sense.

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Ravenna *

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna

Ravenna Festival

Associazione Culturale Mirada 
Mirada significa sguardo in spagnolo: risuona in questa parola la radice latina di miror, che significa anche stupirsi. I latini sul guardare erano maestri: avevano ben cinque verbi diversi per descrivere l’atto di vedere. Mirada vuole proporre sguardi, sensibilità visiva, imaginerie.

Renaissance art in Italy; Rinascimento; directories *

The Renaissance, a list of websites

Italian artists of the Renaissance.

For individual artists see also: Artists

Renaissance art in Italy. 15th and 16th Century Renaissance Art
An extensive directory of Art History links by Chris Witcombe.

The WebMuseum
An image gallery.

Wikipedia entry on The Italian Renaissance

Wikipedia entry on Italian Renaissance painting.

Rome  Roma

Sardinia *

Louise- Alexander.com
The gallery shows mid-career and internationally acknowledged artists from a wide range of mediums; kinetic, video, sculpture, paint and photography. Frederic Arnal has developed an intellectual client base that follows the gallery’s evolving number of artists around the globe.

Museums in Sardinia, a locality guide from Sardegna.com.

Attractions in Sardinia, a guide from The Telegraph.

Sicily/Sicilia *

See: Art in Sicily

Siena *

Duccio and the art of Siena.

Comune di Siena.it
Museums, exhibitions, events.

Museum Santa Maria della Scala

Museums in Siena.

Siena Cathedral (Siena Duomo)

Palazzo Pubblico

Frescoes of the Good and Bad Government, by Ambrogio Lorenzetti in The Palazzo Pubblico.

Simone Martini, an article with images and background information. WGA

Duccio di Buoninsegna, Wikipedia entry.

Duccio, an article with images from the Web Gallery of Art.

Maestà, by Duccio, at Museo dell’Opera del Duomo

Sienese Painting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Sienese school of painters. Wikipedia

Sienese Painting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Web Gallery of Art. Art in Siena

Siena

Studio de Angelis
Founded in March 2002, Studio De Angelis is a leader in promoting art and culture through work with public and private institutions, museums, companies and individual artists to publicize exhibitions and events.

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Trieste *

Lipanje Puntin Contemporary Art Gallery

Turin/Turino *

Artnews guide to art museums, galleries and institutions in Turin.

Artissima
International Contemporary Art Fair, Turin.

Art and culture in Turin. Events, places, art museums and galleries. 

Galleria Sabauda
Galleria Sabauda is an art collection which contains the royal art collections amassed by the House of Savoy over the centuries.

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art

Museo Egizio (The Egyptian Museum)

Turin

Tuscany Toscanna *

Museums in Tuscany, Trip Advisor

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Umbria *

Umbria tourist guide.

Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria

Urbino *

Palazzo Ducale di Urbino e Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

V

Vatican Museums, Rome, Collections, online exhibitions.

Veneto district: Belluno, Treviso, Vicenza, Verona, Padova, Venezia, Rovigo *

Veneto internet portal.

Museums of The Veneto

Palladian villas of the Veneto. Wikipedia entries.

Venice/Venezia *

See also: The Venice Webpage

Basilica San Marco. Images: interior, exterior, piazza. JSSGallery.org.

St Mark’s Basilica; Wikipedia entry.

St Mark’s Museum

Exhibitions, events and museums (mostre et musei) in Venice, a calendar from Venetia.net.

Florian Café (Caffè Florian). One of most the famous cafés in the world.

Istituto Universitario di Architettura, Venezia.

Photos of Venice:
detailed pictures of Venetian churches (100, with direction finders), the three bridges over the Grand Canal, paintings, scuole grandi, the 4° bridge’s project by architect Calatrava, museums, exhibitions and Venetian curiosities.

San Rocco

Teatro Carlo Goldoni

Vicenza *

Museums in Vicenza, a guide.

Palladian villas of The Veneto. The Unesco World Heritage website

Palladian buildings in Vicenza (Wikipedia entries)

Palladio’s Teatro Olimpico Vicenza

Vicenza city guide.

Chiericati Palace

Galleria d’arte Berga

Andrea Arte Contemporanea

Verona *

Arena di Verona

Art Verona
ArtVerona è ormai uno dei maggiori punti di riferimento italiani per il mercato dell’arte moderna e contemporanea.

Byblos Art Gallery

Museo di Castelvecchio

Circolo del Cinema
Il Circolo del Cinema è un’Associazione di cultura cinematografica (apolitica, aconfessionale e non-profit per Statuto) costituitasi a Verona nel 1947, per iniziativa del prof. Pietro Barzisa e di un gruppo di amici appassionati della settima arte.

Museo Miniscalchi Erizzo

Palazzo Forti

Studio La Citta – Galleria D’Arte

Verona official website.

Verona Wikipedia entry.

Virtual Tourist. Verona tourist website.

W

Wikipedia entries on Italian arts and letters.


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