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Italy Art + Artists

The 7 Most Influential Israeli Artists of All Time

Discover 7 of the most important and influential Israeli artists of all time.

The Netherlands’ 10 Venice Biennale Entrants You Should Know

Dutch art has always been on the cutting edge, and the Dutch pavilion at the Venice Biennale is no exception. We look at the ten most recent entrants from the Netherlands.

André Kertész in Europe: A Photographic Tour of the Continent

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Florence's Strozzi | From Renaissance to Contemporary Art

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Japan’s 10 Venice Biennale Entrants You Should Know

We take a look at contemporary Japanese artists who have exhibited at the Venice Biennale, including this year's entrant, Chiharu Shiota.

Top 10 German Artists who Exhibited at the Venice Biennale

We highlight 10 legendary artists who have showcased their work at the Venice Biennale's German Pavilion.

10 Famous American Artists Who Exhibited at the Venice Biennale

We profile 10 famous American artists who've represented the United States at the Venice Biennale, including this year's entrant, Joan Jonas.

Talking Ink: La Burra Tinta Tattoo Studio in Florence

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10 Artists Whose Sexually Explicit Works Shocked the World

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Rome-based Artist C. Finley Debuts in Los Angeles

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Italy Food + Restaurants

The 10 Best Restaurants in Santa Croce, Florence

Santa Croce is home to numerous internationally renowned eateries as well as cosy Tuscan taverns. Here we explore the most tempting restaurants in the area.

The Top 10 Ice Cream Parlors in Rome

Strolling through Rome with an ice cream in hand is as necessary as every meal. Here's a guide to the 10 places where you can enjoy the very best ice cream Rome has to offer.

The Top 10 Restaurants in Cinque Terre

Five towns across one breathtaking stretch along the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre offers great views and great food.

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Just over 100 miles north of Rome, sits Perugia, the home of hearty, simple, and delicious cuisine. Here are the top 10 restaurants in the area.

The 10 Best Street Food Spots in Rome

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Santa Maria Novella, Florence

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Rome's Trastevere

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Italy Design + Architecture

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The 10 Architectural Masterpieces in Florence

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Italy's 10 Contemporary Jewellery Designers to Watch

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They've given us pasta, art and the language of music, and while it is not difficult to leave fully satisfied just by indulging in the north, one must encounter the warmth of the south of Italy. After letting your dreams float along the canals of Venice, enjoy the beauty of Rome, the passion of Naples and the allure of Palermo.

This country definitely was not built in a day as invasions and revolutions divided Italy, it also shaped its future. The Italian identity can be gleaned from the taste of its cuisine, the works of art and the spirit of the justifiably proud people.

The Italians have generously given us the Divine Comedy of Dante, the Renaissance, Baroque, the films of Fellini, Antonioni and Benigni. They didn't stop there, as inventors like Alessandro Volta helped create the battery and the Romans paved their roads to success.

Passionate about almost everything, the Romans, Leonardo da Vinci and the writings of Machiavelli have cemented the widely held view of Italian as an enchanting culture and language.

The musical world speaks their native tongue and the infamous Opera of La Scala has played host to their own famous artists, which include Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Maria Callas and the late Luciano Pavarotti.

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