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ART: Aniello Falcone – Gladiators – 1630 (Italian Baroque Painter)

One of our favorite pieces by the Italian Baroque painter, Aniello Falcone from Naples, Italy. He is best known for his famous battle scenes, their subjects taken straight from both biblical and secular histories. They were later nicknamed L'Oracolo delle Battaglie. His fame soon grew, and his talents reached past...

Triumph of Samson – By Guido Reni – 1611

We feed the soul and mind with the wonders of Italian art. Especially those art treasures from The Renaissance. With that in mind and for those who are seriously craving a trip to Italy, this season; we give you Triumph of Samson by Guido Reni; which features a red...

Why Michelangelo’s David is More Impressive Than You Think

#brighttrip #travelguide #travelsmarter Why Michelangelo’s David is More Impressive Than You Think A wonderful video essay by a beautiful young lady, giving future travelers to Florence, Italy a guide of tips you need to observe for your future journey to visit The David. The David is symbol of civic duty and pride for...

Michelangelo’s David: Great Art Explained

James Payne is your curator and a wonderful art historian. This is our favorite video on The David. Great Art Explained provides you all the fabulous details we learned as Creative Directors for MILANO411.com magazine, who have lived and studied in ITALY. He pays tribute to Michelangelo with so...

TITIAN: Reunited Paintings for the 1st Time In 400 Years

TITIAN has six paintings on exhibit in Boston at the are now on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  It is the first time these works have been gathered together in over 400 years. If you find yourself in the area, please check out these works....

Emanuele Greco (Florence): Hans Arp and 20th Century Italian Sculptors

Alberto Viani gives a wonderful lecture on the relationship between Hans Arp and Italian sculptors of the early 20th century, with special emphasis on Emanuele Greco. The lecture is highly informative and places focus on Italy's modern art contributions. The lecture is fun to watch or just do a...

Botticelli: King of Renaissance Portraits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcjeSMICLz0 Botticelli: Giant of the Italian Renaissance. Sit back and learn how he defined portraits for that period. Ciao from MILANO411.com.

Father Dashuan Wesley Performs w/ Haus of Basquiat | Legendary HBO Max

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZbk2t6sJ24 We love the Ballroom Movement and how its become a full fledged art form and established both a life and following, that surpassed the Vogue years of Madonna. Also, making those brave souls featured in Paris Is Burning proud. We love Father Dashaun! Ciao from MILANO411.com  

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okH5n9CZbx0 AFRO-CULTURE MONTH: Art is the soul of a people and community. Especially if they suffer adversity. Come explore this new documentary from HBO Max about the Afro-American experience in the arts, covering 200 years of Afro-American history. Learn about this ground-breaking exhibit and what it means to young artists...

Art Racism Towards Africans: Western Reactions to Benin Bronzes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp8flCwvoAU AFRO-CULTURE MONTH: Wonderful essay of the theft of art from Africa. The Benin Bronzes are the spoils of colonial plunder and they now sit on display in London. Nigeria has problems, so probably this is good for now. But people need to discuss the future and what it will bring. A...