We take a look at how millions of Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas during the transatlantic slave trade era.
Read about Michelangelo, the epitome of the Italian Renaissance man, and his greaest works.
The Renaissance, the age of Enlightenment, remembered for its famous painters and sculptors. The period from 1400 to 1650 is populated with a whole host of famous men but there were also a group of talented female painters who also contributed to the age.
Leonardo da Vinci, from whom we coined the term "the Renaissance man", is because of all the various subjects of knowledge to which he lent his genius. He is best-known for his paintings.
Alessandro Filipepi was born in 1445; the perfect time to be an artist. For the first time in hundreds of years, writers, poets, sculptors and painters were once again admired and respected. Culture was returning, and young Allessandro had the...
The well-known painting Last Supper in the refectory of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, created by Leonardo da Vinci from 1495-1498 will be compared and contrasted with Last Supper by Tintoretto in 1594, created for the interior of Andrea...
Ancient Italian Altarpieces may sound boring, but the story of the Maesta and its legacy and history are anything but. Learn more about the evolution of Christian art in this Hub!
Florence, Italy is where the Renaissance all began in Italy and from there spread throughout all of Europe.
In 1348 the Black Death rapidly swept through Italy and wiped out more than half of the Italian population. Its aftermath of religious doubt and political change was reflected in Byzantine style art.
What is the meaning of the Renaissance, when and how did it begin in England, and how did it differ from the Italian Renaissance?