February 3 2016 / Art & Archaeology

Sistine Chapel – New Life and New Light

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

I recently had the pleasure of attending an event at the Vatican during which the latest “upgrades” to the Sistine


January 16 2016 / Art & Archaeology

New Light and New Life for the Sistine Chapel

Citta' del Vaticano, Stato del Vaticano

The Sistine Chapel is at once the main attraction for all visitors to Italy, a consecrated space, and the setting


May 27 2015 / Art & Archaeology

Maraini’s FisherPutti Fish Again

Rome, Lazio

Dear friends, Roberto (of the Caligula statue restoration note) has done it again! So happy to have him contributing… Grazie


June 30 2014 / Art & Archaeology

(Re)-Discovering Caligula

Genzano, Lazio

Dear friends, I’m so happy to introduce a good friend and new ItalianNotebook contributor, Roberto Civetta. Roberto does some incredible