Sculptor Beverly Pepper dies in Italy

Art world mourns American sculptor Beverly Pepper. Beverly Pepper, the internationally-celebrated American sculptor, died aged 97 at her home in the Umbrian city of Todi on 5 February. Pepper was...

MAXXI celebrates 10 years in Rome

Rome's MAXXI looks forward to a successful future. MAXXI, Italy's national museum of 21st century art, marked its 10th birthday by looking back over the last decade and announcing its future projects...

Rome celebrates 100 years of Alberto Sordi

Centenary exhibition to be held at Sordi's villa in Rome. Rome will host an exhibition dedicated to the life and career of the much-loved Roman actor Alberto Sordi (1920-2003) at his former residence...

Rome: Fellini show at Cinecittà film studios

Fellini exhibition on permanent display at Cinecittà studios in Rome. As the world celebrates the centenary of famed Italian movie director Federico Fellini, his beloved Cinecittà film studios pay ho...

Rome celebrates 60 years of La Dolce Vita

Italy marks the centenary of the birth of Federico Fellini.La Dolce Vita, a masterpiece by the great Italian director Federico Fellini, celebrates 60 years as a cult classic of Italian cinema. The mo...

Rome restores Bernini masterpiece

Bernini's Blessed Ludovica Albertoni sculpture shines again. Rome has restored the Albertoni Chapel, including the celebrated sculpture of Blessed Ludovica Albertoni by Baroque master Gian Lorenzo Be...

Rome: Pantheon is Italy's top tourist site

Record tourist numbers at Pantheon in 2019. Rome's Pantheon attracted more than 9 million visitors in 2019 - an increase of 4 per cent on the year before - according to Italy's culture ministry. T...

Secret Impressionists in Rome: exhibition review

Rome's newly-restored Palazzo Bonaparte hosts an exhibition of seldom seen Impressionist paintings. There is something almost private (rather than "secret") about this exhibition, titled Impressionis...

Rome zooms in on portrait of Raphael's lover

Rome prepares to show La Fornarina in blockbuster show. Rome art conservation experts are conducting three days of in-depth studies on La Fornarina, Raphael's celebrated portrait of his lover and mus...

Rome: Trevi Fountain to open secret balcony

Breathtaking views from 40m-high summit of Trevi Fountain. Rome's Palazzo Poli contains a secret walkway, leading to a viewing area at the summit of the Trevi Fountain, which could soon be open to vi...

Rome Raphael exhibition: all you need to know

Raphael show in Rome 2020: dates, times, tickets and preview of some of the masterpieces on display. Raphael's exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome in 2020 is destined to be the show of t...

Rome: staying overnight in Villa Medici

Visitors to Rome can stay in the frescoed rooms of Villa Medici  Villa Medici, the magnificent 16th-century palace located between the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese, is home to the French Academy...

Fellini guide to Rome

As Italy celebrates the centenary of the birth of Federico Fellini, we outline some of Rome's sites most associated with the great Italian film director who died in 1993. Trevi FountainThe landmark m...

Rome museum raises funds to buy Bernini bust

Borghese Gallery needs to raise €8 million to purchase Bernini sculpture. Rome's Galleria Borghese has begun a fundraising campaign, through Italy's Art Bonus favourable tax regime, for the purchase...

Raphael in Rome: presale ticket boom for blockbuster show

Rome museum sells 10,000 presale tickets for Raphael show in just two days.The Rome museum preparing to host the capital's mega exhibition dedicated to High Renaissance master Raphael has sold a recor...

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