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  • “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" opens in November at the Met
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is organizing its largest Michelangelo exhibition to date which will run from November 13th through February 12th, 2018. The upcoming show entitled “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" will feature the Renaissance master's drawings, marble sculptures, and much more!
  • The Illinois based company Arma Lite latest advertisement depicting Michelangelo’s David holding a bolt-action rifle, with a caption that describes it as ‘A work of art’, has prompted a bitter reaction from the Italian Culture Minister Franceschini, as he considers the image to be offensive and to be violating the law.
  • The Making of The Guardians - Countdown #4
    Art & Culture
    (December 06, 2013)
    An exclusive look at the making of Antonio Pio Saracino’s gigantic statue inspired by Michelangelo’s David. Hero is a gift from Italy to the United States, donated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of Italy, Washington, D.C., and the Consulate General of Italy, New York; with the support of the worldwide energy company Eni. "David: a premier symbol of Italian cultural heritage, is now a Guardian of the friendship between our two countries. The Year of Italian Culture in the U.S. couldn’t have left a better legacy. (Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the US)."