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Italy: Artists

Giorgio de Chirico

Enchanted space in the city of Nietzsche

1888-1978

Cimabue

Master of Flat

1240-1302

Lorenzo Monaco

Gothic tradition is good enough for me

1370-1425

Agnolo Bronzino

A butcher's son swept off his feet by a renaissance master.

1503-1572

Fra Angelico

Spiritual rock star kickstarts the Italian Renaissance.

1395-1455

Antonio Sant'Elia

Prophet of the violent, industrial future.

1888-1916

Elisabetta Sirani

The mysterious death of a young art teacher.

1638-1665

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Why take art so seriously?

1526-1593

Luigi Russolo

Machines that scream — inventing Futurist music.

1885-1947

Artemisia Gentileschi

Woman takes on the baroque masters, and heads roll.

1593-1656

Michelangelo

Time to flex

1475-1564

Umberto Boccioni

Why can’t I stop painting my mother?

1882-1916

Sofonisba Anguissola

Intimate portraitist and confidant to the queen.

1532-1625

Andrea Palladio

Inventor of Curb Appeal, Master of the Facade.

1508-1580

Donatello

A celibate perfectionist revives classical sculpture

1386-1466

Fede Galizia

A woman in Italy invents the still life.

1578-1630

Leonardo da Vinci

Did you know he was a vegetarian?

1452-1519

Caravaggio

How a murderer invented Baroque painting.

1571-1610

Raphael Sanzio

Star boy parties himself to death.

1483-1520

Piero della Francesca

A mathematician gets fierce with perspective

1415-1492

Giampietrino

Copying Leonardo da Vinci for fun and profit.

1495-1549

Giorgio Vasari

The first art historian.

1511-1574

Giorgione

Rich color and mood like smooth syrup

1477-1510

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

A poet creates a church of speed and violence.

1876-1944

Titian

"The Sun Amidst Small Stars"

1488-1576

Rosalba Carriera

Pastel portraits keep you looking young and fresh

1673-1757

Giorgio Morandi

What if you only painted bottles for your whole life?

1890-1964

Giotto di Bondone

The human form, rediscovered during the Dark Ages.

1267-1337

Sandro Botticelli

A fulcrum between old and new

1445-1510

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Italy: Artists

Accademia Carrara

Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence

Basilica of Santa Maria del Popolo

Biblioteca Statale

Contarelli Chapel

Doria Pamphili Gallery

Fondazione de Fornaris

Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino

Fondazione Roberto Longhi Collection

Galleria Borghese

Galleria d'Arte Maggiore

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna

Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria

Gallerie dell'Accademia

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Museo di Palazzo Vecchio

Museo Morandi

Bargello National Museum

Museo Poldi Pezzoli

Museo Regionale, Messina

National Archaeological Museum, Florence

National Etruscan Museum, Rome

Palazzo Colonna

Palazzo Pitti

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Petit Palais

Pinacoteca Comunale, Città di Castello

Pinacoteca Comunale di Faenza

Pinacoteca di Brera

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

Pinacoteca Nazionale Sienna

Pinacoteca Vaticana

San Marco Museum

Basilica of Santa Croce

Santa Maria della Salute

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

Sant'Angelo a Nilo

Scrovegni Chapel

Uffizi Gallery

Vatican Museums

Villa Ludovisi

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