Leonardo da Vinci’s Sala delle Asse in Milan Italy

Here’s my guide to Leonardo da Vinci’s Sala delle Asse fresco. It’s housed in the magnificent Castello Sforzesco in Milan Italy. The fresco is one of Leonardo’s lesser know works. But it’s his largest painting. The fresco is just as magnificent as Leonardo’s other masterpieces. And even more unique in its decorative program. Sforza Castle … Read more

Guide To the Vatican Pinacoteca: the Hidden Treasures of the Vatican Museums

Here’s my guide to visiting the Vatican Pinacoteca, which is the Vatican’s picture gallery. It’s one of the world’s best small museums. I identify 18 must see masterpieces in the Vatican Pinacoteca and give you tips for visiting the renowned, but largely secret, art gallery. More than 7 million people visit the Vatican Museums each … Read more

Guide To the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, Italy’s Most Underrated Museum

Here’s my guide to visiting the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan Italy. I give you an overview of the Brera’s must see masterpieces and tips for visiting. The Brera Art Gallery is Milan’s premiere museum, one of Milan’s must see attractions. The Brera museum mesmerizes art lovers, art historians, and art critics. It boasts top … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery: History, Masterpieces & Essential Tips

Here’s my complete guide to visiting Florence’s beloved Uffizi Gallery. The Uffizi is one of the world’s best museums. It has an unrivaled collection of Medieval and Renaissance art by masters like Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. I identify and describe the Uffizi’s must see masterpieces. I also give you tips for visiting … Read more

Guide to the House of Augustus on Palatine Hill, with Rome’s Best Preserved Frescos

Here’s my guide to visiting the ruins of the House of Augustus on Palatine Hill in Rome Italy. The House of Augustus was the home of Rome’s first emperor Augustus. It stands as a symbol of the transition of Rome from a republic to an imperial empire. The House of Augustus opened in 2014 after … Read more

The Bad Boy of the Baroque: Where to See Caravaggio’s Art in Rome

Are you bitten by the Caravaggio bug? If so, here’s my complete guide to the Caravaggio Trail in Rome. This guide gives you an overview of the life of the groundbreaking artist. And it tells you where to find Caravaggio’s art in Rome. There are staggering total of 25 Caravaggio paintings in Rome. It’s well … Read more

Guide To the Bernini Trail in Rome: Where To Find Bernini’s Art

Here’s my guide to the Bernini Trail in Rome. I give you an overview of Bernini’s fascinating life. And I tell you where to find his magnificent art works and sculptures in Rome. You’ll find Bernini’s art in Rome’s beautiful churches, piazzas, best museums, and secret palaces. Gian Lorenzo Bernini was one of the greatest … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to Mantua’s Spectacular Te Palace

Here’s the ultimate guide to visiting the spectacular Te Palace. The palace is located in the hidden gem town of Mantua in northern Italy. Te Palace is one of the world’s most unique and beautiful buildings, a wildly inventive and theatrical feat of both architecture and decoration. Te Palace was designed and built by Raphael’s … Read more

Guide To the Treasures of the Pitti Palace in Florence Italy

Here’s my guide to visiting the spectacular Pitti Palace in Florence Italy. This Pitti Palace guide gives you an overview of 20 must see masterpieces and famous paintings. If you’re planning a trip to Florence, put the Pitti Palace on your Florence itinerary or to do list. You’ll thank me, I promise. The Pitti Palace … Read more